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Manufacturing Development Engineer - Dry Etch

Company: Micron
Location: Boise
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Our vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all. Join an inclusive team passionate about one thing: using their expertise in the relentless pursuit of innovation for customers and partners. The solutions we build 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 fuel the very innovation we are pursuing.Job DescriptionAs a Fab 4 Manufacturing Development Engineering (MDE) Dry Etch Process Engineer in the Technology Development (TD) Group you will work to design, support and optimize plasma dry etch processes groundbreaking DRAM and NAND products.You will take ideas from conception through process development and then implementation in our high-volume manufacturing (HVM) facilities. This role is essential to the success of Micron's new memory products and may require occasional travel to Micron's HVM sites.Primary areas of responsibility include plasma dry etch process design, characterization, and optimization, troubleshooting process and equipment issues, and process transfer to HVM.You would interact with groups such as Process Development Engineering (PDE), Process Integration (PI), Yield Enhancement (YE), Operations Development Engineering (ODE), Manufacturing (HVM) and Equipment Vendors to develop robust dry etch processes that meet the precise physical and electrical requirements for Micron's memory products.This position requires that you have the skills for working in a fast-paced, high-tech research and development environment, good organization and time management skills and the ability to work independently or in a team environment.Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:Developing and optimizing dry etch processes to meet device structural and electrical requirementsPerforming root cause investigation into defect and other yield or quality deviationsSupporting efficient operation of the R pilot lineUpdating Area and Fab stakeholders on issues impacting the pilot linePerforming tool and process Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Fault Detection Control (FDC) setup, line monitoring and reactionPartnering with stakeholders for workstation load balancing and tool redundancy qualificationsCoordinating with Process Integration, Operations and other Process Area teamsDriving cost reduction and process RPT improvementsManaging wafers though the dry etch area in support of special work requests (SWRs)Supporting multi-functional failure analysis and yield improvementDeveloping expertise in dry etch process and hardware technologyServing as a resource for peers in dry etch process development and optimizationSuccessful candidates will have:Proven experimental design, troubleshooting and data analysis skillsStrong computer skills, including MS OfficeUnderstanding of the principles of dry etch processing and hardwareStrong understanding of process control, feedback loops and SPCAn understanding of semiconductor process flow and integration as it relates to DRAM and NAND memory developmentKnowledge of data analysis techniques and scripting is highly preferredOpen to work off shift and weekends if necessaryOpen to domestic and international travelEducation:MS or BS + 2 years of equivalent process engineering experienceAcademic Discipline(s): Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, or related technical fieldAbout Micron Technology, Inc.We are an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions transforming how the world uses information to enrich life for all. With a relentless focus on our customers, technology leadership, and manufacturing and operational excellence, Micron delivers a rich portfolio of high-performance DRAM, NAND, and NOR memory and storage products through our Micron - and Crucial - brands. Every day, the innovations that our people create fuel the data economy, enabling advances in artificial intelligence and 5G applications that unleash opportunities - from the data center to the intelligent edge and across the client and mobile user experience.To learn more, please visit is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.Please note that in order to assist in providing a safe and healthy workplace for all Micron team members, new employment offers for jobs based in India, Malaysia, Singapore, and the U.S., are contingent upon the applicant's provision of a copy of their COVID-19 vaccination document to Micron on a confidential basis prior to their scheduled start date confirming that they have completed the COVID-19 vaccination process, subject to any written request for medical or religious accommodation and to the extent permitted by applicable law.For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron's People Organization at or 1-800-336-8918Micron Prohibits the use of child labor and complies with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and other international and industry labor standards.Micron does not charge candidates any recruitment fees or unlawfully collect any other payment from candidates as consideration for their employment with Micron.

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