Production Engineer

Corvallis, OR

Inpria, a subsidiary of JSR Corporation, has an immediate opening for a Staff Production Engineer based in Corvallis, OR.  You will join our diverse team of talent and contribute to our High Volume Manufacturing Operations team by supporting and developing the manufacturing processes required for production of our EUV photoresists.  Your experience in handling high-purity chemicals, quality management systems, and knowledge of analytical metrology tool sets will help fuel our company’s growth, support our key customers, and provide you with opportunities to expand your career.

Production Engineer Primary Responsibilities

  • Own formulating frequent, repeatable EUV photoresist batches on our pilot and production lines for worldwide customer delivery
  • Maintain flexibility to support and streamline standard and non-standard formulation production runs.
  • Perform hands-on analytical measurements of in-process samples and other simple wet-bench chemistry, including use of laboratory fume hoods and inert gloveboxes.
  • Communicate and engage with a diverse team of chemists, engineers, and technicians.
  • Document data and ensure data integrity, demonstrating good lab book practices and quality control metrics.
  • Analyze data using statistical control methods, respond to process deviations, and report findings to relevant teams.
  • Conduct experiments on incoming materials to maintain supply assurance.
  • Create and update controlled documentation of each process step.
  • Improve data tracking protocols, including quality control metrics.
  • Qualify changes in coordination with management, equipment, and quality groups.
  • Use quality management systems to escalate process deviations to material review board.
  • Develop and update process and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID) and work with equipment engineers to ensure capital projects fulfil Inpria’s scale-up needs.
  • Establish Theory of Operation based on P&ID and work with engineering to implement controls.
  • Develop control plans to enable programmable control of equipment.
  • Work with other engineers to develop, construct, and modify equipment to enable experiments or batch production.
  • Work in cleanroom environments and practice clean handling procedures to minimize contamination.
  • Provide occasional evening and/or weekend engineer support, pending business needs.

Production Engineer Key Qualifications

  • BS or MS in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent through experience.
  • 0-3 years' experience working in a production scale position.
  • Demonstration of active and effective communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Well organized, flexible, enthusiastic, and eager to learn.
  • Experience with high-purity chemical handling in an air-free is a plus.   
  • Knowledge of lithographic materials is a plus.
  • Experience with JMP or statistical data analysis is beneficial.
  • Self-driven and proactive in achieving goals.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift up to 30lbs from floor to countertop.
  • Ability to lift 20lbs overhead.
  • Ability to use a glovebox with thick rubber gloves to accurately pour, pipet, mix and handle chemicals in small bottles.
  • Ability to wear standard cleanroom attire.
  • Ability to wear standard PPE.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to use a keyboard and mouse for computer data entry and/or analysis and presenting data.

Compensation and Benefits

Inpria offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package, including health insurance, vision, dental, life and disability, and 401k match.

About Inpria

Inpria Corporation is a pioneer in high-performance inorganic thin-films for nanoscale patterning. Inpria’s patented photo-condensable molecular oxides offer customers the unique ability to deposit – directly from solution – atomically smooth, intrinsically dense, and directly photo-patternable metal oxide films enabling advanced performance with simplified processing. Working together with a global network of partners, Inpria is creating a new class of electronic materials.

Inpria is an equal opportunity employer. At Inpria, we recognize that innovation and problem solving are enhanced through diversity of thought. Inpria is dedicated to creating an inclusive work environment where employees can feel respected, valued, and empowered. We embrace and celebrate the unique experiences, perspectives, and cultural backgrounds that each employee brings to our workplace. 

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