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Process Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

OR - Hillsboro, US

Requisition ID:  3044


Qorvo has an opening for a CVD Process Engineer at our Hillsboro, Oregon facility.  This position requires direct previous industry experience as an engineering owner of CVD processes with detailed knowledge of thin films deposition and deposition equipment. Successful candidates must be independent contributors who are also at home working in multiple teams to gather and review data that drives solutions to technical problems, or improves Qorvo’s Hillsboro, OR GaAs wafer fab. We strive to provide a team-oriented workplace where there are no strict boundaries for problem solving or giving / receiving help from colleagues to support the success of the team.



  • Maintain a safe workplace environment
  • “Hands-on” process module ownership in a dynamic and growing 24/7 manufacturing operation
  • Technical data analysis that discovers root causes for problems, paths toward improvement, equipment / output matching and the impact of processing on device performance and yield.
  • Independent work to achieve goals and improve factory metrics with technical leadership opportunities
  • Work within cross-functional groups that helps the team define problems and goals - and succeed in reaching those goals
  • Technical problem solving independently, or (more often) in teams
  • Determining accurate completion dates for goals and projects, then staying on-schedule, or escalating when issues occur
  • Creating novel solutions to save costs, time, materials and prevent waste in the manufacturing process
  • Determining risk from proposed engineering changes, appropriate risk exposure and monitoring procedures
  • Understanding process impacts on safety, quality, cost, and manufacturing output



  • MS/PhD in engineering or physical sciences
  • Direct previous industry experience as an engineering owner of CVD processes.
  • Detailed knowledge of thin films deposition and at least one CVD toolset
  • Understanding of statistical process control (SPC), design of experiments (DOE), fault detection and classification (FDC), and basic RF and vacuum science concepts.
  • Exposure with data analysis tools (Spotfire, JMP).
  • Programming experience preferred: script writing, SQL queries, Spotfire.
  • Experience 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




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: Portland Oregon

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