Senior Technologist Research and Development

Posté 02 févr. 2023

Tempe, Arizona - United States

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The Senior Technologist R&D is an onsite position in Tempe, Arizona. 


Your Role:

The Senior Technologist for the Research and Development group is in Tempe, Arizona and will be part of the Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) slurry development for the semiconductor fabrication industry. This role will provide technical leadership, work with the core R&D team in developing next generation CMP slurry and engage with key customers across the semiconductor industry.


  • Lead research and formulation development of the CMP slurry
  • Guide the tactical and strategic activities of the chemists in the team, collaborate with the global R&D teams
  • Drive innovation from fundamental research
  • Create high value-added formulated products for semiconductor manufacturing, working with applications, marketing, and commercial teams
  • Lead technical work during period of new product introduction and development for customers, support during qualification period.
  • Provide technical support or troubleshooting for existing commercialized products
  • Collect, analyze, and present data, using rigorous data analysis and modern visualization methods
  • Participate in external meetings (customers / technical meetings) to promote technical capabilities


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Physics or Material Science
  • 8 + years’ experience in Research and Development in Semiconductor materials or similar chemical industry


Preferred Qualifications:

  • CMP slurry formulation development experience
  • Technical lead or manager role experience
  • Technical depth in formulations, surfactants, polymers, colloidal chemistry, electrochemistry, defect metrology and interface science
  • Professional verbal and written communication in English
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills that support a diverse team environment.
  • Hands-on experience with wet chemistry
  • Strong technical background in semiconductor industry
  • Surface chemistry knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge of statistical design of experiments and statistical software

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!

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