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NTI Process Development Senior Engineer (PCVD)

Singapore, 03, SG


Req. ID: 196145 


Micron’s NAND Technology Integration (NTI) Singapore R&D group is looking for process development engineer to support R&D activities associated with rapid deployment of technology nodes, the process margin improvement work necessitated thereof  as well as to ensure extended engagement with manufacturing on the upcoming technology nodes.



  • Develop and optimize unit processes to meet the yield and quality requirements of advanced NAND parts 
  • Quantify benefits of innovative process and/or equipment solutions to enable early experimentation and adoption for process margin improvement
  • Prioritize within Singapore based manufacturing CVD/PVD team on the key technology issues that need R&D breakthroughs.
  • Integrate and troubleshoot processes as part of cross-functional teams driving  yield and quality improvement
  • Participate with Boise R&D Films peers on technology choices for the upcoming nodes and able to translate future technology device needs into clear process requirements
  • Identify disruptive processes early on and work with manufacturing and Boise R&D to identify viable path forward
  • Process development will include performing fundamental research, hardware evaluations, as well as testing processes for novel applications and generating intellectual property relevant to Micron.
  • Initiate and manage experiments to widen process margins as well as to test out manufacturability of next node solutions
  • Identify process simplification opportunities and drive cross functional teams in implementation
  • Incorporate best known manufacturing methods into early development phase of upcoming nodes.
  • Design and implement advanced process monitoring and control methodologies.
  • Serve as a technical expert within Micron contributing to technical projects for improvements to processes, procedures and equipment.
  • Lead team or sites or suppliers on complex, multi-disciplinary projects in quality focused meetings, process and yield improvement meetings, cost and productivity improvement meetings
  • Provide advice and counsel to management on significant technical issues. Leads and initiate innovation projects through patents/technical papers.
  • This position requires communications and collaboration with partners both locally and globally.  Strict adherence to Micron Intellectual Property protection policy is a must.
  • Be part of the continuous worldwide R&D engagement with suppliers pushing for breakthrough solutions.



  • Bachelor degree or higher in Materials Science, Chemical/Microelectronic Engineering, or Physics with minimum 3 years hands-on experience in leading edge film deposition/implant technology work. Fresh PhD/Masters graduates in Materials Science, Chemical/Microelectronic Engineering or Physics are also welcome to apply.
  • A deep understanding of chemical kinetics, thermodynamics, physical phenomena and their direct application to CVD/PVD deposition in various deposition methods.
  • Basic understanding of films and interface engineering and analysis techniques thereof – SIMS, XPS, EDX, SEM/TEM.
  • Understanding of various integration and structural impacts and constraints related to film deposition processes.
  • An understanding of the general process steps and process flow for memory processing.
  • Working knowledge of data analysis systems  e.g.: Y3 to facilitate analysis of experimental data
  • Working knowledge of Design of Experiments (DoE)
  • Proven ability to collaborate with local and overseas teams on projects
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to convey the message in concise and effective manner both in local as well as remote communications.
  • Ability to be a self-motivated  individual and be adaptable to Micron’s changing needs in terms of working extended hours, if required
  • Proven ability to work in a demanding & dynamic environment and able to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to travel for extended periods of time and stay at Boise R&D for 4-6 months at a stretch to work on technology development.


Location: Fab10, 1 North Coast Drive, Singapore


About Micron

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 demonstrate the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and enhance communication around the world.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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:  Singapore || North West (SG-03) || Singapore (SG) || Technology Development || Experienced || Regular || Engineering || Not Applicable ||

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