View, Inc. Equipment Engineer: PVD in Olive Branch, Mississippi

Equipment Engineer: PVD

EngineeringOlive Branch, Mississippi



Situated at the intersection of human wellness, energy efficiency and smart connectivity,Viewdesigns and manufactures View Dynamic Glass, a new generation of smart, connected, architectural glass. With built-in intelligence, View Dynamic Glass eliminates blinds to provide occupants uninterrupted views and a connection to the outdoors, enhances user comfort and productivity, and improves building aesthetics, while simultaneously reducing energy consumption.Viewis now installed across 25 million square feet of real estate, with over 25,000 occupants experiencing the benefits of View daily. We are revolutionizing the building industry with a mission tocreate delightful human environments.

Our culture atViewis full of thinkers, explorers and builders. If that sounds like you, come join us. We inspire every new member to achieve their best and support them in every step of the way.

Help us create the future of architectural glass.

Position Summary:

This exciting opportunity will allow you to have ownership of an equipment set and create/drive your own agenda to improve equipment uptime and yield. Additionally, you will be working with a team that is ramping production in their first high-volume manufacturing facility, meaning you will be able to influence the building of future facilities. You will be able to make an impact from day one given the size of the team, and have your ideas heard and adopted. View’s product is primed for accelerated adoption, and we are only getting started!

In addition to our current smart window technology, our research teams are developing enhanced product offerings, which means there are many future opportunities to come with View!

Essential position and responsibilities:

  • Be the engineering owner of PVD system. Drive improvements to PVD system to meet uptime, throughput, and yield goals through equipment and process enhancements.

  • Partner with process engineering and operations to test, approve, and track any equipment changes.

  • Be the primary interface with the equipment vendor for all the equipment related issues and upgrades.

  • Characterize failure modes and frequency of failure for equipment and develop PM schedules to prevent unplanned downs

  • Develop a robust and cost-effective spare parts strategy for equipment

  • Assist on-shift maintenance technicians for solving equipment issues

  • Create documentation (SOPs, troubleshooting guides, PM procedures) to support maintenance activities on the equipment

  • Assist in the training of the maintenance staff to support the repair of the equipment

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Experience troubleshooting PVD equipment

  • Hands on experience with servo controlled X-Y-Z robotics, PC and PLC controlled machinery

  • Knowledge of high vacuum subsystems (pumps, turbos, cryos, gauges, valves), plasma sputtering subsystems (power supplies, planar and rotary cathodes, anodes) and radiative heating subsystems (heaters, TCs, pyros, pumps, shields)

  • Prior experience supporting high volume production environment in equipment engineering role

  • Strong troubleshooting, problem solving and analytical skills

  • Highly motivated and detail oriented

  • Excellent communication skills to interface with vendors and to present designs for review

  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude with ability to understand and read schematics

  • BS degree in Engineering with 5+ years of experience

  • Positive attitude and the ability to function in a highly dynamic environment

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Prior experience with large PVD coaters

  • Understanding of computer network systems

  • Startup experience

  • PLC programming experience

  • C++/C# programming experience