Snr Ultrapure Water Design Engineer 

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior UPW Engineer to be part of the Facilities Design and Engineering Team to lead the design effort in the construction of the FAB.  This position requires a thorough understanding of semiconductor Facilities Engineering and Operations in support of a 365/24/7 manufacturing facility.  Further, demonstrated experience in the design and construction of a UPW system meeting the current ITRS specifications.  The successful candidate for this position will have direct experience in developing the Utility Matrix, BOD, Scope and RFQ of the Ultrapure water system.  This individual will work closely with EHS, equipment OEMs, Site Facilities and Procurement in developing the design of a safe, cost-effective system that meets stringent manufacturing water quality requirements for a state of the art facility.


The successful individual will lead their team to drive operational excellence to world class levels, improve performance metrics, and deliver new facilities systems to meet construction milestones critical to enable our Manufacturing Technology Roadmap. The individual will report to the Facilities Design and Engineering Manager and will be located in Saratoga New York.  This position will require experience in overall planning, coordination, and control of a project from inception to completion aimed at meeting the project requirements in order to produce functionally and financially viable results. 


Specific Responsibilities


·Good knowledge process tool requirements - utilization, diversity to build utility matrix.

·Ensure sufficient space for equipment based on the utility matrix and resulting required process equipment.

·Use BKMs to qualitatively identify required systems with future expansion in mind – plug and play.

·Lead design review to achieve milestones i.e. 30, 60, 90 and IFC drawing are reviewed for safety/function and modified as necessary.

·Excellent comprehension of analytical instrumentation and controls.

·Ability to perform system sizing i.e. resin, RO, MF, UF etc... verify OEM offering.

·Excellent knowledge of MOC’s and how to cost effectively use them within the system, PVDF, PFA, EPDM etc.

·Review, develop P&IDs ensure equipment, MOC etc.  in the specifications or equivalent are included in the design.

·Effective design of normal and CPS electrical supply to critical equipment, N+1 methodology.

·Ensure the RFQ provides a comprehensive description of the system to ensure Change Orders are minimized.

·Ensure completed design is comprehensive and minimizes the opportunity for Change Orders.

·Sound recycling, reclaim and re-use within the design to drive low cost of Ownership ($/gal).

·Knowledge of Reverse Return UPW distribution hydraulic design.

·Ability to preposition while ensuring system can cost effectively meet required process requirements.

·Develop Specifications specific to Manufacturing requirements which will accompany RFQ.  

·Ensure EHS are integral part of the design discussions.

·Prepare budgets and schedules, monitor to ensure design milestones are met.

·Prepare project reports and documentation; communicate with Facilities Engineering and GLOBALFOUNDRIES management.

·Perform submittal and RFI reviews.

·Identify and monitor critical path and long lead items.

·Ensure OEM Utilizes GLOBALFOUNDRIES procurement agreements where MOC or other pricing has been negotiated.

·Review both System Performance and Equipment warranties are beneficial based on the expected life of the equipment.


Required Qualifications

·B.S. Degree in Chemical Engineering or other related field or equivalent experience.

·Experience with Ultrapure Water processes, specification and products.

·Demonstrated knowledge of construction standards, practices, techniques, and technology.

·Strong analytical skills

·Minimum 10 years of large project and construction experience with strong results in meeting process requirements, deadlines and cost requirements

·Demonstrated OEM negotiation experience in a new construction environment.

·Excellent communication skills; ability to work well with external vendors to drive results; ability to communicate within multiple levels in an organization


 Preferred Qualifications

·Master’s Degree

·PE Registration

·15 years of large project and construction experience with strong results in process requirements meeting deadlines and cost requirements

·300mm FAB New construction experiences a plus.

·Ability and willingness to learn/grow into technical areas beyond current education and area of expertise/experience


Benefits - Full 
Relocation Assistance Available - Yes 
Bonus Eligible - Yes 

15+ years experience
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel - Occasionally