R&D Etch Process Development Engineer

Leuven - Engineering
Meer dan twee weken geleden

Sharing your expertise in and understanding of etch process solutions and interactions between etch and the overall integration scheme.


R&D Etch Process Development Engineer

What you will do

As R&D Etch Process Development Engineer, you lead etch process development in several (joint development) research programs related to the Advanced Patterning Center (APC) and Supplier Hub. Your overall responsibility is to deliver in a timely & efficient manner etch process solutions as well as an understanding of the interactions between the etch and lithography processes. In day-to-day operations, you are supported by the operational services provided within the organization. Your role is also to participate to the development of innovation within the etch group and to the continuous consolidation of the etch strategy.
Your key responsibilities are:
  • Driving and understanding of the interactions between the etch and other process steps, like lithography and thin film. 
  • Leading etch process development and providing etch solutions in several R&D projects.
  • Exploring etch process or integration flow boundaries to help define gaps and identify possible solutions.
  • Thinking ahead and participating actively to the definition of the etch group roadmap and strategy.
  • Facilitate partnerships and technical exchanges internally and with our partners.
  • Implementing methodology to ensure process robustness & process control.
  • Publishing papers, filing patents and extending your research network.

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 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 competitive salary with many fringe benefits.

Who you are

For this position we are looking for your strong technical background in the area of etch process development.  More specifically, we look forward to your expertise in leading edge technology involved in advanced patterning for 2D/3D logic scaling, nano-interconnect and memory.
  • We hope your PhD in Science or Applied Science is upgraded with 3 to 10 years of industrial experience in etch process development.
  • We look for your motivation and enthusiasm and eagerness to take up the challenge of reaching our ambitious objectives.
  • Therefore, your excellent planning and organizational skills will be a great help to us.
  • We highly appreciate your collaboration skills, together with your communication and reporting competences.
  • Your fluency in English is required to flourish in our international environment.

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