Yield Engineer (82464)

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.



Yield Engineer

The Role:

The Yield team is a functional group supporting high quality Graphics, CPU and APU products with the goal to reduce cost of manufacturing, while achieving committed time to market in a predictable and consistent fashion. We are looking for a Yield Engineer to help us find effective solutions to complex problems and drive continuous yield improvements. Troubleshooting and problem solving are the fundamental role of this dynamic team.

The Person:

We are looking for someone with the ability to design experiments and analyze results to solve problems. Strong attention to details and an ability to learn on the job.

Key Responsibilities:

A Yield Engineer conducts in-depth investigation and analysis to identify and eliminate causes of systematic and random yield loss.

  • Yield analysis to improve supply and reduce cost of production.
  • Fix identified problems by driving corrective actions.
  • Ensure that correct product testing is performed on AMD products for optimal yield, performance, and quality.
  • Interacts with Foundry technology team and the Product Engineering teams to identify product improvement limitations and opportunities.
  • Forecast product yields over the short and long term
  • Engineers will be expected to bring a great deal of innovation and creativity to the role.

Preferred Experience:

  • Strong data analysis skills are required to be effective in this role.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentations skills.
  • Proficiency in coding/scripting is necessary to develop and automate custom analysis algorithms.
  • Knowledge of semiconductor device physics is an asset

Academic Credentials:

  • A BSc, BSEE, or a degree in Math, Physics, or Statistics


Markham, Ontario


Requisition Number: 82464 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Product Engineering


AMD is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any applicant who requires accommodation should contact AskHR@amd.com.

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