Quality Control Technician

Posted 15 Jan 2019

Branchburg, New Jersey - United States

Req Id 186724


A career with EMD Performance Materials is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Performance Materials is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:


Under the direction of the Supervisor or designated assignee, conducts functional testing of photoresists, ancillary chemicals, raw materials, and in-process materials using semiconductor processing equipment in a class 100 cleanroom. Keeps proper documentation, and observes all safety practices. Reports results of experiments and tests including basic analysis of data using computer software such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, SAP and quality system software. May work in teams with other groups for testing of new products and methods.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carries out functional testing of production and test request samples on third shift using semiconductor processing and metrology equipment in a Class 100 cleanroom following documented work instructions and safety practices.
  • Coats silicon wafers with photoresists and other organic materials to use for measuring film thickness, photospeed, optical, and physical properties of materials in support of production and other departments.
  • Utilizes a variety of sophisticated equipment including coat and develop tracks, lithographic exposure tools, reflectometers and ellipsometers, automated goniometer, Surfscan particle detectors, and microscopy equipment including SEM.
  • Disposes of waste sample materials and containers following established safety procedures.

Who You Are:

Basic Qualifcations

Requires two-year degree in a science related field such as Chemistry or Engineering with 2-3 years directly related experience or a minimum of 4-5 years directly related experience in the chemical or semiconductor industry without a degree. Recent graduates with a BS in science or engineering will also be considered.

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfill your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Curious? Apply and find more information at come2emd.com

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to his/her Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because he/she made a good faith report of discrimination.

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