Ocotillo Technology Fabrication Yield Defect Reduction Engineer

Phoenix, AZ 85003
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Job Description

Intel is looking for highly motivated individuals with strong technical background and capabilities to sustain, ramp, and transfer 10nm and beyond technologies. They will drive rapid continuous improvements in safety, quality, yield, reliability, cost, process stability/capability, and productivity while maintaining rigorous CE (copy exactly) and best tool matching within the Intel factory network.

The Defect Reduction Engineer role is to deliver high quality analytical insights that influences / directs the factory resources to minimize defects for a segment of the manufacturing line by working with the process engineers for that segment to improve the capability of the tools and process.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing detailed data analysis using various statistical/data mining tools to identify the root cause of defect issues.

  • Identifying exclusionary or baseline sources of defects and recommending/leading corrective actions/fixes.

  • Lead/participate continuous improvement projects on products and processes for improved defect performance.

  • Provide expertise on process flow segments and control all aspects of defect analysis related to these areas.

  • Lead/participate in multi-area problem solving teams to provide defect reduction expertise to troubleshoot complex yield problems.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Solid analytical skills and a passion for data analysis and problem solving.

  • Strong organizational skills with an attention to detail.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with people at all levels.

  • Good communication and presentation skills to influence a wide variety of groups at all levels.

  • Skills to support manufacturing technicians and interact with on site vendor field service engineering, the capability of working in a high performing team culture which includes: excellent teamwork and leadership skills, demonstrated problem solving and prioritization skills, and driving high performance maintenance goals for the group.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • The candidate must possess a Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Microelectronics Engineering, Material Science Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Statistics/Data Science, Chemistry, Physics or related field of study.

  • 1+ years of relevant experience in Process/Yield Engineering.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Semiconductor fabrication and processing techniques (Lithography, Etch, CMP, Thin Films, Plating, etc.), Statistical Process Control and Design of experiments (DOE) principles, Statistical Data Analysis. (Examples include: JMP/JSL, Python, SQL) and/or Programing Experience in JMP/JSL, Python, R and SQL.

Inside this Business Group

As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support.  Employees in the Technology Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moores Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

Intel Corporation will require all new U.S. employees to be fully-vaccinated for Covid-19 as a condition of hire unless they have an approved accommodation in place under applicable law. Newly-hired employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

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