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APD Singapore PCVD Process and Equipment Development Sr Engineer

Date: May 13, 2019

Location: Singapore, 02, SG

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 131183 

We are looking for a high energy, ambitious, result driven individual with strong work ethic and integrity to join us as a PCVD Process and Equipment Development Sr Engineer in our Advance Package Development Singapore team. You will be using state of the art memory equipment to drive early maturity of process and equipment technologies in Micron’s dynamic environment through engagement with Boise Technology Development (TD) team, equipment suppliers and manufacturing teams in Singapore.



  • Quantify benefits of innovative equipment solutions to enable early introduction, maturity, and adoption for current and/or next node of 3D NAND technology.
  • Develop and optimize CVD/PVD unit processes to meet the yield and quality requirements of advanced 3D NAND parts (B16R and beyond).
  • Participate with Boise TD CVD/PVD development peers on technology choices for the upcoming nodes. Translate future technology device needs into clear process and equipment requirements.
  • Identify disruptive equipment and processes early, work with manufacturing and Boise TD to identify viable evaluation path forward in manufacturing.
  • Initiate and handle experiments on non-unique and unique equipment for process margin and cost of ownership (CoO) improvements. Design and implement advanced process monitoring and control methodologies.
  • Lead team or sites or suppliers on complex projects in focused meetings with end goal of maturity a technology in record times for technical advantage, cost and productivity.
  • Serve as a technical guide within Micron. Advice and recommend senior management on improvements from processes, procedures and equipment development. Lead and initiate ground breaking projects through patents/technical papers.
  • Communications and collaboration with partners both locally and globally. Strict adherence to Micron Intellectual Property protection policy is a requirement.



  • BS, MS, or PhD degree in Materials Science, Chemical/Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry or Physics with minimum of 2 years hands-on experience in leading edge CVD/PVD process area. You are also welcome to apply if you are a fresh PhD in semiconductor relevant area.
  • A fundamental understanding of chemical kinetics, thermodynamics, physical phenomena and their direct application to CVD/PVD processes.
  • Deep understanding of the general process steps and process flow for 3D VNAND memory, CVD/PVD process steps in particular.
  • An ability to understand and troubleshoot precursor depletion effects within three-dimensional (3D) NAND structures and come up with innovative ideas to mitigate such effects.
  • Understanding of fundamentals films and interface engineering and analysis techniques thereof – TOF-SIMS, XPS, EDX, SEM/TEM.
  • Solid grasp of design of experiments (DoE), data analysis systems (e.g. JMP). Strong analytical skills to analyze, conclude and communicate the recommendations in clear and crisp manner.
  • Highly motivated and adaptable to our demanding, dynamic and rapidly changing work environment; flexibility to work for extended hours, as required.
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) with ability to convey the message clearly and sharply both locally and globally.
  • Excellent ability to prioritize and manage numerous projects at a time; efficiently utilize available resources or seek peers’ and/or management help to get over the roadblocks to work towards solutions.
  • Ability to travel for extended periods of time and stay at Boise TD or at vendor site for 4-6 months at a stretch to learn quickly and develop process or equipment technology development.
  • You may be considered for expat posting to Singapore from overseas Micron locations.


Location: Fab10, 1 North Coast Drive, Singapore 757432

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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