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Process Integration Engineer
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 4,000 brilliant minds from over 90 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:

What you will do

You will be working in imec’s Sensor Components Process Integration (SCPI) group as process integration engineer. Here, you will develop and implement novel process flows on 200 and 300 mm wafer fabrication platforms in non-CMOS technologies, such as photonics, MEMS, sensors, 3D or microfluidics.
Within the imec Semiconductor Technology and Systems unit, our group offers companies to develop and fabricate customized specialty microsystems that cannot be produced in standard CMOS technology. Our focus is on process integration of novel type of components in new application domains. We follow a multidisciplinary approach and develop the process technology in strong collaboration with design, application and our customers. We are able to tune our process technology to the demands of the customer and develop the technology flow for both prototypes and low-volume production.

Your primary responsibilities will be to:
-    Execute process experiments to develop new process steps, modules, follow up lots to achieve functional prototypes
-    Coordinate process unit and process module development
-    Analyse in line and end of line metrology and characterization data to select optimal process steps and conditions
-    Make the link between process conditions and performance of the fabricated chips
-    Work according to agreed timelines and report on progress internally/external customers
-    Work efficiently in a multidisciplinary environment with engineers and scientists focusing on design, systems and applications aspects.
-    Manage time effectively and prioritize to achieve major milestones
-    Communicate and interact effectively with the other groups within imec, eg. application groups and fab operations


Who you are

-   You have a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Materials Engineering or a related technical field and process integration experience.
-    You have experience in semiconductor process technology and process flow integration
-    We are looking for your good understanding of / experience in non-CMOS technologies, such as photonics, MEMS, sensors, 3D or microfluidics
-    We value your excellent communication and reporting skills as you will be required to interface with internal and external customers
-    You take initiative and work independently, while being part of a team
-    We are looking for your problem solving skills and pro- active attitude
-    You show a hands- on approach with excellent engineering skills and a personal drive to achieve project goals
-    You show perseverance and assertive communication skills, while keeping a constructive attitude
-    You have good organizational skills and show flexibility to change between different projects and tasks according to changing priorities
-    Since you will be working in a highly international environment and will be maintaining a good contact with colleagues and co-workers from all over the world, fluency in English is essential

What we do for you

We offer you the opportunity to join one of the world’s premier research centers in nanotechnology at its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium. With your talent, passion and expertise, you’ll become part of a team that makes the impossible possible. Together, we shape the technology that will determine the society of tomorrow.
We are proud of our open, multicultural, and informal working environment with ample possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility. We commit to supporting and guiding you in this process; not only with words but also with tangible actions. Through, 'our corporate university', we actively invest in your development to further your technical and personal growth.
We are aware that your valuable contribution makes imec a top player in its field. Your energy and commitment are therefore appreciated by means of a competitive salary with many fringe benefits.

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Date Posted: March 4, 2019