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Job ID : 1180859 Date Updated : September 24th, 2021

Continuous Improvement Engineer

Hiring Company Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials Kabushiki Kaisha
Location Niigata Prefecture, Agano-shi
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 8 million yen ~ 11 million yen

Work Style

Flex Time

Job Description

こちらのポジションはローム・アンド・ハース電子材料株式会社 (Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials K.K.) での雇用となります。


Position Title: Advanced Lithographic Materials Continuous Improvement Engineer

Basic Job Duties:

  • Assess current products and recommend improvements/updates based on available Most Effective Technology (MET) for applications of mixing, filtration, processing and metals reduction.
  • Implement preventative and corrective modifications to existing products and processes based on the findings of root cause analyses.
  • Collaborate seamlessly with quality and manufacturing to identify and implement improvements.
  • Collaborate with Analytical or FAB Scientists to evaluate testing for process control and quality control (gage studies, sensitivity studies).
  • Design and analyze accelerated shelf life studies.
  • Evaluate the capability of modified products and processes to meet specifications and control limits. Recommend specifications and control limits.
  • Coordinate requests for customer samples of PCN batches. Manage consumption of PCN batch after approval.
  • Manage PCN batch process through use of MOCs. Identify and mitigate any risks associated with PCN batch or process.
  • Modify existing product templates and batch sheet, so that manufacturing can setup batches with new improvements.
  • Manage manufacturing of PCN batches. Troubleshoot any issues. Address customer RFAs and complaints on development products.
  • Submit for SAP part numbers for PCN products, new dilutions of existing products and spin-off products. This includes Bill of Materials, Master Data, Production Version, QM testing, Labels etc.
  • Assist with cost analysis of PCN process/products.
  • Act as the liaison with sales, marketing and the customer during the PCN period. Prepare presentations and data.
  • Share learnings across organizations.
  • Develop an understanding of the lithographic process.
  • Define, direct or perform lab and engineering scale process investigations as needed in order to insure success of PCN process/product.
  • Interface between R&D, manufacturing, external contract facilities and customers as development engineering focal point.
  • Document critical results and findings in appropriate format: ELN, CRI.

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level (Amount Used: English usage about 50%)
Minimum Japanese Level Business Level
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills


  • B.S. or M.S. in Chemical Engineering / Chemistry
  • A team player. Must work well in multi-disciplinary, cross-geographic team.
  • Working knowledge of photoresist and ancillary manufacturing.
  • Flexible with respect to assignments and tasks.
  • Experience in the semiconductor, polymers and/or chemical industries.
  • Able to develop and implement project plan.
  • Able to lead cross-functional teams
  • Knowledge & experience in statistics, SPC and statistical design of experiments
  • Demonstrated hands-on abilities
  • Self-motivated and driven to succeed
  • Eager to learn new skills on fast time scales
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Good oral and written communications skills
  • Familiarity with SAP, JMP, Six Sigma DMAIC or Design is a plus.

Job Location

  • Niigata Prefecture, Agano-shi

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 8 million yen ~ 11 million yen
Work Hours 9:00 - 17:30 ※フレックスタイム制(コアタイム11:00-15:00)
Holidays 土曜、日曜、祝日、年末年始、創立記念日、年次有給休暇、特別有給休暇(冠婚葬祭等)、私傷病休暇、育児休暇、介護休暇
Job Division Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials K.K. - Electronics & Industrial
Hiring Company Information

DuPont K.K.

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