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Process Engineer (back end)

Process Engineer (front end)

Optical Test Engineer

 

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Process Engineer (back end)

Reports to:  Senior manager technology

Employment type: Permanent

Location: Cambridge (UK)

FlexEnable overview

FlexEnable is the only company to offer organic thin-film transistor (OTFT) materials and a complete set of low-temperature manufacturing process for flexible displays and Liquid Crystal Optics films, for manufacture in existing flat panel display production lines. Applications for FlexEnable’s technology include flexible Organic LCD displays (OLCD) for consumer electronics and automotive, and flexible biaxially formable active Liquid Crystal Cell (LC Optics) that actively modulate, bend and focus light for applications including AR/VR Optics and smart glasses, automotive smart windows and switchable privacy displays. Our FlexiOM™ OTFT materials are the world’s highest performance across all key parameters and are already shipping to production partners. FlexEnable supplies OTFT materials, technology transfers, and licenses to its processes to display manufacturers allowing them to upgrade and diversify with truly flexible electronics and tap into exciting new markets.

The role 

Main duties will include developing and maintaining fabrication processes for plastic electronics into reliable and consistent processes. The successful candidate will be able to develop and independently carry out Liquid Crystal cell assembly and back-end processes.  Initiate failure analysis investigations when needed.  The candidate will contribute to technology transfer projects.  This is a hands-on, practical role, working alongside inquisitive, innovative and exceptional engineers. The incumbent will be able to make a strong and high energy contribution to the company, operating as a key member of the process team, proactively contributing to Quality Control and driving excellence in Health & Safety.  

Skills and experience

Qualifications:

  • The position will require a BSc or higher in a relevant area complimented by experience working within electronic assembly processes in small scale pilot production line or production facility.

Experience that will be utilised in the role:

  • Relevant technical process knowledge to allow the future development of key FlexEnable processes.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding and working knowledge of polymer materials and metal films.

Additional accountabilities

  • Contribute to development and maintenance of liquid crystal assembly processes.
  • Responsible for laser cutting processes.
  • Perform basic reliability testing on engineering samples.
  • Become involved in and lead continuous improvement teams, providing process and failure analysis knowledge and understanding to help resolve yield failures.
  • Ensure proper operation of the equipment in collaboration with equipment engineers.
  • Plan and implement relevant experiments to help optimise deposition processes.
  • Contribute to H&S team.
  • Documenting of processes and training of operators.

Key personal qualities / skills:

  • Flexible approach to work in a dynamic and changing environment.
  • High attention to detail when recording and reporting results/experiments.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, the ability to approach tasks in a structured manner and the tenacity to resolve on-going process issues.
  • Ability to work independently, manage and plan/prioritise workload and effectively manage time.
  • Excellent interpersonal skill, including ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Team player.
  • Occasional support to evening shift.
  • Willing to spent time abroad to transfer processes.
  • High level of competency with MS Office and fluent in English (written and verbal).
  • Knowledge of health and safety awareness.

Applicants should apply via careers@flexenable.com providing their CV, a covering letter explaining how they believe they are suitable for the role and confirmation of their current salary and benefits.  

No agencies please. 

 

 

Process Engineer (front end)

Reports to:  Senior manager technology

Employment type: Permanent

Location: Cambridge (UK)

FlexEnable overview

FlexEnable is the only company to offer organic thin-film transistor (OTFT) materials and a complete set of low-temperature manufacturing process for flexible displays and Liquid Crystal Optics films, for manufacture in existing flat panel display production lines. Applications for FlexEnable’s technology include flexible Organic LCD displays (OLCD) for consumer electronics and automotive, and flexible biaxially formable active Liquid Crystal Cell (LC Optics) that actively modulate, bend and focus light for applications including AR/VR Optics and smart glasses, automotive smart windows and switchable privacy displays. Our FlexiOM™ OTFT materials are the world’s highest performance across all key parameters and are already shipping to production partners. FlexEnable supplies OTFT materials, technology transfers, and licenses to its processes to display manufacturers allowing them to upgrade and diversify with truly flexible electronics and tap into exciting new markets.

The role 

Main duties will include developing and maintaining fabrication processes for plastic electronics into reliable and consistent processes in a cleanroom environment.  The successful candidate will be able to develop and independently carry out projects to optimise current deposition and patterning processes.   Initiate and lead the introduction of new formulations and investigate new processing methods, structures and practices as and when required.  The candidate will contribute to technology transfer projects.  This is a hands-on, practical role, working alongside inquisitive, innovative and exceptional engineers. The incumbent will be able to make a strong and high energy contribution to the company, operating as a key member of the process team, proactively contributing to Quality Control and driving excellence in Health & Safety. 

