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Product Engineer at AdHawk Microsystems
Kitchener City, Ontario, CA

In this role, you will work with a multi-disciplinary, energetic R&D team to commercialize new products incorporating AdHawk’s ultra-compact opto-electro-mechanical sensors. You will have the opportunity to participate in the full cycle of product development, from concept design all the way through to high volume manufacturing. Projects can involve MEMS process development, device physics modeling and characterization, assembly process development, test development and statistical data analysis. You will be the interface between the internal R&D team and external overseas suppliers to ensure smooth product transition from R&D stage to high volume manufacturing. A broad range of skills and the ability to delve into specific technical areas while maintaining a high-level perspective on integration are critical factors to succeed in this position. Good collaboration skills are a must for working with diverse teams spanning multiple locations around the world.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure robust yield and quality on new products while driving aggressive product development time-to-market schedules.

  • Coordinate product development effort internally and externally.

  • Characterize product electrical, mechanical and optical functionalities and provide feedback on product performance and yield improvement.

  • Define foundry process capability requirements for product needs, and select test procedures and product screening criteria to optimize the overall product cost.

  • Perform yield analysis based on production test data and drive yield optimization.

  • Work closely with marketing and sales teams to translate customer requirements into product specs.

Job Requirement

  • Undergraduate Engineering or Physics Degree with 2+ years related experience

  • Basic knowledge of MEMS and/or electro-optical device physics.

  • Proficiency with semiconductor characterization equipment and test procedures.

  • Experience with industrial standard design software (Solidworks, Coventor, Zemax etc.)

  • Effective communication and presentation skills with good attention to detail.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Prior product development experience on MEMS based sensors or other semiconductor devices.

  • High volume consumer product development experience

  • Proficiency with concepts such as DOE, FMEA, SPC etc.

  • Experience with software such as JMP, Python, LabVIEW etc.

  • Project management and supplier management experience is a plus.