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R&D Senior Scientist
Location: Longmont, CO

Research and Development of pertinent topics relating to the field of Physical Vapor
Deposition (PVD) and Plasma-Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (PE-CVD) within the
framework of policy guidelines from higher management.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Independently develops analysis and research methodologies to test theories and
evaluate new ideas based on need within the PVD industry and company specific interest.
• Performs research, testing, and analysis activities in order to evaluate the
effectiveness and the accuracy of theories and postulations.
• Document research topics and prepares and submits papers based on research work to
senior management.
• Advises and confers with engineering and operations personnel who are also working on
new breakthroughs and ideas.
• Other duties as assigned.
• 5% domestic travel to unanticipated locations.

Requirements:
• Master’s in Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, or Materials Science or related.
• 2 years of experience as R&D Scientist or related.
• Must have at least five journal publications as primary or co-author that demonstrate
scientific method experience and writing capability.
• Experience, in aggregate, must include:
Developing PECVD and PVD coatings, Experience with diamond-like carbon (DLC) and metal
nitrides and used for functional tooling applications, Testing and evaluation of coatings
is a must, particular for coatings used in biomedical, automotive and wear applications.

About Us:
www.vaportech.com
Vapor Technologies, Inc.,
dba Vapor Tech seeks one full time R&D Senior Scientist in Longmont, CO

How to Apply:
To apply, send cover letter and resume to edyrek@vaportech.com; use job code “VT201701” in the email subject line.

Date Posted: 01/29/18







Project and Facilities Engineer
Location: Oxfordshire

Project and Facilities Engineer
Department of Physics
Fixed-term for 2 years

Applications are invited for a Project and Facilities Engineer.
The post is available initially for a fixed-term duration of two years, with the
possibility of extension subject to funding.

Please direct enquiries about the role to Moritz Riede on 01865 272377 or via
Moritz.riede@physics.ox.ac.uk

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection
criteria, please visit our website.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Friday 9 February 2018 can be
considered. You will be required to upload a supporting statement, CV and details of two
referees as part of your online application.

Primary Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will take primary responsibility for overseeing the design,
procurement, budget management, acceptance testing and commissioning of the EPSRC
National Thin Film Cluster Facility. They will liaise with scientific investigators,
participate in both internal and external networks, design training packages and liaise
with building service providers to develop a suitable laboratory for support of the Thin
Film Cluster.

Requirements:
Applicants should possess at least a Masters Degree in Engineering (2.1 equivalent or
above) or relevant field, excellent project management experience and supervision skills
in a technical environment, and technical experience of large vacuum coating equipment.

Previous experience in delivering a similar project, in PLC control, or in design and
visualisation software will be an advantage.

A recognized project management qualification is highly desirable.

Candidates are expected to demonstrate their ability to organise their own work load and
take initiative as appropriate.

They also should be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills in an
interdisciplinary and international environment.

Compensation & Benefits:
Grade 8: £39,992 - £47,722 with discretionary range to £52,132 p.a.

About Us:
The EPSRC’s National Thin-Film Cluster Facility (delivery planned for early 2019) will
include several interconnected, but independent deposition chambers (thermal, e-beam,
sputter, ALD) for the fabrication of multilayer structures of organic semiconductors,
inorganic and hybrid perovskites, metals, transparent conducting oxides etc. The project
is led by Henry Snaith and Dr Moritz Riede (Oxford Physics) and is a collaboration
between the University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, University of Loughborough and
Imperial College London.

How to Apply:
visit http://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=132801 to begin the application process.

Date Posted: 01/26/18







OPTICAL COATINGS MANUFACTURING ENGINEER
Location: Danbury, CT

As an OPTICAL COATINGS MANUFACTURING ENGINEER at UTC Aerospace Systems, you will be
responsible for ensuring efficient manufacturing process flow for production coating
operations, including pre and post substrate preparations, coating tool preparations,
coating runs and post coating measurements. Major duties for this position include
technical and schedule planning, ensuring operating standard work compliance to
manufacturing and quality procedures, directing coating technicians and ensuring proper
chamber process control and documentation.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Establish and maintain coating production schedule for low volume, high value coating
operations
• Establish and manage manufacturing documentation, process documentation and technical
reports, ensuring compliance to standard work and Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S)
requirements
• Direct coating technicians in daily production tasks, provide technical support and
training as needed
• Perform statistical analysis of production data and identify predictive trends and/or
issues
• Work with Engineering for continuous improvement of coating processes and identify
opportunities to improve coating productivity and yield
• Work with Engineering supporting development new coating tool and processes

This job is critical to the success of the organization. Optics and optical assemblies
are at the heart of the majority of products produced by ISR and Space Systems, and the
Optical Coating Group provides a core technological element for these optics. We enable
superior performance in our products by our excellent technological execution. Our Group
will be increasing both our capacity for existing product lines as well as our
capabilities for advanced solutions. This position will operate within this dynamic
environment with the opportunity for significant impact on existing and future operations.

This position is essential to our mission because it directly contributes to the
high-precision products we deliver in support of our nation’s security interests and it
offers you a unique opportunity for expanding your knowledge and experience as a
contributing member in a team environment. Success in this role will mean significant
growth of capabilities in a challenging environment.

