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Sr Engineer, PDE CMP, Taiwan Technology Center

Taichung, TXG, TW

Micron’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all.  Join an inclusive team focused on one thing: using our expertise in the relentless pursuit of innovation for customers and partners. The solutions we create help make everything from virtual reality experiences to breakthroughs in neural networks possible. We do it all while committing to integrity, sustainability, and giving back to our communities. Because doing so can spark the very innovation we are pursuing. 


Req. ID: 272933 


Micron’s global footprint is designed to deliver comprehensive customer teamwork, support and quality around the world and throughout the product lifecycle. Taiwan plays a meaningful role in strengthening Micron’s position in leading-edge DRAM.

Micron’s Taiwan sites include sales and technical support in Taipei along with state-of-the-art fabrication facilities in Taichung and Taoyuan that together comprise the company’s DRAM Center of Excellence. The Center’s goal is to achieve the most efficient and effective technology and manufacturing ramp by combining front- and back-end manufacturing, product engineering and technology development roles.



As a Sr Engineer, PDE CMP, in Taiwan Technology Center (TTC), you will be an integral part of a groundbreaking Technology Development (TD) organization. You will be responsible for continuously improving and developing CMP process and equipment to support Micron’s advanced DRAM technology acceleration to support next generation products. You will collaborate with diverse teams across the company to develop new best in class semiconductor devices. Your critical thinking and analytical skills will be challenged while you perform rigorous process characterization, develop new consumables, evaluate new hardware, and complete ground-breaking research. Your innovative thinking may lead to the next big invention to be added to Micron’s extensive patent portfolio. You are encouraged to work independently and with diverse teams to develop creative solutions!


Process Development Engineering CMP interact with groups such as process integration, electrical failure analysis, yield enhancement, manufacturing, and equipment vendors to develop robust etch processes that meet the precise physical and electrical requirements for Micron products. This position requires that you have an aptitude for a research and development environment, good organization skills and the ability to work independently or in a team environment. This role is critical to the success of Micron's products and may require travel to Micron manufacturing sites.


You will collaborate closely with other DRAM Development site leaders to align on development strategies, deliverables and provide on-site support to drive various technology development projects.  In this role, you will also partner closely with Micron’s Manufacturing and Central teams to apply best in class methods to develop for manufacturability.



  • Hands-on experience with CMP polishing equipment, which includes familiarity with equipment operation, optical metrology, profilometry, common polishing slurries, and polishing pads 
  • In-depth understanding of polishing mechanisms for dielectric and metal CMP 
  • Good knowledge of material properties and characterization techniques 
  • Knowledge of statistics, mathematics principles and various machine learning algorithms 
  • Strong aptitude for research and development with interest and capability to create production worthy technologies, able to research and stay abreast with the published literature in CMP and relevant technology 
  • Plan and execute effective experiments, write clear detailed reports, and communicate effectively with global cross functional teams.
  • Make insightful inferences from substantial amounts data, including materials, defects, and electrical data.
  • You will work in cross-functional teams to jointly develop device structures.      
  • Supporting cross-functional failure analysis and yield improvement.
  • Supporting root cause defect and unique fail mode analysis.  
  • You will maintain or develop expertise in multiple process, hardware, or technology areas. 
  • You will be a resource for peers in recipe & process development.
  • Leverage across node learning to develop for manufacturability
  • Work with manufacturing fabs and central teams to facilitate the successful transfer of new technology 
  • Maintain area procedures and training required to ensure legal compliance and conformance to a management system 



  • M.S. or PhD in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, or related field.   
  • Working knowledge of data analysis systems e.g.: Y3 and JMP to facilitate analysis of experimental data. Working knowledge of Design of Experiments (DoE).
  • Proven communication and teamwork experience
  • Strong at solving complex problems including experience with leading cross-functional taskforces  
  • Flexible with international travel, including short or long-term assignments as needed 
  • Proficient in Mandarin and English languages


About Micron Technology, Inc.

We are an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions. Through our global brands – Micron® and Crucial® – our broad portfolio of high-performance memory and storage technologies, including DRAM, NAND, 3D XPoint™ memory and NOR, is transforming how the world uses information to enrich life. Backed by more than 40 years of technology leadership, our memory and storage solutions enable disruptive trends, including artificial intelligence, 5G, machine learning and autonomous vehicles, in key market segments like mobile, data center, client, consumer, industrial, graphics, automotive, and networking. Our common stock is traded on the Nasdaq under the MU symbol. To learn more visit


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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.


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