Manpower Group CMP Process Engineer in Austin, Texas

CMP Process Engineer

Samsung Austin Semiconductor is seeking experienced process engineer for CMP. Challenges include defect reduction, process control and integration of CMP into leading edge devices. The successful candidate will have a broad experience with CMP Processes, slurries, post polish cleaning, hardware and device integration.


  • Develop plans and conduct defect, thickness and integration troubleshooting with CMP process and equipment engineers.

  • Conduct experiments and analyze data for process improvements.

  • Use knowledge of pads, disks, slurries, cleaning chemistries, and device integration to improve yield.

  • Participating in fab to fab standardization activities, tool to tool matching, cost reduction, defect reduction, as well as throughput improvement projects

  • Strong skills in logical and objective data analysis with an ability to establish and track metrics to meet department goals.

  • Actively participate with other engineering, production and support organizations for high volume production of leading edge logic devices

  • Providing innovative real time quick response and solutions to line issues to help maintain manufacturing requirements while maintaining the highest level of quality


  • 2-7 years of related experience

  • Experience in 200mm or 300mm high volume manufacturing

  • Prior CMP Process engineering experience

  • BS degree in an Engineering or physical science. Advanced degree is a plus.

  • Ability to successfully plan, execute, analyze and deliver projects according to schedule

  • Strong data analysis, troubleshooting, teamwork, and communication skills

  • Aptitude and desire to learn new skills

  • Six Sigma certification and/or use of LEAN improvement tools a plus

  • Ability to thrive in a multi-culture environment

  • Previous supervisory role over technical staff is strongly desired

  • Experience with AMAT CMP tools (Mirra, Reflexion, Reflexion LK)

  • Experience in the following is desirable: SAS/JMP, Minitab, SPC, Tool Monitoring Software, Troubleshooting, MCC (machine cycle charting)

Company Information:

Samsung Austin Semiconductor (SAS) is one of the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the United States. SAS produces digital LSI logic components for tablets, smart phones, and other mobile devices. In August, 2012, SAS invested $4 billion to accommodate full System LSI production, bringing our total investment in Austin to more than $17 billion. With over 2500 employees and 2.3M square feet of space, SAS is producing a full range of design rule devices. Since 1997, SAS has been at the forefront of manufacturing technology, enabling the world's digital devices to operate at their highest performance.

What we offer:

  • Ample training and development opportunities

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Generous PTO policy starting at 4 weeks

  • Employer paid health insurance, long-term disability, short-term disability, and life insurance

  • Onsite gym, basketball court, and soccer field

  • Subsidized cafeteria meals

Samsung Austin Semiconductor is an Equal Opportunity employer.