Photo Process Engineer
Posted on 9/28/2023
Samsung Austin Semiconductor

5,001-10,000 employees

Leading manufacturer of semiconductor technology
Company Overview
Samsung Semiconductor, a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, stands as a global leader in chip manufacturing, leveraging its extensive knowledge in semiconductor technology to provide high-quality building blocks for device manufacturers. The company's commitment to enriching lives through transformative solutions is reflected in its industry leadership and competitive advantage in the semiconductor market. Furthermore, its culture of continuous improvement is evident in its use of data analytics to enhance user experience on its website, demonstrating its dedication to customer satisfaction and technical innovation.
Consumer Software

Company Stage


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Bengaluru, India

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Austin, TX, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data & Analytics
  • B.S. in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical), Materials Science, Chemistry, Physics or similar technical degree
  • 4-6 years experience in semiconductor process engineering
  • Knowledge of scripting language (Python, R, VBA, or JSL preferred)
  • Ability to prepare and present reports of a technical nature
  • Understanding of semiconductor wafer processing fundamentals
  • Fosters cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables. Participates and encourages transparent information sharing amongst team members
  • Dedicated to meeting and surpassing expectations and requirements of internal and external customers
  • Makes timely, informed decisions that take into account facts, goals, constraints, and risks
  • Develops fresh ideas that provide solutions to all types of workplace challenges
  • Identifies new assignments/projects that should be worked on
  • Works on advanced assignments that require considerable judgment and initiative
  • Understands implications of work and makes recommendations for solutions
  • Must have understanding of process in photo lithography and should be capable of shifting focus of individual/group's goals once priorities change
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis tools (JMP, Minitab or otherwise)
  • Advanced knowledge in photolithography process and understanding of photolithography process qualification
  • Own a critical module of the process flow: investigate quality issues, improve process margins, and maintain high level of process control
  • Ability to multi task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Identifies complex problems and reviews related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Perform routine process monitoring, adjustments and qualification in a high-speed, high-throughput manufacturing environment
  • Interface with process/equipment engineers and fab technicians to audit and evolve Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and OCAPs for completeness and correctness
  • Disposition lots, identifying the critical failures that imply bigger problems. Fix those problems or document and escalate
  • Ability to understand and manipulate overlay process control/strategies
  • Regularly monitor current and incoming inventory and remove path restrictions to allow continuous flow of production material through photo equipment
  • Use standardized closed loop techniques to track and close urgent interlocks, and verify corrective actions taken are effective
  • Identify and drive operational improvement projects, using LEAN principles, to streamline or eliminate existing practices
  • Designs and runs all aspects of experiments to test hypotheses
  • Able to work well in a team environment and effectively communicate throughout organization
  • Familiar with foundry style semiconductor manufacturing and logic semiconductor manufacturing
  • Work a flexibile schedule based on company needs which include (but are not limited to) night shift rotations, weekend, and holiday coverage split amoungst the team