Sr Engineer – Facilities Engineering – JR-2301976-5859

Global Foundries

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Position Title: Senior Engineer – Facilities Engineering

Work Area: Facilities – Water

Location: Essex Junction, Vermont, United States

About GlobalFoundries:

GlobalFoundries is a leading full-service semiconductor foundry
providing a unique combination of design, development, and fabrication
services to some of the worlds most inspired technology companies.
With a global manufacturing footprint spanning three continents,
GlobalFoundries makes possible the technologies and systems that
transform industries and give customers the power to shape their
markets. For more information, visit

Summary of Role


GlobalFoundries in Essex Junction, VT is seeking a Senior Facilities
Water Engineer reporting to Dustin Nuhfer. This candidate will provide
technical leadership to operate, maintain, and enhance potable water and
ultrapure water purification and distribution equipment including
reverse osmosis, ion exchange, degasification, and various filtration
systems. As a Facilities Water Engineer your responsibilities will
include, but are not limited to: manufacturing customer interface,
process monitoring, process improvement initiatives, manufacturing
process support, troubleshooting support, system documentation, capacity
monitoring, system modification (performance analysis, engineering
principle application for safe and reliable design/start up and cost),
and operations training and documentation support. This will be a 5/2
schedule (M-F; 7AM – 4PM), with some on call coverage and responsiveness
to off-shift issues, based on the needs of the business.

Essential Responsibilities:

– Develop expense and capital budget plans for equipment.
– Manage projects and deliverables.
– Drive continuous improvement within the system operations.
– Provide day to day support of operational and maintenance issues on
– Set direction on how to continually improve the quality and lower
the cost of the operation.
– Perform detailed analysis of utility systems operations.
– Analyze and interpret quality data.
– Determine necessary actions to maintain processes in control.
– Work with the SPC and PI software, setting control limits,
identifying and troubleshooting issues.
– Design, execute, and analyze experiments to screen and optimize
equipment to meet technology and manufacturing needs.
– Responsible for monitoring current system demands and capacity
concerns. Provide strategical Capital planning.
– Lead team to create & modify maintenance and standard operating
procedures (SOPs).
– Implement processes & procedures to improve and standardize work
across the team & site.
– Understand and improve design drawings (P&IDs) for new equipment and
– Must be mechanically inclined and able to lead hands on, tactical
troubleshooting efforts to resolve system performance issues; must
be able to deconstruct and understand complex systems.

Other Responsibilities:

– Perform all activities in a safe and responsible manner and support
all Environmental, Health, Safety & Security requirements and
– Other duties as assigned by manager / supervisor.

Required Qualifications:

– Education – Bachelors Degree from an accredited engineering
– Experience – 3 years in water purification or related manufacturing
– Fluency in English Language – both written & verbal communication.
– Physical Capacity Demands – ability to lift 30 lbs and wearing
cleanroom suit / personal protective equipment, as needed.
– Ability to be on your feet for up to 8 hours at a time, and to climb
up / down ladders, and enter confined spaces.
– Attention to detail, strong nterpersonal skills.
– Self-motivated; able to take ownership of assignments, develop work
plans and proactively seek feedback to ensure objectives are aligned
and met.
– Team player; able to succeed in a dynamic, fast paced environment.
– Ability to support continuous manufacturing operations during “off
hours” as required.
– Project management skills – i.e., the ability to innovate and
execute on solutions that matter; the ability to navigate ambiguity.

Preferred Qualifications:

– Chemical engineering degree
– 4 years ultrapure water experience or industry experience.

Expected Salary Range

$57,700.00 – $133,100.00

The exact Salary will be determined based on qualifications, experience
and location.

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process, please contact us by email at and let
us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable
accommodation will be responded to from t