Principal Engineer, Process Engineering, CVD (300mm Fab)

Posted 12 November 2022
Job type Permanent

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

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.

Your work will have a direct impact in our expanding Fab Operations, in building out our platforms of purpose-built technologies such as smart mobile devices, personal computing, home and industrial IoT, automotive and more. You will have access to the latest technological developments at GF Labs, with opportunities for patent submissions, presenting your ideas on a global platform, and enjoy GF-wide collaboration across our fabs and offices around the world.

Why This Role

As the ideal candidate, you will leverage your technical expertise and problem-solving ability and play a vital role to fuel our growth in Process Engineering.  Your role will span across existing and new Fabs, improving processes and thereby wafer yields, increasing manufacturing productivity and lowering cost that are key to achieving Fab excellence. You will provide technical leadership, guidance advice and innovative solutions for new/complex process challenges and have the opportunity to become SME (subject matter expert) of your department. Training, coaching and mentoring engineers will also be part of your job responsibilities.

What You Will Do

  • Lead Dept. programs/activities (like Recipe Management System / Advanced Process Control system) to uphold quality, process stability and improve cost and work efficiency.

  • Innovate with I4.0 automation for CIP (continuous improvement projects) on new/existing processes and programs in Dept.

  • Lead multi-disciplinary teams in driving Fab/Dept. CIP to improve performance indices, cost and tool capacity thru –

    • Innovate, develop and characterize new/existing technology insertion to improve process robustness, design for Manufacturing and achieve technology milestones.

    • Improve process performance indices adopting big data analytic, statistical analysis and structured problem-solving methodologies

    • Lead cross functional teams, cross fabs and OEM suppliers for BKM (best known method) convergence on recipes, material, method, and I4.0 automation, and resolving complex integration issue

  • Lead and drive company's production ramp schedule by process qualification, productivity improvement and new tool release.

  • Train, coach and guide engineers on advanced process technical knowledge, problem-solving skills, risk assessment and decision making.

  • Opportunities for job rotation and overseas assignment.

  • Opportunities to file patents, author technical papers for publication and present at local or overseas seminars.

What You Will Need

  • MS/BS in Chemical Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science Engineering, Chemistry & Physics with minimum 5 years of relevant experience.

  • Diploma candidates with minimum 8 years of work experience in similar role.

  • Proven capability in dealing with complexity, ability to utilize resources to efficiently problem solve and provide clear guidance on critical decisions.

  • Strong organizational skills, demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and able to react to shifting priorities to meet business needs.

  • A track record of performance excellence and recognized as having successful leadership characteristics both in present and past career.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, energetic and self-starter. Demonstrated ability to use these attributes on conflict resolution.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a multi-layered team that encompasses a variety of discipline and influence by direct or indirect leadership.

  • Strong technical depth and having patents and papers publication is a plus.

About GlobalFoundries

Our advanced operational and technology capabilities are made available through a global manufacturing network, anchored by facilities in Singapore, Dresden (Germany), Burlington (Vermont) and Malta (New York).

Environmental sustainability is imperative to GF. We are committed to green thinking in our manufacturing and operations, and this is reinforced through our Journey to Zero Carbon goal to reduce total greenhouse gas emissions by 25% by 2030. With over 15,000 employees worldwide, we believe in creating a culture of inclusion that taps on our rich, multi-cultural diversity to drive better business outcomes.

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. GF is delivering a new era of more. Join us in changing the industry that is changing the world. For more information, visit

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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