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Boise, ID, US


Req. ID: 168321 


Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our commitment to people, innovation, tenacity, collaboration, and customer focus allows us to fulfill our mission to be a global leader in memory and storage solutions. This means conducting business with integrity, accountability, and professionalism while supporting our global community.


As a Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) Process Development Engineer at Micron Technology in Boise, you will be an integral part of a cutting-edge Technology Development (R&D) organization.  You will collaborate with diverse teams across the company to develop new processes for next-generation semiconductor devices.  Your critical thinking and analytical skills will be challenged while you perform rigorous process characterization, develop new consumables, evaluate new hardware, and complete ground-breaking research.  Your innovative thinking may lead to the next big invention to be added to Micron’s massive patent portfolio.  Come join us as we define the future of the semiconductor industry.


Desired candidate profile:

  • Hands-on experience with CMP polishing equipment, which includes familiarity with equipment operation, optical metrology, profilometry, common polishing slurries, and polishing pads.
  • In-depth understanding of polishing mechanisms for dielectric and metal CMP.
  • Knowledge of material properties and characterization techniques.
  • Strong aptitude for research and development with interest and capability to create production worthy technologies.
  • Ability to direct and manage consumables and equipment vendors.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • The ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
  • The ability to work effectively across different organizations within Micron.
  • The ability to effectively organize, prioritize, and manage time and projects.


Education and Experience:

MS/PhD in chemical engineering, chemistry, material science, electrical engineering or a related field.  Experience in CMP is not required although considered to be a benefit.



About Us

As the leader in innovative memory solutions, Micron is helping the world make sense of data by delivering technology that is transforming how the world uses information. Through our global brands — Micron, Crucial and Ballistix — we offer the industry’s broadest portfolio. We are the only company manufacturing today’s major memory and storage technologies: DRAM, NAND, NOR and 3D XPoint™ memory. Our solutions are purpose built to leverage the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and enhance communication around the world.


Micron Benefits

Employee Rewards Program, Healthcare, Paid time off (Combined Sick and Vacation Time), Retirement savings plans, Paid maternity/paternity leave, Employee Assistance Program, Professional development training, Workplace wellness programs, Micron Health Clinic (Boise only), Fitness Center/Activity rooms (Boise/San Jose only), Tuition Reimbursement, Micron Corporate Discounts, Casual Dress attire.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 or 208-368-4748 and/or by completing our General Contact Form

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