Wafer Fab Operations Programme Director

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    Northamptonshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus, Shares

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    Phil Johnson

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    29 days ago

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    Phil Johnson

Wafer Fab Operations Programme Director

Market-leading designer and manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products enabling optical networking and laser applications worldwide. now entering new phase of product development and expansion in the UK.

On offer:

+ ££Highly competitive salary - £100-£120k per annum

+ Share options, bonus and excellent benefits

+ Relocation Assistance

Key Role:

+Project/Programme Management of new Wafer Fab - cleanrooms, manufacturing, etc..

+ Some experience in the construction side of WaferFab manufacturing

Your brief:

Our client has an opportunity for a Programme Director/Manager to join a growing operations team with a solid semiconductor wafer fab facility and a proven track-record of engineering management, who will be working across functional team and be responsible to deliver the fab expansion program from the strategic planning, technology roadmap, project conception, budgetary and planning, feasibility stage, facility construction, equipment commissioning, product qualification and customer acceptance.

You will lead all aspects of the wafer fab capacity expansion required from the growing demand of company goal in Optical Transmission and 3D Sensing/Lidar chip products while insuring the seamless existing production ramp, adhering the quality and reliability of our product, meeting a safe workplace and high standard of environment compliance including the environmental sustainability in mind.

Key Responsibility:

The Wafer Fab Operations Programme Director is required to deliver the Wafer Fab expansion programme


+ Honours degree or equivalent in Physics, Electronics or equivalent engineering discipline with 15+ years' experience in Program Management and senior leadership in the area of optoelectronics, semiconductor technology, wafer fabrication or process engineering.

+ Preferred an industrial experience in compound semiconductor fabrication in particular InP and GaAs material and wafer fab construction, product transfer & capacity expansion.

Apply now or contact me for further information