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Job Description

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Job Overview:

Our vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all. Join an inclusive team passionate about one thing: using their expertise in the relentless pursuit of innovation for customers and partners. The solutions we build help make everything from virtual reality experiences to breakthroughs in neural networks possible. We do it all while committing to integrity, sustainability, and giving back to our communities. Because doing so can fuel the very innovation we are pursuing.

The Manufacturing Engineering (ME) role leverages advanced area knowledge to optimize area performance and reduce cycle time. The ME collaborates with shift operations and engineering teams to expedite product movement and react to process issues that could impact quality. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Safety & Quality

  • Completes all required safety training and conducts all work in accordance with Micron and Technology Development (TD) safety policies
  • Follows all safety and environmental procedures to ensure compliance with applicable regulations
  • Reports all safety-related concerns or problems immediately to the appropriate individual
  • Performs audits and submits good catches on safety issues
  • Follows proper change management practices to ensure safety and quality expectations are met
  • Adheres to tool documentation/reaction mechanisms and submits updates to content when needed
  • Leading or coaching the team through required Safety Audits and submits good catches and work orders to resolve any potential safety concerns


  • Communicates proactively with MDE/ODE shift leaders to ensure daily priorities are coordinated
  • Leads efforts with shift team to sustain and improve execution to Key Performance Indicators (Area KPIs)
  • Collaborates with Area Manager and MDE Shift Manager to support the MT Skill Climb Business Process.
  • Collaborates with Manufacturing Technicians and key stakeholders to create Best Known Methods (BKMs) to implement across shifts
  • Partners with 1st shift teams to resolve tool/process setup issues maximizing workstation output
  • Communicates quality concerns that could cause product excursions or defects
  • Partners with 1st shift MDE and shift team to ensure existing process hold impacts are minimized

Project Management/Planning

  • Leads area continuous improvement projects to ensure deliverables are completed within scope and on schedule
  • Leads meetings to coordinate project activities, track actions, and communicate progress to stakeholders
  • Maintains shift responsibilities effectively along with continuous improvement projects
  • Lead innovation efforts by analyzing manual business processes and working to develop automated solutions using Smart Manufacturing tools (CAF, UiPath, AMI and ARM)


  • Uses data analysis skills and advanced understanding of process/equipment interaction to identify the root cause of chronic issues and takes action to prevent reoccurrence
  • Analyzes SPACE data and responds to OOC conditions using area troubleshooting guides
  • Proactively communicates with PDE and 1st shift process owners to execute complex SWRs, DOEs, and tickets
  • Engages in interrupted lot disposition and coordination of rework/touch-up/recovery actions
  • Coordinates area targeting and process qualifications requirements
  • Participates in User Acceptance Testing (UAT) of new systems and provides feedback prior to implementation
  • Coordinates the recovery and release of equipment from scheduled maintenance or qual failures by analyzing data (SPACE, Klarity, E3, ETO, RTR)
  • Coordinates disposition of quality impacts using the QDR system, follows up on actions to close out QDR
  • Analyses data to make recommendations and implement changes to qual system requirements
  • Investigate and respond to E3 flags
  • Address auto stage failures caused by incorrect GeRM parameter settings or tool recipe setup issues (Recipe File Management (RFM))

Fab Performance

  • Applies manufacturing science concepts to analyze workstation performance concerns
  • Partners with MIE team to develop reports needed to manage area performance or support project initiatives

  • Engages in blocked WIP Pareto reduction activities

  • Analyze and optimize area queue times to reduce cycle time and breaches

  • Understand and execute to redundancy options to address constraint workstations

  • Support shift MPEO activities to reduce manual touches

Ideal team member will have the following qualifications:

  • Intermediate PC skills including a familiarity with MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Advanced understanding of area process and equipment
  • Advanced understanding of area process quality control systems (Qual System, SPACE, Targeting…others)
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to efficiently organize tasks and projects
  • Strong partnering and teamwork skills
  • Basic understanding of the Fab process areas including area processing equipment
  • Strong understanding of SPC principles
  • Strong understanding of the use and risks of GeRM
  • Proven ability to communicate and present effectively
  • Intermediate data extraction, analysis, and reporting skills
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a high-paced environment
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot complex problems and address root causes
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills
  • Proven time management, organization, and prioritization skills
  • Experience or knowledge in one or more scripting, programming and visualization tools (i.e. Python, Java, Tableau, Matlab, Microsoft Suite)
  • Advanced problem-solver – understanding of data, good data intuition and data visualization skills
  • Experience or knowledge of data collection, warehousing systems, and data cleansing
  • Hands-on experience in the field of data analytics, preferably with experience querying databases

About Micron Technology, Inc.

We are an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions transforming how the world uses information to enrich life for all. With a relentless focus on our customers, technology leadership, and manufacturing and operational excellence, Micron delivers a rich portfolio of high-performance DRAM, NAND, and NOR memory and storage products through our Micron® and Crucial® brands. Every day, the innovations that our people create fuel the data economy, enabling advances in artificial intelligence and 5G applications that unleash opportunities — from the data center to the intelligent edge and across the client and mobile user experience.

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