Process Engineer / Senior Engineer (All Modules) (Evergreen)

Posted 03 May 2023
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

Process Engineer / Senior Engineer (All Modules)

Introduction to GlobalFoundries

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

The role is based in the GF Malaysia office in Penang, Malaysia. The GF Malaysia office serves as a key hub providing engineering resources to supplement GF’s global fab operations on a real-time basis. Through the monitoring of key production processes, performance metrics and tool uptime, the GF Malaysia team will be able to provide important round-the-clock support for our global manufacturing operations.

As the ideal candidate, you will leverage your analytical and problem-solving skills 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 that are key to achieving Fab excellence. Coaching Associate Engineers (AEs) will also be part of your job responsibilities.

What You Will Do

  • Sustain production line, SPC/FDC (statistical process control / fault detection classification) monitoring, CPK improvement, and troubleshooting support for process and tool issues.

  • Support Process CIP (continuous improvement projects) to improve process robustness, cost and capacity efficiency through –

    • Develop new process recipes for new/existing technologies.

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

    • Work with cross functional teams, cross fabs and OEM suppliers for BKM (best known method) convergence on recipes, material, method and I4.0 automation.

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

  • Provide training and guidance to Associate Engineers (AEs) to support day-to-day operational requirements.

  • 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 and other relevant qualification.

  • 2 years of working experience in semiconductor industry, preferably in wafer fabrication.

  • Good team player, able to work independently, resourceful, willing to learn new skills with good initiatives.

  • Strong communication skills (interpersonal, oral and written).

  • Knowledge in big data analysis and use of AI/ML, coding like python is a plus.