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Sr Process Development Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

NC - Greensboro (HQ), US

Requisition ID:  1494


Qorvo is seeking a Senior Process Development Engineer for their Greensboro, NC Fab. This position will be responsible to work as part of an engineering team for maintaining production processes for a high-volume compound semiconductor and acoustic filter fabrication facility, and assist in developing new and advanced processes to support new product initiatives. The responsibilities include:

  • Interface with production, yield, quality, equipment engineering, and specifically device engineering to support process technology development and to address cross-functional yield and quality challenges.
  • Use broad semiconductor processing knowledge, data analytical capabilities, organizational and leadership skills to investigate process failures and troubleshoot complex process integration challenges.
  • Perform process margin/corner DOEs to ensure manufacturability of new plasma processes on ION Beam Sputter Etch tools.
  • Utilize statistical methods (SPC) to ensure process control and monitoring. Utilize sound problem-solving methodologies to support process improvements.
  • Initiate and qualify continuous improvement and cost saving projects
  • Create and maintain process documentation and production support through operations technicians.
  • Interact with and act as a mentor to process technicians in designing experimentations and provide technical support.


  • BS degree required on focused on Chem E, Mech E, Electrical E, Chemistry, Physics or related field. MS/PHD preferred.
  • 5 plus years’ experience in semiconductor or MEMS devices performing Plasma and/or Ion Beam Etch process (dielectric and metal etching).
  • Must have mature verbal and written communication skills with ability to effectively interact with production, Equip engineering, and Device engineering teams in a fast-pace environment.
  • Adequate data mining skills: able to swiftly crunch large data pulling from multiple tables in database.
  • Experience in demonstrating statistical skills in data analysis, good knowledge in DOE and SPC are required.
  • The successful candidate will be a self-starter, have the desire to learn new things, be data driven and demonstrate a sense of urgency with a passion for excellence.
  • Hands on experience with top down and cross section SEM and thin film metrology equipment is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of compound semiconductor and acoustic filter device physics, including GaAs, GaN and SAW filter and SQL scripting are preferred.
  • Solid interpersonal skills and cross-functional effectiveness are critical.



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: Greensboro

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