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Failure Analysis Technician

Failure Analysis Technician
by Admin on 05-10-2020 at 3:13 pm

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Fab 8 is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Electrical Failure Analysis (EFA) technician to become a part of our team at the state-of-the-art facility in Malta, New York. This is a night shift position, working a compressed week of 12 hour shifts. The position will require proficiency in various failure analysis lab techniques and tooling including:

  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)
  • Focused Ion Beam (FIB)
  • Chemical Mechanical Polishing
  • Chemical Etching (Wet, Reactive Ion Etch (RIE))
  • Fault Isolation (Obirch, IR, Photo emission, etc)

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Conduct routine analytical jobs using defined and documented procedures while meeting or exceeding cycle time and quality standards
  • Operate a wide variety of failure analysis tools to isolate and image manufacturing defects in order to identify root cause of failure.
  • Support various failure modes including logic, memory, and Health of the Line (HOL)
  • Learn and develop methodologies to identify complex failure modes on new products and technologies
  • Actively participate in team projects and experiments
  • Perform basic preventive maintenance activities of analytical equipment and support maintenance activities with vendors as needed.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement processes
  • Perform all activities in a safe and responsible manner and support all Environmental, Health, Safety & Security requirements and programs

Required Qualifications:

  • Education – High School Diploma or equivalent in a Science, Math, Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Semiconductor Manufacturing or a related discipline or equivalent military training / experience.
  • Fluent in English Language – written & verbal
  • Ability to work a 12 hour night shift including weekend coverage over a compressed week
  • Physical Capacity Demands – Able to follow work and safety procedures for laboratory environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in a Science, Math, Engineering, or a related discipline or equivalent military training/experience.
  • Prior experience in working in a laboratory environment
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