Contact Metallization Engineer


Metallization Engineer and Laboratory Manager


An innovative individual is sought to participate in the development and launch of a category of products using breakthrough technology having a lasting impact in renewable energy.  This position requires a proven track record in all aspects of metallization with strong analytical abilities, motivation to provide pioneering technical contributions and the desire to work in a rewarding collaborative environment.  This position also requires general laboratory equipment knowledge and experience to maintain and supervise lab operations, including interfacing with safety and waste disposal. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Lead an effort in consistent and repeatable contact metallization for semiconductor materials and devices

  • Work with the technical team to design and implement new metallization schemes and organize data for analysis

  • Work directly with materials and device preparation groups to develop a production ready process for robust and reliable devices

  • Direct hands-on participation in metallization processes as well as documentation for transfer to production

  • General lab equipment maintenance and calibration supervision working with technical team to carry out specific tasks.

  • Lead the internal effort for laboratory safety and interface with outside vendors for waste disposal and compliance.



  • MS or PhD in a relevant field

  • Minimum of 5-10 years of extensive industrial experience in metallization

  • Direct experience with sputtering and plating (both electro less and electroplating) is a necessity

  • Experience in laboratory equipment maintenance or supervision is a necessity

  • Experience in lab safety protocols and hazardous waste disposal is preferred

  • Experience in metallization of semiconductor systems (Silicon, II-VI or III-V) is preferred

  • Strong preference will be given to candidates with direct thermoelectric contact layer and joining experience


Qualified candidates are encouraged to send their CVs for immediate consideration to