Manpower Group Defect Engineer in Austin, Texas
Defect Engineer - Samsung Austin Semiconductor 1 st Shift
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Samsung Austin Semiconductor (SAS) is one of the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the United States, producing logic components for smart phones, tablets, and other mobile devices. Since 1997, SAS has been at the forefront of manufacturing technology, enabling the world's digital devices to operate at the highest performance.
The Defect Engineering (DE) group are in charge of SAS fab inline defect monitoring, control and improvement. DE group has a mission to meet SAS expectations: continuous defect reduction and yield improvement on 14nm and legacy nodes, new product introduction, Foundry & Automotive product audit & customer support, fab defect interlock & OOC event improvement, excursion and low yield reduction, etc.
As a Defect Engineer, you will work on first shift, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm, in a high volume 24x7 manufacturing environment. You will support technology development and implementation efforts by providing defect control and reduction expertise in order to achieve yield and performance goals.
Specific Job Duties:
As a Defect Engineer, the candidate will support defect control and reduction work in a high volume 24x7 manufacturing environment, on purpose to achieve yield and performance goals.
Supporting New Product Introduction (NPI) as the Defect engineering representative: attending meetings, presenting inline inspection strategy & methodology, supporting GPM set up, spec audits, and comparison, evaluating unit part process changes and tool spreads in terms of inline and NPW defectivity data.
Performing fab process/tool trend data and correlation analysis to identify dog tools, trace defects to root cause, and rapidly take action to prevent inline process excursions.
Working cross-functionally with YE/PIE/UP to evaluate defect data on BKMs & projects, excursion monitoring & control, SWLY reduction.
Establishing FCC (Failed Chip Count) and trend monitoring plans for new technology introductions and ramps (14nm & foundry) and existing legacy production nodes (65nm/45nm/32nm/28nm) in order to achieve yield and performance goals, and support on weekly module meetings & activities.
Responding to foundry customer requests and delivering the data & analysis to meet expectation.
Supporting new technology and process transfer projects from Samsung HQ (South Korea).
Necessary Skills / Attributes
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Chemical, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, Chemistry, Physics or related technical fields.
Requires a minimum of 2 years of Semiconductor process engineering experience in defect monitor and reduction.
Advanced degree is preferred.
Experience in leading logic technology (45nm or below) development is strongly preferred.
Relevant experience in advanced defect inspection and review tools (bright field, dark field, e-beam, Vis-edge…etc) is strongly preferred.
Knowledge of Klarity Defect (or similar) software and its application in a semiconductor processing environment is useful.
Working knowledge in SPC and DOE methodology is required
Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation) and experience as a contributing member of cross functional teams is required.
Strong data mining, troubleshooting skills, and an energetic/self starter personality preferred.
Strong organizational skills to manage multiple tasks and able to react to shifting priorities.
Ability to meet deadlines, schedules and commitments is required.
Candidates must be authorized to work in the USA for any employer, without transfer or sponsorship of any kind.
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 2400 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.
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