IDEX Coating Engineer in Boulder, Colorado
If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.
With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses (https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/) around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.
The Thin Film Coating Engineer supports coating processes, including design of optical coatings, metrology and measurement and process development.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Designs new thin film coatings for production and development
Creates new coating processes and optimizes existing coating processes
Supports scheduling activities for deposition of coatings
Translates customer specifications into procedures, designs, and work instructions
Identifies and drives implementation of technology and capability development for coating in support of technology roadmap
Model impact of changes to coating chamber parameters to support capability development
Works with Coating Technicians to ensure proper set-ups and reviews of coating designs for release to manufacturing
Solves problems in coating production by working with production and maintenance teams
Provides costing and manufacturability guidance to sales for quoting
Assists and consults with operations, sales and customers regarding new and existing products
Other duties as assigned
Proactively seek out and solve problems
Organize and prioritize work
Work well with others and other departments
Execute tasks effectively in a fast-paced production environment
Communicate effectively, relating instructions and information clearly and precisely
Provide and participate in feedback loops when appropriate to ensure that instructions are understood correctly
Demonstrate and practice a detail-oriented approach to work
Work well with time and production restrictions
Interpret graphs and chart recordings
Analyze and problem-solve
Perform a wide variety of tasks simultaneously
Perform advanced mathematical modeling and calculations
Professional, Technical and Educational Requirements:
B.S. in Physics, Optics, Engineering, or related science field. Advanced degrees preferred.
Four or more years’ experience in optical coating/thin-film deposition processes in a manufacturing environment
Extensive knowledge of high vacuum systems, Evaporation and Sputtering technology
Familiar with data analysis tools
Strong understanding of material science
Demonstrated experience with coating design and modeling software
Background and experience in project management a plus
Experience in standardized problem-solving tools (8D, DMAIC, etc) a plus
This position requires all applicants to be U.S. Persons
Salary Range: From $85k annually
Bonus: This position is eligible for company discretionary bonus
Our comprehensive U.S. benefit offerings include: Health benefits, 401(k) retirement savings program with company match, etc. and at least 80 hours of vacation, as well as holiday, personal and sick time.
More information on our benefits and rewards can be found on our career page: https://www.idexcorp.com/careers/our-benefit-and-rewards/
IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?
IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).
Job Family: Engineering
Business Unit: Advanced Thin Films
Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies