• Engineering Manager

    Job Locations US-RI-North Kingstown
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/11/2019 3:56 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Company (Portal Searching)
    FUJIFILM Electronic Materials U.S.A
  • Overview

    The Photopolymer Engineering Manager is responsible for leading a group of exempt employees in supporting the photopolymer manufacturing operation in areas such as process and quality improvements, manufacturing, capital investments, manufacturing maintenance, lean activities, etc.  Engagement and active involvement traverses the supply chain activities from system, product and process introduction through implementation and sustaining the activities through their life cycle.


    This position will support operations in Rhode Island and will work closely with the Zwijndrecht, Belgium; and Shizuoka Japan operations as needed for cross site production.

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    • The Engineering Manager will ensure that the photopolymer and polyimide manufacturing processes are capable (CpK) of meeting customer expectations.
    • The Engineering Manager will be responsible for improving FEUS’ manufacturing capability of existing products while interfacing with R&D on new product development in Photopolymer product areas.
    • The Engineering Manager will be the linkage between product development and manufacturing operations by working closely with each group to create robust products that can be manufactured consistently in appropriate cost and quality targets.
    • The Engineering Manager will be a linkage between the business acquisition and business fulfillment functions and will be responsible for meeting manufacturing quality and cost targets.
    • Lead projects which are focused on standard cost reduction targets consistent with market direction and profit plans.
    • Lead continuous improvement efforts through Six Sigma Quality concepts and the integration of these concepts throughout the organization (research, development and manufacturing).
    • Understand and improve reliability of manufacturing processes with the ability to implement techniques into existing or enhanced processes.
    • Improve and accelerate the transfer of new products and processes into manufacturing while meeting cost objectives.
    • Improve the engineering staff’s capability, productivity and business effectiveness.
    • This position will also provide technical support for supply chain management which may include engagement with suppliers of polymers and photoactive compounds.




    • Minimum BS Degree (MS Preferred) in Chemical Engineering, with >10 years of experience in engineering management, operational quality, engineering, scale up and production roles. Must have demonstrated significant hands on contributions to first pass yield and cost reduction project results.
    • Must have demonstrated leadership versatility competencies to succeed under a variety of leadership challenges.
    • Excellent engineering skills to include thorough understanding of Six Sigma Quality concepts, Risk Management Concepts and tools, preferably, a certified Six Sigma black belt, problem-solving techniques, statistics, design of experiments, and SPC.
    • Must have demonstrated the ability to successfully coach and mentor engineering principles and techniques to his/her team. High energy, excellent internal and external communication skills.
    • Photolithography experience preferred.
    • Clear and lucid thinker able to work independently to achieve team goals and objectives.




    FUJIFILM Electronic Materials is a wholly owned subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corporation with offices in Japan, the United States and Belgium, and manufacturing and research and development facilities located worldwide. The company supplies advanced technology, chemistry and delivery equipment such as photoresists, polyimides, thin film precursors, cleaners and CMP slurries to the semiconductor market, designed to keep pace with the ever changing technology world.

    In addition, FUJIFILM Planar Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary based in Mesa, Arizona, specializes in the manufacture and sales of chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) slurries for polishing silicon wafers. Along with its broad array of advanced quality products, FUJIFILM Electronic Materials relies on a corps of applications and development engineers to work directly with customers on specific applications. Technical and applications support are backed by technical service centers. The company’s investment in technical talent and equipment ensures optimal product characterization and quality in the face of the toughest customer requirements - whether in research and development or in customer applications. 


    Cleaners and Etchants 
    CVD Precursors and Chemical Delivery Systems 
    Image Sensor Color Mosaic 
    Photoresist Ancillaries 
    Photovoltaic Precursors and Equipment 
    Polyimides & PBOs 
    Industrial Products


    FUJIFILM Electronic Materials is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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