Sr Engineer Equipment Engineering

Location Burlington
Date Posted June 24, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified


About GlobalFoundries:

GlobalFoundries is a leading full-service semiconductor foundry providing a unique combination of design, development, and fabrication services to some of the world's most inspired technology companies. With a global manufacturing footprint spanning three continents, GlobalFoundries makes possible the technologies and systems that transform industries and give customers the power to shape their markets. For more information, visit .

Essential Responsibilities Include:

In your role as Senior Engineer, you are responsible to support equipment installations and manufacturing operations in Post Fab9. This responsibility includes, but is not limited to:

  • Work with the equipment suppliers, maintenance technicians, and cross-functional teams on equipment PM and Cal procedures for assigned equipment
  • Setup and maintain Cal, PM specification, and other quality systems for the assigned tools, train other in same
  • Participate in yield and Continuous Improvement activities related to semiconductor equipment.
  • Participate in troubleshooting and task forces as needed. Help develop solutions that prevent recurrence. Strong electronic and mechanical troubleshooting skills
  • Train in leading teams with an emphasis on project leadership fundamentals, effective communication and spending justification
  • Equipment engineering skills with solid experiences in resolving tool related challenges to include, but no limited to, formal troubleshooting techniques and hands on support
  • Knowledge of predictive and preventive maintenance techniques
  • Continue to improve robust equipment PM procedures and methodologies for high volume manufacturing using statistical tools, data driven decision making and systematic problem-solving skill
  • Use lean manufacturing and six sigma processes
  • Support installation of new equipment as well as sustaining of existing tools
  • Drive cost saving initiatives through second sources, direct sources, parts life-time improvement, and PM optimizations
  • Provide leadership and guidance to effectively identify root causes to equipment issues. Responsible for driving resolutions and closures of issues
  • Train the equipment technicians. Create materials and perform training of technicians working on tools in the area
  • Setup Equipment performance KPIs, monitoring and adjustment according to post fab goals
  • Maintain tool availability and stability above target, drive improvements for increased uptime and throughput, and optimize preventative vs corrective action downtime

Other Responsibilities:

  • Perform all activities in a safe and responsible manner and support all Environmental, Health, Safety & Security requirements and programs


Required Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Semiconductor Manufacturing or closely related discipline, Associates Degree with 5 years of relevant experience
  • Please indicate % of travel : less than 5% travel required
  • Fluency in English Language - written & verbal
  • Physical Capacity Demands - Must be able to work per semiconductor industry and GlobalFoundries protocol/requirements, wearing all required clean room protective clothing and equipment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with TSV Wafer Thinning process equipment
  • Solidworks experience

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at 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 with GlobalFoundries is conditioned upon the successful completion of pre-employment conditions, as applicable, and subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Effective January 4, 2022, GlobalFoundries will require all US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. GlobalFoundries will follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) definition of fully vaccinated and will require proof of vaccination. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, will have the opportunity to submit an accommodation request.

GlobalFoundries is fully committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and believes that cultural diversity within the company enhances its business potential. GlobalFoundries goal of excellence in business necessitates the attraction and retention of highly qualified people. Artificial barriers and stereotypic biases detract from this objective and may be illegally discriminatory.

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