Etch Process Development Engineer

July 14 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type


Imec is the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. The combination of our widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes us unique. By leveraging our world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, we create groundbreaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, and energy.

As a trusted partner for companies, start-ups and universities we bring together close to 3,500 brilliant minds from over 70 nationalities. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and also has distributed R&D groups at a number of Flemish universities, in the Netherlands, Taiwan, USA, China, and offices in India and Japan. All of these particular traits make imec to be a top-class employer. To strengthen this position as a leading player in our field, we are looking for those passionate talents that make the difference! Currently we are looking for a motivated Etch Process Development Engineer.

The job

This position, as Etch Process Development Engineer requires a strong technical background in the area of Etch process development for leading edge technology like N5+, 3D SCM or 3D/OIO. The Etch Process Development Engineer leads Etch process development in several programs and is in charge of Joined Development Programs related to the Advanced Patterning Center and Supplier Hub. The overall responsibility is to deliver in a timely & efficient manner Etch process solutions as well as an understanding of the interactions between the Etch and Lithography processes. In day-to-day operations, you are supported by the operational services provided within the organization.

Your key responsibilities are:

  • Driving an understanding of the interactions between the Etch and Lithography processes.

  • Facilitate partnerships and technical exchanges between APC and Supplier Hub partners.

  • Providing technical Etch solution to projects and processes in research and development.

  • Implementing methodology to ensure process robustness & process control.

  • Supporting strategy for Etch process development.

  • Executing & reporting on Joint Development Programs related to the Advanced Patterning Center.

  • Writing papers, patents and extending network.

This job comes from a partnership with Science Magazine and Euraxess