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Job ID: JR0050926
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Santa Clara, CA US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Staff / Snr. Staff Process Engineer

Job Description

Job Description

Intel's Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group is hiring experienced Process Development Engineers in the following process areas: Dry Etch, Thin Films CVD/ALD, Wet Cleans, CMP, Metrology / Defect Inspection, and Diffusion to deliver world class semiconductor manufacturing processes. The ideal candidate will have a successful track record of delivering high volume manufacturing process with good capability, yield, cost and manufacturability. This will involve exceptional collaboration with cross-functional/cross-company teams and tool vendors to meet challenging program goals.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Selecting and developing material and equipment for the process to meet quality, reliability, cost, yield, productivity and manufacturability requirements.
  • Conducting process, equipment and material improvement projects with equipment and material suppliers.  This will involve exceptional collaboration with cross-functional/cross-company teams and tool vendors to meet challenging program goals.
  • Designing, executing and analyzing experiments necessary to meet engineering specifications for their process.
  • Working effectively with the equipment supplier to identify shortcomings, propose and evaluate solutions.
  • Driving improvements on quality, reliability, cost, yield, process stability/capability, productivity and safety/ergonomic over variables such as material, method, equipment, environment and operating personnel.
  • Developing solutions to problems utilizing formal education, statistical knowledge, and problem solving tools.
  • Establishing process control systems for the process module.
  • Domestic and International travel, as necessary to support job responsibilities


  • PhD degree (or MS) in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, Physics, Chemistry or an equivalent field. 
  • 5+ years of experience in semiconductor process and/or equipment development.

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrate experience with technical problem solving skills, with multitasking
  • Demonstrated experience working with external and internal partners, including leading edge semiconductor equipment and/or materials manufacturers.
  • A fast learner, able to adapt to the culture and the technology
  • Must be flexible in accommodating changing priorities and working hours to support business needs

Inside this Business Group

Non-Volatile Solutions Memory Group:  The Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group is a worldwide organization that delivers NAND flash memory products for use in Solid State Drives (SSDs), portable memory storage devices, digital camera memory cards, and other devices.  The group is responsible for NVM technology design and development, complete Solid State Drive (SSD) system hardware and firmware development, as well as wafer and SSD manufacturing.

Posting Statement. Intel prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.
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