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Process Integration Officer GaN Power Electronics

Research & development - Leuven | More than two weeks ago

Join imec as a GaN Power Electronics Process Integration Officer for process development of power devices!

Process Integration Officer GaN Power Electronics

What you will do

Gallium Nitride (GaN) technology offers faster switching power devices with higher breakdown voltages and lower on-resistance compared to silicon (Si) technology. GaN power devices are a breakthrough technology, revolutionizing the power electronics landscape; and the GaN process technology have an exciting roadmap for next generation GaN power devices. Imec has developed and continues to improve 100V, 200V and 650V enhancement mode devices on 200mm GaN-on-Silicon wafers with state-of-the-art performance and reproducibility.

To strengthen our the GaN Process Integration team (GANPI), we are looking for a process integration officer. In this function, you will support process flow definition, execution, and follow-up for the realization of GaN power devices on imec’s 200 mm wafer level GaN fabrication platforms. You will work closely together with the GaN process integration engineers, and fab process step responsibles and imec metrology teams for material analysis such as SEM/TEM inspections. You will execute supporting activities in and outside the imec cleanroom. 
Your tasks include:

  • Execute process experiments, define, and follow up lots to achieve functional GaN power devices.
  • Perform various supporting activities in and outside the imec 200mm cleanroom, such as executing various inspections.
  • Help execute process unit and process module development. 
  • Analyze in line / end of line metrology and characterization data to support the selection of optimal process steps and conditions. 
  • Work according to agreed customer timelines and report on progress internally.
  • Manage time effectively and prioritize to achieve major milestones. 
  • Communicate and interact effectively with the team and the other groups within imec, eg. unit-process step specialist, material metrology teams and fab operations.

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. 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 competitive salary with many fringe benefits. 

Who you are

  • You have a Bachelor or Master’s in Electrical Engineering, Materials or Chemical Engineering or a related technical field
  • Prefeably you have experience in semiconductor process technology and process flow integration; hands-on fabrication experience is an asset.
  • You show excellent communication and reporting skills as you will be required to interface with varioius people and teams at imec.
  • You are able to take initiative and work independently, while being part of a team.
  • You show proven problem solving skills and have a pro- active attitude.
  • You show a hands- on approach with excellent engineering skills and a personal drive to achieve project goals.
  • You show perseverance and assertive communication skills, while keeping a constructive attitude.
  • You have good organizational skills and show flexibility to change between different projects and tasks according to changing priorities.
  • Since you will be working in a highly international environment and will be maintaining a good contact with colleagues and co-workers from all over the world, fluency in English is essential.