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Process Engineers

Company Summary

Denton Vacuum provides thin film solutions used to create the world’s most innovative products. With operations in the United States and Asia, Denton provides thin film deposition solutions used for a wide array of applications in the optoelectronics market including precision optical filters, lasers, IR detectors, sensors, 5G wireless components, micro-displays, etc. Denton’s technology portfolio includes sputtering, e-beam & thermal evaporation, plasma-enhanced-chemical-vapor deposition (PECVD), ion-beam etch, ion-beam deposition, and ion-beam-assisted deposition (IBAD).

Job Summary & Responsibilities

The candidate will have thin film etch and deposition experience with one or more of the following technologies; sputtering, thermal evaporation, ion assisted evaporation, plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition, ion-beam deposition, and ion-beam etch. Provide technical support to Engineering, Operation, Sales, and Product Marketing departments. Function as an in-house thin film process expert and assist with equipment design, vendor selection, experimental design and analysis, and presentation of findings.

  • Performs process set-up and demonstration runs on customer samples to illustrate standard capabilities of Denton thin film equipment.
  • Conducts gap analysis between standard equipment performance and customer specified requirements.
  • Designs, performs, and analyzes process modifications aimed at meeting customer specifications.
  • Prepares technical reports for customers detailing the results of equipment qualification.
  • Forms detailed plans to achieve project goals within equipment capability and within an appropriate timeframe.
  • Designs, performs, and analyzes processes and assist in equipment modifications aimed at meeting project goals.
  • Coordinates development work with customers/third parties.
  • Works effectively in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Prepares reports detailing results of process/equipment development.
  • Writes reports for external publication.
  • Contributes to the preparation of technical sales material.
  • Performs customer presentations.
  • Participates in technical visits during and after the sales cycle.
  • Provides technical support and troubleshooting on products in the field.
  • Applies formal problem-solving methodologies to solve problems at customer sites.
  • Maintains current of technical progress in literature.
  • Contributes to technical specification reviews.
  • Demonstrates equipment / process capability during Internal Factory Acceptance testing.
  • It is every employee’s responsibility to be aware of and adhere to the applicable Safety & Health, Quality and Environmental Process of our client.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Physics, or related discipline is required.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in thin film deposition process is essential. Experience with Ion beam deposition or etch process is a plus.
  • Vacuum deposition equipment experience is essential. Experience with Ion beam deposition or etch equipment is a plus.
  • Thin film characterization equipment in spectrophotometer, stylus profilometer, and four-point probe is essential. Experience with SEM and surface analysis is a plus.


  • Strong sense of urgency and commitment.
  • Lead effectively by clearly communicating expectations while following through on deliverables.
  • Ability to build trust at all levels and a willingness to be “hands-on”.
  • Strong customer facing skills.
  • Comfortable in a small organization where you must “wear many hats”.

Due to iTar guidelines candidate must be a US Citizen.

Relocation available for the right candidate.

Denton Vacuum, LLC offers a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, life & 401K.

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Denton Vacuum, LLC is an equal opportunity employer m/f/d/v.