Opportunities in the U.S.

Fab 8 is built in the center of what has been described as New York's "Tech Valley", approximately 20 miles north of Albany in Saratoga County, New York. Fab 8 is the most advanced semiconductor fab in the world. GF also maintains its headquarters in Santa Clara, California, and an office in Austin, Texas.

Select a career path below to learn more about opportunities to become part of the GF team!

US Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures

Building on the history of developing award-winning semiconductor manufacturing facilities around the world, GF is building the most advanced 300mm wafer fab in the world at the Luther Forest Technology Campus in Saratoga County, New York. Construction of the new fab began in July 2009 and is the largest commercial economic development project in the USA.

Maximum Full Capacity: 60,000 300mm wafers/month (More than 135,000 200mm wafers/month equivalent) Technology: 28nm and below

US Benefits & Rewards

Benefits & Rewards
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Medical, Vision and Dental
  • Core and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Holidays, Sick time)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Club Reimbursement Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • In house Cafeteria
  • Regional Discounts
  • Health & Wellness Programs

Parental Leave Duration

Mother and child

Total of 12 weeks paid parental leave to US benefits eligible employees following the birth of an employee's child or the placement of a child with an employee in connection with adoption.

This policy will run concurrently with any Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave and any state or locally required leave benefit, to the extent permitted by law.

Childbirth Short-Term Disability

Total of 20 Weeks available for birth mothers. In the event a female employee who herself has given birth, 12 weeks of paid parental leave will commence at the conclusion of any short-term disability leave/benefit provided to the employee for the employee's own medical recovery. GF will coordinate with MetLife to provide 8 weeks of short-term disability at 100% of employees regular weekly wages for the employee's own medical recovery, regardless of the type of delivery.


Those employees who are adopting or welcoming a child by surrogate will be eligible for an additional 8 weeks of leave to prepare for and/or take care of matters associated with the pending adoption or surrogacy. This leave may be taken prior to adoption, post adoption, or birth by surrogate. (Eligibility: excluding adoption of a new spouse/partner or relative’s child). Total of 20 weeks available.

IMPORTANT - This Summary of Benefits and Reward relates to our current Benefit and Reward program (which is subject to change) and is intended for informational purposes and is not an offering of benefits.

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Individual Development

Individual Development

Learning & Development provides GF employees and managers with systems, tools, and solutions that help them manage their personal and professional growth.

Knowledge is a core competence at GF. Learning is a lifelong process essential for acquiring knowledge, understanding change, generating the best ideas, increasing productivity and achieving personal and corporate growth. To support this lifelong process, GF offers employees the ability for technical and personal development. Employees partner with their manager to plan learning activities aligned with technical needs and development goals.

GF employees have access to a wide range or resources through OJT, Classroom, Blended Learning, including online learning activities, available
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Our Values

Our Values and Culture


  • innovate beyond what is possible today
  • differentiate our technology to enable customer success
  • have a passion for problem-solving
  • create value for our customers and for our shareholders


  • diversity is a competitive advantage
  • the best ideas come from being inclusive
  • act with a shared sense of purpose
  • respect everyone


  • collaborate across all borders and boundaries
  • strive for win-win outcomes
  • build trust as the basis of every relationship


  • our customers can count on us to deliver on our commitment
  • work effectively, efficiently and decisively
  • focus on outcomes and are accountable for results
  • celebrate and reward success
  • nothing matters without safety

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