Defectivity Engineer

Job title

Defectivity Engineer


Eindhoven HTC, The Netherlands


40 hours

Are you looking for your next career step in the world of high-tech manufacturing? Do you want to make a significant impact? Look no further, we are offering a challenging and position in a growing company.

Job description 

The Vertical Integration Engineering (VIE) team is mainly focused on implementing incoming new products from our customers, industrialization of our manufacturing, improving our product and line yield, understanding the root causes of technological issues, and reducing the cycle time of our products in the manufacturing line.

As a defectivity engineer you are co-responsible for the quality of our outgoing products. Your focus is to script software to measure and detect potential failures automatically. This involves the definition what to measure, the choice of data gathering, development of algorithms to process the data and formulate conclusions.

You offer strong knowledge of defectivity measurement and programming to develop and maintain a measurement process within the agreed performance indicators. Tasks are:

  • Develop and sustain effective, sensitive, and fast measurement recipes on multiple defect inspection and metrology tools.
  • Respond to deviations in process control and support process development experiments.
  • Participate in and drive process/metrology/defect reduction roadmap to meet technology development requirements and yield targets.
  • Analysis of (the origin of) defects, RCA.
  • Manage and control all Visual Inspection processes (WI’s, training).


We are looking for a person who has/is

  • Advanced degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, physics, material science or electrical engineering.
  • At least 10 years of experience in a semiconductor environment in the field vertical integration and / or defectivity is very strong pre.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, responsive, team-driven manufacturing environment.
  • Affinity with photonics.
  • Experience supporting a fab operations team, training of fab procedures, root cause analysis and problem resolution.
  • A natural independent drive to take responsibility/ownership to get the job done, stay focused and be pro-active.
  • Computer programming experience with SQL, JMP, MS Access, or similar database and analysis software.
  • Working knowledge of applied statistics (SPC/DOE).


We offer

  • To become part of a new revolution in chip technology in the field of Photonics.
  • An independent and key role, to add real value and to have a significant impact.
  • Room for own initiatives and professional development.
  • A talented group of passionate people working in an open, informal culture in multidisciplinary teams.


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