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Principal Technician TD Research more...
Location:Albany, NY
First posted:May 09, 2017

Summary of Role:

GLOBALFOUNDRIES R&D is seeking highly skilled and motivated technician to become part of our R&D team working in Albany, New York.  This position will be required to perform wafer movement logistics (on-site and between the Albany, Malta, and East Fishkill sites) and assisting integration engineers with WIP management and SiView route setup ensuring that standard operational procedures are followed.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Supporting Device & integration engineers with a variety of tasks including
  • Manage all wafer logistics for wafers moving between Fab-8 and Albany  ensuring standard protocols (wafer entry checks by TXRF, particle checks, shipping logistics, etc.) are followed.
  • Assist integration engineers with routine WIP management on SiView (MM) and route updates (SM).
  • Ensure that requests and execution are carried out in a timely manner.
  • Provide daily status reports, wSPC chart monitoring, trends, experimental or line down reports using Microsoft based applications, e.g., excel, word or office.
  • Identify and address potential areas for improvement, optimize tool throughput, uptime, utilization and cost of operation.
  • Able to make decisions based on obtained results and collect additional data if necessary.
  • Wafer inspection in cleanroom environment using various optical and SEM inline tools.
  • Use chip layout software to generate inspection reports and understand basic macro design.
  • Interface with PLY and metrology engineers/technicians for recipe optimization
  • Work closely with CNSE and IBM Operations team as lead GF wafer expeditor
  • Hands-on wafer data collection and data analysis.
  • Being able to promptly identify and resolve excursions with the engineering team.
  • Yield and inline correlation analysis for new and mature processes on various technology nodes.
  • Six-sigma and DoE experience a plus.
  • Perform all activities in a safe ad responsible manner and support all Environmental, Health, Safety & Security requirements and programs

Required Qualifications:

  • 2 Year Technical/Associates Degree in Science, Math, Engineering, Semiconductor Manufacturing or a related discipline or equivalent military training experience
  • 5 years direct experience working in semiconductor wafer fab or related industry
  • Able to perform shift work on a 12 hours per day shift schedule
  • Able to work in a cleanroom environment per semiconductor protocol and requirements
  • Able to wear all required clean room protective clothing and equipment without restriction for normal 12 hour per day shift (excluding breaks)
  • Ability to perform work in a standing position for the majority of a 12 hour shift (excluding breaks)
  • Able to lift a minimum of 30 pounds on a periodic basis throughout the shift (preventive maintenance) and/or process issues
  • Language Fluency - Fluent in English Language - written & verbal
  • Ability to relocate to Albany, NY

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Industrial Engineering or related technical degree; with 3 years experience working in semiconductor wafer fab or related industry
  • Demonstrated technical skills and knowledge of semiconductor wafer test and test equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to operate computer and system interface programs to ensure appropriate computing and analysis of production information
  • Demonstrated ability to follow detailed instructions and procedures to complete tasks and required documentation
  • Demonstrated work performance in an environment requiring high level of attention to detail and timeliness
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize activities.
  • Familiarity with patterning module (lithography and etch) is a plus
  • Familiarity with SiView (MM and SM) is a plus
  • IBM Alliance or CNSE experience is a plus.
  • Strong team player with ability to work well within a global team

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

An offer of employment with GLOBALFOUNDRIES is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, as applicable and subject to applicable laws and regulations.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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