Field Service Engineer Korea

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Field Service Engineer

Servicing our semiconductor metrology systems in the customer’s factory.

Full-time · Yongin

Nearfield Instruments brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop a revolutionary high throughput atomic force microscopy (AFM) system, enabling atom-scale resolution 3D metrology at industry-level throughput. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced metrology machines.

What will you be doing?

As a Field Service Engineer, you will be servicing our semiconductor metrology systems in the customer’s factory. You are responsible for periodic and preventive maintenance on our products and execute HW and SW upgrades and solve potential problems that occur during wafer operations. You also improve procedures, do administrative update in the issue database, and suggest improvement proposals to increase the serviceability and reliability of NFI products.

  • When required, order spare parts and tools from NFI headquarters.
  • Inspection and registration of delivered spare parts and consumables.
  • Prepare facilities, tools, procedures and system for service and upgrade.
  • Replace spare parts and / or upgrade spare parts using procedures and tools.
  • Create test and calibration procedures for (sub)systems of NFI products.
  • Execute tests on (sub)system level and document progress of service and test plans.
  • Troubleshoot on NFI products in case of problems.
  • Solve and/or report problems during service and come with improvement proposals.
  • Execute and /or implement solution for problems during service or upgrade.
  • Maintain the toolbox which includes inspect and cleaning tools and in case broken, replacing these tools.

What do we require from you?

  • Degree in a relevant field with some years of work experience in the Semiconductor industry.
  • Strong knowledge of operation/applications of semiconductor metrology tools is required.
  • Have 1+ years of field work experience with customer engagement experiences, or 1+ years’ experience in IC processing/semiconductor equipment/ semiconductor industry or related field.
  • Have a strong affinity with SW and controls understanding and troubleshooting.
  • Preferably to have coding capability (Matlab, Python...etc.) for data analysis, visualization, and algorithm development.
  • Flexible and capable of working in a high-tech environment.
  • Excellent communication/presentation, organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
  • Candidate must be self-driven, independent, yet a strong team player.
  • Academic/Industry AFM Knowledge is a plus.
  • You have a good command of the Korean and English language, both written and oral.

What can you expect from us?

Besides a technically challenging role where you can utilize the full extend of your professional knowledge, we value your work-live balance and the time for some relaxation. Boost your energy by playing a match of table tennis or clear your mind during our weekly run with colleagues. 

We rely on each other’s qualities, capabilities and we motivate one another to get the best out of ourselves and each other. We are here to support one another, and colleagues are there to help you. TEAM is very important, Together Everyone Achieves More!

We look forward to hear from you!

If the above mix of technical- and personal challenges excites you, we encourage you to send us your details using the Apply now button. If you have any questions before applying or would like to have a general conversation about Nearfield Instruments, you can contact our Recruiter, Martien Hermens on +31(0)6 38214839 or send an e-mail to