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Measurement Technician

Technicians - Leuven | About a week ago

Measurement Technician


Imec is the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. The combination of our widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes us unique. By leveraging our world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, we create groundbreaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, energy, education, etc. 
To strengthen this position as a leading player in our field, we are looking for those passionate talents that make the difference! Currently we are looking for a measurement technician

The team

The META group is part of the Fab organization in imec, responsible for electrical test and chip assembly. The team delivers test applications and services to the R&D organization and contributes directly to the success of many research programs in imec. One of the key responsibilities of the operations team within META is to execute fully automated electrical test programs on silicon wafers once they leave imec’s production line. The team is also in charge of all operational aspects of the electrical test lab. This includes the introduction of new hardware in the lab, instrument maintenance and calibration as well as providing technical support to our lab users. We are looking for a measurement technician to join the electrical test operations team.

What you will do

  • A key responsibility will be to execute electrical test programs on automatic wafer probers in both in lab and cleanroom environment. This involves preparing the test script, loading the wafers on the tool and running the test.
  • You will also provide technical support to researchers on the different test benches in our labs, for example: replacing probetips, doing small repairs on a system or helping lab users perform measurements.
  • During the instrument calibration period you coordinate the timely delivery of the instruments to the calibration service point and help re-install the instruments after calibration.
  • You play an active role in the instrument loan service and probecard service work.
  • When new systems are installed you help with the set-up by installing instruments and cabling in measurement racks.
  • After receiving the required training, you will train researchers in measurement systems.
  • You look out for operational and quality improvements and collaborate with the team to implement them.

What we do for you

We offer you the opportunity to join one of the world’s premier research centers in nanotechnology at its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium. With your talent, passion and expertise, you’ll become part of a team that makes the impossible possible. Together, we shape the technology that will determine the society of tomorrow.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and proud of our open, multicultural, and informal working environment with ample possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility. In everything we do, your future colleagues are guided by the imec values of passion, excellence, connectedness, and integrity. We commit to supporting and guiding you in this process, not only with words but also with tangible actions. Through imec.academy, 'our corporate university', we actively invest in your development to further your technical and personal growth. 

We are aware that your valuable contribution makes imec a top player in its field. Your energy and commitment are therefore appreciated by means of a market appropriate salary with many fringe benefits. 

Who you are

  • You enjoy technical and hands-on work.
  • You are customer and service oriented. 
  • You have an eye for detail; you can follow a procedure to execute a complex task.
  • You are a pragmatic problem solver; you like to find practical solutions and implement them.
  • You are a team player; you are eager to learn from others but also easily share your own knowledge and expertise.
  • You have a basic understanding of and can express yourself in English.
  • You are fluent with pc and MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) to perform administrative tasks.
  • Ideally you have experience working in a lab environment and/or experience in working with instruments.
  • Education in a technical field is a plus.