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STC Senior Dry Etch Engineer

Date: May 9, 2018

Location: Singapore, 01, SG

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 116681 


As a Senior Etch Engineer in the STC, you will be expected to support R&D activities associated with rapid deployment of technology nodes, the process margin improvement work necessitated thereof  as well as to ensure extended engagement with manufacturing on the upcoming technology nodes. Expected to work independently with minimal direction and complete projects in a timely manner and achieve set objectives.


 Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support etch process developments/improvements as well as technology transfer on the Micron VNAND in R&D at initial stages and carry on subsequently in the manufacturing environment in Singapore.
  • Identify and evaluate interactions between equipment, modules and processes and resolve related issues
  • Resolve  yield and reliability issues through process development
  • Stay engaged with vendors and F4 R&D on strategic process/hardware evaluations
  • Work closely with manufacturing fab and understand manufacturing issues
  • Work closely with PI groups to understand  implications of  inline/probe/parametric/PTS  data and identify opportunities for process improvement
  • Design multi level SWRs using DOE concept and develop framework for process changes and conversion
  • Initiate and manage experiments to widen process margins as well as to test out manufacturability of next node solutions – effective interaction with manufacturing on such areas
  • Incorporate best known manufacturing methods into early development phase of upcoming nodes.
  • Provide technical documentation for new technology transfer
  • Interact positively with the group, pilot line, vendors, integration, manufacturing, management, CSTs to contribute in key improvement projects.


  • Bachelor’s/Master’s/PhD in chemical/mechanical engineering or physics with min 3-5 years direct working experience in dry etch
  • Good Understanding of the plasma concepts and how the hardware and process interact with each other.
  • Strong desire and creativity to explore process and control improvements.
  • Understanding of the Micron world-wide team structure, standards and processes.
  • Knowledge of Micron’s Etch control methods and direct experience with general line sustaining within Etch.
  • The ability to train on process lessons learned, defect issues and BKM's within Etch.
  • Strong team player with the ability to clearly communicate with content experts from fab4 – written and oral (via conference calls)
  • Working knowledge of data analysis systems  eg: Y3 to facilitate analysis of experimental data
  • Working knowledge of Design of Experiments
  • Proven ability to set, measure and achieve short and long range goals.
  • Demonstrated success in leading  cross functional (RnD,Mfg) teams (preferably WW)  in defining and solving process problems.
  • An overall understanding of typical step sequences in a memory manufacturing traveler
  • Must be willing to be stationed in Boise R&D site as and when required for an extended period of time.


Working Location: Micron, 1 North Coast Drive, Singapore 757432

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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