Micron - Singapore

Req. ID: 213541 


Micron’s NAND Technology Integration team is looking for high energy, self-motivated, result driven individuals in the role of process and equipment development engineer to support technology development (TD) activities. The individuals will drive early maturity of process and equipment technologies in Micron’s fast paced environment through engagement with Boise TD, equipment suppliers and manufacturing teams in Singapore. 



  • Quantify benefits of innovative equipment solutions to enable early introduction, maturity, and adoption for current and/or next node of 3D NAND RG technology. 

  • Partner with Boise TD CVD/PVD development peers on technology choices for the upcoming nodes and able to translate future technology device needs into clear process and equipment requirements. 

  • Identify disruptive equipment and processes early, work with manufacturing and Boise TD to identify viable evaluation path forward in manufacturing. 

  • Initiate and manage experiments on non-unique and unique equipment for process margin and cost of ownership (CoO) improvements. Design and implement advanced process monitoring and control methodologies. 

  • Lead team or sites or suppliers on complex projects in focused meetings with end goal of maturity a technology in record times for technical advantage, cost and productivity. 

  • Serve as a technical expert within Micron, provide advice and recommendations to senior management on improvements from equipment development. Lead and initiate innovation projects through patents/technical papers.  

  • Communications and collaboration with partners both locally and globally.  Strict adherence to Micron Intellectual Property protection policy is a must. 



  • BS, MS, or PhD degree in Materials Science, Chemical/Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry or Physics with minimum of 2 years hands-on experience in leading edge CVD/PVD process area. PhD candidates in semiconductor relevant area are also welcome to apply. 

  • A deep understanding of CVD/PVD equipment functionality down to component levels.  

  • A good understanding of SMART Equipment Control and Monitoring, Equipment Maturity is preferred 

  • A fundamental understanding of chemical kinetics, thermodynamics, physical phenomena and their direct application to CVD/PVD processes. 

  • An ability to understand and troubleshoot precursor depletion effects within three dimensional (3D) NAND structures and come up with innovative ideas to mitigate such effects. 

  • An understanding of the general process steps and process flow for 3D vNAND memory, CVD/PVD process steps in particular. 

  • Excellent skills on design of experiments (DoE), data analysis systems (e.g. JMP) and ability to analyze, conclude and communicate the recommendations in clear and crisp manner. 

  • Self-motivated and adaptable to Micron’s fast paced demanding and dynamic work environment; flexibility to work for extended hours, as required. 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to convey the message clearly and sharply both locally and globally. 

  • Excellent ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously; efficiently utilize available resources or seek peers’ and/or management help to get over the roadblocks to drive to solutions. 

  • Ability to travel for extended periods of time and stay at Boise TD or at vendor site for 4-6 months at a stretch to learn and develop process or equipment technology development. 


GJS for this position: E3 and above 

Working Location : 1, North Coast Drive, Singapore 757432

About Micron

As the leader in innovative memory solutions, Micron is helping the world make sense of data by delivering technology that is transforming how the world uses information. Through our global brands — Micron, Crucial and Ballistix — we offer the industry’s broadest portfolio. We are the only company manufacturing today’s major memory and storage technologies: DRAM, NAND, NOR and 3D XPoint™ memory. Our solutions are purpose built to demonstrate the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and enhance communication around the world.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran’s status, or other classifications protected under law.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members' disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

Each manager, supervisor and team member is responsible for carrying out this policy. The EEO Administrator in Human Resources is responsible for administration of this policy. The administrator will monitor compliance and is available to answer any questions on EEO matters.

To request assistance with the application process, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 (or 208-368-4748).

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