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Engineer I-Yield Enhancement

Company: Microchip Technology Incorporated
Location: colorado springs
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description

Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM). We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products.

Job Description

Job Summary

Determines cause of low yields at parametric and wafer sort test, introduces new products into production, supports product and process transfers, maintains product reliability, and continuously improves product yields and reliability.


* Supports the introduction of new products and process flows into the fab and test area through the creation, review, and implementation of necessary supporting specifications and process routes and flows. This may involve supporting transfers from other facilities. * Collects, verifies, and analyzes product data to identify and resolve product yield issues. * Designs, coordinates, and analyzes experiments to improve product yields or improve product performance. * Evaluates the parametric and product impact of process experiments. * Uses evaluation equipment such as manual probe stations, parametric evaluation equipment, bit mappers, and microscopes to collect engineering data, perform failure analysis, and detect circuit and/or fabrication problems causing the failures. * Communicates regularly with management and other functional groups within Microchip to ensure understanding of needs/problems in relation to the Yield Engineering function. Prepare and present reports to management. * Plans and completes technical projects. * Owns responsibility for product/technology including maintenance of yield limits, process change control, new product introduction and yield improvements.

Job Requirements

Skills and Knowledge

* Overall knowledge of engineering to sustain, troubleshoot, modify, improve, and develop integrated circuit manufacturing processes. This knowledge covers a variety of topics such as mathematics, chemistry, mechanics, materials, electrical, physics, probability, and statistics. * Understanding of basic digital and analog circuits, their components and how they are characterized. * Knowledge of basic device physics and electronics. * Familiar with test equipment such as semiconductor parameter analyzers, power supplies, multimeters, generators, oscilloscopes, curve tracers, etc. * Knowledge of basic statistical functions and SPC, including concept of normal distributions and Cpk's, analysis of variance, and correlation techniques. * Ability to effectively present information to management and employees, both written and orally. * Understanding of mathematical concepts such as probability, fundamentals of geometry, algebra, trigonometry, and calculus. * Effectively problem solve and help drive improvement activities. Define problems/issues, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.


* BS, MS, or PhD in electrical engineering, physics, or equivalent, completed within the last 3 years.


* Wellness & Medical Benefits effective on your First Day of Employment * Gold Standard in Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental & Vision Benefits * Free on-site medical clinic staffed by a licensed and certified Nurse Practitioner. * On-site fitness center * Quarterly Employee Cash Bonus Plan * Restricted Stock Grant * Employee Stock Purchase Plan * 401K Retirement Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

* Vacation Pay * Absence Time - "Sick Pay" * 10 Paid Holidays

Pay Range: $70,000-$75,000

Equal Opportunity Employer

Microchip is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled / Veterans / Minorities / Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement. Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Applicants with Disabilities

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send us an email here with "Applicant Accommodation Request" in the subject line of the email. Alternatively, you may call us at 480-730-7330 to let us know the nature of your request.

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