Coating Scientist (Auburn Hills, MI)

DIVISION: Rigaku Innovative Technologies, Inc.
POSITION: Coating Scientist
REPORTS TO: Director Coatings

Job Description:
Responsible for activities on deposition of multilayer films for Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography (EUVL) and X-Ray optics and for conducting research and development projects in thin film deposition and related technologies.


  • Interfacing with Manufacturing to deposit EUVL optics and X-ray optics.
  • Interfacing with Sales & Marketing to specify requirements for EUVL and X-ray optics coatings.
  • Development of new deposition techniques for advanced multilayer coatings.
  • Development of software for multilayer structure design and X-ray performance analysis.
  • Perform characterization of coating defects, films stress, and substrates roughness by using Atomic Force Microscope, Dark Field Microscope and Visible Interferometers.
  • Development of performance characterization techniques using Hard and Soft X-Ray Reflectometers.
  • Interface directly with customers (project leaders and technical staff) to understand customer requirements and communicate technical results.
  • Interfacing with Manufacturing / Instrumentation / Advance Manufacturing in deposition of standard, custom, and R&D coatings.

Rigaku offers a rewarding work environment and excellent benefits. All applicants are kept in strict confidence. Benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life insurance, section 125 flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan and more. Rigaku is an EEO/AA Employer Disabled/Veteran. Applicants must be able to prove they can legally work in the US.

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