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 Industrial Wastewater (IWT) engineering team is guided by extensive data research and development that is anchored by collaborative relationships. At our industrial wastewater treatment plant on the Samsung Austin Semiconductor (SAS) site, our drive for current operational sustainability is balanced by future technology road mapping to ensure operational resilience and environmental stewardship. As the Technical Lead of the IWT Engineering team, in partnership with the Engineering Supervisor, you will:

• Review the technical readiness of engineering deliverables, which include the following:
o Promoting a safe work environment using a process safety mindset
o Monitoring system performance and trend analysis for operational needs
o Troubleshooting operational issues
o Use of peer-reviewed quantitative and qualitative data in technical reports for financial requests, incident reports and upper management presentations
o Providing oversight and communication to support the needs of Operations, Instrumentation & Maintenance teams as well as sub-contractors
o Evaluating process requirements and specifications of all IWT systems
o Cultivating, sustaining and managing collaboration to ensure site safety, quality of operation, and environmental stewardship
• Provide guidance to personnel, management, and executives on wastewater projects rationalization
• Development of future planning (technical road map) in collaboration with engineering team.
• Mentor and provide technical development opportunities for each member of the IWT team through a collaborative career mapping approach that also support organizational objectives
• Lead innovation in new wastewater treatment technologies
• Advise the team on prioritization of daily tasks, up through capital investment execution
• Support management reporting needs through data collection, consolidation and analysis
• Foster a team culture that promotes operational excellence, continuous learning, and empowerment
• Advise on succession planning for all IWT Engineer and Project Manager roles, as well as talent acquisition and retention.
• Interface with internal customers throughout site to represent wastewater treating objectives in support of site-wide goals
• Interface with regulatory organizations and utility providers on topics such as waste discharge quality and incoming stream specifications

Additionally, the IWT TL will collaborate with the IWT TR to develop long-term roadmaps and sustainability improvements.

Specific Job Duties:

Essential Functions
• Supports team execution and reports work in an organized, systematic and concise method
• Advises Engineering Supervisor on prioritization of team workload
• Develops and manages Industry Organization participation for team
• Select industry organizations, conferences and trade shows that would benefit from Samsung representation
• Communicates organizational strategy and long-term goals in a tactical execution format for direct reports to connect with
• Collaborates with operational supervisors to understand current needs of IWT systems
• Leads, encourages and enables data driven process improvement focus
• Collaborates with colleagues on initiatives and to support the needs of other teams
• Fosters a collaborative environment within Engineering, Operations and Maintenance teams
• Frequent collaboration with Engineering Supervisor to improve the performance of the team
• Coaches and mentors staff to facilitates career development and technical expertise
• Develops and modifies site standards and procedures

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

Skills and Qualifications:

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

Required Education and Experience
• B.S. in engineering field
• 8+ years of experience in a Chemical Engineering environment
• 5+ years in Industrial Wastewater Treatment
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong data analysis skills
• Strong technical background – with particular ability to understand, repair, and optimize industrial process systems
• Proficient in Microsoft Windows based applications

Preferred Education and Experience
• Demonstrated experience in leading engineers within a facilities environment
• PE license
• 12+ years of experience in a Facilities, Engineering and/or Project Management environment
• Computer programming experience a plus
• Project Management experience (PMP) a plus

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Software, and Tools

Competencies
• Possess expert knowledge of wastewater treatment technologies
• Safety, Environmental, and Quality Mindset
• Continuous Learning Exhibited by Curiosity
• Pragmatic Problem Solving/Analysis
• Proficiency in communicating technical data to higher levels of management
• Collaborative Stakeholder Engagement
• Risk Analysis and Management
• Organization and Attention to Details
• Demonstrated ability to influence without authority

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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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