Photolithography Engineer

The company

EM Microelectronic is a semiconductor manufacturer specialized in the design and production of ultra-low power, low voltage integrated circuits for battery-operated and field-powered applications in consumer, automotive and industrial areas. Part of the Swatch Group and active for 40 years, EM is headquartered in Switzerland, has affiliates in the U.S.A., Czech Republic and Thailand and employs approximately 700 people worldwide.

Job description

For our 8inch wafer fab in Switzerland (0.35-0.18-0.11um capability), we are looking for a

Photolithography Engineer

You will work in shift and be responsible for continuous improvement of lithography processes and production support for all qualified technologies (i-line and DUV platforms). CD, overlay metrology and macro inspection aspects are part of the responsibilities of the photolithography team.

Your tasks will include:

  • Taking ownership of photolithography processes after qualification of new technologies and initiate continuous improvement actions for technologies in production.
  • Define and participate in engineering projects to improve existing technologies in terms of stability (trends, CpK studies) and cost.
  • Close cooperation with the Production organization.
  • Close cooperation with the Maintenance team to help solve machine problems (coater, stepper, scanner, developer).


You hold an engineering degree in physics or microelectronics. A strong background in photolithography manufacturing processes is required. Experience with Nikon platforms is an asset.


Good communication skills in French (working language) and English (spoken and written) are required; knowledge of German is an asset.


Denise Germann

Senior HR Business Partner