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Engineer- Manufacturing II Manufacturing Solution Development

Company: First Solar
Location: Perrysburg
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

_First Solar reserves the right to offer you a role most applicable to your experience and skillset._
Basic Job Functions:
Provide technical expertise within Solar Cell Device Integration team, across different manufacturing sites. Work with cross functional team of Development Engineering/ Reliability Engineering/ Manufacturing to explore/implement process/material improvement to increase device performance such as efficiency/wattage.
Associates Degree in a technical discipline with 2 years as First Solar Manufacturing Engineer II, or 5 Years Engineering experience in a manufacturing setting or
Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline with 2 years technical experience in a manufacturing setting or
Master's Degree, or PhD in an engineering or similar technical discipline with no experience required. Technical work experience in combination with a degree is preferred.
Required Skills/Competencies:
Excellent oral and communication skills.
Proficiency in Data Analysis using any statistical software such as JMP, MiniTab
Proficiency in applying DOE
Experience in Semiconductor Device Physics or Material Science or Chemical or Electrical Engineering or related background
Experience in Structured Problem-Solving Method (such as DMAIC)
Understanding of Thin film Metrology methodologies
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Desired Skills
Understanding of High-Volume Manufacturing processes
Prior experience with dirrent thin film processing preferred
Understanding of SPC to control and improve processes
Understanding of manufacturing engineering systems (FMEA, SPC)
Essential Responsibilities:
Responsible to develop methods to improve solar module efficiency at High Volume Manufacturing setting to reduce $/Watt
Able to work with cross functional team of Development /Reliability/Material Analysis/Manufacturing Engineering team
Design and execute planned DOEs, collect and analyze data and report experimental results
Apply device understanding or data analytics and identify wattage improvement opportunities
Champion continuous improvement activities using six-sigma and other statistical problem-solving methods
Provide mentorship and project oversight to assist in the development of junior engineers
Develop and maintain process control plans and OCAPS
Works with minimal supervision
Adhere to all safety procedures and good housekeeping standards
Domestic and International travel as required
Reporting Relationships:
This position may have direct reports.
Domestic and International travel as required
Estimated Salary Range:
$73,300-$104,500 annually
US Physical Requirements:
Will sit, stand or walk short distances for up to the entire duration of a shift
Will climb stairs on an occasional basis
Will lift, push or pull up to 27 pounds on an occasional basis
Required to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects on a frequent basis
20/40 vision in each eye, with or without correction, is required
Must be able to comply with all safety standards and procedures
May reach above shoulder heights and below the waist on a frequent basis
May stoop, kneel, or bend, on an occasional basis
Ability to wear personal protective equipment is required (including but not limited to; steel toed shoes, gloves, safety glasses, hearing protection, protective jacket or apron and arm guards)
All associates working on the production floor may be required to wear a respirator at any given time and thus, the ability to wear a respirator is a condition of employment and continued employment (requires little or no facial hair)
_Potential candidates will meet the education and experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role. All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check band any other tests that may be required._
_Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: First Solar is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company._
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $109,000.00 - $114,000.00 per year

Keywords: First Solar, Toledo , Engineer- Manufacturing II Manufacturing Solution Development, Engineering , Perrysburg, Ohio

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