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Logic Technology Development (LTD) Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) Process Development Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Join Intel - and build a better tomorrow. Intel is in the midst of an exciting transformation, with a vision to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth. So join us, and help us create the next generation of technologies that will shape the future for decades to come.
Engineers within Intel's Logic Technology Development (LTD) organization are chartered with continuing to meet the challenge of Moore's Law in the 21st century. We innovate leading edge fabrication processes and continue to overcome seemingly impossible barriers as tolerances and specifications for building best-in-class computing devices become increasingly rigorous.
The role of a Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) Process Development Engineer in Logic Technology Development (LTD) encompasses developing and sustaining planarization techniques for a variety of materials and architectures, enabling rapid miniaturization in the semiconductor industry and the mass production of integrated circuits. Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) techniques leverage physics, chemistry, materials science and surface science concepts, and exist at the intersection of these disciplines. As a result, our team has a diverse set of scientific backgrounds that relies on strong collaboration and shared learning.

This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Job responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:

  • Designing, executing, and analyzing experiments necessary to meet engineering specifications for the process.
  • Participating in the development of intellectual property.
  • Developing the equipment and components necessary to leverage understanding gained in research (in collaboration with suppliers), identifying shortcomings, and proposing and evaluating modifications to mitigate issues or enable new capabilities.
  • Overseeing unique CMP steps in a manufacturing line which integrates thousands of steps necessary for the manufacture of complex microprocessors, while simultaneously transferring the technology to counterparts in manufacturing sites across the globe.

Candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits/skills:

  • Rapid analysis of complex process issues and identification of a solution path.
  • Ability to be self-directing and show initiative.
  • Strong communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to summarize complex data sets for technical and non-technical audiences.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Candidates must possess a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree in Physics, Material Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in one or more of the following: Hands-on experience using and maintaining scientific equipment, research experience, experimental and data analysis expertise.
  • Prior knowledge of Chemical Mechanical Planarization is not required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year semiconductor device research, development or characterization experience

Inside this Business Group

As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support.  Employees in the Technology Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moores Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

Work Model for this Role

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site.

Posted: 2022-04-26 Expires: 2022-05-27

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