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 28 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 for the Austin campus ranges from 65nm to 28nm using planar transistor technology to the more advanced 14nm 3D FinFet technology.

 

Samsung has invested $18 billion in operating two fabs at the Austin, Texas campus on Parmer Lane, since 1996 -- making it one of the largest direct foreign investments in United States history. The Austin site consists of 2.76 million square feet and more than 600+ acres in land holdings.  Samsung Austin Semiconductor’s economic impact in 2023 generated $15 billion into Austin’s economy through salaries and other expenditures.

 

In 2021, Samsung announced a new facility in Taylor, Texas, where it plans to invest a minimum $17 billion in the build-out. The site spans 1,200+ acres and the first phase of development will have 4.7 million square feet of floor space consisting of a cluster of semiconductor manufacturing buildings such as a fab, office, parking garage, central utility building, and special utility supply facilities. The Taylor facility will boost the production of semiconductor solutions that will power next-generation technologies in areas like 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and high performance computing.

 

With more than 5,000 employees supporting both campuses, 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 citizenship.  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 the Austin campus located on Parmer Lane in northeast Austin and the construction campus in Taylor, Texas. Learn more at www.samsung.com/us/sas.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Job Summary/Overview:

We are seeking a highly motivated and data driven experienced engineer to fill a role within our Facilities Engineering team.

This role will work to tackle our most complex problems, drive towards our net zero goal, initiate improvement projects, review designs, and manage projects while overseeing day to day activities including Breakdown Maintenance and Preventive Maintenance for improving quality and reliability in support of a semiconductor wafer fab.

This role is within Exhaust Engineering team (Dry HVAC) which is one of Samsung Austin Semiconductor Facilities Operations Management teams. The Exhaust team scope includes Compressed Dry Air systems (CDA), Scrubbed Exhaust, Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) exhaust, process vacuum (PVAC), and clean vacuum systems (CVAC).

Facilities systems are designed to run 24 hours a day, 365 days a year without interruption.

Specific Job Duties:

• Collaborate closely with process engineer and project manager to align/modify Scrubbed Exhaust system roadmap
• Plan and oversee execution of preventive and breakdown maintenance of fans, pumps, sensors, tanks, chemical delivery systems and etc.
• Manage Acid & Alkali scrubbers cleanings and packing replacements
• Assign failure codes, analyze faulty and failed parts, conduct research and propose replacement parts
• Select material and parts using site specification
• Review and improve Maintenance and Instrumentation SOPs
• Lead incident response with detailed problem solving and root cause analysis and coordinate multi-disciplinary teams in containing and correcting problems
• Spearhead all phases of improvement engineering projects including justification, engineering design, cost estimating, financial management, project management, and system documentation
• Provides guidance to operations, maintenance and instrumentation personnel on day to day activities
• Implement processes & procedures to improve and standardize work across the team & site
• Participate in Task Force Teams (TFT) to make department wide improvements

Shift: 1st Shift (Monday-Friday 8am-5pm)

Skills and Qualifications:

• Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Chemical Engineering or similar field.
• Minimum of 5+ years of experience in equipment engineering, mission critical operations, process design, consultant firm or technical project management
• Preferred of 8+ years of experience in equipment engineering, plant operations, process design, consultant firm or technical project management

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Software, and Tools

• P.E. license is a plus
• Previous experience in mission critical/plant operations, process design, consultant firm or technical project management
• Advanced understanding of equipment/material selection and using site specifications
• Comfortable in reading and redlining blueprints, drawings and P&IDs
• Demonstrate strong analytical skills for assessing problems and developing innovative corrective actions
• Comfortable with ambiguity and highly adaptable to rapidly changing business needs and initiatives
• Possess excellent time management and priority setting skills while having the ability to effectively advance multiple activities simultaneously and enable on-time project delivery
• Be able to interface effectively with management
• Demonstrate ability to build strong, influential relationships
• Be proficient with Microsoft Office applications
• Previous data analysis experience/machine learning is a plus
• Previous experience with AutoCAD, Revit or similar software is a plus

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Benefits

Samsung employees have access to benefits including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k),  onsite cafeteria,  tuition assistance (after 6 months), paid time off, student loan program, wellness incentives, and many more. In addition, regular full-time employees (salaried or hourly) are eligible for MBO bonus compensation, based on company, division, and individual performance.

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This position may require the ability to access information subject to U.S. export control restrictions.  If the position requires it, applicants must have the ability to access export-controlled information or be eligible to receive a government authorization to access export-controlled information.

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