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Sr Manager, PDE Thin Film, TTC

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: 273101 


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 the Senior Manager, PDE Thin Film, in Taiwan Technology Center (TTC), you will be accountable for setting a strategy for future technology development and engaging with suppliers to develop processes and equipment needed to meet Micron’s technology roadmap. You will work closely with the other Process Development teams, Process Integration, Manufacturing Development, and Planning to develop robust processes and prepare for pilot ramp and transfer.  You will also work closely with Manufacturing and Manufacturing Central Teams to set overall company strategy for multiple process areas.   Additionally, you will be responsible for career development for the members of your team and maintaining a safe environment by ensuring safety policy is followed for new processes, equipment, and personnel.  


Thin Film Process Development Engineering 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.


In this role, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:  

  • Maintain safe environment through proactive safety practices and by ensuring safety policies are always followed.   
  • Hire, develop, mentor, and manage a team of highly capable process engineers.   
  • Create a culture of innovation and tenacity within the team to meet the needs of accelerated technology cadence.   
  • Provide regular feedback to your team members on performance, develop career plans and mentor team members to support their professional development utilizing Micron’s performance planning and appraisal process.   
  • Set strategy for future technology nodes and help define roadmap.   
  • Engage with suppliers to develop the process and equipment needed to meet Micron’s technology roadmap.   
  • Collaborate with other process development, process integration, and manufacturing development organizations to align on project priorities and deliver robust, manufacturing friendly processes on time.   
  • Engage with Manufacturing Central Teams and lead worldwide alignment efforts across technology to improve area effectiveness.   
  • This position requires communication and collaboration with partners both locally and globally.  Strict adherence to Micron Intellectual Property protection policy is a must.   
  • Qualifications and Skills include, but not limited to:   
  • Must be seen by current reports as an excellent mentor, team builder, motivator and technical expert with proven ability to solicit feedback, accept input, and analyze success/failure.   
  • Must possess thorough knowledge of one process area - Photo, Dry Etch, Thin Films, Wet Process, CMP.   Experience in multiple areas preferred.  
  • Experience managing suppliers to meet Micron’s technical roadmap requirements.   
  • Demonstrated ability to lead successful projects; demonstrated ability to form constructive relationships with partners, customers, and Consumable/equipment suppliers.   
  • Must offer strategic thinking within the context of the PDE leadership team in topics of team engagement, group morale, conducive working atmosphere and work culture.   
  • Must be able to instill a department culture within each team member in-line with the company core values.   
  • Must be an excellent communicator (verbal and written) and excel in communicating overall strategy within and outside the organization as needed.  
  • Demonstrated ability to take calculated risks challenging oneself and others to execute on new solutions.  



  • M.S. or PhD in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, or related field.  
  • Must have a minimum of two years’ experience as lead or supervisor   
  • Sound fundamentals of materials science and engineering; including thermodynamics, film growth kinetics, and alloy phase diagrams. Proven communication and teamwork experience
  • Basic knowledge of CMOS device physics.
  • Background in a variety of thin film deposition techniques, particularly ALD, CVD, and/or PVD.
  • Experience with several surface analysis techniques, such as: XPS, AFM, XRD, AES, EBSD, and/or SIMS etc.
  • Working understanding of electrical properties, solid state physics and film characterization techniques such as CV, Hall mobility, IV measurements
  • 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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