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Senior Process Engineer Lithography
Employer: imec
Location: Leuven, Belgium
Employment Start Date: As soon as possible

Organization Description:

Imec is the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. The combination of our widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes us unique. By leveraging our world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, we create groundbreaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, and energy.


As a trusted partner for companies, start-ups and universities we bring together close to 3,500 brilliant minds from over 70 nationalities. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and also has distributed R&D groups at a number of Flemish universities, in the Netherlands, Taiwan, USA, China, and offices in India and Japan. All of these particular traits make imec to be a top-class employer. To strengthen this position as a leading player in our field, we are looking for those passionate talents that make the difference!


Job Description:

You will be a member of the Litho Process Engineering & Development team. This team is responsible for the standard lithography processes and tools, and follows up processes under evaluation/validation for upscaling. Besides the follow up, also lithographic processes for new applications in the area of CMORE (MEMS, actuators, sensors ...) and Core (SRAM, MRAM ...) are set up.

As a Senior Process Engineer:

  •     Your mission will be to define and coordinate the development of lithography processes in the CMORE and Core area.
  •     You plan and execute development activities, feeding high quality lithography towards integration teams and process development teams. To enable this, you will be expected to take a hands on role within the clean room.  You report progress, results and opportunities to various organizational levels both internally as well as to customers and partners.
  •     You make sure the right quality processes are put in place to safeguard tool and process stability.
  •     In the event of major processing or tool problems you assess potential root causes and effectively follow up on the analysis in order to come to a structural solution in a timely manner.
  •     You keep your level of scientific know-how up to date.
  •     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.

Who you are

  •     You have a Master degree in Physics, Chemistry, Industrial or Materials Science, combined with relevant industrial experience in a semiconductor environment.
  •     Experience in lithography is a must, with knowledge of the different integration schemes FEOL, BEOL, and 3D.
  •     You are passionate about application development, data interpretation and are keen on high quality results. You have experience in presenting scientific results (publications, conferences and seminars).
  •     You are an enthusiastic team player with project management capabilities. You are able to complete your tasks in time with minimal supervision.
  •     You are eager to work in a highly competitive field and a multicultural environment.
  •     Given the international character of imec, fluency in English is a must.
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Date Posted: March 30, 2018