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NAND TD Process Integration/Yield/Reliability Engineer(Expat to Dalian)

Arizona; Hillsboro, Oregon; Phoenix, Arizona; San Jose, California; Santa Clara, California Job ID JR0232167 Job Category Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced
Job Description
This is an exciting time to be at Intel - come join our NAND-DTM and work on the most advanced 3DNAND and SSD technology in the world. As the global leader in the semiconductor industry, Intel possesses industry-leading SSD technology and the most capable Quadruple Level Cell (QLC) NAND Flash products, and you will be part of a world-class team that will transition to lead the SSD business at SK Hynix.
Intel Dalian is rapidly expanding its 3D NAND Dalian Technology Development (DTD) organization to develop future generations of 3D NAND process technologies.

This job requisition is to seek an experienced candidate to lead the 3D NAND process development organization based in Dalian, China, reporting to the Sr. Director of Dalian Technology Development. The selected candidate will partner with the Dalian high-volume manufacturing organization and Intel memory technology development teams in the US to create leading-edge 3D NAND process technology.

The candidate must have technology development experience and demonstrated leadership skills in a large organization, as a manager of managers, including but not limited to safety, technology, quality, output, and cost. The selected candidate will lead and develop the process technology development organizations including photolithography, dry etch, thin films, metrology, CMP, and Wet Process. The candidate is responsible for defining and executing to the NAND TD roadmap, resource planning activities, and organization and leadership development to grow the organizational technical capability.

The candidate must have demonstrated the ability to solve highly complex technical problems with excellent communication skills and the ability to motivate the organization. The candidate must also have demonstrated strong ethical standards and be able to set the tone from the top. Must also be able to lead in a highly ambiguous and dynamic business environment.


Dalian Memory Technology and Manufacturing (DMTM) in Intel's Non-Volatile Memory Technology Development Group is looking for Process Engineering Technology Development experts and leaders to drive and develop future generations of 3D NAND technology. This requisition is targeting candidates to fill multiple positions available based in Dalian, China.

The ideal candidates should have a successful track record of delivering leading-edge process capability and demonstrated collaboration with cross-functional/cross-company teams including equipment and material vendors.

Depending on the role, selected candidates might assume some or all of the following job responsibilities:
  • Defining roadmaps to meet requirements, goals, and milestones for a new technology process.
  • Defining and establishing flow, procedures, and equipment configuration for the module.
  • Selecting and developing material and equipment for the process to meet quality, reliability, cost, yield, productivity and manufacturability requirements.
  • Leading and conducting process, equipment and material development projects with equipment and material suppliers
  • 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 hardware modifications to mitigate issues.
  • 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 scientific fundamentals, statistical knowledge, and problem-solving tools.
  • Establishing process control systems for the process module. Training production/receiving process engineers in high-volume factories.
  • Transferring processes high-volume manufacturing and providing support the new factory startup.
Internal candidates from USA or other international sites can be qualified for two-way expatriate assignments in Dalian, China.

The following positions are currently available:
- Sr. Engineers or Sr. Technologists with expertise in one of the following areas:
Process Integration, Yield, Quality, and Reliability etc.

The position is associated with the sale of the NAND business to SK Hynix aligning to Phase 2 of the transaction. Employees aligned to Phase 2 will continue to be employed by Intel developing NAND technology and components. Phase 2 of the transaction is expected to close in March 2025 at which time employees aligned to this phase of the transaction will transition employment to Solidigm, a stand-alone US subsidiary of SK Hynix headquartered in San Jose, California with offices world-wide. Solidigm is a leading global supplier of NAND flash memory solutions, led by Robert (Rob) B. Crooke as CEO, previously senior vice president and general manager of Intel’s Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group. To read more, see: https://www.intc.com/news-events/press-releases/detail/1513/intel-sells-ssd-business-and-dalian-facility-to-sk-hynix


Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:
  • PhD in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with 3+ years Semiconductor experience

    or MS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with 5+ years of Semiconductor experience

    or BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with 7+ years Semiconductor experience

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Experience with Flash technology or NVM

Inside this Business Group
Employees in Intel's NAND Product Group deliver solutions that are transforming computing across all segments from data centers to Ultrabooks. They invent, develop, bring to market and support customers with leading-edge NAND flash memory and system level solutions such as solid state drives (SSDs). SSDs are accelerating performance for gaming enthusiasts, reducing total cost of ownership for IT managers of data centers and improving security and reliability for businesses. This dynamic group is strategically positioned to become the leading Non-Volatile Memory solution supplier for the compute segment and is a key to expanding markets and continuing the growth for Intel.

Other Locations

US,OR,Hillsboro;US,AZ,Phoenix;US,CA,San Jose;US,CA,Santa Clara


Covid Statement
Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

Posting Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.
Benefits
We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/jobs/benefits.html

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado:$130,190.00-$221,610.00

Working Model
This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.
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