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Sr. Process Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

OR - Bend, US

Requisition ID:  2294

Posting Description: Sr. Process Engineer


Qorvo has an opening for a Sr. Process Engineer at our Bend, Oregon facility.  The Bend operation is an ISO 9001 and 14001 certified manufacturing facility focused on the manufacturing of BAW (Bulk Acoustic Wave) devices, technology development, and advanced research.


Candidate must be capable of working within functional teams to support production, process, and development efforts in various areas within the factory.  Background or exposure working with wafer fabrication processing which could include: PECVD, PVD, Thin film Deposition Processes, Reactive Sputtering, Metrology (SEM, Reflectometry, AFM, Ellipsometry, Opto-Acoustic Measurements, Profilometry, Resistivity, XRD), Ion Beam Etching, Photolithography, Dry/Wet Etch, Electroplating, RF Electrical Test, and Semiconductor Packaging.


Candidate should also be capable of the following:

  • Design and conduct controlled experiments to characterize process capabilities and drive variation out of the process.
  • Perform data analysis using various analysis tools to determine root cause, correlations, and interdependencies of factors affecting yields.
  • Successfully work with other multidisciplinary groups (management, logistics, production team, maintenance, facilities) in a team-oriented work environment.
  • Simultaneously support development/improvement projects and provide sustained manufacturing support.
  • Provide small team project leadership to reduce costs, reduce cycle time, improve yield, and drive continuous improvement.
  • Perform return-on-investment (ROI) analysis to justify new tool purchases or process changes.
  • Work with the operators/technicians and other unit process engineers to eliminate defect sources in the process.
  • Follow the principle of "own the entire process".
  • Demonstrated sense of urgency and a passion for team success.
  • Results-oriented and require little supervision and direction.



  • BS/MS/PhD or equivalent in engineering or physical science.
  • 3+ years of experience working with wafer fabrication processes as noted above preferred.
  • Programming experience: script writing, SQL queries, Spotfire, Python.
  • Understanding of statistical process control (SPC), design of experiments (DOE), fault detection and classification (FDC), and basic RF concepts. 
  • Exposure with data analysis tools (Spotfire, JMP) and CAD (AutoCAD, Solidworks).
  • Experienced in development and completion of qualification plans.
  • Demonstrated application of structured problem-solving methods.
  • Must be flexible and able to adjust to changing goals, objectives, and policies of the company, and have excellent time management and organization skills.
  • Versatility and ability to work on multiple tasks.
  • Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Windows-based software.
  • Experience with concept and practices of Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Pro-active and aggressive toward continuous improvement
  • US citizenship required.



We are Qorvo. We do more than create innovative RF solutions for the mobile, defense and infrastructure markets – we are a place to innovate and shape the future of wireless communications. It starts with our employees. As a unified global team, we bring a commitment to excellence, growth and a passion for creating what's next. Explore the possibilities with us.


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action employer and welcome all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, and/or any other status protected by law.

Qorvo is an E-Verify Employer. For more information, please see the Right to Work and E-Verify Participation posters.

Nearest Major Market: Bend

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