Mask Inspection Engineer

Micron Technology   •  

Boise, ID

Not Specified years

Posted 210 days ago

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As a Photomask Inspection Engineer, you will be responsible for sustaining and development engineering activities for all inspection processes. This includes but is not limited to:


  • Develop new inspection processes for cutting edge materials such as EUV and new optical phase shifting films
  • Explore new opportunities at inspection to detect, characterize, and identify defects to help improve processes
  • Drive to improve simulation capability for defect classification and enhance defect database and query capabilities
  • With knowledge of the inspection requirements, look for opportunities to improve the automation process
  • Monitor tools and processes to ensure stability and consistency of results
  • Follow up on inspection issues, identify root causes, and implement the corrective actions to prevent re-occurrence
  • Develop training plans and mentoring of on-shift inspection and sustaining team members, 1-on-1 or in a classroom setting
  • Create and update procedures and guidelines related to inspection tools and processes



Successful candidates for this position will have:

  • Understanding of reticle manufacturing processes is preferred
  • Data analysis and data visualization experience is preferred
  • Ability to learn new photolithography techniques and their requirements as applied to inspection criteria. Including reticle enhancement techniques
  • Knowledge of Linux, SQL, and database management is a plus
  • Understanding of optics and lasers is a plus
  • Strong troubleshooting background and working experience in a semiconductor or photomask fab
  • A high level of self-motivation and self-direction
  • The ability to work independently with limited direction as well as in a highly collaborative team setting
  • Good interpersonal skills and willingness to teach others
  • Willing to work with a flexible schedule


Education Requirements:

Minimum BS in engineering or science discipline is required + semiconductor experience

It has been and will continue to be the policy of Micron to administer all human resource actions and benefits without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran's or other legally-protected status. Each manager, supervisor, and team member is responsible for carrying out this policy.