R&D Etch Team Leader
What you will do
support and guide a team of experienced etch engineers and researchers in
a very dynamic working environment.
challenging and realistic targets and make sure your direct reports
receive the necessary feedback to grow.
the individual performance of the team members by following the progress
of the different objectives on a regular basis.
and promote the development of the team through coaching and training, on
both technical and behavioral skills.
the expertise of the team by pushing the exploration of patterning
approaches, by assessing etch tool limitations and by promoting the
development of new technological solutions.
the team towards a structural way of working with a special focus on the
organization of their work, the planification of their experimental
activities, the high quality of their output and the excellence of their
a constructive cooperation within the team.
and collaborate with your direct manager as well as the other etch team
leaders in order to develop a common vision for the etch group.
projects and guide the technical direction to support IMEC program
deliverables, Joint Development Programs with imec tool supplier(s),
technology transfer activity and customer’s development-on-demand.
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 committed to being an inclusive employer and 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 imec.academy, '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 market appropriate salary with many fringe benefits.
Who you are
have a PhD in Applied Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Material Engineering
or Electrical engineering with at least 5-year work experience in the
semiconductor industry and preferably more than 2 years in a leadership or
have a strong technical background with hands-on experience in etch.
have a good understanding in the patterning and integration schemes and
process steps such as lithography, etch, Thin film for advanced technology
have experience with technical problem-solving and the ability to
have experience working with internal and external customers including
leading edge semiconductor equipment and/or materials manufacturers.
are a team player and flexible in accommodating changing priorities to
support business needs.
have self-drive and are willing to take ownership.
have outstanding English communication skills to work successfully in an
international dynamic team environment.