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Senior ASIC Project Manager

Research & development - Leuven | More than two weeks ago

Coordinating design projects from start to finish, handling all aspects of the project(s) within a mutually agreed budget, timeframe, and customer expectations.

ASIC Project Manager 

Imec’s specialty component department is focused on doing research and development towards finding innovative and at the same time manufacturable solutions for our partners problems and ideas. This R&D work combines our expertise in silicon process technology with multidisciplinary activities ranging from material science, device design, circuit design, MEMS systems, optics and photonics systems, acoustic and phononic systems, microfluidic systems, thermal systems. 
As part of this R&D activity we are also working closely together with our semiconductor equipment suppliers to develop key components for next generations tools. This collaboration can go from early concept studies and generating new and innovative ideas over development, early prototyping, all the way to producing actual parts that will go in the field. 

Together with one of our key equipment suppliers we are starting up a new project to investigate a new MEMS based solution which will be key in achieving the required performance to enable semiconductor fabrication for the N3 and beyond generations. 

What you will do

As part of this research team we are looking for an project manager to steer the development of an optical /mechanical/ electrical (analog/digital with embedded software) system based on newly to be developed nano-process-technologies, requiring extreme accuracy and stability while operating in a harsh environment. 
More in detail (as examples and not exhaustive): 

  • As a project manager, you will oversee the complete development project. The scope of the project covers system design, asic, design, MEMS design, CMOS and MEMS process development and processing, 3D integration, characterization, reliability, system evaluation methodologies, system evaluation. 
  • You are responsible for the project plan and its execution. 
  • You anticipate on possible problems and take pro-active actions. 
  • You are coordinating the information exchange between the different team members, you organize meetings, define and keep track of actions 
  • You are the primary contact with the customers and stakeholders and you align customer requests to internal capabilities. 
  • You streamline the communication with the customer. 
  • You are the primary contact with subcontractors. 
  • You will work in close cooperation with experts of multiple disciplines. 
  • You will report on regular basis on the progress and issues both internally and externally.  

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. 

Who you are

  • You have a PhD degree or several years of experience in project and/or people management. 
  • Proven leadership and people management skills in small multi-disciplinary teams. 
  • You are result driven, you can set and respect deadlines. 
  • You have the necessary project management skills to lead a complex project. 
  • You can work independently yet in close collaboration with experts from other technical fields. You enjoy working in a multi-disciplinary team. 
  • You have excellent communication and negotiation skills to align all the main stakeholders at the technical level. 
  • You have excellent reporting skills and you can present technical results and choices clearly and concisely. 
  • You can easily integrate in an international team. Fluency in English is essential. Occasional travel is part of the job. 

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