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Job posted by IMECo (18/03/2016 16.50)

'HR Excellence in Research' logo awarded to institutions actively implementing the European Charter and Code for Researchers Director FAB Operations

FPS (FAB and Process Step R&D), is one of imec’s technology units, holding all of its R&D infrastructure including the state-of–the–art clean room pilot lines (MTM and 300 mm).
We are looking for an Director FAB Operations, who, as part of the FPS (FAB and Process Step) management team is responsible for the achievement some of the FAB objectives regarding productivity, organization, innovation, product quality and customer satisfaction.

Description

FPS (FAB and Process Step R&D), is one of imec’s technology units, holding all of its R&D infrastructure including the state-of–the–art clean room pilot lines (MTM and 300 mm).
We are looking for an Director FAB Operations, who, as part of the FPS (FAB and Process Step) management team is responsible for the achievement some of the FAB objectives regarding productivity, organization, innovation, product quality and customer satisfaction. The Director FAB Operations will not have direct reports but will co-ordinate wafer fab (200 mm and 300 mm) production activities across all shifts and ensure efficient use of production resources including teams, materials and equipment. He/she will also make sure that business policies, procedures, standard operating procedures, health and safety regulations are adhered to by all staff.

The Director FAB Operations (m/f) will work from our facility in Leuven, Belgium.

Job description
As Director FAB Operations you will have the following key responsibilities:

Resource management

You identify resource bottlenecks in achieving business targets and subsequent generate countermeasures to mitigate risks.
You ensure an adequate resource planning, productivity improvement and optimal employee contribution and engagement.
You develop and update capacity planning and resource planning models.
You actively pursue continuous improvement with regards to cycle time reduction programs, lean manufacturing, OEE and yield improvement.

Scheduling and performance

You assure smooth shift to shift 24/7 operations (operations, engineering, equipment) and follow up escalations on a daily basis.
You generate, review and report KPI’s on all FAB objectives and make sure targets are met or effective plans are implemented when targets are not met.
You gain awareness of activities and foster good working relationships with support departments, customers and suppliers.
You report FAB safety performance, highlighting non-conformance and incidents. You ensure satisfactory closure with countermeasure of all incidents.

Continuous improvement and team skills

You actively pursue continuous improvement with regard to FAB objectives and make sure standards of housekeeping and 5S are applied.
You focus on optimizing equipment performance together with the equipment team and the suppliers.
You develop measures to avoid production lots lose time due to unscheduled “hold”.
You encourage cross functional team working in the pursuit of business improvements and contribution to FAB and customer success.
You ensure that the skills of the teams are aligned to business requirements and that team members are managed in a fair and consistent manner.

Nr of positions available : 1

Research Fields

Engineering - Electronic engineering

Career Stage

More Experienced researcher or >10 yrs (Senior)

Research Profiles

Leading Researcher (R4)

Benefits

Profile

You have more than 5 years of experience in engineering/equipment or production management within a technical and high volume manufacturing environment.
You have cleanroom experience in semiconductor production and knowledge of silicon processing and device operations.
You have a degree qualified ideally with a major in Electronic/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or Physical Sciences.
You can manage the entire production department across all shifts and have experience with tool supplier management.
You have experience with lean manufacturing tools & techniques, MES type systems and ISO9001 standards, manufacturing tools & techniques such as SPC, capability analysis, problem solving techniques and FMEA.
You have knowledge of production planning and simulation tools.
You analyze and solve problems in a methodological way.
You show good interpersonal skills and understanding of the needs of production teams and people.
You are flexible and able to anticipate business needs.
You are a convincing and charismatic communicator.
You have a good knowledge of English and are willing to learn Dutch.

We offer
We offer you a challenging position in an advanced high-tech environment, in a company with an international team with high exposure to the entire semiconductor world. Also, we offer the opportunity to provide direction with regards to productivity, organization, innovation, product quality and customer satisfaction in our state-of-the-art Fab. We offer you a competitive salary added with very attractive extra-legal benefits.

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Interested?
Apply online on www.imec.be/jobs.




Requirements

Required Education Level
Degree Master Degree or equivalent
Degree Field Engineering
Required Languages
Language ENGLISH
Language Level Excellent
Language DUTCH
Language Level Basic
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Envisaged Job Starting Date

01/07/2016

Application Deadline

18/06/2016

Application website

https://imec.csod.com/ats/careersite/login.aspx?returnurl=/ATS/CareerSite/ApplicationStart.aspx?ID=268&c=imec&site=10

Other job details
EURAXESS ID

34074424

Type of Contract

Permanent

Status

Full-time

Working Hours (hours per week or free text)

40

Science4Refugees

No

Company/Institute

imec

Country

BELGIUM

Community Language

Dutch

City

Leuven

Postal Code

3001

Street

Kapeldreef 75

EU Research Framework Programme
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

No

Company/Institute
imec

Research Laboratory
Kapeldreef 75
3001 - Leuven
BELGIUM
email jobs@imec.be
http://www.imec.be

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