Senior Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Cleaning Process Engineer




Dallas, TX


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United States of America


TX360: Dallas - North Bldg 13510 North Central Expressway North Building, Dallas, TX, 75243 USA

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We have an exciting opportunity for an SMT Cleaning Process Engineer to join our Advanced Products Center (APC) RF Microelectronics Process Engineering team in Dallas, Texas.

We are the subject matter experts for processes and materials for RF microelectronic packaging and surface mount technology. This is a hands-on role where every day is different. You will work closely with product engineers, quality engineers, reliability engineers, tooling engineers, industrial engineers, and operations leaders on product manufacturing. This opportunity allows for working on cutting-edge automation and materials as well as mature production. Team responsibilities include developing and implementing materials and processes, process improvements, and production support using statistical process control techniques, experimental designs, material analysis, mechanical design analysis, and root cause analysis. Evaluation of materials, equipment, and processes (including qualification, acceptance testing, and specification development) will be required.

Our multi-disciplined team consists of high-engaged members with a variety of backgrounds and experience levels with a culture of inclusion, support, growth opportunities, and recognizing contributions.  We are specifically seeking candidates who are hands-on, adaptable in a fast-paced environment, proactive, take ownership of work, have a strong technical background, communicate well with others, and enjoy solving unique problems every day.

Key Responsibilities for the qualified candidate include:

Technical leadership and execution of J-STD-001 Rev H compliance for SMT cleaning processes

Supporting current high-volume high-mix production with on-site responsiveness to factory equipment, process, materials, and product problems. Factory production execution support includes developing and implementing well-controlled processes using data-driven methods such as Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Design of Experiments (DOE) and writing shop process documentation.  

Developing and executing new product builds typically with automated equipment, often requiring creative solutions for next-generation product designs.

Ensuring processes developed and executed meet product quality requirements (J-STD-001, MIL-STD-883, MIL-PRF-38534, IPC, etc.)  

Process improvement projects to improve factory productivity through leveraging new technologies, investigating and qualifying new materials, and more

Capital equipment down-selection and integration to meet current and future business needs

Effective cross-functional communication of technical information

Work Location(s): Dallas, Texas (2023) / McKinney, Texas (June 2024)

Clearance Requirement

Must be a US Person.   

Required Skills

Manufacturing experience with surface mount technology (SMT)

SMT cleaning experience

Demonstrated problem solving with data-driven approach

Demonstrated ability to execute impactful improvements

Knowledge of material properties or automated equipment

Experience working effectively within a team environment

Ability to work in a cleanroom environment for 6+ hours a day

Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, computer)

Self-motivated, proactive, ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced dynamic environment

Desired Skills

Process development and qualification experience, especially for batch cleaners

J-STD-001 and IPC standards familiarity

Statistical Process Control (SPC), statistical data analysis experience, Design of Experiments (DOE) techniques

Technical writing experience for operator instructions, process and/or material qualification reports, equipment vendor statement of works, etc.


Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an Aerospace and Defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defense. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cybersecurity. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

To realize our full potential, Raytheon Technologies is committed to creating a company where all employees are respected, valued and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors and communities to succeed.

Typically requires:

A University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience

Engineering/Other Technical Positions:

Typically requires a degree in Science,Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

Employee Referral Award Eligibility: 

This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award.  ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.

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