Experienced semiconductor professional.
20+ years of direct semiconductor wafer FAB experience.
Technologies include photolithography, wet / dry etch, ion implant, epitaxial growth, metal sputtering, e-beam evaporation, passivation glassing, diffusion, SEM (scanning electron microscope), EDAX (energy dispersion X-ray), inline / final test, thin down / grind, and dicing.
Familiar with the operation and function of common semiconductor equipment, procedures, and practices.
Technical documentation for commercial and military process flows.
Implement and monitor 6 sigma SPC (Minitab, Eyelit, PROMIS)
Identify areas of improvement, to reduce defect density and improve yields.
Project management and supervisory experience.
MACOM Technology Solutions (Lowell, MA) (Dec. 2016 – June 2019)
Device / Process Engineering Technician:
Assist with the transition of commercial and JANS diodes for manufacture in the Walker FAB (PIN, Rectifier, Zener, Schottky, Veractor, Step Recovery).
Conduct integration experiments for device and process engineers.
Perform the research, testing, and documentation for new process flows and equipment.
Implement and monitor SPC for new and existing processes.
SEM (Scanning Electron Microscope), EDX (Electron Dispersion X-Ray), 3D laser imaging.
Technical training of others to implement new processes.
Provide engineering support to operations.
Cobham Metelics (Formerly Aeroflex / Micrometrics) (July 2006 – Dec. 2016)
Process Engineering Technician Supervisor:
Prioritize work and delegate tasks.
Generate process work instructions and engineering change notices (ECN's) for drawings and lot travelers.
Qualification of new products and equipment.
Implement and monitor SPC using Minitab.
Perform experiments to improve and expand the diodes (PIN, Rectifier, Zener, Schottky, Veractor, Step Recovery).
Manufacture and improvement of attenuators (1-30db) and packages on alumina (Al203) and aluminum nitride (AlN).
Conduct internal audits to minimize DLA and ISO non-conformities.
Address corrective action reports (CARS)
Assign work priorities, based on our commitments and the needs of our customers
Ensure chemicals supplies are sufficient, current, and stored safety
Training of new employees
Member of the safety team: CPR, AED, first aid, and fire training certified.
Barlo Signs International - Hudson, NH
Hoisting and Rigging Engineer / Installer (Dec. 2001 - July 2006)
Installation of large pylon signs and letter sets (neon, fluorescent, and LED).
Setting of steel pylons
Fiber optic and electrical wiring
Troubleshooting and repair
Training new employees
CDL “B” driver license
Hoisting and rigging engineer license (MA)
Electrical journeyman license (CT)
Texas Instruments - Merrimack, NH (Nov. 1994 - June 2001)
Process Engineering Technician
Provide support to engineering and manufacturing teams in the 4" and 6" wafer FAB for thin films (metals) ion implant, and epitaxial growth
Write specifications, spec change notices, and engineering change notices.
Perform the research, testing, and documentation for new specifications.
Making necessary programming changes to equipment
Disposition of lots
Perform experiments to improve product line yield and reduce defect density.
Monitor SPC charts for trends to avoid out control conditions
Training of new employees.
PROMIS office management system software.
Emergency Response Team (ERT) member
Southern New Hampshire University (2020)
BS Technical Management
Training and licensing:
6 Sigma Green Belt
Electrical Journeyman License C-6 (Connecticut)
Hoisting and Rigging Engineer License (Massachusetts)
CDL “B” Driver’s License (New Hampshire)