Photolithography Process Engineer

    • Chandler, AZ

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Photolithography Process Engineer in Chandler, AZ. Summary: As a member of the Process Engineering team, you will interact with the operations, product testing, and R&D groups and external partners to support existing product improvement efforts and new product introduction. Responsibilities:

  • Sustain and optimize coat/develop, exposure, and related metrology toolsets
  • Monitor SPC and report on overall process
  • Troubleshoot process and toolset excursions
  • Support production technicians and react as deviations occur
  • Drive root-cause of major die-level yield loss
  • Drive continuous improvement projects and activities for yield, automation enhancements, and capacity
  • Work with cross-functional teams to complete goals on time
  • Documentation ownership, maintenance procedure understanding and possible assistance, training, and certification guidelines
  • Support NPI by using DFM considerations to help pioneer new photolithography processes
  • Advance coat/develop process for photoresist films on TEL ACT 8 tracks
  • Advance exposure processes for photoresist films on ASML steppers
  • Work with process development engineers to integrate successful fabrication and capability to product requirements
  • Introduce and qualify photoresist films to improve cost and yield

  • BS or MS degree in Material Science, Physics, Chemical or Electrical Engineering, or other applicable area
  • 3+ years of experience with photolithography process sustaining and development, including exposure using a stepper
  • Experience in Semiconductor Photolithography Processing
  • Experience with typical metrology techniques such as Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), profilometry, ellipsometry, etc.
  • Experience with ASML steppers and TEL ACT 8 tracks
  • Experience reading and writing recipes on ASML steppers, TEL ACT 8 tracks, SEM toolsets
  • Experience in Plasma Etch using AMAT tools a big plus
  • Experience with memory technology, being familiar with Fault Detection (FDC), Interdiction Model
  • Experience with statistical software JMP/Minitab and databases software SQL
  • Some experience or exposure with other wafer front-end processing modules (e.g. PVD, IBD, CVD, and Dry etching)
  • Experience working with MES software
  • Familiarity with Polyimide processing
  • Ability to review and draw conclusions from sets of data using statistical analysis techniques
  • Demonstrated knowledge in applying principles of Statistical Process Control, Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility, yield analysis and Design of Experiments
  • Must display sound interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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