Skills and experience

Qualifications:

  • The position will require a BSc or higher in a relevant area complemented by experience working within FPD industry or with Semiconductor processes on small scale pilot production line or production facility.

Experience that will be utilised in the role:

  • Recognised practical photolithography skills with specific tool experience on large area automated spin coating, projection exposure, spray cleaning and spray etching processes.
  • Demonstrable practical deposition skills with specific tool experience on sputter deposition, vacuum deposition and solution coating methods.
  • Provision of relevant technical process knowledge to allow the future development of key FlexEnable processes.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding and working knowledge of polymer materials and metal films

Additional accountabilities

  • Become involved in and lead continuous improvement teams, providing process knowledge and understanding to help resolve yield failures.
  • Ensure proper operation of the equipment in collaboration with equipment engineers.
  • Plan and implement relevant experiments to help optimise deposition processes.
  • Contribute to H&S team.
  • Documenting of processes and training of operators.
  • Willing to spent time abroad to transfer processes.
  • Occasional support to evening shift as required.

Key personal qualities / skills:

  • Flexible approach to work in a dynamic and changing environment.
  • High attention to detail when recording and reporting results/experiments.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, the ability to approach tasks in a structured manner and the tenacity to resolve on-going process issues.
  • Ability to work independently, manage and plan/prioritise workload and effectively manage time.
  • Excellent interpersonal skill, including ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Team player.
  • High level of competency with MS Office and fluent in English (written and verbal).
  • Knowledge of health and safety awareness.

Applicants should apply via careers@flexenable.com providing their CV, a covering letter explaining how they believe they are suitable for the role and confirmation of their current salary and benefits.  

No agencies please. 

 

 

Optical Test Engineer

Employment type: Permanent

Reports to: Module Test Manager 

LocationCambridge (UK)

FlexEnable Overview

FlexEnable is the only company to offer organic thin-film transistor (OTFT) materials and a complete set of low-temperature manufacturing process for flexible displays and Liquid Crystal Optics films, for manufacture in existing flat panel display production lines. Applications for FlexEnable’s technology include flexible Organic LCD displays (OLCD) for consumer electronics and automotive, and flexible biaxially formable active Liquid Crystal Cell (LC Optics) that actively modulate, bend and focus light for applications including AR/VR Optics and smart glasses, automotive smart windows and switchable privacy displays. Our FlexiOM™ OTFT materials are the world’s highest performance across all key parameters and are already shipping to production partners. FlexEnable supplies OTFT materials, technology transfers, and licenses to its processes to display manufacturers allowing them to upgrade and diversify with truly flexible electronics and tap into exciting new markets.

The role

The main purpose of the role is to work as part of a small team providing support for optical and reliability testing, implementation of new tests, data analysis and reporting of module and system units.  This is a hands-on, practical role, working alongside inquisitive, innovative and exceptional engineers and reporting into a optical test manager. The incumbent will be able to make a strong and high energy contribution to the company, operating as a key member of the test team, proactively contributing to Quality Control and driving excellence in Health & Safety. 

Key accountabilities 

  • Support the optical test manager in the provision of a high-quality optical test infrastructure
  • Work with the team to identify ways to improve existing capabilities and add new ones
  • Liaise with electrical and TFT test function when necessary
  • Work as part of the team that will perform tests and complete data analysis on sample units at both system and module levels
  • Work as part of the team that will drive triage of optical liquid crystal cells, including establishing standard test procedures and reporting methods 
  • Be an active member of the team that will contribute to failure analysis of optical liquid crystal cells and liaise with design and process team on critical improvements.  

The candidate

Qualifications

  • Science / Engineering-based discipline qualification an advantage

Experience that will be utilised in the role

  • A broad engineering background, likely to encompass some or all of the following: liquid crystal cell characterisation, optics, electro/optical characterisation, flat panel display technologies
  • Significant experience of test methodologies and test data analysis
  • High level of competency with MS Office and fluent in English (written and verbal).
  • Knowledge of health and safety awareness

Key personal qualities

  • Flexible approach to work in a dynamic and changing environment 
  • Strong problem-solving skills, the ability and initiative to approach tasks in a structured manner and the tenacity to resolve on-going technical issues
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Structured, organised and detail oriented in approach
  • Team player with ability to work as part of organisation wide project / functional teams as well as independently.

Applicants should apply via careers@flexenable.com providing their CV, a covering letter explaining how they believe they are suitable for the role and confirmation of their current salary and benefits.  

No agencies please.