Sr/Principal Thin Films Equipment Engineer - Boise - job 854136

Micron Technology, Inc.

Date: 06/11/2021

City: Boise, Idaho

Employment type: Full-time

Our vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life. Join an inclusive team passionate about one thing: using their expertise in the relentless pursuit of innovation for customers and partners. The solutions we build help make everything from virtual reality experiences to breakthroughs in neural networks possible. We do it all while committing to integrity, sustainability, and giving back to our communities. Because doing so can fuel the very innovation we are pursuing.


Responsibilities and Tasks



  • Safety

  • Identify and promptly report hazards through the Good/Safe Catch Program.

  • Participate in Equipment HAZOP reviews and follow up and close findings determined by PHA for a safer working environment.

  • Follow PHA business process for all system modifications.

  • Follow and define safety procedures and area work rules including proper PPE, COHE and chemical safety.

  • Follow JHA business process.

  • Operate and maintain equipment and tools within manufacturer's, department and company safety guidelines.

  • Follow corporate Ergonomic guidelines and perform ergonomic assessments on new systems and equipment.

  • Maintain ERT Certification and respond to Area events.

  • Strategic Project Management

  • Openly researches the root cause of customer problems to drive innovative improvements

  • Establish the viability of new Semiconductor equipment or materials using EMIbusiness process for maturing tool performance to HVM levels.

  • Publish detailed documentation reflecting work plans, results, interpretation, conclusions and recommendations.

  • Develop and Mature Equipment

  • Collaborate with vendors on strategic process/hardware evaluations.

  • Define requirements for vendor roadmaps to advance Micron's strategic objectives for future technology.

  • Drive innovative solutions for hardware issues to improve system performance and maturity.

  • Follow established policies to protect confidential information and company IP.

  • Tactical Project Management

  • Execute Preflight Meetings for installation, modifications/upgrades and maintenance support for assigned PDE Development equipment sets.

  • Demonstrate ownership of assigned projects including, but not limited to, documentation, EMI tool maturity, TIQ, and system finger printing.

  • Summarize and publish plans, progress on existing experimental work, and document work in EMR's, Project Sheets and EMI Documents.

  • Ensure Monthly CIP meetings are being held to review tool improvement initiatives.

  • Maintain and publish roadmaps to define work/CIP's required to move toolsets from one EMI level to the next in preparation for transfer to HVM.

  • Maintain work record by updating ETO and EPD for all work performed.

  • Work with process engineer to determine issues we are trying to fix, then define and publish a detailed plan with action items to correct the issue with pre and post testing to confirm the fix is appropriate.

  • Work with Facilities Engineering, PHA, Trades, and Vendors in support of projects, following the ECBP business process.

  • Meet monthly with Process Owners on assigned workstations to review new processes and process requirements being added to workstations.

  • Attend assigned passdown meetings and collaborate with others in the group to help the area move forward toward common goals.

  • Attend and participate in scheduled TPM meetings for workstation you are supporting.

  • Be active in cost reduction and cost of ownership projects for given WS.

  • Process and Equipment Knowledge

  • Act as area expert and resource for on shift equipment techs and engineers.

  • Provide training and documentation in support of equipment transfers to MDE and Production Fabs.

  • Ensure WS Documentation is up to date to include all related drawing, procedures, and web page information.

  • Provide written and oral communication to process development, other equipment development groups and manufacturing Fabs as needed.

  • Leadership

  • Support leadership decisions and demonstrate company values.

  • Support and actively work towards group goals.

  • Follow Micron Corporate and Fab 4 policies and guidelines.

  • Project owners are expected to respond to issues 24X7 to insure projects are moving forward.

  • Promote a cooperative environment by maintaining a professional and positive work attitude/environment.

  • Maintain appropriate documentation in Inventor's Notebook of potential intellectual property. Write disclosures and apply for patents for unique work performed.


About Micron Technology, Inc.


We are an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions. Through our global brands – Micron® and Crucial® – our broad portfolio of high-performance memory and storage technologies, including DRAM, NAND, 3D XPoint™ memory and NOR, is transforming how the world uses information to enrich life. Backed by more than 40 years of technology leadership, our memory and storage solutions enable disruptive trends, including artificial intelligence, 5G, machine learning and autonomous vehicles, in key market segments like mobile, data center, client, consumer, industrial, graphics, automotive, and networking. Our common stock is traded on the Nasdaq under the MU symbol. To learn more visit micron.com/careers.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron's Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 or 208-368-4748 and/or by completing our General Contact Form





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