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Process Engineer Dry Etch

Engineering - Leuven | More than two weeks ago

Process Engineer Dry Etch

About imec

Imec is one of the largest independent research centers in the domain of nanotechnology and –electronics with offices in Belgium, the Netherlands, US, China, Japan and India. 
In collaboration with our world-wide industrial partners and leading research institutes imec builds on the applications that are years ahead of the industry in the domains of better healthcare, smart electronics, renewable energy and safer transport. Imec forms a bridge between the fundamental research at universities and the technology development in the industry. 
Imec has a unique expertise in chip processing and system design, a strong IP portfolio, an ultramodern infrastructure and an extensive network of partners. This makes us a key player in the development and improvement of high-tech solutions for the future. Thanks to the mix of state-of–the-art research and cutting-edge technology imec is a top-class employer. For our FAB business unit we are currently looking for a (m/f) Dry Etch Process Engineer.

What you will do

After receiving an intensive on-the-job training, you will be responsible for process qualification, process stability, process improvements, problem prevention and for the introduction of new processes. You will work in a dynamic multidisciplinary and multicultural environment in close cooperation with Researchers, Hardware Engineers, Operations, Industry Assignees, Device and Process Experts.

Your key responsibilities are:

  • Drive the etch process development in several projects.
  • Guide and comprehend the interactions between the etch and other process steps. 
  • Exploring etch process or integration flow boundaries, to help define gaps and possible solutions
  • Bringing critical etch processes to the required maturity to enable technology transfer
  • Thinking ahead and participating in the definition of the Fab Engineering roadmap 
  • Being and acting as Dry Etch and/or Strip Tool Owner including Safety, Quality, Cycle Time, Cost, SPC and Sustainability

What we do for you

We offer you a challenging position in an advanced high-tech environment, in an international team. This is your opportunity to contribute to technologies that will have an impact on tomorrow’s society.

We offer you an attractive salary added with competitive extra-legal benefits such as an interesting life insurance, hospitalization insurance and long-term disability insurance. Imec takes on the full cost of these insurances. On top of that you receive meal vouchers for each working day.

Furthermore, imec offers various training possibilities and social services, such as a company restaurant, ironing service, the possibility of day care nearby, holiday daycare and discounts in different sport clubs and shops.  To decrease our ecological footprint 100% of the transport by train is reimbursed by imec.

Who you are

  • You obtained a Master’s degree in Chemistry, Physics, (Industrial) Engineering in Electronics or equal by experience and display strong engineering skills and mindset.
  • Ideally you have >5 years of experience in process engineering; but young graduates are encouraged to apply as well.  
  • You like to take ownership, you are well organized, with good attention to detail and you set high standards for quality.
  • As you will work in cross functional teams, strong communication and reporting skills are required. You are a team player with a strong drive to share your experience and knowledge with colleagues. You strive to document and report your work to highest quality standards.
  • You are able to adapt to changing priorities.
  • You have a methodical and insightful approach to problem diagnosis and resolution.
  • Given the international character of imec, fluency in English is a must.