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Process Engineer- New College Graduate

About GlobalFoundries:

GlobalFoundries is a leading full-service semiconductor foundry providing a unique combination of design, development, and fabrication services to some of the world’s most inspired technology companies. With a global manufacturing footprint spanning three continents, GlobalFoundries makes possible the technologies and systems that transform industries and give customers the power to shape their markets. For more information, visit

Summary of Role:

GlobalFoundries Fab 9 Diffusion module is seeking an entry level Semiconductor Process Engineer to become part of our 200mm Fabricator team in Essex, VT. The individual selected for this position will be part of the Manufacturing Engineering organization with primary responsibilities focused on development, support and continuous improvement of 200mm semiconductor Diffusion Module manufacturing processes. 

Essential Responsibilities Include:

  • Establish and manage the equipment quality control plan. 
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts in support of throughput improvement, cost reduction, and yield learning. 
  • Define and maintain equipment installation process qualification roadmaps - Drive process qualifications, implement process control plans and configuration with the area equipment engineers, including qualification, start up and volume ramp of process equipment. 
  • Design, execute, and analyze experiments to screen and optimize manufacturing processes to meet technology (performance, yield, and reliability) and manufacturing (process stability, cost of ownership) targets. 
  • Must be technically inclined and able to lead hands on, tactical troubleshooting efforts to resolve long term performance issues; must be able to deconstruct and understand complex systems 
  • Collaborate with GlobalFoundries integration, equipment and quality engineering to support the development of improved next generation technologies. 
  • Support technology transfer to other fabricators. 
  • Ability to marry both the equipment and process sides of issues, focusing on delivering the right results on product. 

Other Responsibilities:

  • Perform all activities in a safe and responsible manner and support all Environmental, Health, Safety & Security requirements and programs

Required Qualifications:

  • Technology related BS degree: Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, Solid State Physics or other relevant discipline. 
  • Fluent in English 
  • 10% travel may be required.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • COOP/Intern in semiconductor or manufacturing industry 
  • Knowledge of semiconductor/silicon processing 
  • Understanding and knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Design of Experiments (DOE). 
  • Prior experience working in a semiconductor cleanroom environment. 
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with diverse teams, customers, internal and external partners. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, energetic and self-starter 
  • Strong organizational skills along with demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and able to react to shifting priorities to meet business need 
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and commitments 
  • Willing to work a compressed shift for the first 6 months during training.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

An offer with GlobalFoundries is conditioned upon the successful completion of pre-employment conditions, as applicable, and subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Effective January 4, 2022, GlobalFoundries will require all US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. GlobalFoundries will follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) definition of fully vaccinated and will require proof of vaccination. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, will have the opportunity to submit an accommodation request.

GlobalFoundries is fully committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and believes that cultural diversity within the company enhances its business potential. GlobalFoundries goal of excellence in business necessitates the attraction and retention of highly qualified people. Artificial barriers and stereotypic biases detract from this objective and may be illegally discriminatory.

All policies and processes which pertain to employees including recruitment, selection, training, utilization, promotion, compensation, benefits, extracurricular programs, and termination are created and implemented without regard to age, ethnicity, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristic or category specified by local, state or federal law