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Sr Staff Facilities Engr

Date: Jul 15, 2019

Location: Austin, TX, US

Company: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

Job ID

Requisition Id:- 16967

Job Description

The Facility Engineer shall have skills in utility systems design, upgrade, maintenance and operation for Fab Utility Systems for the semiconductor industry. The candidate should have a working knowledge of Water, Wastewater, Chemical, Exhaust, and HVAC processes as they pertain to manufacturing utility systems. The candidate must have facilities experience in the following process phases: conceptual design, cost estimating, operation, start up and commissioning.

The position requires daily interface with operation personnel and other facilities engineers in a live running factory, daily responsibilities include:

• Plan, manage and execute capital projects for:

o System capacity expansion, adding or redistributing system loads

o Process requirement changes/upgrades

• Plan and participate in tool install projects as they relate to proving new facility services to new/relocated tools.

• Hands on engineering troubleshooting support (statistical and other) to operations; monitor system performance, operation and output quality via SPC, on an as need basis to resolve immediate operational issues.

• Maintain FMEA and control strategy worksheets for utility systems.

• Seek out cost reduction projects, plan and execute once approved.

• Work with Fab process and equipment engineers to troubleshoot their equipment/process issues as they relate to facilities utilities systems.

• Provide operational direction and training to operations personnel for new systems brought online as part of capital projects.

• Provide statistical analysis of process data to detect long term trends of utility systems performance, with appropriate actions recommendation to affected persons

.• Review and upgrading of Facilities specifications s as needed.

• Review operating systems, existing contracts, and Facilities regular purchases for cost reduction opportunities.


• Participate as a member of the Facility engineering team working with the Cypress system operators to ensure accurate and complete operations deliverables.

• Navigate Cypress Facilities Operation systems and understand functionality on control screens and SPC charts.

• Troubleshooting of field devices and equipment to clearly identify process out of control conditions and assist in root cause analysis and recovery of system to an in-control state of operation.

• Understanding of, and the ability to comprehend operational details of, Facility utility systems, including:

  • Ultra-Pure Water production
  • Ultra-Pure Chemical delivery
  • Polishing slurry mixing and delivery
  • Process Exhaust collection and treatment
  • Compressed Air generation and bulk gas delivery
  • HVAC and cleanroom atmosphere maintenance
  • Industrial Waste Water recycling for reuse and treatment for discharge
  • Some instrumentation, controls and engineering drawings understanding are a plus.

• Experience at previous semiconductor manufacturing sites is a plus.


Cypress is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, or status as a Protected Veteran.


Cypress Semiconductor does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Cypress Semiconductors employees or any other company location. Cypress Semiconductor is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Nearest Major Market: Austin

Job Segment: Facilities, Engineer, HVAC, Instrumentation, Statistics, Operations, Engineering, Data

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