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Principal Engineer, R&D at Picosun

Picosun is a leading player in the world of ALD and we value the true spirit of innovation. Come work with us and enable the world's digitalization!
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Do you want to work internationally with the leading ALD company? Share your expertise with us and join our team!


We are now looking for Principal Engineer, R&D To support our growth journey in Masala, Kirkkonummi


About Picosun

Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) is an advanced thin film coating method which is used to fabricate ultra-thin, highly uniform and conformal material layers for several applications. It is the enabler of our digital life. Picosun provides the most advanced ALD thin film coating technology to enable the industrial leap into the future, with  turn-key production solutions and unmatched expertise in the field. Today, PICOSUN™ ALD equipment is in daily  manufacturing use in numerous major industries around the world. Picosun is based in Finland, with subsidiaries in  Europe, North America, Singapore, Taiwan, China, and Japan, and a world-wide sales and support network. 



Work as a principal engineer

You will join our 8-person research and development team that works in the interesting world of atomic layer deposition (ALD). Your main responsibility will be process development with our plasma deposition reactors, but you will also participate in product development and process acceptance at customer sites. The plasma product development group works with strong interaction between other departments’ teams and customers, so experience in collaboration between departments will benefit you in this position.

In this position travelling will take a part of your working time and we hope that this is something you value in your work. You will travel 50-60 days per year. 

Are you the one we are looking for?

In order to succeed in this role, you have an applicable degree in chemistry, materials science, plasma physics or equivalent. More importantly, you have gained experience in working with those fields to support your expertise. In this role it is crucial that you have experience in working with the semiconductor industry.

We believe that experience in industrial process development deposition methods (in CVD/ALD/PVD) and statistical methods will help you succeed in this role. If you have knowledge of thin film metrology equipment use it will also support your work. Having experience in the vacuum technology industry will also benefit you in this position.

We want you to be a part of our journey and hope that you are a brave innovator, who is willing to share and develop their expertise as a valuable member of our team. Willingness to learn more and grow in your role is always appreciated with us. We encourage you to actively bring your ideas forward and we hope that you are ready to develop the way we work together with us. We work together as a team and hope that you  value collaboration skills as highly as we do. 

A can-do attitude, being proud of your work and willingness to do hands-on work are the features that will connect you to us.  We also appreciate your ability and willingness to work with systems for hands-on experience, despite your high education level. We are growing rapidly and your working days will be very versatile, and we hope that this excites you. If you are looking for new challenges and opportunities in the technology industry, and being able to work internationally with the leading ALD firm excites you, you are the person we are looking for. 

We use English in our daily communication, so Finnish skill is not mandatory.


Why Picosun?

Picosun is a leading player in the world of ALD and we value the true spirit of innovation. We offer you a challenging and versatile job in a fast developing high-tech company. We want our team members to grow together with us, and that is why you will have possibilities to affect your own working methods as experience is gained.

Our team works together and consists of hard working, extremely talented people who want to build a better world with high quality technology solutions. We will offer you continuous support from your supervisors, because your success is our success. 

In this position you will get the opportunity to be a part of developing the leading technologies of tomorrow with ALD. We want to trust you and give you both freedom and responsibility. With us, you will have the chance to take on large responsibilities without struggling with bureaucracy, and you get to develop your own working sector as you see fit. Being able to travel will give you a chance to deepen your understanding of the international technology field. 

In order to help you develop your skills in the best possible way, we also recognise the role of your wellbeing. That’s why we invest in our employees’ training and arrange employee and network gatherings to develop our communication and share knowledge. 

Are you ready to be a part of Picosun’s team?

To apply for this position agilely click the button below no later than 2nd November 2021 The starting time for this position can be negotiated when the right person has been selected. The workplace is located in Masala, Kirkkonummi. 

The recruitment is done in collaboration with Choice HR. Wilma Vilen from Choice will provide more information about the position (044 353 5837, wilma.vilen@choicehr.fi).


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