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Date: Apr 9, 2018

Location: Higashi-Hiroshima, 34, JP

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 114871 

As a Metrology Equipment Manager, you are responsible for optimizing area tool performance in accordance with Fab15’s Business Plan, Strategies and Goals. This includes working in partnership with world-wide teams on tool performance improvement and cost saving activities. You will be required to guide and develop area equipment engineers to achieve technical expertise in tool installation, qualification and maintaining high tool performance. You also be required to mentor and manage the performance of direct reports.


Responsibilities and Tasks


Direct tool upgrades, area wide maintenance scheduling and reporting of performance metrics


Engage your team, along with the Site Cost Manager, in cost reduction activities


Direct Copy Smart Team (CST) actions for worldwide collaboration on tool issues and performance improvement


Guide equipment owners in conducting root cause analysis and creating plans for scrap and excursion abatement


Work closely with vendors to resolve tool problems, and defect issues as well as maximize tool availability


Manage, measure and monitor projects to ensure deliverables and time frames are met


Develop challenging performance targets and effectively communicate to individual contributors


Collaborate with other areas to address all yield and reliability issues related to area tools


Actively engage with Fab Central Team (FCT) Key Equipment Group (KEG) and global counterparts on equipment issues and industry direction


Partnering with Purchasing, Facilities, Contractors and Vendors to buy and install new equipment


Collaborate with Real Defect Analysis (RDA), Process Integration (PI) and Yield Enhancement (YE) to address all yield and reliability issues related to area tools


Conduct performance management and professional development of direct reports


Partner with engineering operations team to resolve issues and enable efficient communication


Actively encourage Values driven behaviors and responses to issues


Promote and enable a safe and positive working environment


All team members are required to complete their learning items within the stipulated time frame


For business process and/or QMS component that one is responsible or accountable for:


a) ensuring the QMS/business process that is effective and conforms to requirements


b) ensuring that the processes are delivering their intended outputs


c) reporting on QMS/business process performance and opportunities for improvement to management


d) ensuring the promotion of internal and external customer focus throughout the organization


e) ensuring the maintenance of the integrity of the QMS/ business process when changes are planned and implemented.


f) ensuring customer requirements are met






Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

·  Degree in engineering, physics, or a related science field, or an equivalent



·  Related field of study







4 years experience in any of the following:

·  Fab engineering experience in leadership position is preferred




2 years experience in any of the following:

·  2 years experience in any of the following: • Metrology, Process Integration, Process Engineering, and Electrical Failure Analysis





·  Knowledge and understanding of Statistical Process Control (SPC), process control and its reaction mechanism


·  Ability to mentor and manage the performance of direct reports


·  Demonstrated success in developing and promoting technical expertise


·  Proven ability to make sound data-driven decisions


·  Excellent verbal and written communication skills


·  Excellent analytical and data gathering skills


·  Able to provide clear and useful insight on mechanical solutions


·  Solid understanding of the baseline NAND process flow as it relates to area equipment


·  Able to present highly technical data on tool and area performance to small and large groups


·  Successfully sets the behavioral example by being proactive, jumping on the problems, communicating openly, and taking responsibility


·  Strong ability to drive complex projects to completion


·  Proven ability to solicit feedback, accept input and analyze success/failure


·  Proven ability to identify, understand and mitigate risk before making critical decisions


·  Demonstrates and promotes Fab10 Values


·  Recognized as a resource by both production and engineering


·  Demonstrated ability to partner successfully with other groups and build strong peer relationships


·  Demonstrated success in troubleshooting problems and addressing root causes


·  Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and able to motivate a team toward common goals



Location: Hiroshima


We recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran’s status, or other classifications protected under law.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members' disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

Each manager, supervisor and team member is responsible for carrying out this policy. The EEO Administrator in Human Resources is responsible for administration of this policy. The administrator will monitor compliance and is available to answer any questions on EEO matters.

To request assistance with the application process, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 (or 208-368-4748).

Keywords:  Higashi-Hiroshima || Hiroshima (JP-34) || Japan (JP) || Frontend Manufacturing || Experienced || Regular || Engineering || Not Applicable ||

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