Senior Process Engineer Defectivity

Maintaining, improving and developing processes in the in-Line Inspection and Metrology area

What you will do

You will be a member of the In-line Inspection and Metrology Engineering team. This team is responsible for in-line processes and tools which are used for wafer level characterization of processes and materials used in the area of CMORE (MEMS, actuators, sensors ...) Core (Logic, Memory, Interconnect, 3D...).

As a Senior Process Engineer:

  • Your mission will be to define and coordinate the development of in-line defect inspections for various purposes (defectivity issues, process development validations, process SPC, etc).
  • You plan, execute and/or follow up investigation activities for root cause findings on defectivity issues seen. For this you work close together with process development and integration engineers. You report progress, results and opportunities to various organizational levels both internally as well as to customers and partners.
  • You make sure the right quality processes are put in place to safeguard tool and process stability.
  • In the event of major processing or tool problems you assess potential root causes and effectively follow up on the analysis in order to come to a structural solution in a timely manner.
  • You will be expected to take a hands on role within the clean room. 
  • You keep your level of scientific know-how up to date.
  • You will be expected to have a good understanding of the capabilities of the current available defect inspection and review tools, and in case of gaps be able to assess and evaluate equipment available on the market that will meet the applications inspection requirements.
  • You will represent imec in contacts with third parties and representatives for semiconductor players from around the globe for matters that relate to your field of competence.


What we do for you

In exchange for your talent, passion and expertise, you will join a multicultural and high-tech company, with challenges there for the taking. Our flexible, progressive and informal working environment offers you a range of possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility. This is your opportunity to contribute to the technology that will determine the society of tomorrow. imec supports and guides you in this process; not only with words but with concrete actions. Through imec.academy, our corporate university, we are actively investing in the further development of all our employees to assure their technical and personal growth. Your valuable contribution and that of your colleagues make imec a top player in its field. Your energy and commitment are therefore appreciated by means of an attractive and competitive salary with many fringe benefits.

Who you are

  • You have PhD or Master degree in Industrial or Materials Science, combined with relevant industrial experience in a semiconductor environment and preferably a background in semiconductor processing.
  • Experience is metrology and defectivity analysis is a must, with a demonstrated ability to relate large quantities of defect inspection data to failure analysis.
  • You are passionate about application development, data interpretation, process improvement and are keen on high quality results. You have experience in presenting scientific results (publications, conferences and seminars).
  • You are an enthusiastic team player with project management capabilities. You are able to complete your tasks in time with minimal supervision.
  • You are eager to work in a highly competitive field and a multicultural environment.
  • Given the international character of imec, fluency in English is a must.
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Apply online at www.imec.be/careers