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Date: Apr 14, 2018

Location: Taichung, TXG, TW

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 100752 

Sr Engineer – Automation

Job Description

As an Automation Engineer, you will be enabling factory automation solutions to aid backend manufacturing goals on cycle time, inventory, quality and productivity.  You are expected to assimilate core expertise on mechanical or electrical design, sub-components, industry best practices, safety requirements. You must collaborate with network teams - site automation, central/ site PEE, procurement, safety EHS - for surfacing opportunities, selecting solution providers, standardizing design, reviewing safety standards. You will build strategic partnership with automation vendors and drive their roadmap to align to Micron needs.

Responsibilities and Tasks

Establish standards to enable automation solutions

  • Standardize mechanical and electrical design, sub-assemblies, process control & vision solutions
  • Ensure supplier compliance to safety & ergonomic standards, both SEMI and country specific codes
  • Standardize design for WIP carriers - FOUPS, Cassette, Magazine, JEDEC tray, PCB Racks etc
  • Develop and review process tool automation requirements (TAR) catered to AMHS & Stocker interfaces
  • Augment factory tool layout standards catered to AMHS, stockers and ASRS requirements
  • Publish Design for Automation guidelines on new products


Review opportunities and build roadmap on global factory automation

  • Approve design review on automation solutions
  • Ensure standardization on designs across the network based on BKMs or prototyping experience
  • Review technical procurement specification (Doc2/TAR) in purchase orders to vendors
  • Establish & review ROI analysis methodology


Strategic partnership with automation solution provider

  • Performs research and survey on industrial best practices and automation direction
  • Leverage supplier technology roadmap to align with Micron automation needs
  • Develop and drive innovation that reaps significant bottom-line benefits
  • Provide models for cost and lead-time to drive effective negotiation with suppliers


Establish performance KPIs for automation solution at manufacturing network

  • Ensure solutions meet the requirements on payback analysis published
  • Create & publish metrics related to AMHS and Stocker performance
  • Review and drive system performance improvement through CIP program



Degree with relevant experience in Engineering - prefer Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electrical disciplines


  • Minimum of 5 years work experience in electronics or semiconductor manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge on mechanical or electrical design elements and sub-components
  • Familiarity on Standards for safety (SEMI S2, CE, TUV), Ergonomics (SEMI S8), tool automation protocols (SEMI)
  • Familiarity with package assembly, final test or SMT process and equipment
  • Experience on hardware automation esp. AMHS, stocker & ware house solutions will be advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills to work across various functional team & various job level
  • Ability to work in both strategic and tactical space driving holistic solutions
  • Can Do mentality with tenacious drive for excellence

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:  Taichung || Taichung City (TW-TXG) || Taiwan (TW) || Backend Manufacturing || Experienced || Regular || Engineering || Not Applicable ||

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