Samsung Austin Semiconductor is one of the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the world with more than 3,000 employees and 2.45 million square feet of floor space. Samsung Austin Semiconductor has broad semiconductor process technology offerings serving customers in various application areas including mobile, consumer, networking/high performance computing, Internet of Things, RF and automotive. Since 1996, SAS has invested approximately $17 billion in its Austin, TX campus, making it one of the largest direct foreign investments in United States history. Samsung Austin Semiconductor is a US-based subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. The Austin facility is one of the few semiconductor plants the company has outside South Korea. Visit www.samsung.com/us/sas.
SAS is focused on being the World's Best Foundry product supplier.
Role and Responsibilities
Metrology is a great place to work with a friendly environment.
The engineer will have a chance to work on material from all other departments of the FAB since Metrology supports all operation groups (MFG/UP/PIE) and supporting groups (Device, QR, Failure Analysis) by providing support to the fab with accurate and precise measurement data.
Since the nature of metrology work depends heavily on every aspect (equipment, process, applications, etc.), good teamwork and communication skill is required to be successful.
Metrology has several great experienced teams that work together, and this creates many opportunities to work with state-of-the-art equipment and to utilize very innovative measurement techniques for problems solving.
This environment will help you accelerate your experience and knowledge so that you can have a strong contribution to the team and company.
This open position is for a E2/Senior Edge Inspection Applications Engineer, specifically focusing on edge and bevel defect detection, engineering analysis, troubleshooting/resolving issues daily in a factory environment, providing strong customer service to internal and external customers, decision making, daily tool health monitoring, automating routine tasks, improving BKMs (best known methods) and recipe setup for new & old devices.
Candidate must be able to run Design of Experiment (DoE) and analyze the data to achieve the best solution.
Training will be provide for candidate step by step so please be a part of our fun and exciting team!
Engineering recipe setup and report for wafer edge, wafer bevel and wafer surface inspection using Visedge and SP toolset including but not limited to recipe benchmarking with head quarter in Korea.
Work closely with other inspection infra applications and Defect Analysis engineering team for defect trending and quality improvement projects.
Technical presentations for information sharing and cultivation.
Maintain tool-to-tool matching (TTTM) and tool health monitoring, and changing point management CPM).
Daily monitoring of tool quals key metrics and product trend. Expected to respond to SPC, PCM, and abnormal lot processing disposition (ALPS) to prevent excursions.
Troubleshooting recipe/tool related issues with equipment team and factory automation team.
Troubleshoot daily Unit Part/Process Integration (UP/PIE) issues and provide reports with detail analysis.
Recipe setup for new devices using the Metrology Guide and auditing to ensure matching to process flow.
Troubleshooting with factory automation, data collection, and lot track-out issues.
Worked on advanced assignments with minimal to no supervision.
Provides guidance to non-exempt and exempt personnel.
Work days and hours: 1st-Shift, Monday through Friday 8-5.
Skills and Qualifications
Minimum Four Year Bachelor's degree in related field (Engineering, Physics, Chemistry).
3+ year experience in semiconductor required.
3+ year experience with defect inspection tool set a plus, especially Visedge and SP (SP3/SP5) tools set. Four years of semiconductor experience preferred and knowledge in process (Photo/Etch/CVD/CMP) and defects.
Strong problem solving skills with attention to details.
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power point.
Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.
Able to prioritize large workloads on a daily basis ( Multitasking).
Self-starter with a continuous improvement attitude.
Ability to deal with ambiguity.
Familiarity with some computer programming (Java, C++, Python, Visual Basic, MATLAB etc.) preferred.
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