Principal Process Application Engineer (Wet Chemical Processing)

5-7 years
5000 - 8500 SGD monthly
16 days ago
Job Description

About Company

Hiring Company is an international, industry-known brand that provides high-end process equipment for fast-growing specialty applications in the semiconductor industry. Our Company designs and manufactures wet chemical etching and wet cleaning equipment for our customer who are wafer fabs worldwide. Our products are integrated in the global supply chain of emerging technologies.

We are committed to providing superior value-adding solutions to ensure long-term success for our customers and our business by delivering uncompromising quality and innovation.

Currently a medium-sized manufacturer in our marketplace, we are growing our global footprint and are executing our mission to become a leading industry player in our market space.

Are you ready for the next step in your career and interested in taking a leading role in our organization

What will you be doing

As Principle Process Application Engineer based in Singapore, you will be an important team member in our technology development team with regards to how to perform single wafer chemical processing onto semiconductor wafer using our equipment product. You will work together with a team of 4-5 members globally in different locations and report directly to Process Application Manager.

You will have a pivotal role in ensuring the Company's products are well received by customers and ensure our customers long-term success by providing value-adding solutions.

The Employee's main duties and responsibilities are as follows:

  • Work together with the process application team and be the key contributor and mentor in process qualification for our equipment during customer on-site installation, and ensure the customer satisfaction
  • Lead Company process application lab in Singapore
  1. Lab equipment readiness
  2. Chemical readiness
  3. Team personnel planning
  • lead team for performing customer wafer demo to demonstrate Company process capabilities on customer wafers
  • Perform experiment and pilot production wafer runs with wet chemistries in process applications lab
  • Optimize equipment and chemical process parameters using data collection and analysis techniques such as Design of Experiment (DOE), Total Process Control (TPC) and statistical analysis.
  • Statistical analysis software such as JMP, Minitab, etc.
  • Document, form and maintain process application library of equipment & wafer data as well as best known recipes
  • Other responsibilities include:
  • Close work with design and development team in software, mechanical and electrical engineering to implement new hardware and software features perform hands-on equipment install & upgrade at process application lab
  • Equipment finetuning and adjustments
  • Work with production & operations team to implement new equipment product roll-out and qualify chemistry process recipes and applications at internal sites as well as customers sites.
  • Form creative ideas individually as well as in teams work on research papers, publications and/or patents prepare for technical conference & symposium
  • Support documentation technical editor for above as well as equipment documentation topics
  • Support Company in equipment manufacturing and development proactively and if required.
  • Support Company in sales & marketing, process application to customer both proactively and if required.
  • Discussion with internal Company team and if necessary, external vendors on the application and requirement from the customer
  • Explore and develop new, novel process application in wet etching and wet cleaning technologies
  • Any other ad-hoc duties assigned by Manager

Who are we looking for
Our ideal candidate has hands-on hardware experience in industrial, technology or manufacturing equipment. Furthermore, he/she must be willing to handle wet chemicals and work in clean room environment.

Furthermore, you need to recognize yourself in the profile described below.


  • Results-oriented, customer-centric, problem-solving and hands-on mentality
  • Good interpersonal skills, both on an individual and team basis
  • Highly motivated to execute a defined mission and strategy to achieve pre-defined target
  • Experience working in an internal environment dealing with international staff and culture


  • Bachelor degree graduates, preferably Master degree, in chemical engineering, material science, mechatronics engineering or related field
  • Min 5 years relevant semiconductor industry experience
  • 3 years process application engineering experience in senior, advance, leading position
  • Strong communication skills - fluent in written and oral English able to write English publications and hold oral presentation
  • Well versed in using MS office

What is it in for you
You will join an international and motivated team dedicated to developing the next generation of semiconductor equipment. We are a fast-growing company with lots of space for you to develop your career long term with multiple future opportunities for both technical, management, and professional career path. We provide excellent employment and remuneration conditions.

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