Group Leader Thin Film Deposition Process Engineering
What you will do
As an inspirational Group Leader for Thin Films Deposition (TFE), with a strong technical background in the area of PVD, CVD, ALD, Epitaxy and Furnace techniques, you are responsible for the day-to-day support to the Fab in these techniques. Together with your team, you develop new thin film deposition processes specifically for the area of CMORE (MEMS, actuators, sensors). You are responsible for improvement projects, cycle time and operational efficiency.
Your industry experience will help you to implement methodology in order to develop robust deposition processes. Efficient solutions for day-to-day problems regarding process stability and quality in our 200mm (focused on MTM high end specialty components) and 300mm (focused on advanced scaling) R&D Fabs are your first focus. Your practical experience in deposition techniques is crucial to manage goals, milestones, set the right priorities and ensure high quality processes for your team. You enjoy leading your team with solid knowledge, clear goals and up to date work planning. Being a communicative people manager, you motivate your team to reach challenging milestones. You ensure the daily collaboration with operations, hardware engineering, the process development teams as well as equipment suppliers run smoothly.
Your key responsibilities are:
- Securing tool stability by implementing and following up on the right process controls.
- Follow up on the day-to-day issues linked to the processes in the area.
- Follow up and coaching of the process development work supporting various programs and projects.
- Identifying, initiating and implementation of operational efficiency improvements.
- Managing the team resources to optimally support the requests from various stakeholders.
- Coaching the team resources towards enhanced skill levels.
- Contacts with equipment suppliers.
What we do for you
In exchange for your talent, passion and expertise, 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 imecAcademy, '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.
Who you are
You have a Master’s degree in Engineering or Applied Sciences. Relevant hands-on experience in thin film deposition, process development within the semi-conductor industry is required. You have a passion for progressive technology and processes. You understand the interaction between hardware and process and are able to set-up the right characterization for processes in development and tool monitoring. You have experience in efficiently managing a team and are enthusiastic to take up challenges and reach ambitious objectives with your team. Sharing your experience and knowledge within your team members give you energy in your job. As you will work in and with cross functional teams, strong communication and reporting competencies are required, as well as excellent planning and organizational skills.