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RTX Corporation Senior Process Engineer - 3rd Shift in Andover, Massachusetts

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United States of America


MA102: Andover MA 362 Lowell Plymouth 362 Lowell Street Plymouth, Andover, MA, 01810 USA

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At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling – to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today’s mission and stay ahead of tomorrow’s threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.

Job Summary :

The Advanced Microelectronic Solutions Department (AMSD) develops, designs, and manufactures compound semiconductor devices, millimeter/microwave integrated circuits and modules for defense and commercial applications.

As part of the process engineering team, the individual in this role will serve as a 3rd shift manufacturing support engineer for the RF Components production wafer foundry. The 3rd shift consists of 40 hours per week, with an option to follow either 8 hours x 5 days weekly or the 9/80 schedule. The 3rd shift is an overnight shift (Sunday night through Thursday night, 10pm to 6am) with some flexibility possible. Senior Process Engineer responsibilities include performing process and equipment qualifications, diagnosing out of control SPC events, dispositioning wafers, providing solutions, and implementing corrective actions to equipment and/or process conditions.

In this role, this individual analyzes questionable WIP for acceptance, scrap, and non-conformance then subsequently dispositions WIP based on process knowledge and product requirements. This individual also will be responsible to train personnel, in order to perform operational tasks. The chosen candidate will be expected to work with engineers in various areas of wafer fabrication and process development on next generation technologies. An understanding of basic semiconductor processing and cleanroom experience is desired.

This role will be 100% on-site and based in Andover, MA.

Responsibilities to Anticipate :

  • Disposition of WIP in the assigned work center, to support foundry metrics such as scrap, rework, cycle time, etc.

  • Support execution of DOEs for process development and tool qualification efforts.

  • Act independently with some guidance, to uncover and resolve issues stemming from SPC failures, process excursions, broken wafers, etc.

    Basic Qualifications :

  • Typically requires Bachelor’s degree and a minimum 5 years’ of prior work experience OR an Advanced degree in a related field and a minimum 3 years’ of prior work experience.

  • Experience with semiconductor device structures and their electrical characteristics.

  • Experience with Manufacturing Execution Systems.

  • Experience with statistical process control and lean manufacturing methods.

  • Experience working in a FAB / clean room lab environment.

  • U.S. Person (U.S. citizen, permanent resident, refugee or asylee) are eligible to obtain necessary export authorizations required.

    Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience with semiconductor processing tools and techniques (e.g., photolithography, wet etching, dry etching, thin films or metals disposition, metrology tools, and/or automated inspection systems).

  • Experience with Lean manufacturing and WIP management techniques.

  • Experience with executing project work and root cause analysis to address yield improvements and rework reduction efforts.

  • Experience providing operator training and conducting certification evaluation processes.

  • Experience creating, documenting, and maintaining work instructions.

  • Experience with Statistical Process Control and related SPC software.

    What We Offer:

    Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.


The salary range for this role is 77,000 USD - 163,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.