• Sr. Manufacturing Engineer (Canister Refurbishment)

    Job Location US-TX-Burnet
    Job ID
  • Company Overview and Values

    Why work at Entegris?

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    Not everyone who works for a global company shares the same background, experiences and perspectives. We leverage the differences of our employees to bring new ideas to the table. Every employee throughout the company is encouraged to share input on projects and initiatives. Our decision making process is truly a collaborative effort as we realize there are leaders at every level of the organization. We put our values at the core of how we operate as an organization — not just when it’s convenient, but in a lasting and meaningful way. We want the time and energy you spend here to have a positive impact on your life inside and outside of the office.

    Entegris is a values-driven culture and our employees rally around our core PACE values: 




    The Role

    Entegris is looking for a highly motivated Sr. Manufacturing Engineer who is a member of a multi-person support team whose objective is to sustain and continuously improve our canister refurbishment process.  Our chemical plant in Burnet, TX, supports production for deposition precursor materials used in CVD and ALD semiconductor processes.  As our canisters are the first and only thing our customers see and the electro-mechanical operations of our package directly affect customer safety and the performance of our materials, the ideal candidate will have a strong affinity for safety, quality, and continuous improvement. 

    In this role you will

    • Drive a “Safety First” culture by performing equipment, process, and behavioral audits and recommending/implementing solutions to risks;
    • Contribute to the direction of the department in partnership with other senior members of the staff and management;
    • Collaborate with manufacturing to ensure containers can be decontaminated, refurbished, and refilled meeting quality and cost targets; This activity includes design for manufacturability for new products/containers as well as enhancements to existing containers;
    • Develop/own strategies and lead projects to expand manufacturing capacity on legacy products/processes or implement continuous improvements to existing systems to reduce variation and cost and increase product yields; Coordinate any interactions with 3rd parties as necessary;
    • Submit capital investment requests with supporting business case justifications and drive the execution of capital projects;
    • Be acutely aware of highest impact issues/threats to the manufacturing line and relentlessly drive resolution with a strong sense of urgency and integrity;
    • Hands-on tactically troubleshoot manufacturing issues as they arise from internal/external customer concerns and mentor at all levels to push learning to factory personnel;
    • Actively use and lead the Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) processes for significant failures to prevent reoccurrence; Follow through on action items to ensure satisfactory completion;
    • Track and report Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and key initiatives;
    • Create required documentation for new/modified equipment and processes including design documentation, process flows, and recipes; Update, standardize, and consolidate existing documentation of processes including clear and accurate work instructions for manufacturing operators on process operations;
    • Domestic and/or international travel in support of various engineering projects/escalations may be required occasionally.

    Traits we believe make a strong candidate

    • Bachelor or Masters of Science degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering with significant (5 - 10 years) experience with operations, maintenance, troubleshooting, and continuous improvement of equipment that supports semiconductor-grade chemical synthesis, purification and packaging to include:
      • Fume hoods & Sinks
      • Waste disposal lines and monitoring systems
      • Sump pumps
      • Waste tanks
      • Scrubbers, chillers, and water heaters
      • Process gas/solvent lines and monitoring systems
      • Process gas heaters
      • DI water generation
      • PLC panels
      • Exhaust fans, air handling units, HVAC
    • Demonstrated leadership ability to create a positive environment in all situations, build mentor/mentee relationships at all levels of the department, and maintain productive relationships across departmental lines;
    • Strong working experience with PFDs, P&IDs, Control Logic Diagrams, Instrumentation Selection, Valve and Line Sizing, FMEA, AutoCAD/Solidworks, and ERPs;
    • Experience with ISO quality standards, management-of-change for product/process control, chemical compatibility studies, waste management and environmental regulation compliance, cleanroom protocol, and corrosive material handling/storage strongly preferred;
    • A working knowledge of applicable design and transportation codes and regulations covering the design of containers is a plus;
    • Ability to present technical data to all levels of the organization and external customers;
    • SAP experience is a plus;
    • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and wear PPE as necessary.

    Your success will be measured by

    • Your professionalism and integrity;
    • Your ability to collaborate with others;
    • Your tenacity to drive processes/products to world class performance in a timely manner.

    What we offer:

    Our total rewards package goes above and beyond just a paycheck. Whether you’re looking to build your career, improve your health, or protect your wealth, we offer generous benefits to help you achieve your goals.


    • Very Competitive total compensation plans.
    • A 401(K) plan to help you plan for your future with an impressive employer match that’s all yours- no vesting!
    • Great health, dental and vision insurance packages to fit your needs to ensure you’re happy and healthy.
    • A progressive PTO policy that empowers our employees to take the time they need to recharge!

    At Entegris we are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. Our policy is to recruit, hire, train, and reward employees for their individual abilities, achievements and experience without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, marital or military status.ENT789




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