Equipment Engineer, (Global Support - 200mm Operations- Etch)

Posted 07 November 2022
Job type Permanent
Discipline Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Company's Benefits

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

Job Description


GLOBALFOUNDRIES is a leading full-service semiconductor foundry providing a uniquecombination of design, development, and fabrication services to some of the world’s mostinspired technology companies. With a global manufacturing footprint spanning three continents, GLOBALFOUNDRIES makes possible the technologies and systems that transform industries and give customers the power to shape their markets. For more information, visit


We are expanding our Singapore Hub and are looking for Equipment Engineers, In this role you will plan and implement effective preventive maintenance programs, monitor and control equipment performance indices and involve in various continuous improvement programs to drive optimization efforts across the organization. This role will require you to work with global teams and will include travel to other regions.

Module :  Etch- 200mm

Your Job:

  • To own, maintain and improve the following indices: Quality, Uptime and Cost

  • Sustain equipment KPI and make continuous improvements to enhance the performance

  • Optimize PM procedures to make it more effective and efficient

  • Coordinate with both process and manufacturing Engineers to ensure work is carried out efficiently to meet module objectives

  • Manage the logistics for parts to prevent prolonged uptime losses in the case of equipment failure

  • Manage the expenditure allocated for equipment maintenance without compromising on quality output

  • Continuous improvement of equipment KPI in terms of quality, uptime and costs

  • Coach and Mentor subordinates to ensure that skill level and knowledge are up to date, and continuously give feedback on their work performance

  • Uphold 6S in Fab, SubFab and Office area

  • Document Corrective Action and Best Known Methods, and Fan it out to all for maximum ROI and learning

  • Participate in CIP programs to optimize equipment utilization and cost of maintenance

  • Become the technical Expert for the respective machine specialization

  • Know how to use SPACE to monitor and analyze SPC charts. Know how to use JMP to analyze engineering experiments. Know how to use measurement instruments effectively in data collection

  • Understand FMEA and able to generate FMEA analysis for new tool. Able to utilize it to identify tool weaknesses and derive the top 3 to 5 risk factors

  • Multiple Open positions to Support Global Fab's (US / Germany / Singapore)

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree/Master in Engineering Degree in Electrical / Electronics / Chemical / Microelectronics, Sciences (Physics / Chemistry) and Material Science

  • At least 2  years of relevant experience in equipment engineering, preferably in a semiconductor industry

  • Proven ability to identify, assess and solve problems

  • Strong SPC knowledge (Statistical Process Control) 

  • Experienced in high volume production environment

  • Knowledge of process engineering software systems and MES system( Manufacturing Execution Systems)

  • Multiple open positions

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Prior experience in foundry or similar industry background will be an added advantage 

  • Analytical and math skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Meticulous, Fast learner and able to work in diverse work environment

​​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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