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Quality Specialist - FAB

Act as the point of contact for all quality related questions within the FAB engineering department.





What you will do

You will be working in IMEC’s FAB Engineering department. 

For this role, you will: 

  • Act as single point of contact in the FAB Engineering department for quality and learning.
  • Able to act a as a guru for anything related to these topics.
  • You push quality improvements through the use and promotion of process quality tools such as automation, predictive maintenance, fault detection.
  • Maintain an overview and report-out on the status the quality incidents, learning progress .
  • Steer internal resources to keep quality high on the radar.
  • Elicit and document clear and concise requirements based on collaboration with stakeholders, including manufacturing, engineering, and business teams. 
  • Deliver value through improvements or feature augmentation in a value oriented and business agile approach to mitigate solution uncertainty. 
  • Prioritize and manage the product backlog to maximize value and ensure timely delivery.
  • Support in the design of processes and (software) solutions. 
  • Act as a liaison between business stakeholders and engineering teams, fostering effective communication and understanding. 
  • Build up a network with the business and our QA dept. 
  • Support change management actions (communication, training, go live support). 
  • Collaborate with quality assurance teams to define acceptance criteria and ensure the delivery of high-quality products.
  • Monitor and analyze product performance, making data-driven decisions for enhancements. 
  • Work in a cross-functional team that effectively works together towards a solution, bringing in all the expertise needed from all stakeholders: Fab engineering, Fab business, tool suppliers, QA, EHS, infrastructure teams, development partners. 
  • Embrace and promote QA methodologies, participating in different QA routines.  

What we do for you

We offer you the opportunity to join one of the world’s premier research centers in nanotechnology at its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium. With your talent, passion and expertise, you’ll become part of a team that makes the impossible possible. Together, we shape the technology that will define the society of tomorrow.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer (http://www.imec-int.com/en/careers#diversity) and proud of our open, multicultural, and informal working environment with ample possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility. In everything we do, your future colleagues are guided by the imec values of passion, excellence, connectedness and integrity. We commit to supporting and guiding you in this process; not only with words but also with tangible actions. Through imec.academy, 'our corporate university', we actively invest in your development to further your technical and personal growth. 

We are aware that your valuable contribution makes imec a top player in its field. Your energy and commitment are therefore appreciated by means of a market appropriate salary with many fringe benefits. 

Who you are

  • You already have several years of experience in a similar position, preferably in a production environment, preferably (semiconductor) production / manufacturing system implementations. Your background allows you to quickly familiarize yourself with this business and QA processes. 
  • You have experience with QA and learning methods
  • You are familiar with the concepts of 8D 
  • You can work independently and in team. With your no-nonsense attitude, you coordinate with the team to get the job done. 
  • Your strong analytic and problem-solving skills enable you to interpret customer requirements and issues. 
  • You have strong communication skills, allowing you to build good relationships with stakeholders from different imec business units and partners. 
  • You are persistent and take initiative when needed. 
  • You have fluent knowledge of English. 
  • You feel comfortable in a complex and demanding environment. 

How can we help?

The Leuven MindGate team is at your disposal for any questions about the Leuven Innovation Region. Do you want to invest, work or study in the region? We can help you find your way.

We also facilitate collaboration and innovation between companies, knowledge institutes and government within the Leuven Innovation Region, and we are happy to guide any of these stakeholders towards innovation.