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Thin Film Process Engineer

Engineering - Leuven | About a week ago

As a Process Engineer Thin film deposition you are responsible to stabilize, improve and introduce processes and tools.

Process Engineer

What you will do

The Thin Films Process Engineering team (TFE) covers many different production steps in the cleanroom. As part of the TFE team you will focus on the various operations used in the fabrication of semiconductor devices and circuits, and supporting the development of new processes and techniques for our many internal and external customers. It is also a core function of the Process Engineer to 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 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. As Process Engineer you work in shifts (early/late) and 1 weekend in 3.

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 obtained a Degree or Masters in Science, Chemistry 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 organised, 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, written and verbal 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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