Photo/Etch Process Engineer - Photolithography Process Engineer

Great KC Area


Not too long ago CNN/Money and Money magazine ranked this location/town 44th on its list of the 100 Best Cities to reside in the United States.

The ranking improved to 27th more recently as well


Benefits - Full, begin the first day

Relocation Assistance Available - Yes

Bonus Eligible - Yes

Interview Travel Paid Yes



JOB SUMMARY: This position reports to the Process Engineering Section Manager and is responsible for providing process support in the photolithography area of the fab. It includes responsibility of evaluating existing processes and configuring manufacturing systems to reduce cost, improve sustainability, and develop best practices within the production process.



Interface closely with manufacturing, equipment engineering, IT, etc. To fully support the photo area.

Disposition nonconforming materials in a timely and logical manner.

Develop, sustain, and improve processes to achieve fab and area goals.

Monitor processes and equipment for optimum performance.

Work with integration and process engineering groups to develop &/or troubleshoot products, processes and process flows and provide customer support as needed.



Process control and improvement of the photo process; vapor prime, coat, align/expose, develop, PR strip, etc.

Maintain reliable and safe manufacturing systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, cost and changeovers.

Improve process capability and production volume while maintaining and improving quality standards

Provide technical process development for new product introduction in the photo and etch disciplines.

Work with equipment and manufacturing to develop a cost effective and working production process.

Collect, record, and transcribe data.

Maintain reliable and safe manufacturing systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, cost and changeovers.



Minimum of BS degree in Engineering, Chemistry or Physics



Must be able to design experiments and make recommendations/process changes based on results

Hands-on experience with semiconductor processes

Familiarity with SVG coater and developer tracks, Canon MPA, Canon i3 and i4 steppers, Semitool Sirius Ozone Stripper, Semitool SAT, P5000 Dry Etcher

Strong communication skills and collaborative ability across all operational levels

Solid problem solving and analytical skills


PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Semiconductor experience with Schottky, Planar PN Junction, and MOSFET devices is preferred.