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Contract Temporary - Product Engineer - Lee's Summit, MO

We are seeking a candidate to fill a temporary need for a Product Engineer position at our semiconductor manufacturing plant in Lee's Summit, MO. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with semiconductor products. The approximate length of this assignment is 6 months. Relocation is not available.


The product engineer is an integral part of the manufacturing team providing manufacturing support on a daily basis. Provide Engineering support for product sustaining and existing product improvement for a wide range of discrete semiconductor products. This position will require a good understanding of the principals involved in semiconductor wafer processing and a strong background in semiconductor device physics. The Product Engineer is responsible for identifying, evaluating and implementing changes which will enhance the performance, reduce the manufacturing cost, and improve the quality of the current family of discrete semiconductor devices. Hands on experience of product yield enhancement is highly desirable.


  1. Provide daily manufacturing support to achieve the company’s manufacturing targets.
  2. Lead and manage all engineering requirements for assigned products.
  3. Perform revisions, enhancement and introduction of existing and new test methodologies to improve yield success ratio, manufacturing cost and to reduce test time.


    • Work with Process Engineers to support current production by trouble shooting process yield issues and recommending corrective action. This involves maintaining product datasheet documentation, production travelers, datasheets, FMEAs, and process control plans.
    • Assist in Engineering Product and Process improvement studies by assisting in the design of experiments, evaluating the results, and drawing conclusions from those experiments.
    • Work with overseas customers (In China and Taiwan) to avoid quality or performance issues and to resolve those that occur.
    • Establish good channels of communication for all shifts and support the product team in meeting development schedules.


    • Minimum of BS in Engineering. MS in engineering is desirable.


    • Familiarity with Semiconductor development and process integration
    • Strong background in semiconductor device physics and silicon wafer processing
    • Familiarity with standard industry practices
    • Experience in discrete, bipolar, transistor, and Schottky diode production and electrical testing methods.
    • Excellent communication skills and aggressive in driving change
    • Expert knowledge of Windows, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word software
    • Software knowledge of statistical analysis software such as JMP.


0 - 5 years industry experience or experience in a similar role

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