SPTS Technologies, a KLA company, designs, manufactures and markets wafer processing solutions for the global semiconductor and related industries. SPTS provides industry leading etch and deposition process technologies on a range of single wafer handling platforms. End-market applications include micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), advanced packaging, LED, high speed RF device IC’s and power semiconductors. SPTS is part of KLA Corporation which develops industry-leading equipment and services that enable innovation throughout the electronics industry. We provide advanced process control and process-enabling solutions for manufacturing wafers and reticles, integrated circuits, packaging, printed circuit boards and flat panel displays. In close collaboration with leading customers across the globe, our expert teams of physicists, engineers, data scientists and problem-solvers design solutions that move the world forward.
SPTS wafer processing solutions include market-leading silicon etch, dielectric etch, dry-release etch, PVD, PECVD and molecular vapor deposition (MVD®), available with a range of wafer-handling options applicable to R&D, pilot production, or volume production environments. SPTS is headquartered and has its main manufacturing facility in Newport, UK, with additional manufacturing in Allentown, Pennsylvania. SPTS operates across 19 countries in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, and offers comprehensive service and spare parts support through a worldwide network of service centers and qualified local agents.
We design, develop and manufacture high-tech capital equipment for the semiconductor and related global markets. You’ll be joining one of our process and applications teams covering either our CVD, PVD, Etch or ECD product, providing process support and solutions from our head office in Newport as well as being given opportunity for you to travel supporting customers in the field, involving travel throughout Europe, Asia, and USA.
Purpose of the Role:
This role represents an excellent opportunity for scientists or engineers who are looking to establish a career in a fast-growing, award-winning, global semiconductor company with a clearly defined career development path.
Following the Company’s extensive onboarding and introduction program, you will join our Graduate Development program which includes: Technical Classroom training, Soft-skills training, Team building, Corporate responsibility activities and finally placement across all of our process teams. It is not required for you to already have the skills and knowledge to perform the role, full on the job training will be provided through our graduate develop scheme.
You will then be welcomed into your Team and continue your development supported by your SPTS mentor!
Your day to day responsibilities will include:
The list below is illustrative of the types of activities to be learned/undertaken :
This position will give an opportunity for some international travel and working some shift patterns to fully utilise our state of the art development cleanroom. We will seek to give as much notice as possible where travel or shift work are required. SPTS will of course provide travel expenses and a shift allowance in line with company policy.
SPTS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. For this role we are looking someone who:
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree (2:1) in Physics, Chemistry or Material Science.
Applicants with a Masters or prior experience of studies within the semiconductor industry would be desirable but certainly not a must.
A good acquaintance with SW tools (MS office, MATLAB) would be advantageous.
What we will offer you?
SPTS’s benefits package includes:
Annual leave starting at 25 days (plus bank holidays), contributory pension scheme, cash health plan, cycle to work scheme, global bonus plan, share scheme, rewards scheme, life assurance.
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