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Senior Research Chemist


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.



Chemical Mechanical Polishing (CMP) is an enabling technology for the semiconductor industry. CMP uses a chemical formulation that contains abrasive nanoparticles to polish wafers to remove unwanted material and planarize its surface.  The formulation chemist role will focus on new CMP slurry product research and development, with a focus of metal CMP.  He / She will work in a team consists of other chemists/scientists, developing next generation CMP slurries and provide technical solutions to semiconductor industry needs.


Key Responsibilities/Role Description

-Understand and improve existing CMP products

-Work closely with customer technology team and develop new CMP product that meets customer requirements

-Design fundamental studies for deep understanding of CMP slurry mechanism, especially at slurry/film interface

-Design, analyze, summarize, and report CMP related research in developing new products

-Work closely with internal teams, e.g. business, application, analytical, and engineering teams


-Ph. D in chemistry, material science or chemical engineering

-Working experience with semiconductor industry, CMP slurry/process is a plus

-Previous proven success in new product development is a plus

-experience/background in colloidal chemistry/physics, electrochemistry, liquid/solid interface chemistry/physics are beneficial

-Good communication skill, open minded, highly motivated, highly creative with passion


What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com


Job Requisition ID:  216227
Location:  Hsinchu
Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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US Disclosure
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North America Disclosure
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