Process Engineers

High Power Semiconductors


IXYS UK Westcode Ltd is part of IXYS Corporation, a leader in power semiconductor and power management/display integrated circuit manufacture, is looking to augment its R&D and Process & Yield team in its European High Power facility in Chippenham, UK. Of special interest are skills and experience in chemical engineering, process automation and/or general semiconductor processing.  The successful candidates will be part of the Process and Yield Group.


Work within internal teams introducing new products, processes and equipment

Improve production results: cycle time, cost reductions in cooperation with the production, with a focus on process automation

Improve process control, reducing variations in production

Analyse root cause for yield losses in production, propose appropriate methods to improve yield, and initiate, follow up and control process change procedures

Continuous improvement of documentation for production

Carry out R&D projects in cooperation with internal and external partners

Training of production personnel


Technical degree or equivalent

Ability to analyse data with common IT tools

Problem solving ability

A general understanding of Power Semiconductor Physics, Devices and Processing would be useful.


Good team player

Good communication skills in R&D as well as production environment

Innovative thinking

Hands-on problem-solving attitude

High motivation to get things done

Good lateral thinking ability to resolve yield and process problems

Ability and aptitude to undergo training

Readiness for occasional travelling

If you are interested in applying for a position in the IXYS UK Westcode Engineering team, please send your curriculum vitae and covering letter to Ms K Read, HR Manager, IXYS UK Westcode Ltd, Langley Park Way, Langley Park, Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 1GE or via e-mail at

IXYS UK Westcode appoints on merit.

Short listing is carried out objectively by assessing the information you provide against the requirements of the job as set out in the vacancy. If you are short listed, you will be contacted and invited to attend an interview.  We will also tell you if we need you to do anything else such as a skills test.
Compliance:  Eligibility to Work in the UK is required.