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Integrated Process Yield Engineer

Company: FormFactor Inc.
Location: Livermore
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Integrated Process Yield EngineerFormFactor, Inc. Livermore, CAWe live in a mobile driven world where technology is constantly improving. Semiconductor manufacturers need a partner as they pioneer and drive the most advanced integrated circuits (ICs) ever made. FormFactor is the world's leading supplier of probe cards used to test the ICs that power the majority of smart phones and tablets on the planet, as well as electronic systems used in computing, consumer, automotive and other applications. We are a big company with a small time feel. Working at FormFactor gives you the opportunity to work with cutting edge technology, have a direct influence on next generation products hitting the market and drive the overall growth and development of the semiconductor industry. We are a fast-paced, growing company where each employee contributes to our culture of integrity, innovation, and teamwork. We are looking for enthusiastic, talented individuals who can thrive in a changing and challenging environment. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES--- The candidate will be responsible for personally identifying root causes of major wafer fab yield detractors, understanding the interplay between process modules in the event, across MEMS micro-spring technologies--- The candidate will gather information from process engineers and engineering databases, analyze the integrated process and interaction between process steps, study the different yield impact of each issue mode across different designs and technologies, to ultimately derive a solid physical understanding of the failure mechanisms--- The candidate will design and analyze experiments to verify the physical mechanisms, leveraging demonstrated statistical analysis competence to ensure validity of conclusions, and will present the findings to process module owners and engineers, as well as to integration engineering--- The candidate will own weekly yield meetings, acting as an independent driver, focused on prioritizing issue resolution based on the impact on fab yield--- The candidate will develop means for the module engineers to easily access the engineering database in a standardized manner for their tactical needs, ensuring good synchronization among their data--- The candidate will help continue to drive, by example, a culture of physical root cause understanding, properly designed full and fractional factorial DOEs, and statistically sound conclusionsEDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED--- A Master's degree in mechanical, electrical, chemical engineering, or equivalent discipline. A Ph.D. degree is preferred. At least 5 years of relevant experience--- Self-starter, with strong oral and written communication skills--- Experience with semiconductor processes and their interactions--- Must have demonstrable experience and a passion for analyzing and understanding the "physical" reason for failures in a complex integrated process--- Sound understanding of multiple characterization techniques. Directly experienced with DOE methodology--- Expertise in data mining, script generation, database querying, basic statistical analysisPREFERRED SKILLS--- Understanding of semiconductor tools operation and challenges--- Understanding of SPC--- Past successful history of efficiently working in a cross-functional manner--- Some level of programming skills, to more efficiently collect and analyze large sets of dataFormFactor is committed to providing a work environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are committed to compliance with all Federal, State, and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, sex (including breastfeeding and related conditions), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, registered domestic partner status, medical condition, military or veteran status, genetic characteristics or information, or any other legally protected characteristic. These protections extend to all employment and management decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

Keywords: FormFactor Inc., Livermore , Integrated Process Yield Engineer, Engineering , Livermore, California

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