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Cymer, Inc.

Cymer is the leader in developing light sources used by chipmakers worldwide to pattern advanced semiconductor chips, and is pioneering new crystallization tools for the flat panel display industry. We are Leading the Light Generation. Read More

Address      Cymer USA Headquarters 17075 Thornmint Ct. San Diego, CA 92127
Website      www.cymer.com/
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Product Safety Engineer

Performs Statistical analysis and predictive modeling of laser and business performance using corporate databases.  Evaluates, from a reliability standpoint, the materials, properties and techniques used in production. Advises design engineering on selection, application and test of electronic components and systems. Recommends design or test methods and statistical process control procedures for achieving required levels of product reliability. Determines reliability requirements of components and systems to achieve company, customer and any governmental agency reliability objectives. Develops new acceleration techniques and analytical tools to assure the early identification of potential problems with new products, packaging, processes, and product reliability. Makes recommendations for changes in the selection and application of components and systems. May propose changes in design or formulation to improve system and/or process reliability.

    * Documents product safety and regulatory compliance strategies for industrial equipment.
    * Participate in project planning meetings, develop compliance project support schedules and budgets.
    * Support product development in design reviews, outsource supplier reviews, sample reviews, etc.
    * Perform, coordinate, and document Hazard Analyses and Risk Assessment of modules, subsystems, and systems.
    * Coordinate external evaluations and certifications of products, accessories, subassemblies, and components.
    * Assists with documenting and tracking corrective actions, and participate in resolving safety & compliance issues.
    * Research and interpret safety, industrial hygiene, EMC, and environmental regulations.
    * Perform and document electrical and mechanical measurements.  Write and assemble Technical Files.
    * Perform and document industrial hygiene sampling tests.
    * Assist in writing, assembling, and maintaining files of product safety & regulatory compliance reports.
    * Review and edit compliance reports generated by NRTL's and third-party organizations.
    * Contribute to product documentation through safety guidance, manuals reviews, and procedure reviews.
    * Statistical analysis as necessary for all aspects of business
    * Statistical analysis as necessary for laser performance
    * Predictive modeling of business and laser performance
    * Develop and maintain statserver analytics
    * Evaluate the reliability of designs, processes, and materials using tools such as DFMEA, PFMEA, acceleration techniques
    * Participate in project specification and requirements reviews and then determine relevant reliability test plans
    * Execute and monitor progress of reliability and qualification tests.
    * Analyze test data and produce formal reports for customers
    * Perform reliability calculations (e.g., FITs)
    * Perform root cause analysis of failures
    * Assess the reliability consequences of engineering changes
    * Performs other duties as assigned.


    * Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    * Ability to translate, statistically analyze data, and effectively report problems through written and/or graphical formats.
    * Excellent customer service skills, with an advanced understanding of customer relationship building.
    * Ability to use MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and electronic e-mail systems.
    * Understanding in safety methodologies (Risk Assessment, Hazard Analysis, FMEA, etc.)
    * Knowledge of translating risk assessment results into protective features (guards, interlocks, labels, procedures).
    * Knowledge including the fundamentals of electrical safety, laser safety, and pressurized gas safety.
    * Basic understanding of European regulatory structure - Directives (Machinery, ATEX, PED, EMC, etc.)
    * Basic project management skills for facilitating simultaneous projects and tasks.
    * Experience in coordinating and completing NRTL approvals for products and components.
    * Knowledge of OSHA 1910 (LOTO, HazCom, etc.) requirements as they apply to industrial equipment.
    * Ability to read, understand and follow manufacturer specifications and instructions.
    * Ability and experience with management of compliance with suppliers and outsource partners.
    * Familiarity with international regulatory schemes: NRTL certifications, CE Mark, CB Scheme, CCC Mark, etc.
    * Statistical and mathematical analysis methodology
    * Ability to communicate with and influence design teams and customers
    * Experience with analytical software tools
    * Able to work effectively on a cross-functional development team
    * Able to work independently, with limited supervision
    * Ability to support multiple projects at once
    * Familiarity with Continuous Improvement or Lean Manufacturing initiatives
    * Familiarity with Six Sigma discipline
    * Familiarity working within a gated product development process with an ISO 9001 organization
    * Familiarity with LabView programming
    * Familiarity with managing risk while bringing new technology to prototype, pilot, and production stages.
    * Knowledge of semiconductor industry standards & guidelines (SEMI and SEMATECH).
    * Familiarity with industrial equipment safety standards NFPA 79, EN60204, and EN61010.
    * Familiarity with Risk Assessment software (DesignSafe) or similar tools.
    * Familiarity in business automation software (ORACLE, Agile, etc.)
    * Experience in design for EMC and EMC testing (EMI emissions and immunity).
    * Familiarity with programmable safety subsystems (safety PLC) and interlock sensing.
    * Familiarity with environmental initiatives (RoHS, REACH, etc.)

Strong competence with the various tools, procedures, programming languages used to accomplish the job. Minimum of five (5) years of experience is required.

    * Experience in the development of industrial or semiconductor manufacturing equipment.
    * Requires a Bachelors Degree in Safety Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Aerospace/Oceanographic Engineering.  Masters degree preferred.
    * Professional continued education training in areas of electrical safety standards, laser safety, SEMI standards, CE Mark Directives, and/or environmental regulation.

Certification in any of the following desired:

    * CSP - Certified Safety Professional
    * NARTE - NARTE Certified Product Safety Engineer
    * CLSO - Certified Laser Safety Officer
    * NARTE - NARTE Certified EMC Engineer
    * CIH - Certified Industrial Hygienist
    * Professional certifications in Occupational Safety from an accredited educational institution.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    * While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk and hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, crawl, reach, and stretch.
    * The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.
    * Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
    * The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
    * May require travel dependent on business needs.
    * Can work under deadlines.

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