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Samsung Electronics America Wafer Loss Sr. Engineer in Austin, Texas

Position Summary

Samsung Austin Semiconductor is one of the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the world with more than 3,000 employees and 2.45 million square feet of floor space. Samsung Austin Semiconductor has broad semiconductor process technology offerings serving customers in various application areas including mobile, consumer, networking/high performance computing, Internet of Things, RF and automotive.

Since 1996, its parent company, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd has invested approximately $17 billion in Samsung Austin Semiconductor’s Austin, Texas campus, making it one of the largest direct foreign investments in United States history. Samsung Austin Semiconductor is a premier employer who provides a great place to work, as well as advanced and upskilled training to thriving employees. Visit

Samsung Austin Semiconductor strives to be the World's Best Foundry.

The Senior Wafer Loss Engineer is responsible for improving wafer/product loss in a state of the art, high technology semiconductor manufacturing fab.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Lead team of wafer loss owners from each department to determine root cause of loss events and put preventative measures in place.

  • Create and maintain standard wafer loss business procedures regarding reassignments, dispositioning and re-purposing.

  • Perform analysis on overall wafer loss failure modes and reasons. Utilize analysis to generate new improvement activities.

  • Work with department wafer loss owners to ensure improvement action items are closed in a timely manner.

  • Maintain and improve wafer loss tracking systems.

  • Create wafer loss weekly reports showing overall fab status and improvement projects

  • Tracking of specific loss events, excursions, re-assignments and action items.

  • Work days and hours: 1st-Shift, M-F 8am to 5pm.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Must have at least 5 years of Semiconductor experience.

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in a Technical Engineering field is required.

  • A good understanding of Semiconductor Fab Equipment and/or Semiconductor Fab Process is needed.

  • Must have a working knowledge of Semiconductor wafer loss causes and prevention methods.

  • Team Leadership, Influence, Data Analysis, Report Writing, Communication at all levels of the organization are required skills in this position.

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