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R&D Metrology Engineer

As R&D metrology engineer, you will develop advanced metrology solutions to address scaling roadmap challenges.

What you will do

You will be part of the metrology and inspection (M&I) group within the Advanced Patterning department.
As R&D metrology Engineer, you will:

  • be part of a JDP (joint development program) with a major equipment supplier, being responsible for one or multiple work packages within this JDP.
  • work on a next-generation metrology technique for 3D profiling.
  • be responsible for the installation in imec cleanroom and the development of this new technology together with the tool supplier.
  • identify metrology challenges linked to the scaling roadmap which can uniquely be addressed by this technique and demonstrate its capabilities.
  • investigate the limits of the technique through fundamental understanding by literature search, simulations, physical modeling etc...
  • report results internally and externally (module meetings, customer weekly, project reviews, workshops).

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 determine the society of tomorrow.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and proud of our open, multicultural, and informal working environment with ample possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility. 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 have a PhD in Applied Sciences, Material Engineering or Electronics, experience in x-ray and/or light matter interaction is a plus.
  • You are proactive, positive, hands-on with willingness to learn.
  • You have interest, or experience, in metrology and/or inspection in a high-tech cleanroom.
  • You are able to work in complex environments with various partners and customers.
  • You are flexible and able to deal with change or ambiguity.
  • You work accurately and have attention to details.
  • You have excellent English communication skills.
  • You have excellent presentation skills.


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Electronics & Engineering

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