Product & Process Development Manager

Date posted:
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Kurt J. Lesker Company (KJLC)
1925 Route 51 Jefferson Hills, PA 15025

Join the Kurt J. Lesker Company (KJLC) in Enabling Technology for a Better World. We are seeking a dynamic, forward-thinking individual to join our Materials team located at our corporate headquarters in Jefferson Hills, PA. KJLC is a growing global manufacturer and distributor of vacuum technology.

The Product & Process Development Manager will work closely with the Product Management group to development, manufacture and distribute PVD products. Audit and continually improve processes implemented.

Key Job Elements:

Develop and continually improve processes for the manufacture and distribution of PVD products.
Support Procurement in the identification, qualification and development of partners, material vendors, sub-contractors and equipment suppliers, to support manufacturing and distribution processes.
Equipment specification, installation, start-up and process development thereof, in order to produce/supply the most cost effective products to customer/industry requirements.
Training and start-up management of personnel to support new processes and product development.
Vendor and facility auditing to ensure process yields stable quality, as well as, gap analysis and improvement.
Identify and implement appropriate data collection requirements and protocols for SPC, Lean and related Six Sigma processes.


Minimum 5 years product development or 10 years “hands on” processing in the area of PVD materials.
International travel

8 years product and/or process development of materials for electronics, display or related high tech industry.
Chinese speaking
Kurt J. Lesker Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disab