TSMC Interview Questions in Taiwan

Updated Aug 26, 2014
Updated Aug 26, 2014
16 Interview Reviews

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    Process Integration Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 months - interviewed at TSMC.

    Interview Details

    Advanced process and device integration, window characterization. Co-work with device and process module people to develop advanced HKMG technology. WAT trouble shooting and yield improvement by process optimization, Technology and Ramp. Customer technical interface.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a day - interviewed at TSMC in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    1. HR interview, over my personality.
    2. English and personality tests.
    3. Department manager, over my skills and master thesis.
    All in one day.
    It's the department head that decides.
    If he doesn't want you, you can require HR for another department's interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Explain to me why I should hire you. (From the manager)   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    None for an freshmen as I was.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Taipei (Taiwan)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Application Details

    interviewed at TSMC in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    depends on your job scope, for engineer, they will ask question based on your background, for managers they will ask what kind of project you have lead before.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Tainan (Taiwan)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tainan (Taiwan)
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at TSMC in January 2009.

    Interview Details

    very good experience for interview

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    RD Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a day - interviewed at TSMC in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    1st stage: Aptitude Test and English Proficiency Test (60 minutes)
     2nd stage: one on one interview with advanced manufacturing process manager(1hr)

    Interview Questions
    • Please describe your master thesis and tell me what would you do if we want to make the difference between the outcomes of every experiment, under the same condition, within 10%.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Varies by the division, Group interview in my division.

    Interview Questions
    • They probe knowledge in both production application as well as business market outlook.   Answer Question
    No Offer
  8.  

    Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at TSMC.

    Interview Details

    The interview was easy and nothing since I got the recommendation from my professor who has very good relationship with TSMC. Working environment is good with challenging tasks and end less tedious. However, the salary is good enough to compensate the contribution.

    Interview Questions
    • U got to do a lot of try-and-errors with other department's substaintial supports. Sometimes working on holidays is inevitable and on-call is necessary.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Easy since I have the recommendation from my professor who has very good connection with TSMC.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Process Integration Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at TSMC.

    Interview Details

    2 step interview, first with the section manager, your boss in future, 2nd interview with HR, talked about salary package and benifits

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at TSMC in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    Asked about :
    1) Master Thesis
    2) Team Work Experience
    3) Strength and Weakness
    4) Long Term and Short Term Career Goal

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    OPC Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Application Details

    interviewed at TSMC in October 2009.

    Interview Details

    Let me introduce myself and talk about my Master thesis. They try to explain their job content, but actually the section and department managers don't understand what their engineers are doing.

    Interview Questions
    • Not really any question is difficult, they don't have professional background.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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