Automation Engineer

Short Description

Samsung is hiring an Automation Engineer who is responsible for data analysis by using system/history logs to correct issues and implement prevention in a timely manner.

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities
  • Samsung Austin Semiconductor (SAS) is seeking an exceptional candidate for an Automation engineering position supporting semiconductor factory automation. 
  • This position will provide engineering support for Automated Material Handling Systems (AMHS) and will be responsible for overseeing and improving the sustainability of the entire AMHS delivery system.
  • Provides 24x7 support for system operations.
  • Primary owner of large scale automation equipment leading proactive mechanical and software system improvements.
  • Responsible for data analysis by using system/history logs to correct issues and implement prevention in a timely manner
  • Oversees installation and validation of software and hardware upgrades
  • Communicates technical information (8D incident reports) to senior leadership inside and outside of the department through presentations.
  • Leads projects related to improving equipment uptime and reducing interrupts with the use of KPI data.
  • Leads projects related to improving delivery times/rundown with the use of KPI data.
  • Creates standard recovery procedures and troubleshooting documentation.
  • Shift: 1st - Monday through Friday 8am - 5pm.

Skills and Qualifications
  • MUST have BS Degree in Engineering (prefer Electrical/Mechanical Engineering)
  • Proficient to use PC, MS Office [Word, Excel, PowerPoint]
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex systems in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • General understanding of network systems
  • Self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail 
  • Strong communication skills with internal and external project stakeholders
  • Ability to communicate technical details both verbally and in writing 
  • Ability to work across cross-cultural settings and globally distributed projects
  • Experience with an AMHS Material Control System or automated factory control software application a plus

Automation Engineer
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Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays.