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RDA Shift Process Technician

Manassas, VA, US

Req Id: 164683



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 Real-time Defect Analysis (RDA) Shift Process Technician you will be responsible for identifying, analyzing and escalating potential inline defect-driven issues. You must be able to multitask and provide high quality data in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.
Responsibilities and Tasks
Ensure Product Quality 
• Recognize prior and current level out of control conditions and understand when to collect additional data such as additional wafer scans and/or optical or Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) images
• Collect and properly classify Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) and optical scope images of process caused defects
• Complete defect data analysis by using different imaging and software packages along with statistical analysis tools to evaluate data and to immediately inform the shift excursion team to address issues
• Prioritize work at the SEM workstation to make sure material is handled based on established prioritization schemes
• Identify RDA inspection issues (alignment and recipe), sampling setup issues, reaction mechanism and SPC related issue. Escalate to the appropriate personnel for troubleshooting.
• Identify potential excursion and/or scrap issues and notify shift excursion team for proper escalation to process areas
• Interpret Special Work Requests (SWR) instructions and process through the RDA inspection, review and disposition loop while providing feedback for any issues identified with incorrect SWR setup or execution
• Stay up to date on current inline defect issues, excursions and be able to recognize known signatures as well as sourcing issues to specific areas/tools
• Demonstrate basic understanding of the process flow for all devices and apply it towards the disposition of material
• Understand the functions of key components and structures found on all product types
• Able to describe the mechanism of how different defects are formed

Controls, Maintains, and Improves Process 
• Understands statistical systems and is capable of addressing out of control points with appropriate escalation levels by following established reaction mechanisms 
• Use critical thinking and troubleshooting skills to solve problems and can write detailed Quality Deviation Reports (QDR) for defect issues
• Able to navigate through reports/applications and check metrics that provide information on the current health and equipment conditions in the area
• Recognizes when others may be absent and can help fill in and look for opportunities to attend to neglected work stations or overlooked shift responsibilities
• Able to multi-task by running multiple tools and handle manual defect classification and creation of deviation reports of several lots at the same time 
• Assist by putting together PowerPoint reports for various customer needs and provide the excursion team with necessary support to follow up on active excursions
• Understand and track the flow of material through the production line

Successful candidates for this position will have:
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Good computer, organizational, and problem-solving skills
• The ability to prioritize and work independently
• The ability to draw conclusions and make recommendations on collected data
• A keen eye for detail
• A quality minded work ethic
Currently pursuing or have complerted Associate's degree in Electronics Technology or related field.  Related job experience will be considered in lieu of educational requirments.


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, accelrate scientific breakthroughs and enhance communication around the world. 


Micron Benefits


Employee Rewards Program, Healthcare, Paid time off (combined sick-leave and vacation time), Retirement Savings Plan, Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave, Employee Assistance Program, Professional Development Training, Workplace Wellness Program, 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).
Keywords: Manassas || Virginia (US-VA) || United States (US) || Frontend Manufacturing || Entry || Regular || Engineering || Not Applicable ||

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