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Thin Films Equipment Engineer

Boise, ID, US

Req Id: 196827 

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 Thin Films Equipment Engineer at Micron, you will be responsible for working with process engineering to maintain and define hardware modifications in order to support and improve new and existing processes. In this position, you will provide equipment support of R & D Thin Films CVD Development efforts and provide ownership for equipment development & related tool issues for specific films/processes. You will also drive chamber analytical analysis through various instrumental analysis techniques.


Successful candidates for this position will have the following skills and experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working on vacuum based deposition equipment.
  • In Depth knowledge of Design of Experiments (DOE)
  • Experience in chem. analysis (instrumental analysis) systems. Example - FTIR, GCMS, Fluorescence Emission, etc.
  • Experience in maintaining, calibrating and operating analytical tools. Example - FTIR, GCMS, Fluorescence Emission, etc.
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills to include interpreting analytical results into chemicals present
  • In-depth knowledge of DC/RF Plasma, Electrical, Vacuum, thermal control, gas and/or liquid delivery systems and Electromagnetics on semiconductor wafer processing systems and the interactions between process and hardware
  • Provide hardware technical support to include SOV (Source of Variation) issues the process development staff.
  • Tactical ownership of First-To-Micron Thin Film tool sets.
  • Execute and manage characterization program of new tools, identify and close any hardware and procedural gaps
  • Drive and manage vendor execution to meet goals and timelines.
  • Execute against project milestones - close hardware gaps before transfer to manufacturing
  • Ability to work with Facilities Engineering, trades, Safety and vendors to support assigned projects.
  • Collaborate with area engineers on issues; and prioritize your assigned workload.
  • Ability to coordinate, installation, maintenance, documentation, and modifications for R & D 300mm Thin Films CVD equipment.
  • Possess good communication skills with the ability to summarize the plans and progress of existing experimental work and provide documentation in the form a written report.
  • Good multi-tasking skills, and the ability to work both independently and in a group environment
  • Must be a self-motivated team player and be adaptable to Micron's changing needs including working extended hours if required.
  • Must promote a safe work environment and follow safety guidelines.
  • Mentor equipment technicians and engineers.
  • Effective project management skills achieving goals and timelines.
  • Ability to work in a fast-changing environment with the ability to adapt and embrace change.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously.


Other duties include, but are not limited to, being active in cost reduction (includes sourcing of high-cost parts and MATRETURN of unused parts), maintaining ERT certification and responding to area events, supporting and actively working towards group goals, and ensuring workplace plenum cleanliness. It is essential that you have excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Other desirable competencies include, proven troubleshooting ability, and solid PC skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, DPA, MDM, ETI, SIGMA, MTSPC, MES, and VISIO).



Applied Science degree (B.S. or higher). Education and/or experience in chemical instrumental analysis systems is preferred.


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.


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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