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Date: May 15, 2018

Location: Manassas, VA, US

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 119234 

As an CVD Process Technician at Micron Technology, Inc. in Manassas, VA (MTV), you will have sustaining ownership of high tech processes in a manufacturing environment. Typical duties include ensuring quality and efficiency metrics remain within limits, sustaining quality by executing control plans, documenting deviant material and processes as needed as well as supporting other areas of the operation to reach the organizations goals. You will work with various engineering areas to resolve defect related issues and work with support groups to drive improvement. In this role you will respond to issues that distract from the operation of the fab. This includes containment, documentation and communication of events.

Demonstrate Process Knowledge

-  An understanding of how current process is affected by previous processing, and how current processing may affect subsequent processing and their impact to device performance

-  Identify and react appropriately to manufacturing efficiency losses related to running SPC, GERM holds,

-  Follow and improve reaction mechanisms and procedures for process control for OOS and OOC conditions

-  Build knowledge to analyze metrology, RDA, inline, to understand process issues and reaches appropriate conclusion based on data

-  Analyze common failures and report data to internal customers

-  Demonstrate software knowledge for data extraction, system parameters, and tool component manipulation

-  Identify process issues related to equipment performance in order to minimize excursions by taking appropriate actions

-  Use systematic approach to identify root cause and resolve “Long term down”, (LTD) equipment. Compiling data, observations, and analysis to be used in creating action plans, improving best known methods, and sharing results with the team

-  Demonstrate an understanding of multiple metrology measurements (CD, OCD, Overlay, Thickness, GOF, WIS, etc.)

-  Reviews and disposition product targets and tool or process qualification data

-  Recognize and react to repetitive deviations and notify engineering where escalation is needed

-  Monitor and investigate area holds to determine cause of deviation

-  Demonstrate general knowledge of TPM components; may provide input to continuous improvement projects

-  Respond to DTS and review of SWR data per SWR instructions

-  Identify deviations from accepted practices in systems, tools, and processes

-  Writes QDRs for test wafers and product lots with engineering assistance

-  Assists in the investigation for the cause of product QDRs

-  Run and resolve germ holds using post maintenance qualifications (PMQ) requirements when required in support of chamber/tool release plan compliance (PLOT)

-  Assist in OOC reduction and reaction optimization efforts by working towards cause and stopping deviated processes

-  Provides a bird eyes view of his or her area

-  Utilizes metrics to drive efficiencies

-  Understand the production line management and WS constraints

-  Monitors and maintains test wafer inventory

-  Focuses on other process area test wafer requests and needs

-  Address test wafer related issues and raises concerns as needed

-  Prioritizes test wafer lots if recycle tools go down

-  Maintain compliance to department metrics and identify the sources of recurrent issues

-  Demonstrate knowledge of data analysis tools and techniques

-  Understand area technical language

-  Demonstrate basic meeting skills and proper meeting etiquette

-  Keep Supervisor informed on top priorities

-  Document issues in updates and emails that are well written, accurate, and timely

-  Ensure you maintain required certification

-  Ensure that you are certified to do the work you are assigned

-  Train others as needed

Comply with Standards for Safety, Environment, Health, Security, and Business Continuity

-  Communicate any problems or concerns to the appropriate individual immediately. Ensure proper notification for any event, including “near miss” occurrences

-  Promote a positive culture for safety and environmental programs at MTV by adhering to the safety expectations for your team and by holding other team members accountable

-  Ensure a consistent and safe work environment for all team members by identifying risks to our local environment and advancing in the proper fashion to ensure that they are minimized

-  Ensure all safety and environmental compliance-related work tasks are being completed in accordance to existing requirements (LOTO, audits, training, Job Hazard Analysis, use of proper PPE, evacuation procedures)

-  Basic understanding and proper application of statistical process control principles.

-  Experience in data extraction, analysis and reporting.

-  Shown time management, organization and prioritization skills.

-  Shown ability to troubleshoot basic issues related to process flows and address root causes.

-  Basic understanding of mathematical concepts and problem solving at least into an algebraic level.

-  Basic PC skills including MS Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

-  Proven ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.

-  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

-  Shown ability in multi-tasking complex projects.

-  Successfully demonstrated teamwork skills with a strong focus on effective team dynamics.

-  The ability and willingness to be flexible to work any shift and rotate shifts as needed.

-  Basic knowledge and understanding of semiconductor equipment and processes.

-  Strong analytical problem solving skills.

-  Strong customer service skills.

-  The following skills, knowledge or abilities are also preferred:

-  Basic understanding of physics and chemistry concepts and principles.



Required: AAS degree in Electronics Technology or equivalent technical background, such as military training or previous Fab experience

Preferred: Bachelor Degree associated with Electrical/Electronics/Physics/Chemistry 




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).

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