Dow Chemical R&D Scientist in Auburn, Michigan

Dow is seeking a Silicon Carbide (SiC) Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) Scientist to support and develop CVD growth processes for a 100mm and 150mm Silicon Carbide manufacturing line. In this role, CVD Scientist will work with both internal and external customers – providing high level technical expertise for CVD process development and support. This position requires advanced knowledge of compound semiconductor processes related to growth, metrology, fabrication and testing. Excellent communication and organizational skills, and proven abilities in production control, problem solving, and project management are required.

  • Primary Responsibilities: *

  • Participate in and lead SiC epitaxial development projects.

  • Provide external customer support.

  • Conduct Design of Experiments (DOE’s) for development and improvement activities.

  • Analyze and provide feedback in support of process development.

  • Execute development and reactor qualification campaigns.

  • Work with Manufacturing Engineers to help identify and solve issues relating to SiC epitaxy.

  • Transfer newly developed CVD processes to production.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in relevant engineering or science field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Silicon Carbide CVD growth and materials characterization.

  • Greater than 5 years of experience with epitaxial growth in a production environment.

  • About Dow *

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at .

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at , you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.

Dow Offers:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


R&D Scientist



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