k-Space Associates, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of in-situ, in-line, and ex-situ metrology tools for the semiconductor, thin-film, and photovoltaic industries. Our products utilize optical imaging technology for non-contact, non-invasive real-time data acquisition, processing, and analysis of temperature, film thickness and growth rate, curvature and film stress, surface quality and atomic spacing, and optical constants.  Our products are used for monitoring thin-film deposition processes, including MBE, MOCVD, PLD, PVD, ALD, sputtering, and evaporation.   Incorporated in 1992 and driven to supply the best technical support in the industry, our tools are used worldwide in both research and production. We are looking for creative, positive, energetic, career-oriented people to join our team. All full time positions are offered with competitive salary and full benefits. We are headquartered in beautiful Dexter, MI, just 10 miles from downtown Ann Arbor, MI. We hope you will consider us for a challenging, rewarding career path!

Please see our current job openings listed below.

k-Space Associates, Inc. is looking for a Lab Technician to join our team.  The successful candidate will maintain our vacuum chambers, as well as add capabilities to existing chambers.  General lab maintenance and organization will also be required.  Testing of k-Space metrology tools on the chambers will be required.  Processing of data acquired from our metrology tools will also be required, as well as generating reports on the processed data and metrology tool performance.

A minimum of 3 years’ experience working with vacuum equipment and deposition chambers is required.  Qualified applicants must have good organizational and communication skills.  A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is preferred but not required.  Experience with thin-film deposition processes is preferred but not required.  Computer proficiency in MS Windows/Word/Excel is required.   Experience with soldering, wiring, mechanical assembly, and electrical assembly is required. US Citizens and Permanent Residents Only – no Visa sponsorship available for this position. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

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