Samsung Austin Semiconductor is one of the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the world and an integral part of Central Texas for more than 26 years, driving job generation, economic impact and engagement with the surrounding community.
Samsung Austin Semiconductor serves a global customer base with broad semiconductor process technology offerings that impact everyday life including mobile, graphic, consumer, networking/high performance computing, Internet of Things, RF and automotive. Through successful collaborations with foundry customers and a continuous drive to develop the most cutting-edge technologies, Samsung Austin Semiconductor has become a major player in the foundry market. Samsung Austin Semiconductor’s technology portfolio ranges from 65nm to 28nm using planar transistor technology to the more advanced 14nm 3D FinFet technology.
With more than 3,300 employees, 2.45 million square feet of floor space, and more than 600+ acres in land holdings, Samsung Austin Semiconductor’s economic impact in 2021 generated $6.3 billion into Austin’s economy through salaries and other expenditures. Plus, that same year, its parent company, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd announced a $17 billion investment to boost semiconductor production capacity at a new site in Taylor, Texas. This is in addition to the $18 billion invested in Samsung Austin Semiconductor’s Austin, Texas campus, since 1996 -- making it one of the largest direct foreign investments in United States history.
Samsung Austin Semiconductor is a premier and growing employer who provides a great place to work, is committed to environmental stewardship and being a good corporate citizen. Our employees are the key to our success and we invest in our people with competitive compensation & benefit packages, career development opportunities and programs that enhance physical, emotional and intellectual well-being. Our employees work at various locations throughout Central Texas including the main plant on East Parmer Lane in northeast Austin, a satellite office near Pflugerville and the construction site in Taylor, Texas. Learn more at www.samsung.com/us/sas.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Responsible for performing technical tasks in support of the operation and maintenance of utility systems, Fab support equipment, building maintenance or chemical and gas delivery equipment. Activities include review of construction, design, and specification documentation, the startup and operation of facilities, mechanical, chemical, waste and electrical systems. In addition, performs general maintenance and repair as required, and monitors for equipment efficiencies. Requires compliance with all health, safety and environmental management system guidelines.
Specific Job Duties:
• Provides engineering support for the operation and maintenance of facilities equipment
• Reviews and analyzes process and equipment data to ensure they are running within specifications
• Successfully interfaces with internal customer organizations to sustain uninterrupted operations
• Improves equipment reliability through FMEA, root cause analysis, and 8D problem solving methods
• Leads troubleshooting efforts during and after normal business hours to resolve technical system issues
• Assesses and improves operations and maintenance procedures/programs to ensure use of best practices
• Incorporates best practices into site specifications, standards, and standard operating procedures
• Tracks and forecasts utility system capacity based on factory demand projections.
• Develops plans to meet projected system demand needs and maintain redundancy
• Forecasts costs and expenditures for operation and maintenance of assigned systems
• Develops cost reduction projects that reduce operating and maintenance expenses of those systems
• Seeks out innovative concepts/technologies and works with others to implement them on utility systems
• Assists with system design, construction, and startup & commissioning
• Understands and applies 5S methodology to increase productivity and promote a safe workplace
Shift: 1st and CWW - A, B, C, D
Skills and Qualifications:
Education, Training, Certification(s) and Minimum years of experience required
• BS or MS in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Material Science, Computer Science, or related degree
• Experience in semiconductor facilities or oil & gas a plus
• Eligible to work in the US without sponsorship
• Willing to relocate to Austin, Texas
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Software, and Tools
• Capability to work with Microsoft Office tools (excel, PowerPoint, word, etc.)
• Ability to thrive in a multi-culture environment
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work overtime / on non-scheduled days as required
• Shows an ability to take initiative and drive for results
• Is able to interface professionally and effectively with all levels of management