Process Engineer, Sr.2- Thin Films

Date: 19/08/2022

Location: San Antonio, TX, USA, 78251

Company: Tower Semiconductor Ltd.

About Tower Semiconductor

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Looking for a career path in the high tech manufacturing industry? Become part of a team focused on delivering the most exciting semiconductor technology to the world!  If you enjoy working with others in a fast pace environment and are looking for an opportunity to grow your career in the high tech industry then TowerJazz is the place to be!


TowerJazz is a global specialty foundry leader! We specialize in manufacturing analog integrated circuits for more than 300 customers worldwide in growing markets such as automotive, medical, industrial, consumer and aerospace and defense, among others.

Job Description

TowerJazz is searching for a recent engineering/science Ph.D. graduate to be assigned to thin films as a process engineer to support sustaining, improvements, and process transfer and development in a high volume manufacturing fab located in San Antonio, TX.  The TowerJazz fab in San Antonio is a growing manufacturing site, delivering specialty electronic devices for a wide range of applications with high quality, low cost, and excellent cycle times. A qualified candidate will be self-motivated, have strong technical and analytical skills, and posses a practical, hands-on approach to engineering problems.

This Job Is For You If

  • You have experience with sustaining and improving processes in a high volume manufacturing environment.
  • Are an expert in monitoring and controlling processes, troubleshooting yield problems, developing process enhancements, and implementing new processes to address quality and bottleneck situations.
  • You have experience installing and qualifying of new tools and process technologies.
  • You have In depth experience supporting process and technology transfers.
  • Have in depth experience with troubleshooting taskforces as needed and helping develop solutions that prevent recurrence.
  • You have the ability to work with and supporting Integration team and Quality organization to ensure technologies meet all qualification and reliability requirements.
  • Have exposure to lean manufacturing and six sigma processes is preferred.

Job Requirements

  • Recent Ph.D. graduate, preferably in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or Physics.
  • Minimum 3 years of hands on thin films experience.
  • Demonstrated above average academic performance.
  • Highly desirable coursework includes semiconductor processing technology, device physics, and statistics.
  • Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience with semiconductor fabrication tools.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Candidate must be able to communicate with audiences at any technical level.
  • Must be a self-starter, dependable and highly motivated.
  • Ability to work and communicate with equipment engineering to improve the area.
  • Strong problem solving and data analysis skills.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • This position requires an adaptable, detail oriented practical thinker and problem solver who is a quick learner and who has the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Take ownership of the processes assigned and establish the direction for improvements, sustaining and overall operation.Work closely with process and integration engineers to improve process metrics, such as SPC, yield, parametrics, and defects, as well as to achieve first-pass success of technology transfers.
  • Selection and qualification of semiconductor processing tools.
  • Monitor fab metrics with statistical process control (SPC).
  • Root cause investigation of discrepant material. Implement yield and defect improvement projects.
  • Write operating specifications and provide technical training to wafer fab personnel.
  • Work with equipment engineering to improve uptime and tool utilization.
  • Troubleshoot process and tool excursions.
  • Identify cost savings opportunities and drive projects to reduce overall costs.
  • Implement advanced process control to improve Cpk at critical levels.
  • Ensure matching of newly installed equipment to support production ramp.
  • Develop new semiconductor manufacturing processes using design of experiments (DOE).


Perks And Benefits

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