Machine Vision Engineer

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AOI)

Houston, TX
5月 之前发布

Department:  SPD
Job Code:  SPDWC1820


We are looking for a Machine Vision Engineer who will be in charge of our compound semiconductor Laser Wafer and Chip vision inspection to expand the capabilities of our semi automated defect detection system in a cleanroom environment. Main tasks include product inspection yield monitoring and improvement, inspection algorithm improvement, and regular inspection, maintenance, and optimization of tools/equipment.


  • Learn current inspection system and implement improvement for defect inspection overkill and escape.
  • Create and modify inspection recipes.
  • Apply image processing such as image enhancement, thresholding, morphology, feature extraction, classification etc. to improve defect detection accuracy.
  • Review OQC rejected work orders and feedback to inspection model .
  • Troubleshooting for work orders with inspection issues.
  • Ensure production line meet uptime, cycle time and quality metrics, have the sense of urgency on resolution of production issues.
  • Inspection yield report analysis on a weekly basis.
  • Current inspection of hardware tool routine maintenance and new tool qualification.
  • Document process changes/updates in format of Standard Operating Procedure.
  • Technical training for operators and technicians.
  • Regularly and effectively communicate status of activities/project updates with manager.
  • Overtime may be needed for production line needs.


BS Physics, Electrical Science, Computer Science or other Engineering discipline.


Experienced in AI, machine learning and/or machine vision system.


  • Experience in manufacturing industry
  • Experience of III-V compound semiconductor cleaving is highly preferred
  • Wafer level inspection tool experience highly preferred
  • Programming in Labview and Python highly preferred
  • Knowledge of cameras, lenses, optics, lighting, and others for image capture and processing
  • Experience in Microsoft Access or SQL preferred
  • Experience in Cognex Vidi highly preferred
  • Trouble-shoot capability skills


In addition to competitive salary, AOI offers
•  Sign on and annual refresher grant of restricted stocks
•  Flexible and competitive health (medical, dental, vision) plans offer the employee with the right options to meet individual and family needs
•  Employer matching on 401(k) deferrals
•  Generous PTO policy (over 3 weeks of PTO in the initial year), with unused PTO payout at end of the year
•  Relocation package
•  Immigration sponsorships


•  Houston, TX


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