Fab Defectivity Engineer

Cree   •  

Research Triangle Park, NC

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 64 days ago

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Job Summary

Wolfspeed is a growing part of the Cree organization. As a part of a newly organized team responsible for managing factory controls, there is an open position as a Defectivity Engineer in the Fab. Due to ITAR regulations, this role must be filled by a candidate who is a US Citizen or Green Card holder.

What can Wolfspeed do for you?

  • Be instrumental in helping to shape the methods, tools, and mindset for data-driven defect reduction and in-line product validation in the RF and Power Wafer Fab
  • Located in the thriving Research Triangle region of North Carolina, including locations that have been named best place to live in the entire U.S.
  • Potential for future mobility within a strong-growth oriented company and a technology leader in Power and RF devices
  • Work directly with technology directly contributing to the future of transportation, energy, and communications
  • Be a part of a strong technical team that values agility, contribution, and enjoying work

What can you do for Wolfspeed?

  • Drive defect reduction as the primary defectivity owner for a given product family
  • Accountability for optimized defect measurement recipes and defectivity tool management
  • Learn and maintain direct, hands-on knowledge of the process, equipment, and technology by self-guided training and in-fab experience
  • Participate in efforts to provide optimized measurement, including sample rates, of in-line product balancing factors including yield opportunities, capacity, research, development, high-volume manufacturing, manual operations, measurement equipment capabilities, and line process and equipment control
  • Organize and drive cross-functional teams in key defect reduction efforts
  • Participate in driving general best-practices for managing defectivity throughout process, equipment, and yield engineering
  • Participate in supplier relations for fab software and equipment

What you need for success:

  • Candidate must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent in an engineering or science curriculum
  • Minimum of 5+ years of semiconductor manufacturing experience
  • In-depth understanding of Defectivity and Fab In-line Defectivity management
  • General working knowledge of Photolithography, Etch, Deposition, Diffusion, Implant, thinning and thermal processing
  • Working knowledge of SPC, OCAPs and in-line monitoring of both electrical performance and defect monitoring
  • Must be a team player and have a "whatever it takes" approach
  • Must have a positive, professional, energetic, can-do attitude
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Highly preferred skills and certifications:

  • 5+ years in defectivity engineering in a leading-edge semiconductor fab, with a track record of successfully leading defectivity reduction efforts as measurable in yield and reliability improvements
  • Working knowledge of both Power & RFsemiconductor devices
  • Exposure to ITAR regulations