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Principal Engineer, Integration & Yield - Military Veterans

at GlobalFoundries

Intro to GF

GlobalFoundries (GF) is one of the world's leading semiconductor foundries and the only one with a truly global footprint spanning three continents. We manufacture complex, feature-rich integrated circuits that enable billions of electronic devices. At GF, we make things that matter - from the solutions that enable the way we live today, to the technologies that drive what's possible for tomorrow. Join us in changing the industry that is changing the world. For more information, visit .

Why GF

Be a part of our global team that is at the forefront of providing cutting-edge global technology solutions. We are seeking candidates with a strong passion for new technologies and advanced manufacturing, as we continue our Industry 4.0 Digitalization journey using technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, robotics, big data analytics and more.


We are looking for a team leader to ensure line operation with automation and centralized management of projects, manage YDD KPI i.e.: hold WIP and hold percentage to ensure no interruption on inline and OQA operation. The incumbent will need to have strong leadership to optimize/reduce inspection scan and review activities, and handling big team of operators and associate engineers between 4 shifts.

Your Job:

  • Identify, resolve, and improve YDD manufacturing related problems.
  • Lead a group of associate engineers and operators, and work with modules/yield engineering engineers to drive for defect reduction and baseline yield improvement activities.
  • Train YDD engineers for both FEOL and BEOL defect troubleshooting, defect characterization skills, defect reduction and yield improvement methodology.
  • Support yield prediction and integrated yield management activities.
  • Represent YDD and attend customer conferences call, customer visits and audits with knowledge and confidence
  • Performing defect characterization and defect source analysis at new technology process development phase and drive for defect elimination CIP solution.

Required Qualifications :
  • Master's or Bachelor's Degree in Electrical / Electronics / Mechanical / Mechatronics / Microelectronics Engineering
  • 5 to 8 years of relevant experience in wafer fabrication industry
  • Knowledge in defect and inspection tool recipe creation improvement skills are required.
  • Good knowledge of defect reduction strategy, defect to yield correlation methodologies, existing defect solutions and its roadmap in the market.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good analytical and project management skills
  • Organized and systematic in problem solving, familiar with SPC, DOE & FMEA
  • Great sense of responsibility and prepared to be on call all the time

GlobalFoundries is an equal opportunity employer, cultivating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We believe having a multicultural workplace enhances productivity, efficiency and innovation whilst our employees feel truly respected, valued and heard.

As an affirmative employer, all qualified applicants are considered for employment regardless of age, ethnicity, marital status, citizenship, race, religion, political affiliation, gender, sexual orientation and medical and/or physical abilities.

All offers of employment with GlobalFoundries are conditioned upon the successful completion of background checks, medical screenings as applicable and subject to the respective local laws and regulations.

To ensure that we maintain a safe and healthy workplace for our GlobalFoundries employees, please note that offered candidates who have applied for jobs in Singapore will have to be fully vaccinated prior to their targeted start date. For new hires, the appointment is contingent upon the provision of a copy of their COVID-19 vaccination document, subject to any written request for medical or religious accommodation.

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Who we are  

GlobalFoundries (GF) is one of the world’s leading semiconductor manufacturers and the only one with a truly global footprint. GF is bringing semiconductor manufacturing back to the U.S., securing our national defense and meeting the demands of the global chip shortage.  We make the chips that are used in smart mobile devices, security, cellular base stations, satellite communications, automotive, computing, artificial intelligence, data centers, and more!  

GF is proud to be a longtime supplier to the U.S. Government, and we remain deeply committed to meeting the semiconductor technology needs of the Department of Defense, as well as the technologies so critical to our national security. 

Why work at GF?   

GF is a Veteran partner.  

At GF, we work with the DoD's Vet S.T.E.P Skillbridge program, Army PaYS and Air Force PaYS programs. We value the leadership, communication, decision-making, and technical skills found in the military, and ask that all veterans consider GF while transitioning to a civilian career. 

GF was recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor as a HIRE Vets Medallion Award recipient for our commitment to recruiting, employing, and retaining veterans.   

Our Veterans Resource Group for our employees was created with a mission to build our veteran talent pool, grow our internal professional network, and support our local veteran community.  

We emphasize family and community support as well as job placement for military spouses and great employee benefits. Check out our job opportunities & join our GF Team - we’re proud to support veterans and their career goals! 

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