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Senior Process Integration Engineer
Employer: imec
Location: Leuven, Heverlee, Vlaams-Brabant, 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. In our Process Technology (PT) unit we are currently looking for a (m/f) Senior Process Integration Engineer.

Job Description:
  • Your mission will be to define and coordinate the development and integration of novel 3D process schemes. You will explore alternatives for their potential to improve performance, reliability and/or reduce cost of ownership. You also will explore the compatibility of such schemes with advanced device concepts.
  • You will be responsible for the discussion of process splits with the characterization and/or process development engineers, as well as for the implementation of these splits into process flows.
  • You plan development activities for the process module assigned to you. You will follow-up on the processing of module development test vehicles in the imec pilot line, collect and analyze performance data. You report results both internally as well as to customers. You will be supported in your task by a Process Assistant.
  • You keep your level of scientific know-how up to date and benchmarks imec’s expertise and performance in your competence domain with the rest of the world.
  • You regularly report to your team leader, program manager, program director or to the customers on progress and results as well as on new opportunities.
  • You will be member of the 3D Technology department where you will interact with process engineers, process assistants, test and reliability engineers as well as with industrial residents. Good communication and interaction within the 3D Technology department as well as with the CMOS technology department and Fab operations unit, is a major requirement for this job.
  • You will represent Imec in contacts with third parties and representatives for semiconductor players from around the globe for matters that relate to your field of competence.
  • You will operate from imec’s HQ located close to Brussels in the heart of Europe.
  • You have obtained a Master degree in applied sciences or engineering, preferably combined with some relevant industrial experience.
  • PhD or Master of Science: Physics, Chemical or Electronic Engineering or equivalent through experience.
  • You have 5-10 years experience in a semiconductor environment. A background in BEOL or TSV processing is an asset.
  • You have experience in presenting scientific results (publications, conferences, seminars).
  • You are an enthusiastic team player with project management capabilities. You are able to complete your tasks in time with minimal supervision.
  • You have good English communication skills.
  • You are willing to work in a highly competitive and multicultural environment.
Job Application:

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 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. 

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Date Posted: March 29, 2013