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Process Engineer - Thin Film

Camas, WA

Experience TSMC Washington where technology leaders are constantly innovating, manufacturing to perfection, and collaborating with customers to achieve greatness. Witness the action-packed team in motion as they strive to maintain their position at the forefront of the industry.

As a Process Engineer in our Thin Film department, you will work to improve and enhance Thin Film processes, which include daily process sustaining, continuous process improvement and multi-tasking in a fast-paced semiconductor environment. Candidate must be able to work in clean room environment and be resilient to tackle challenges and resolve issues.

While this position is scheduled to work core business hours, Monday-Friday, there may be times when additional hours are necessary.

The salary ranges for this position are outlined below:

Entry level salary range: $66,912 - $100,368

Mid-level salary range: $80,294 - $120,442

Senior level salary range: $92,647 - $148,236

The final offered salary will be determined based on the selected candidate’s qualifications.

Responsibilities include:

  • Routine communication and coordination with TSMC Taiwan.
  • Work closely with manufacturing, process/equipment engineers and technician to achieve fab moves requirement and maintain operation line.
  • Daily process sustaining, including maintain in-line/off-line monitor performance to make sure stable process/ good quality on wafers processed and outlier tool issue resolved.
  • Conduct continuous improvement for productivity/ operation improvement and cost savings.
  • Troubleshoot in tool or process issue for problem root cause finding and propose solution.
  • Have good project control to achieve/external customer’s goals.


  • All applicants must possess legal authorization to work for any employer in the United States, and the employer cannot provide sponsorship or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time.
  • BS or higher in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Physics or Material Science.
  • 3 years and above relevant experience in semiconductor fab in Thin Film area preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and computer skills including MS Office & Windows.
  • Understanding SPC/Quality concept and know Microsoft Excel Macro Programming.
  • High AQ (Adversity Quotient) to accept challenges from work.
  • Problem solving skills and troubleshooting knowledge.
  • Detail oriented and self-motivated individual with good ownership.
  • Open minded team player and willing to take challenges.
  • Data and goal driven mindset.
  • Ability to create and analyze DOE for Thin Film process.
  • Statistical Analysis, Research and Development techniques experience are desire.
  • Familiar with Poseidon Fab operation system, IEDA, EMS, RMS and JMP.
  • Familiar with CVD/PVD process and tool platform including AMAT Centura/HDP/RTA/Endura/CVD_TIN/WCVD and NVLS-Altus/Sequal.


  • Annual Profit-Sharing Bonus & Long-Term incentive bonus eligibility
  • Referral Bonus Program pays $500+ per referred new hire
  • Tuition Assistance Program up to $5,250 per year
  • Affordable Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • 10 recognized holidays per year
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Paid Time Off (starts at 120 hours/year)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

On-Site Amenities:

  • Cafeteria & Break Rooms
  • On-site Fitness Center
  • Rec Room
  • Onsite Services (business library, postal drop with stamp purchases, internet access at designated kiosks)

Equal Opportunity Employer

TSMC Washington, LLC is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and provides Equal Employment Opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We are committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity. If you require assistance and/or reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please feel free to notify our recruiting team at [email protected].

Date: Jun 12, 2024 Country/Region: US City: Camas Company: TSMC Washington

Process Engineer
North America

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