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Fab Metrology Engineer

Boise, ID, US


Req. ID: 178842 


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 Metro Shift Process Engineer in Fab4, you will enable TD deliverables by; supporting manufacturing, improving process efficiencies, correcting process excursions and increasing equipment up time and throughput. In this position, you will support existing processes, identify process and material improvements and correct process deviations. You will work closely with Process Development and Process Integration teams to improve and maintain area processes in order to meet critical needs while running and overseeing progress and data quality on experiments. Additionally, you will respond to production delays and implement solutions, work to reduce operating expenses, and work to improve product yields. You will use statistical process controls and data analysis to support and monitor the performance of processes and tools used to manufacture our state-of-the-art designs.



  • Identify and promptly report hazards, stops work for unsafe conditions/behaviors
  • Follows safety procedures and area work rules including proper PPE, lockout and chemical safety
  • Operate and maintain equipment and tools within manufacturer’s and company guidelines
  • Use proper lifting techniques and work in an ergonomically correct manner 
  • Reports Safety Incidents/Injuries
  • Does not take shortcuts or bypass safeguards

Job Responsibilities:

  • Process and Equipment Knowledge;
  • Recovers common errors and troubleshoots new/unique errors
  • Writes BKM compliant recipes with a very low error rate on assigned tool sets.
  • Escalates problems as needed
  • Maintains correct and current equipment logging information


Application and Software Knowledge:

  • Effectively uses Micron Internal, toolset specific, and analysis software.


SPC Knowledge:

  • Understands how our partners use data created by metro team.
  • Troubleshoot when data is not available, understands relations between recipe set up and reported data.



  • Professional Conduct
  • Positive and supportive Team Interaction with regards to peers, manufacturing team, customers and 1st shift metrology engineers.
  • Provides training for new team members when needed.


Problem Solving: 

  • Understands available data, tools, and resources for troubleshooting.
  • Demonstrates troubleshooting skills, Ability to identify problems, including root cause analysis
  • Seeks and enables new data sources that will enable more effective area troubleshooting and problem solving



  • Demonstrates productivity
  • Provides feedback for continuous area improvement both for documentation improvements and area improvement projects/focus teams
  • Continuing education and professional development
  • Adapts to dynamic job responsibilities
  • Has general knowledge of current process flows and uses that knowledge to drive critical decisions.



  • Minimizes own recipe set up errors, deviations, rework, scrap, excursions
  • Identifies and drives area actions to minimize deviations in the area.


Strong candidates will demonstrate:

  • A commitment to self-development
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, good PC skills, and strong data analysis skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Sound decision quality; Makes decisions through data metrics and processes
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Positive effectiveness toward teamwork skills, motivation and responsibility for decisions
  • An ability to troubleshoot problems and address root causes
  • Knowledge of semiconductor equipment and processes
  • Willingness to work any shift


Education Requirements:

  • BS Degree in Electronics Technology, Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology, Manufacturing Systems Technology, Industrial Electronics Technology or similar applicable field


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 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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