Samsung Austin Semiconductor is one of the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the world and an integral part of Central Texas for more than 26 years, driving job generation, economic impact and engagement with the surrounding community. 

Samsung Austin Semiconductor serves a global customer base with broad semiconductor process technology offerings that impact everyday life including mobile, graphic, consumer, networking/high performance computing, Internet of Things, RF and automotive. Through successful collaborations with foundry customers and a continuous drive to develop the most cutting-edge technologies, Samsung Austin Semiconductor has become a major player in the foundry market. Samsung Austin Semiconductor’s technology portfolio ranges from 65nm to 28nm using planar transistor technology to the more advanced 14nm 3D FinFet technology.
 

With more than 3,300 employees, 2.45 million square feet of floor space, and more than 600+ acres in land holdings, Samsung Austin Semiconductor’s economic impact in 2021 generated $6.3 billion into Austin’s economy through salaries and other expenditures. Plus, that same year, its parent company, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd announced a $17 billion investment to boost semiconductor production capacity at a new site in Taylor, Texas. This is in addition to the $18 billion invested in Samsung Austin Semiconductor’s Austin, Texas campus, since 1996 -- making it one of the largest direct foreign investments in United States history. 

Samsung Austin Semiconductor is a premier and growing employer who provides a great place to work, is committed to environmental stewardship and being a good corporate citizen.  Our employees are the key to our success and we invest in our people with competitive compensation & benefit packages, career development opportunities and programs that enhance physical, emotional and intellectual well-being.  Our employees work at various locations throughout Central Texas including the main plant on East Parmer Lane in northeast Austin, a satellite office near Pflugerville and the construction site in Taylor, Texas. Learn more at www.samsung.com/us/sas.





Job Summary/Overview:

This Engineering role will use extensive knowledge of all proprietary Samsung production systems as well as Manufacturing knowledge to improve factory bottlenecks as well as perform general troubleshooting tasks and testing related to these systems.
As a Manufacturing Systems Engineer, you will work closely with manufacturing, systems and engineering personnel to find inefficiencies, test/monitor/troubleshoot system change points, and make enhancement requests for our systems.
Once front or back end of the week shift is assigned, mandatory shift rotations will occur every 6 months (day/night shifts).
Candidate could be transferred to Samsung semiconductor manufacturing facility in Taylor, Texas as needed (Taylor location is ~30min away from Austin facility).

Specific Job Duties:

Key attributes include general engineering and team leadership, excellent problem solving, coordination of tasks, teamwork, and expert data collection and analysis.
Perform line analysis and be able to pinpoint bottleneck areas and take actions to help improve line movement and line balance.
Coordinate with manufacturing and engineering groups to make wafer per day (WPD) improvements using available scheduling systems as well as analyze actual improvements seen.
Work with customers on system enhancement requests and create well-defined documentation.
Collaborate with systems engineering members on systems-related issues and follow-up on issues from other shifts to resolution.
Organize testing and verification of new system changes with system engineers, unit parts and project integration members.

Shift:

B shift

Skills and Qualifications:

 

Education, Training, Certification(s) and Minimum years of experience required

B.S. in Industrial Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and other related Engineering Major will be considered

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Software, and Tools

Semiconductor experience preferred.
Knowledge of Line Metrics – Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), Utilization, Equipment Efficiency, Cycle Times, Days per masking layer (DPML), Idle Time, Stoploss.
Experience with Fab automation and reporting systems.
Good communication skills with internal and external customers.
Excellent organizational skills, ability to assess situations and set priorities.
Strong problem solving ability.
Strong critical thinking skills; recognize third and fourth order effects of a catalyst event.

 

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