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Hardware Product Development Engineer

Posted: 27 Mar 2021 Closes: 26 Apr 2021
Cork, Ireland Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 1007087482

At Facebook, we are developing the future of AR/VR displays. As a product development engineer, you will play an important role in a multi-disciplinary team developing and introducing new LED-based display components, while characterizing and improving the product and its underlying technology. Ideal team members are adaptable and resilient, eager to approach unfamiliar problems with curiosity and tenacity, and able to find ways to help our cross functional teams to be more efficient.

Hardware Product Development Engineer Responsibilities

  • Support the process and product development teams on process changes, new process & new product introduction to ensure successful New Technology Introduction (NTI) to enable products to meet manufacturability goals

  • Work closely with internal FB teams, external partners and suppliers and key vendors to identify and mitigate risks to successful product introductions and ramps at our partner facilities

  • Analyze bulk data sets to report and improve product health

  • Influence design, process, product, test and/or system changes to meet display and system performance, yield and reliability goals

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Materials Engineering or related field (or equivalent experience)

  • 3+ years of experience as semiconductor product engineer in optoelectronics or display industry

  • Ability to understand and communicate technical information to non-experts

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven ability to drive improvement activities through structured problem solving methodologies (e.g. 8D, DMAIC)

  • Familiar with data sets obtained from defect inspection systems and electrical and optical test and characterization

  • Scripting ability and task automation

  • Self-starter with strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Statistical data analysis skills, including software used for analysis (SAS, JMP, R, Minitab etc.)

  • Experience in use of quality tools, data extraction, analysis and reporting, with experience gained in such areas as semiconductor yield or quality engineering, semiconductor process engineering, foundry management, device fabrication, test or assembly manufacturing


About the Facebook company

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

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