SilcoTek Employment Opportunities

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At SilcoTek®, we believe that a successful company is defined by how we treat each other and how we treat our customers as a team. We are seeking individuals that posses a positive, productive attitude, and those that have the initiative and drive to develop both professionally and personally.

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Research Scientist -Semiconductor Sector


Job Summary:

Research and develop new coating technologies allowing for improved capabilities of existing product surfaces and potential new surface coatings and treatments with primary application to the needs of the semiconductor market.  Coordinate with Marketing, Production, the SilcoTek Sales team and direct customers and/or users to identify and support new and existing technologies, which can be utilized to improve existing products and/or to develop new products within the semiconductor fabrication market. Identify, develop, troubleshoot, and implement processes improvements and technologies to increase quality and utilization of equipment.  



  • Advanced degree in the Sciences or 7 years job experience in surface chemistry, chemical vapor deposition and/or materials science. 
  • Minimum of 3 years developmental work in the related sciences fields. 
  • Experience in semiconductor industry and/or CVD industry is a plus. 
  • Experience with corrosion engineering is a plus. 


  • Competent use of computers: operating systems, email, spreadsheets, word processing and database applications
  • Works well with others in a team environment
  • Light/Medium manufacturing environment, Laboratory environment, General office environment. 
  • Knowledgeable in the use of apparatus and interpretation of data from surface characterization equipment such as FTIR, SEM, XPS, SIMS, and TEM.

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SilcoTek® is a coating technology company dedicated to providing a work environment where "employees enjoy coming to work as much as going home" and where employees are passionate, enjoy working with each other, and work in an atmosphere based on mutual respect and trust.

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Z.I.P. Code - Our daily code of conduct 

  • Zero Disappointments: We coat your part perfectly and on time every time!
  • Integrity in all we do: We are honest and make data driven decisions. We protect the confidentiality of our business relationship.
  • Plus 1 customer service: We jump through hoops to make our customers happy! If we do not know the answer, we will admit it and work hard to find the answer.

SilcoTek's Core Values (FISHING!)

  • Fast Failure
  • In the Light
  • Servant Leadership
  • Honesty
  • Innovation
  • Never stop learning
  • Give it all you've got!

We offer the following benefits:

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and accidental death insurance
  • 401k plan
  • Paid time off
  • Reimbursement for continuing education and development programs
  • Regular bonuses
  • Family leave and maternity benefits
  • Company contributions toward child care costs
  • Fitness and recreational facilities and programs
  • Social activities throughout the year
  • Casual dress code

And much more!

SilcoTek is easily accessible.

  • A fraction of a mile off of Interstate-99, exit 78A
  • Within a few hours' driving distance of Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and the D.C. area
  • Twenty daily commuter flights in and out of University Park Airport

SilcoTek offers excellent benefits and provides a diverse, family-friendly work environment in a growing and energetic company. Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements, specifying the job you are applying for to:


SilcoTek Human Resources Department
225 PennTech Dr.
Bellefonte, PA, 16823.


Resumes may also be faxed to (814) 353-1697.
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No phone calls please.

SilcoTek is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.