This is an ideal job for you if you have a desire to apply your knowledge of coatings and
coating manufacturing towards making a meaningful impact.

Requirements:
Bachelor of Science in Physics, Engineering or equivalent field of study required

Minimum Experience required:
• 3-5 years’ experience in Optical Coatings manufacturing environment
• Experienced in optical thin film deposition techniques, optical monitoring and
spectrophotometer measurements
• Understanding of optical thin film design
• Experience in the development of coating systems and coating processes
• Familiar with basic optical fabrication techniques
Qualifications:
• Operation of coating systems including evaporators, IBS and magnetron sputtering
• Ability to operate within manufacturing and quality standard work environment and
ensure compliance to written procedures
• Operation of VIS/NIR measurement systems including spectrophotomers and ellipsometers
• Proficiency with technical information (e.g., blueprints, process specifications and
instructions)

Compensation & Benefits:
Competitive pay and generous benefits package including flex hours, matching 401(k), relo
assistance, etc.

About Us:
We at ISR & Space Systems are the world leaders in high altitude and space based
electro-optical sensors, employed by the U.S. and foreign military in mission critical
intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. Our passion for supporting and
protecting those who protect our freedom and their mission demands excellence in
everything we do, from the talent we recruit to the highly-engineered systems we deliver.

How to Apply:
kerry.omahony@utas.utc.com or visit http://https://jobs.utcaerospacesystems.com/search-jobs/57488BR?orgIds=1738&kt=1 to begin the application process.

Date Posted: 01/22/18







Senior Applications Engineer
Location: Owatonna, MN USA

The Senior Applications Engineer is responsible for ensuring customers receive the
technical information and support which enables them to buy, effectively install and
integrate, and use SCI products.

Primary Responsibilities:
Provide support to engineering on complex production projects;
Respond directly to customer requests for specific or new information not currently
available about SCI products;
Define, develop, and implement the required interfaces to OEM or customer electrical
control systems;
Deliver product training at SCI, Reps, OEMs, and SCI’s customers locations;
Provide technical service and sales support at customer sites;
Participate in the development of new products and applications;
Additional technical projects as assigned.

Requirements:
4-year engineering degree;
5+ years’ work experience working directly with rotary magnetron cathodes, processes, and
applications;
Knowledge of electrical controls systems and interfaces for industrial vacuum
technologies;
Knowledge of PLC communication protocols a plus;
Keen attention to detail;
Must have great organizational skills and be able to multi task across products and sites;
Best in class written, verbal, and presentations skills;
Must be able to travel up to 40%.

Compensation & Benefits:
Sputtering components offers a competitive compensation package with the following
benefits: Health and dental insurance;
Annual bonus program;
Retirement account (SEP)

About Us:
Sputtering Components, Inc. (SCI) designs and manufactures equipment used for physical
vapor deposition of thin films. SCI's PVD products include rotary sputtering magnetrons
(end blocks and magnetics) and complete vacuum coater lid systems.

How to Apply:
hr@sputteringcomponents.com or visit http://https://www.sputteringcomponents.com/careers/ to begin the application process.

Date Posted: 01/11/18







Senior Applications and Development Engineer
Location: Owatonna, MN USA

The Senior Applications and Development Engineer is responsible for ensuring customers
receive the technical information, support, and solutions that enables them to buy,
effectively install and integrate, and use SCI products.

Primary Responsibilities:
Respond directly to customer requests for specific or new information not currently
available about SCI products;

Provide technical sales and service support to customer sites;

Participate in the development of new products, technologies and applications;

Create and apply physics-based numerical simulations of complex, electromagnetic and
mechanical systems to predict behavior and/or patterns of operation;

Coordinate internal testing or process validation in response to customer requests or new
product development requirements;

Promote SCI products through development and presentation of technical papers at
conferences, workshops and trade shows;

Develop and secure intellectual property;

Create technical and educational materials to educate customers and internal personnel.

Requirements:
4-year Engineering or Physics degree, Master’s degree preferred;

5+ years’ work experience working directly with rotary magnetron cathodes, processes, and
applications;

Experience with 3-dimensional design platforms – SolidWorks, AutoCad, etc.;

Experience with physics-based numerical simulation platforms – COMSOL, ANSYS, etc.;

Must have great organizational skills and be able to multi task across products and sites;

Keen attention to detail;

Best in class written, verbal, and presentation skills;

Must be able to travel up to 40%;

Legally authorized to work in the United States and will be required to provide proof of
employment eligibly at the time of hire - Visa sponsorship for this position is not
available at this time.

Compensation & Benefits:
Sputtering Components offers compensation with the following benefits:
Health and dental insurance,
Annual bonus program,
Retirement account (SEP)

About Us:
Sputtering Components, Inc. (SCI) designs and manufactures equipment used for physical
vapor deposition of thin films. SCI's PVD products include rotary sputtering magnetrons
(end blocks and magnetics) and complete vacuum coater lid systems.

How to Apply:
hr@sputteringcomponents.com or visit http://https://www.sputteringcomponents.com/careers/ to begin the application process.

Date Posted: 01/11/18





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