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Product Engineer 4

Date: Feb 4, 2018

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

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Responsible for engineering support in the area of productivity for CSBG advanced services. Independently drive engineering projects in support of CSBG Advanced Service Products and quickly turn around solutions for critical productivity / process performance issues. Require strong fundamental understanding in one or more areas including electrical engineering / chemistry / materials processing / plasma physics. Analyze customer data using statistical methods, define problem statement based on systematic problem solving methodology including methodical root cause analysis. Apply critical fundamental understanding of define failure mechanisms, assign root cause hypothesis to explain performance / productivity issues at customer sites. Responsible for setting up tests to reproduce customer reported productivity issues in the demo lab and test solutions. Develop testing approach, analyze results and provide recommendations for resolving issues. Travel to customer site with proposed solutions and support implementation / evaluation of technical solutions.   Good understanding of installed base fab performance and technical aspects of Lam tools required, to support technical execution working with local account team, RPS, and Global Product Group. 


Secondary function would be to collaborate with internal engineering team to deliver on CIP engineering features.  Will be directly influencing significant revenue projects key to CSBG and Lam businesses. Expectation will be regular visits and discussions with customer and local account team management support CSBG business.


Qualifications: Minimum Education MS in Engineering - Electrical, Chemical, Industrial, Mechanical, Materials or Physics, Computer Science or related field. Advanced degree PhD desirable, but level of work experience also considered. Minimum Experience: Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience in semiconductor experience on Deposition and Etch systems with customer fab experience. Target candidate requires knowledge on Etch Equipment, process engineering and or Semiconductor fab operations. Prefer candidates with prior experience in process of product engineers driving etch / deposition CIP or with prior field roles supporting hardware and process duties. Preference also to customers who have worked on Lam Etch or Dep equipment or competing semiconductor companies in roles described earlier. Seeking candidates with work history demonstrating customer management, problem resolution and communication, presentation skills. Preference for candidates with previous roles in process or productivity including new product development characterization (hardware or process) and customer facing assignments showing good understanding of both factory & customer needs / issues.


Travel: Minimum of 20%

Job Function: Systems Engineering, Productivity, Process Engineering


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

Job Segment: Engineer, Chemical Research, Product Development, Electrical, Systems Engineer, Engineering, Research

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