Asahi Kasei
  • Crystal IS
  • Green Island, NY, USA
  • Full Time

Crystal IS, Inc. (, an Asahi Kasei company founded in 1997, is a recognized pioneer in the development of single crystal aluminum nitride (AlN) substrates.  Our unique technology allows us to manufacture UV-LEDs with unsurpassed performance within the optimum wavelength range for germicidal disinfection. Commercially viable UV-LEDs will open new markets in water disinfection and bring a safe, environmentally friendly source of water to more people. 

Crystal IS is looking to hire a Process Engineer at its' Albany, NY Corporate Headquarters.  In this role you will have a tremendous opportunity to impact the growth and success of Crystal IS.  We are looking for an experienced professional for sustaining engineering and continued development of our AlN ceramic and bulk crystal growth processes.

We are looking to identify and hire someone who is capable of specifying, selecting, installing and qualifying the hardware necessary to achieve the above referenced objectives. As process engineer you will lead capacity, quality and productivity improvement projects using continuous improvement tools including PDCA and DMAIC.  You will actively take part in root cause analysis, process documentation, and implementation of corrective actions to solve problems while transferring the technology from development to production.

Day to day responsibilities would include:

  • Become subject matter expert for one or more processes including, ceramic process and bulk crystal growth using PVT (Physical Vapor deposition) method.
  • Process transfer from development to reliable, high reproducibility manufacturing processes.
  • Data analysis and reporting Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Yield and/or throughput enhancements and reporting.
  • Provide accurate and timely project reporting to stakeholders.
  • Identify and resolve process and quality related problems for assigned processes.
  • Optimize current processes and identify emerging technologies for future implementation.
  • Preparation of formal documentation and test reports including standardized documentation such as, process engineering changes, work instructions and visual aids.
  • Training of operators and technicians on operational procedures.


Education / Experience Requirements

  • Interested candidates should possess BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, or related engineering field with a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant industry experience.
  • Outstanding track record and hands on approach developing and optimizing semiconductor processes and systems.
  • Experience with statistical data analysis tools (JMP, Excel, etc.).
  • Demonstrated track record of successful project execution.
  • Self-starter, highly motivated, able to manage multiple projects with strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, administrative, record keeping and time management skills.
  • GD&T, Gage R&R and Calibration, experience is strongly desired.

Crystal IS offers a competitive compensation package that includes base salary and bonus opportunity.  Our benefits package includes a very strong medical, dental, vision, life and 401(k) plan with company match.


Must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship at this time or in the future

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