Equipment Engineer: PVD

View, Inc. - Olive Branch, MS3.1

Full-timeEstimated: $68,000 - $91,000 a year
View’s mission is to create delightful human environments.

In the great tradition of challenging the way we think about everyday essentials, the team at View has reinvented something that hasn't changed for centuries – the simple window – and in doing so, is transforming the largest industry in the world: real estate.

We manufacture View Dynamic Glass, a new generation of smart windows that let in natural light and views, and enhance mental and physical wellbeing by significantly reducing headaches, eyestrain and drowsiness. In addition, View’s windows reduce glare and heat, improving the energy efficiency of buildings by 20 percent. View’s windows are digital, cloud connected, and can be controlled from anywhere, including your phone. We are also leveraging advances in AI to develop smart building and IoT applications that make buildings healthier, smarter and more productive than anyone ever imagined.

View is already installed in over 35 million square feet and is growing rapidly. If you dream of changing the world to make it a better place – join us.

Position Summary:
This exciting opportunity will allow you to have ownership of an equipment set and create/drive your own agenda to improve equipment uptime and yield. Additionally, you will be working with a team that is ramping production in their first high-volume manufacturing facility, meaning you will be able to influence the building of future facilities. You will be able to make an impact from day one given the size of the team, and have your ideas heard and adopted. View’s product is primed for accelerated adoption, and we are only getting started!

In addition to our current smart window technology, our research teams are developing enhanced product offerings, which means there are many future opportunities to come with View!

Essential position and responsibilities:
Be the engineering owner of PVD system. Drive improvements to PVD system to meet uptime, throughput, and yield goals through equipment and process enhancements.
Partner with process engineering and operations to test, approve, and track any equipment changes.
Be the primary interface with the equipment vendor for all the equipment related issues and upgrades.
Characterize failure modes and frequency of failure for equipment and develop PM schedules to prevent unplanned downs
Develop a robust and cost-effective spare parts strategy for equipment
Assist on-shift maintenance technicians for solving equipment issues
Create documentation (SOPs, troubleshooting guides, PM procedures) to support maintenance activities on the equipment
Assist in the training of the maintenance staff to support the repair of the equipment

Required Skills and Experience:
Experience troubleshooting PVD equipment
Hands on experience with servo controlled X-Y-Z robotics, PC and PLC controlled machinery
Knowledge of high vacuum subsystems (pumps, turbos, cryos, gauges, valves), plasma sputtering subsystems (power supplies, planar and rotary cathodes, anodes) and radiative heating subsystems (heaters, TCs, pyros, pumps, shields)
Prior experience supporting high volume production environment in equipment engineering role
Strong troubleshooting, problem solving and analytical skills
Highly motivated and detail oriented
Excellent communication skills to interface with vendors and to present designs for review
Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude with ability to understand and read schematics
BS degree in Engineering with 5+ years of experience
Positive attitude and the ability to function in a highly dynamic environment

Desired Skills and Experience:
Prior experience with large PVD coaters
Understanding of computer network systems
Startup experience
PLC programming experience
C++/C# programming experience
View, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer