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Metrology Applications Inspection

Company: Samsung Austin Semiconductor
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Samsung Austin Semiconductor is one of the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the world and an integral part of Central Texas for more than 26 years, driving job generation, economic impact and engagement with the surrounding community.

Samsung Austin Semiconductor serves a global customer base with broad semiconductor process technology offerings that impact everyday life including mobile, graphic, consumer, networking/high performance computing, Internet of Things, RF and automotive. Through successful collaborations with foundry customers and a continuous drive to develop the most cutting-edge technologies, Samsung Austin Semiconductor has become a major player in the foundry market. Samsung Austin Semiconductor's technology portfolio ranges from 65nm to 28nm using planar transistor technology to the more advanced 14nm 3D FinFet technology.

With more than 3,300 employees, 2.45 million square feet of floor space, and more than 600+ acres in land holdings, Samsung Austin Semiconductor's economic impact in 2021 generated $6.3 billion into Austin's economy through salaries and other expenditures. Plus, that same year, its parent company, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd announced a $17 billion investment to boost semiconductor production capacity at a new site in Taylor, Texas. This is in addition to the $18 billion invested in Samsung Austin Semiconductor's Austin, Texas campus, since 1996 -- making it one of the largest direct foreign investments in United States history.

Samsung Austin Semiconductor is a premier and growing employer who provides a great place to work, is committed to environmental stewardship and being a good corporate citizen. Our employees are the key to our success and we invest in our people with competitive compensation & benefit packages, career development opportunities and programs that enhance physical, emotional and intellectual well-being. Our employees work at various locations throughout Central Texas including the main plant on East Parmer Lane in northeast Austin, a satellite office near Pflugerville and the construction site in Taylor, Texas. Learn more at .

Specific Job Duties

Metrology is a great place to work in a friendly environment. You will have a chance to work on material from all other departments of the FAB since Metrology supports all unit parts and other groups (PIE, Device team, QA, FA, and MFG). Metrology is to provide support to the fab with accurate and precise measurement data. Since the nature of metrology work depends heavily on every aspect (equipment, process, applications, etc.), good teamwork and communication skills are required to be successful.

Metrology has several great experienced teams that work together, and this creates many opportunities to work with state-of-the-art equipment and to utilize very innovative measurement techniques. This environment will help you accelerate your experience and knowledge so that you can make a strong contribution to the team and company. Since the nature of metrology work depends heavily on every aspect (equipment, process, applications, etc.), good teamwork and communication skills are required to be successful.

This open position is for a Metro Inspection Applications Engineer, specifically focusing on sustaining, troubleshooting/resolving issues daily in a factory environment, providing strong customer service to internal and external customers, decision making, daily tool health and monitoring, automating routine tasks, improving BKMs (best known methods) and recipe setup for new & old devices.

The Metrology team provides most of the unit part's (UP) tool baseline in addition to device performance and quality monitoring, so your contribution will be counted on at every step.
Metrology technicians will train you step by step so please be a part of our fun and exciting team!

Specific Job Duties:

  • Defect recipe developer for ebeam/optical inspection tool application set.
  • Engineering Recipe Setup and report for various inspection.
  • Work with inspection applications and DE engineer team for defect trending and quality improvement projects.
  • Work with recipes development and optimization for both lines S2 and S6 (Austin and Taylor)
  • Technical presentations for information sharing and cultivation.
  • Interface with YDD, PIE, FA and manufacturing and other unit part engineering departments for metrology related items, Documentation of work details.
  • Maintain tool-to-tool matching (TTTM) in spec and changing point management CPM).
  • Daily monitoring of key metrics daily quals and product trend and respond to SPC, PCM, and ALPS to prevent excursions.
  • Troubleshooting recipe/tool related issues with equipment team to isolate root causes lead to solution.
  • Recipe setup for new devices using the Metrology Guide and auditing to ensure matching to process flow, latest BKM and golden parameters.
  • Work with equipment engineers and technicians to isolate equipment issues, and to work with vendors to improve equipment performance. Able to understand and monitor tool health in assigned area.
  • Troubleshoot daily customer (UP/PIE) issues and provide reports with detail analysis
  • Recipe setup for new devices using the Metrology Guide and auditing to ensure matching to process flow.
  • Troubleshooting Automation, Data collection, and lot track-out issues.
  • Work with multiple metrology engineers on multiple cross projects
  • Analyze SPC failure and ALPS Release.
  • Worked on advanced assignments with minimal to no supervision
  • Provides guidance to non-exempt and exempt personnel. Education, Training, Certification(s) and Minimum years of experience required
    • Minimum Four-Year Bachelor's degree in related field (Engineering, Physics, Chemistry).
    • 2+ year experience in semiconductor preferred.
    • 2+ year experience with defect inspection tool set a plus, especially HMI and KLA PUMA series tools set
    • Experience KLA inspection technology and review Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Software, and Tools: List MOST important requirements first. Then, list soft skills desired (but not required), experience:
      • Strong problem solving skills
      • Strong attention to detail
      • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power point
      • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
      • Able to prioritize large workloads on a daily basis ( Multitasking)
      • Self-starter with a continuous improvement attitude
      • Ability to deal with ambiguity
      • Familiarity with some computer programming (Java, C++, Python, Visual Basic, MATLAB etc.) preferred

        Work Hour Expectations - Shifts, Weekends, Overtime, On call?

        Regular 1st shift

Keywords: Samsung Austin Semiconductor, Austin , Metrology Applications Inspection, Other , Austin, Texas

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