TD Photolithography Senior Engineer, Process and Equipment, Singapore



Our Client's APDS team is looking for high energy, self-motivated, result driven individuals in the role of process and equipment development engineer to support technology development (TD) activities. The individuals will drive early maturity of process and equipment technologies in Micron’s fast paced environment through engagement with Boise TD, equipment suppliers and manufacturing teams in Singapore.



  • Quantify benefits of innovative equipment solutions to enable early introduction, maturity, and adoption for current and/or next node of 3D NAND technology.
  • Develop and optimize Photolithography unit processes to meet the yield and quality requirements of advanced 3D NAND parts (B16R and beyond). Advanced process development such as performing material evaluations, imaging process window analysis, improvements using reticle, layout, OPC improvements and overlay optimization, in 3D vNAND technology.
  • Participate with Boise TD Photolithography development peers on technology choices for the upcoming nodes and able to translate future technology device needs into clear process and equipment requirements.
  • Identify disruptive equipment and processes early, work with manufacturing and Boise TD to identify viable evaluation path forward in manufacturing.
  • Initiate and manage experiments on non-unique and unique equipment for process margin and cost of ownership (CoO) improvements. Design and implement advanced process monitoring and control methodologies.
  • Lead team or sites or suppliers on complex projects in focused meetings with end goal of maturity a technology in record times for technical advantage, cost and productivity.
  • Serve as a technical expert within Company, provide advice and recommendations to senior management on improvements from processes, procedures and equipment development. Lead and initiate innovation projects through patents/technical papers. 
  • Communications and collaboration with partners both locally and globally.  Strict adherence to Company's Intellectual Property protection policy is a must.



  • BS, MS, or PhD degree in Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical/Mechanical Engineering, or Physics with minimum of 2 years hands-on experience in leading edge Photolithography area. Fresh PhD candidates in semiconductor relevant area are also welcome to apply.
  • Understanding of optics fundamentals including the principles and application of immersion lithography, polarized illumination, and low k1 imaging.
  • Experience with chemical process specific to lithography, including materials for 365nm, 248nm, and 193nm lithography.
  • Experience with lithography simulation software and application to low k1 imaging is an added advantage.
  • An understanding of the general process steps and process flow for 3D vNAND memory, Photolithography steps in particular.
  • Excellent skills on design of experiments (DoE), data analysis systems (e.g. JMP) and ability to analyze, conclude and communicate the recommendations in clear and crisp manner.
  • Self-motivated and adaptable to Company’s fast paced, demanding and dynamic work environment; flexibility to work for extended hours, as required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to convey the message clearly and sharply both locally and globally.
  • Excellent ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously; efficiently utilize available resources or seek peers’ and/or management help to get over the roadblocks to drive to solutions.
  • Ability to travel for extended periods of time and stay at Boise TD or at vendor site for 4-6 months at a stretch to learn and develop process or equipment technology development.
  • Suitable candidates may be considered for expat posting to Singapore from overseas  locations.

Sub Specialization : All Functions;All
Type of Employment : Permanent
Minimum Experience : 2
Work Location : Singapore

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