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Senior Technical Associate in Applications Engineering

Company: Dupont
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

INTRODUCTIONThe DuPont Silicon Valley Technology Center's (SVTC) Applications Engineering Laboratories are focused on supporting rapid prototyping and applications development for customer-driven projects, in addition to internal R&D initiatives. The laboratories serve a range of high impact business sectors, including next generation touch panel displays, rigid and flexible printed circuit boards, and high speed communication.ROLE DESCRIPTIONThe Technician/engineer specializing in prototyping & fabrication is expected to be the on-site subject matter expert in a diverse range of prototyping and fabrication techniques, including the development of advanced and novel fabrication methods serving a diverse and dynamic project portfolio of applications development work typical for SVTC. Fabrication and prototyping methods will span chemical, mechanical, thermal, subtractive, and additive techniques. The successful candidate will lead fabrication components of critical projects, and assist in the testing and characterization of fabricated products.KEY SKILLS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Applications engineer specializing in prototyping and fabrication techniques, including development of advanced/non-standard methods for unique applications
  • Adept at hands-on lab work, creative thinking, problem solving in a unique and fast-paced applications engineering laboratory environment
  • Lead and serve as technical contact point for project workflows based mainly in fabrication, such as laminations, coatings, laser ablation, ion milling, sputter coating, thermoforming, surface treatments, various printing techniques
  • Lead additional prototyping and fabrication applications development initiatives relevant to strategic goals as they arrive
  • Build, maintain, and leverage close relationships with external metrology and analysis companies, fabricators, board shops, technical consultancies, and serve as liaison when outsourcing project work outside our site capabilities
  • Basic data analysis and statistics experience is expectedQUALIFICATIONS:
    • B.S. degree in engineering, preferably mechanical or materials science
    • 2+ years of hands-on experience working in a laboratory with fabrication/prototyping equipment
    • Required expertise with a diverse range of equipment, spanning chemical, mechanical, thermal
    • Additional experience working with basic materials characterization equipment, such as stress-strain testers, confocal microscopes, SEMs, etc. is preferred
    • Well organized, attention to detail, excellent presentation/communication skills
    • Curiosity and excitement to learn beyond assignments, excellent problem-solving skillsDuPont is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit our -.For US Applicants: See the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster at: -For our U.S. Affirmative Action Policy, -.

Keywords: Dupont, Sunnyvale , Senior Technical Associate in Applications Engineering, Engineering , Sunnyvale, California

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