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Sr. Manager of Quality
Title:Sr. Manager of Quality
Location:San Jose, CA
Employment type:Full Time Hire

The Sr. Manager of Quality position is responsible for ensuring quality of the finished system from raw material to final product and beyond by continually assessing process and recommending improvements. This position is also expected to provide leadership and direction for the Quality function of the company to meet and exceed the rigor of the semiconductor equipment industry.

  • Manage and mentor a team of quality personnel to provide world class customer service to both internal and external customers.
  • Perform professional quality engineering research and evaluation in support of semiconductor and capital equipment systems reporting using monthly Product Quality Report (PQR).
  • Audit ISO standards in all departments of the company and serve as the ISO management representative
  • Coordinate with counterparts in Asia to ensure the company’s quality requirements are being met at the contract manufacturers and suppliers.
  • Work with and support Design Engineering to ensure quality is incorporated at the earliest stages of the product conception through manufacturing and field operation at the customer.
  • Streamlined (PQR) reporting process by coordinating with product and supplier engineering on field submitted problem parts.
  • Design, implement, and document methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and/or production equipment
  • Ensure the necessary activities of the quality department including SRD, NCR, CAR, RCCA, RMA, MRBs, etc.. are being executed in a timely manner with proper follow up as necessary. 
  • Develop failure analysis and root-cause analysis to investigate and evaluate defective devices/circuits, conduct performance characterization testing and modeling, and work with suppliers to eliminate future failures.
  • Ability to travel internationally ~10%


BS in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality Engineering and related experience preferably in semiconductor equipment manufacturing. 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must have in depth knowledge of ISO 9001:2008/2015
  • Strong knowledge of fabrication and manufacturing processes
  • Proficient communication skills to work with production, PMs, and engineers as well as company executives and customers.
  • Extensive experience working with various QMS.  Power user of SAP QM preferred.
  • Strong adaptability to implement engineering and customer changes and maximize efficiencies
  • Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks in a demanding environment, demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • An expert in quality and manufacturing reporting, graphs, Excel data, schematics, etc.
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