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Statistical Process Control Engineer - Technology Development

Date: May 19, 2017

Location: boise, ID, US

Company: Micron

Req Id: 80641 

Statistical Process Control Engineer - Technology Development


Job Description:

As a Statistical Process Control engineer at Micron, you will be a member of the Technology Development Process Control Systems (PCS) team responsible for developing, driving, and measuring process control solutions in the development phase of new memory products.  In this position, you will collaborate with process development engineering and manufacturing peers to identify methods of analyzing and monitoring SPC conditions, process capability, as well as variability improvement opportunities.  You can expect to act as a trainer/mentor on statistical concepts, theories, and applications to drive improved understanding and usage of process control tools and methods throughout the Process Development, Manufacturing, and support organizations.  Additionally, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining data queries and reporting solutions to measure process capability and other SPC metrics.   You will also collect, analyze, and present data to process area teams and various levels of management.  You will participate with the worldwide teams to standardize and share SPC solutions,  to optimize the effectiveness of SPC, and to provide direction and assistance with SPC throughout Micron. You will work with peers in the Process Control group, Data Science group, and IT to identify and deliver innovative solutions to current Technology Development control needs.



·         Strong understanding of Statistical Process Control, including:

o   Knowledge of a variety of statistical process control limit strategies (i.e.: percentile, normal, Shewhart)

o   Knowledge of different control chart types and their use cases (for counts, individuals, proportions, etc… in addition to X-bar/S or R)

o   Familiarity with different signal detection rules (i.e.: Western Electric Rules)

·         Strong analytical problem-solving and statistical data analysis skills, including:

o   Knowledge of ANOVAs or source of variation studies, and the use of variability components in statistical process control

o   Knowledge of correlational study methods and Design of Experiments

o   Familiarity with advanced data analysis and machine learning methods a plus

·         Computer knowledge / programming experience that can be applied toward scripting, and supporting the simulation, analysis and development of PCS solutions. E.g.:  JMP scripting, RegEx, SQL, PERL, xml structure, C++, R, Tableau, and/or VB experience

o   Familiarity with Big Data platforms such as Hadoop and Teradata a plus

·         Ability to research and learn new process control tools and scripting languages quickly

·         Experience in working independently with minimal supervision

·         Experience developing, teaching, and presenting technical subjects, adjusting communication style to appropriate levels

·         Experience in developing business processes through collaboration and consensus

·         Experience in utilizing leadership without authority skills to drive for goal based results, working with cross functional teams

·         Experience in other Process Control Systems (PCS) subjects is a plus;  Fault Detection and Classification (FDC),  Run-to-Run Control (R2R),  Scheduling or Sampling, Process Metrology, and interfacing with semiconductor process equipment

·         Effective organizational and decision-making abilities

·         Excellent oral and written communication and listening skills

·         Ability to balance multiple critical priorities simultaneously

·         A high level of commitment with a willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done

·         The ability to travel (may be required at times)

·         General semiconductor process knowledge



A BS degree in Engineering, Applied Math, Computer Science, Physics, or a related field, or an equivalent Micron job standing of Engineer or higher is required.


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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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