Applications Engineering Manager - Electronics Division

February 11, 2019

Location: Boulder, CO

Salary:  Open

Job Description:

Company is a global leader for micro-contamination monitoring equipment improving the performance of clean manufactures in the semiconductor and pharmaceutical markets.

The successful candidate will lead our global applications engineering team, developing yield enhancing contamination monitoring solutions to the microelectronics, storage, display and other industrial segments. This position reports to VP/GM of the Electronics Division.


  • Manage a global team of 10 applications engineers.
  • Develop and implement operational and strategic initiatives for global Applications team while providing leadership, vision, mentoring and direction.
  • Utilize in-depth knowledge of microelectronics manufacturing processes and contamination monitoring principles to develop yield enhancing solutions and product applications.

  • Develop applications related collateral materials to support product sales growth and communicate corporate capabilities in written, spoken and multimedia forms.

  • Develop and present internal and external training programs to enable successful implementation of product applications and communication of corporate capabilities.

  • Independently or as a team member identify and pursue new business development activities.

  • Participate in VoC and road-mapping initiatives in support of business development efforts.

  • Review technical risk, probability for success and implementation plans for new applications initiatives to maximize success and resource efficiency.

  • Ensure pre/post-sale support related to product application at electronic accounts is provided.

  • Identify and develop new business growth strategies.

  • Support demonstrations of new products and complex competitive head-to-head evaluations.

  • Administer and comply with all Environmental, Health and Safety policy, procedures as set forth by Federal, State and company directives.


  • MS degree in Engineering or the sciences. An MBA strongly desirable.

  • 10 or more years of relevant experience in or servicing the semiconductor industry (Engineering, Business Development or Product Marketing Manager).

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.

  • Strong understanding of semiconductor materials, device production and process challenges.

  • Specific knowledge of semiconductor yield drivers, processes and materials is desirable.

  • Demonstrated marketing and business development skills with record of success.

  • Proven ability to work across functional and cultural boundaries.

  • Personnel management experience of engineers and project managers.

  • Requires domestic and international travel. (<50%).

Contact Information:

Associate:  Myrna D. Parkin

Phone:  508-647-0221