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DATE ADDED: Wed 20/11/2019

PVD Manufacturing Engineer / Tool Owner - SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Albany, NY, US


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Location: Albany, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Thu Aug 15 2019 Job Description:

This engineering position is for a Manufacturing Engineer / Tool Owner specifically for the Films sector in the 300mm fab facility.

+ Process responsibilities are for PVD sector and supporting metrology. Expectations are to learn other sectors for example CVD/Etch/CMP/Films/Metrology/etc. to provide backup for fellow peer engineers and to be well rounded.

+ Maintaining and controlling various vendor tools to tight specifications dedicated by the needs of the technologies.

+ Establish process specifications and control charts for tool monitoring

+ Working knowledge of SIVIEW (MES) to implement the building of routes for tool controls as well as building WSPC charts for tool monitoring

+ The tools will be controlled using SPC charts and Western Electric Rules.

+ Learning various toolsets across multiple tooling vendors

+ Must be able to recover tool faults/fails

+ In addition, the engineer will manage technicians to support the fab for 24/7 coverage.

+ Able to track and process lots on tools as needed for the business commitments

+ Responsible for writing operational procedures (MPS) for each toolset/processes

+ Responsible for the backing up of tool parameters and process recipes at some set time interval

+ Able to train and certify operators to process these tools after releasing of the tool to OPS

+ Develop a good working relationship with all the FSE that support the tools.

+ The applicant will need to work for tooling vendors and operations management on a daily basis.

+ Time management is a must to work effectively between process support and equipment support

+ Responsible for completing performance programs and evaluations timely

+ Other reasonable duties as assigned.

The successful applicant must be able to interface effectively with fab operations, process maintenance, and semiconductor engineering professionals from client companies. Must exhibit self-discipline and be able to work under minimal supervision. Must react to tool downs and report daily on status of tools until tools are requalified and fab operation resumes. Must be accountable for individual results and for the impact of the results on the team. Accuracy, quality and productivity are all required.

Job Requirements:

B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent Engineering and/or Science discipline from a college or University accredited by the USDOE or internationally recognized accrediting organization AND 5 years' experience relevant professional industry experience.


M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent Engineering and/or Science discipline from a college or University accredited by the USDOE or internationally recognized accrediting organization AND 1-3 years' experience relevant professional industry experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Working knowledge of SiView

+ Familiar with semiconductor metrology equipment such as Optical Microscopes and SEM

Candidates must address in their applications their ability to work with culturally diverse populations. This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check; this position may require annual background checks.

Additional Information:

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Note: Position is contingent on the availability of funding.