Advanced Module Engineering: Equipment Engineer - New College Grad

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Fab8 is seeking an equipment engineer to become part of our state of the art 300mm advanced manufacturing team. The position will be located at GLOBALFOUNDRIES in Malta, New York, and report to functional area module manager.
The primary responsibilities of this position are to sustain manufacturing production line, do troubleshooting for tool issues, maintain equipment uptime and working with equipment suppliers on tool improvements. In addition, the candidate will have to assist in equipment start-up and setup.
Essential Responsibilities:
As an Equipment Engineer you are responsible to support the operations team. This responsibility includes, but is not limited to:
Drive equipment planning, equipment selection and configuration with the area process engineers
Own installation, start up and volume ramp for all respective semiconductor process equipment
Strong focus on keeping timelines and cost/budget control
Primary decision maker with facilities for equipment hookup and subsequent control
Establish and manage the equipment budget and cost model together with the module Planner
Work in close collaboration with Process and Manufacturing teams
Establishment of the equipment engineering and maintenance related business processes (SOPs, BKMs, JBIs) necessary to run and maintain the tools in production, as well as their documentation according to quality standards.
Develop and train the equipment technicians. Create materials and perform training of technicians working on tools in the area.
Ensure close interaction with equipment suppliers. Supplier management ? own escalation and work together on resolution of tool issues.
Define and control maintenance contracts as well as their continuous improvement
Able to read and understand tool schematics (electrical, PIDs, utilities diagrams, etc.)
Set up Equipment performance KPIs (Availability, Net MT%, PM Success), monitoring and adjustment according to fab goals
After equipment start-up / ramp up, become responsible for all daily equipment engineering tasks including performance tracking, continuous improvement and cost reduction programs
Engage in continuous improvement activities on tools and develop solutions for higher throughput and improvement in tool performance.
Ensure continuous knowledge exchange on best known methods and improvement levers with sister fabs (ex. Fab 1, Fab 7, Fab10) engineers. Translate changes in other factories to improvement actions within current fab.
Perform all activities in a safe and responsible manner and support all Environmental, Health, Safety & Security requirements and programs
Required Qualifications:
Education/Experience: BS degree or MS degree in Chemical/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Solid State Physics or other related engineering physical science discipline.
Fluency in English Language - written & verbal
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience and understanding of high volume manufacturing in semiconductor field
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a matrixed global environment
Familiar with Equipment, maintenance and troubleshooting concepts.
Familiar with FMEA and risk management.
Experience in applying LEAN techniques in a manufacturing environment, Lean Six Sigma Certification.
Strong equipment troubleshooting and hands-on background. Working experiences with vendors.
Knowledge of semiconductor wafer fabrication processes.
Experienced in driving improvement projects.
Excellent interpersonal skills, energetic, and self starter.
Strong organizational skills; demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and able to react to shifting priorities to meet business needs.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at usaccommodations@globalfoundries.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
An offer of employment with GLOBALFOUNDRIES is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, as applicable and subject to applicable laws and regulations.
GLOBALFOUNDRIES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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