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:


The Senior Technician is responsible for performing technical tasks in support of the operation and maintenance of utility systems, Fab support equipment, building maintenance or chemical and gas delivery equipment. Activities include review of construction, design, and specification documentation, the startup and operation of facilities, mechanical, chemical, waste and electrical systems. In addition, performs general maintenance and repair as required, and monitors for equipment efficiencies. Requires compliance with all health, safety and environmental management system guidelines.

Specific Job Duties:


Completes tasks in innovative and effective ways
Performs Advanced Preventative/ Corrective Maintenance: Develops new methods for corrective maintenance/repairs. Tasked with completing PM/CPM improvement projects
Identifies areas of business process improvement opportunities and provides input as to which improvement projects need to be pursued
Troubleshoots, down to root cause, highly complex issues that lower level technicians are unable to resolve
Decides which type of maintenance is needed, selects parts for replacement
Reviews and submits vendor invoices and payments
Mentors/trains lower level technicians
Understands interactions with other departments in activities such as maintenance scheduling
Leads pass down and other meetings
May participate on cross-functional teams
Serves as liaison between senior staff and other technicians – communicates and represents SAS company initiatives
EHS: Able to lead through Incident Command System
May conduct and/or oversee routine inspections and investigations
Interprets complex data from equipment, processes etc.
Interprets issues/questions regarding schematics, diagrams, written/verbal instructions, layouts or defined plans
Applies knowledge of relevant best practices, state and local code in area of expertise
Regular attendance and timeliness is required per departmental guidelines


Shift: A Shift (Sunday-Tuesday and alternating Wednesdays (Days 7am-7pm)

Skills and Qualifications:

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


High School Diploma or technical school certification preferred
Typically requires 8-15 years of experience
Semiconductor or high-volume manufacturing experience preferred
EHS position – OSHA 30 hours at minimum, preferred experience with manufacturing or construction environment, and two years of related experience either in safety or emergency response
May require trade knowledge in a specialized field
May require a specific license (dependent on individual position)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Software, and Tools

Advanced electro mechanical knowledge
Maintains confidentiality of sensitive and proprietary information
Able to work in a team environment
Understands manufacturing systems
Effectively communicates via verbal/written means to immediate team and other SAS departments
Advanced knowledge of relevant SAS systems
Has advanced knowledge of relevant software tools (i.e., Programable Logic Controller, Microsoft etc.)
Ability to work flexible hours as necessary
Intermediate knowledge in relevant code regulations
Ability to work independently within the broad scope of an objective
Intermediate knowledge of mentoring, coaching and leading groups/people
May require the ability to maintain a state license as necessary (i.e., journeyman)

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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.

U.S. Export Control

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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By submitting an application, you [applicant] agree[s] not to disclose to Samsung, or induce Samsung to use, any confidential or proprietary information (including trade secrets) belonging to any current or previous employer or other person or entity.

 

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