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WCMP Shift Process Engineer

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Date: Jun 18, 2019

Location: manassas, VA, US

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 135670 

As a Shift Operations Process Engineer at Micron Technology, Inc. in Manassas, VA (MTV), you will have sustaining ownership of high tech processes in a fast paced manufacturing environment. Typical duties include ensuring quality and efficiency metrics remain within limits, sustaining quality by executing control plans, documenting deviant material and processes as needed as well as supporting other areas of the operation to reach the organizations goals.
You will work in partnership with other process technicians and engineers and various engineering areas to resolve defect related issues and work with support groups to drive continuous improvement initiatives like cost, Quality and throughput etc. 
Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Monitoring, analyzing Statistical process control (SPC) charts and conducting effective root cause analysis on a daily basis to assist with SPC out of control issues.
  • Follow reactions mechanisms and procedures to stop deviated processes quickly to limit the quality impact to our product.
  • Drive OOC reduction initiatives and continuous improvements of our area procedures, reaction mechanisms improvement efforts.
  • Analyze common failures and report data to internal customers.
  • Support tool availability/uptime through post maintenance tool qualifications.
  • Support tactical efforts to sustain operational efficiency and tool throughput.
  • Analyze and react to tool defectivity issues.
  • Manage execution of release and qualification plans for new parts, processes and equipment (nth of a kind)
  • Manage revision and continuing improvement of qual strategies to improve equipment availability
  • Keeping the lead updated on area issues and supporting additional engineering functions as needed.
  • Completing all required training and maintaining area certification requirements.
  • Provide timely updates on critical items and top priorities to the appropriate stakeholders following appropriate escalation procedure
  • Developing, maintaining and monitoring reports, Special Work Requests (SWRs) and data summaries of process related information as well as quickly resolving basic process problems. 
  • Assisting/driving process optimization, testing, creating and modifying process related procedures, disposition lots and increasing tool availability through systematic problem solving.
  • Takes part in and drives value added projects and quality team efforts in area and/or outside area
  • Interacts with area experts to gain more knowledge.
  • Seeks and accepts constructive feedback and independently creates plans to improve
  • Participate in multi-area focus teams in troubleshooting complex process problems and area improvements
  • Build knowledge to analyze metrology, RDA, inline, probe and/or param data to understand process issues and reaches appropriate conclusion based on data
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Design of Experiments(DOE)/ JMP.
  • Maintain compliance to SPC metrics such as CpK, VOP, Cpc.  Identifies the source of recurrent SPC issues and maintains an action plan for resolution
  • Work to ensure the highest quality through tool matching, data mining and yield/quality pareto analysis. develop CA/PA for the top pareto items, revise and provide proper controls to guarantee product quality (Procedure/FD/OCAP)

Successful candidates for this position will have:

  • Strong desire and motivation to learn and excel.
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills.
  • Proven team player.
  • Good understanding of mathematical concepts and problem solving.
  • Good understanding and proper application of statistical process control principles.
  • Intermediate data extraction, analysis and reporting skills.
  • Solid time management, organization and prioritization skills.
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot basic issues related to process flows and address root causes.
  • An understanding of how current process is affected by previous processing, and how current processing may affect subsequent processing and their impact to device performance
  • Basic PC skills including MS Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability in multi-tasking complex projects.
  • The ability to be flexible with job responsibilities and take the initiative to assume added responsibilities.
  • Successfully demonstrated teamwork skills with a strong focus on effective team dynamics.
  • The ability and willingness to be flexible to work any shift and rotate shifts as needed.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of semiconductor equipment and processes.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Document issues in updates and emails that are well written, accurate, and timely.
  • Willingness to come in over-time and work on projects or helping sister shifts as needed.
  • The following skills, knowledge or abilities are preferred:
    • Basic understanding of physics concepts and principles.
    • Basic knowledge of chemistry concepts and principles.
    • Basic to intermediate knowledge of the Dry Etch area equipment and processes.

Minimum Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Microelectronics, chemical engineering, material science, Electrical engineering, or related engineering degrees.


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.

For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 or 208-368-4748 and/or by completing our General Contact Form

Keywords:  manassas || Virginia (US-VA) || United States (US) || Frontend Manufacturing || College || Regular || Engineering || Not Applicable || Tier 3 || 

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