Director of Luminescent Materials Development Soraa
Job Tracking ID: 512170-428168
Location: Fremont, CA
Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
Job Type: Exempt
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We are looking for an expert in luminescent materials to lead our Luminescent Materials Development team. The charter of the team is to work with a variety of luminescent-material suppliers and Soraas Operations team to improve the performance, reliability, and total color distribution of Soraas violet-pumped white LEDs.
Specific Job Functions:
Lead interactions with phosphor, quantum-dot, and encapsulant suppliers to evaluate the performance of their materials in Soraas state-of-the-art-violet-pumped white LEDs. Provide feedback to the suppliers as to the relative lm/W and long-term reliability performance of their materials.
Develop robust luminescent-material deposition processes capable of maintaining high yields to a tight MCE total color distribution, and transfer them into high-volume manufacturing.
Improve the companys luminescent-materials characterization tool set.
Work with Soraas Marketing and Product Development teams to develop new luminescent-material combinations to meet specific new application requirements.
Work in a collaborative manner with all teams in the company.
Mentor/develop the individual contributors in the Luminescent Materials team.
Experience and Skills:
Ph.D. in Materials Science, Electrical Engineering, or Physics
5+ years of hands-on industrial experience related to LED phosphors
Deep understanding of the advantages and limitations of existing LED phosphors and Quantum-dot materials
Deep understanding of luminescent-materials characterization methods and tools
Outstanding communications skills.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities and thrive on technical challenges inside and outside own core area of expertise; collaborative style in seeking best solution(s) to technical challenges
Demonstrated capability in managing a small engineering group; able to interact with other managers/ members of the LED Engineering and overall Soraa technical teams
Job Level: Any
Number of Openings: 1
Years of Experience: Any
Level of Education: Any
Starting Date : ASAP
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