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To strengthen this position as a leading player in our field, we are looking for those passionate talents that make the difference! Currently we are looking for a PVD technician.


What you will do

In imec’s state-of-the-art R&D cleanrooms, our scientists develop new leading-edge semiconductor technologies for advanced applications. The PVD technician will work in the PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition) engineering team, who are responsible for maintaining and repairing multiple complex pieces of equipment that are used in the development and manufacturing of these technologies. The very high level of performance expected from these pieces of equipment is dependent on the quality of their maintenance, therefore, this function is critical to the overall efficiency and success of imec’s R&D operations.The function involves the need to handle toxic materials, for which the strictest safety procedures must be adhered to. This includes the frequent need to wear breathing apparatus, for which training will be given. You will be responsible for:•Performing routine maintenance on tools following procedures. •Logistical help to support the engineers with more advanced intervention / corrective maintenance. •Working together with process and HW engineers •Executing improvement projects improve maintenance quality and efficieny•Ordering and prepare parts that are needed for Preventive maintenance.•You will work shifts (Early / Late shift) and 1/3 weekends.

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 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 y, '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 obtained a bachelor's degree (Electromechanics / Automation) or equivalent by experience.•You enjoy technical and hands-on work and have a high level of attention to detail.•You have the ability to follow instructions and procedures accurately and diligently.•You are customer and service oriented. •You are a pragmatic problem solver; you like to find practical solutions and implement them.•You are a team player; you are eager to learn from others but also easily share your own knowledge and expertise.•Due the multinational nature of the PVD team and imec as a whole, a good level of written and verbal English is obligatory. •You have passion for technology and knowledge of pneumatics / robotics / electronics. •You are prepared to work in shift (early / Late) and 1/3 weekends.

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