at Air Liquide USA LLC in Newark, Delaware, United States
VIE - RESEARCH ENGINEER ETCHING (M/W) - USA
VIE - RESEARCH ENGINEER ETCHING (M/W) - USA
VIE (European candidates)
World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 66,000 employees and serves more than 3,6 million customers and patients.
Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen are essential small molecules for life, matter and energy. They embody Air Liquide's scientific territory and have been at the core of the company's activities since its creation in 1902.
Air Liquide's ambition is to lead its industry, deliver long-term performance and contribute to sustainability.
Entity and activity description
Innovation enables Air Liquide to open up new markets, develop its industry and create new solutions for its customers. Research and Development, the driver of innovation, contributes to the development of technologies and processes that open up new prospects and strengthens the Group's competitive position.
The Air Liquide R&D network is made up of 8 Research Centers spread over 3 continents. Overall, there are 1000 researchers of more than 35 nationalities developing innovations in the areas of industry, environment, healthcare and electronics.
You will be part of the Analysis & Fine Chemistry group at the Innovation Campus Delaware (ICD) (a Corporate R&D Center) located in Newark, Delaware. The group research activities focuses on Semiconductor material development and supports AL Electronics businesses. Material development comprises of (1) design, synthesis, characterization electronic materials, (2) development of Atomic layer deposition processes for Air Liquide precursors and (3) design, characterization and development of various etching processes for Etchants and (4) design, characterization and development of various Spin on deposition formulas and processes..
The Analysis and Fine Chemistry team is 16 researchers of a variety of nationalities: US, India, China, Taiwan, Italy. The primary language spoken is English.
Missions and Responsibilities
Objective: To be part of the etching team working in close collaboration with team members to support customer and partner projects in finding solutions for advanced technological nodes for semiconductor applications for logic /or memory devices.
Understand safety elements and handling of chemicals. Be proactive in learning new elements during internal training.
Run etching process (after training) independently, lead project, identify problems and propose solutions to problems, troubleshoot as needed with self initiative or with support from mentor.
Develop knowledge on plasma and/or thermal etching processes
Be through with data analysis and generate reproducible data sets.
Present results during weekly sub-group meetings, at least once in group meetings and once at the end of VIE program to center.
Present results to business partners from time to time to update progress on the project.
Perform literature and patent searches during the life of the project.
Contribute by writing internal technical research reports to capture results from the project and present results during internal scientific review and patents to capture know-how.
Establish a reputation for quality and timeliness of technical communications.
Work within a multi-disciplinary and international team including internal and external partners.
Manage technical communication between R&D, outside partners and Air Liquide partners.
Manage technology transfer to R&D, partners and other Air Liquide entities.
Competencies and Profile
Degree (MS) in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry or Electronics (Semiconductor) or Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, or a related field including knowledge and experience in such areas as chemistry and semiconductor process.
Experience in working with plasma processes, especially plasma etching processes is highly desired. Experience in characterization of thin film techniques such as Scanning Electron Microscope, XPS, ellipsometer, FTIR, and other methods is desired.
Work independently (after on-boarding and project training), understand clearly the expectation of internal or external customers needs and translate into project tasks and delivery results in a timely manner.
Excellent communication skills with a strong team attitude are highly desirable
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