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Wafer Level Bonding R&D Engineer
Employer: imec
Location: Leuven, Belgium
Employment Start Date: As soon as possible

Organization Description:

Imec performs world-leading research in nano-electronics. Imec leverages its scientific knowledge with the innovative power of its global partnerships in ICT, healthcare and energy. Imec delivers industry-relevant technology solutions. In a unique high-tech environment, its international top talent is committed to providing the building blocks for a better life in a sustainable society. Imec is headquartered in Leuven (Belgium) and has offices in the Netherlands, Taiwan, US, China, Japan and India. Its staff of more than 2,000 people includes over 550 industrial residents and guest researchers. We are currently looking for a Wafer Level Bonding R&D Engineer (m/f).

Job Description:

Job description
Focused on R&D activities for wafer level bonding, particularly permanent bonding.

Your main tasks will be:

  • Drive and define JDP activities for new tool sets, new materials, new metrology tools and methodologies.
  • Define, organize and validate process development for the wafer level bonding area including coordination of the transfer of developed processes and tools to support and operational teams.
  • Act as back up for the other members of the wafer level bonding team.
  • Regularly report on activities both internally within imec and externally via conference / journal publications.
  • Monitor industry trends and innovations, applying scientific knowledge and adapting to imec research programs and activities.

You preferably have a PhD or Master in Chemistry, Physics, Material Science or engineering. Relevant experience within a research or industrial environment is an advantage.
You will require project management skills and a strong capability to work independently with a focus on quality for your deliverables.
You will actively participate in cross functional teams when required, utilizing scientific and engineering skills to enhance the team capability.
You have good communication skills since you will work in a multicultural team of imec researchers, PhD students and industrial researchers.
You are a team player with good networking skills. You also possess good reporting skills.
Since your job consists of a variety of activities, depending on the needs of the imec research programmes, a flexible attitude towards your tasks is required.
Given the international character of imec, good knowledge of (spoken and written) English is a must.


Job Application:

We offer
We offer you a challenging position in an advanced high-tech environment, in an international team. This is your opportunity to contribute to technologies that will have an impact on tomorrow’s society.
We offer you an attractive salary added with competitive extra-legal benefits such as an interesting life insurance, hospitalization insurance, and a long term disability insurance.  Imec takes on the full cost of these insurances.  On top of that you receive meal vouchers for each working day. Furthermore, imec offers various training possibilities and social services such as a company restaurant, ironing service, the possibility of day care on site, holiday daycare and discounts in different sport clubs and shops.  To decrease our ecological footprint 100% of the transport by train is reimbursed by imec.

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Date Posted: March 27, 2012