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Process Engineer Thin Films
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.

What we do for you

In exchange for your talent, passion and expertise as a Process Engineer Thin Films, you will join a multicultural and high-tech company, with challenges there for the taking. Our flexible, progressive and informal working environment offers you a range of possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility.
This is your opportunity to contribute to the technology that will determine the society of tomorrow. Imec supports and guides you in this process; not only with words but with concrete actions.
Through, 'our corporate university', we are actively investing in the further development of all our employees to assure their technical and personal growth.
Your valuable contribution and that of your colleagues make imec a top player in its field. Your energy and commitment are therefore appreciated by means of an attractive and competitive salary with many fringe benefits.

Job Description:

The Thin Films Process Engineering team (TFE) covers many different production steps in the cleanroom. We are looking for an enthusiastic Process Engineer to reinforce this team.

  • You will focus on the deposition of various materials used in the fabrication of semiconductor devices and circuits.
  • You support the development of new deposition processes and techniques for our many internal and external customers.
  • You maintain and improve the quality of existing ‘line released’ processes.
  • To achieve this you will be responsible for monitoring and controlling process quality, initiating process improvements, problem prevention, and problem resolution.
  • You will perform operational excellence projects.
  • As a real teamplayer you will work in a dynamic multidisciplinary and multicultural environment in close cooperation with Researchers, Scientists, Hardware Engineers, Operations, Equipment Vendors, Integration Engineers, Device and Process experts.
  • You see the advantages of working in shifts (early/late) and 1 weekend in 3.

Who you are

  • You obtained a Masters degree in Science or Engineering or equal by experience, and display strong engineering skills and mindset.
  • You have strong analytical skills, interest in how things are measured, how data is interpreted, and how data can be used to ensure high quality results that are achieved within the timescale agreed with the customer.
  • You are able to work autonomously, are well organized, and you have a good attention to detail and set high standards for quality.
  • You have a methodical and logical approach to problem diagnosis and resolution.
  • You are able to adapt at short notice to changing priorities.
  • You are able to work within cross disciplinary technical teams.
  • Given the international character of imec, fluency in English is a must.
  • You are an enthusiastic and self-motivated team player with good communication and reporting skills.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in different semiconductor depositions techniques (e.g., CVD, PECVD, SACVD, PVD, LPCVD, MOCVD, etc.) would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience of various process control and quality improvement techniques (e.g., SPC, Cp/CpK, FMEA, 8D, etc.) would be an advantage.
  • Previous experience in a semiconductor facility would be an advantage.
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Date Posted: May 17, 2018