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Process Engineer, SAW R&D

Experience Level:  Recent College Grad
Job Type:  Full-Time

NC - Greensboro (HQ), US

Requisition ID:  7713

Qorvo (Nasdaq: QRVO) supplies innovative semiconductor solutions that make a better world possible. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers' most complex technical challenges. Qorvo serves diverse high-growth segments of large global markets, including consumer electronics, smart home/IoT, automotive, EVs, battery-powered appliances, network infrastructure, healthcare and aerospace/defense. Visit to learn how our diverse and innovative team is helping connect, protect and power our planet.


Title: Etch Process Engineer, SAW R&D



The Qorvo SAW R&D team is looking for a process engineer specializing in dry/wet etching to support next generation surface acoustic wave device development. The candidate will be responsible for multiple process areas for dielectric and metals removal with process responsibilities in dry etching (RIE/ICP), wet etching and chemical mechanical polishing (CMP)




  • Ownership of modules and process development for RIE/ICP processes for surface acoustic wave (SAW) research and manufacturing
  • Ownership of modules and process development for wet etching processes for surface acoustic wave (SAW) research and manufacturing
  • Ownership of modules and process development for CMP processes for surface acoustic wave (SAW) research and manufacturing
  • Collaboration with device integration engineers to meet project needs and implement innovative solutions to technical challenges
  • Solve technical problems individually and in a team environment
  • Design experiments to establish and optimize dielectric and metal removal processes
  • Drive processes modules from development into high volume manufacturing executing project goals and managing risk through key milestone
  • Implement process monitoring, controls and metrics for high volume manufacturing processes


  • MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Material Science, Physics or equivalent
  • 3-5 years (inclusive of related grad school work) experience in semiconductor research or manufacturing desirable, but not required. Recent college graduates welcome to apply
  • Experience with statistical process control (SPC) and design of experiments (DoE)
  • Strong communication, presentation and collaboration skills required
  • Demonstrated problem-solving methods and experience
  • Experience with data analysis tools and techniques such as Matlab, Python, Spotfire or similar software packages
  • Scripting/programming experience preferred; SQL queries, data analysis scripting
  • Must be proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint and windows-based software





We are Qorvo. We do more than create innovative RF and Power 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.

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