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Lead Engineer for Characterization and Test (senior Staff Engineer Automotive)

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Position Type

Research & Development

Working time

  • Regular Fulltime

Place of employment


What we offer:

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Development of characterization setups/labs for automotive products and modules
  • Development of industrial testing, handling and calibration methodologies automotive products on wafer and package level
  • Development of characterization, and test concepts and solutions to ensure testability in cooperation with design, customers and suppliers from a very early design stage
  • Lead technical communication to suppliers and together with procurement find most appropriate commercially available solutions for (new) automotive products
  • Collaborate with the suppliers on improvements for characterization and test methodologies and equipment
  • Lead (sub) projects and organize the team to successfully complete assigned tasks: planning of project schedules, quotations for target test times and estimations of test costs and efforts
  • Industrialization of the test solutions and transfer to mass production with clearly-defined stability and repeatability criteria: Definition of test traceability matrix, link to specification requirements, test coverage, Guiding/interfacing with product engineering
  • Generate and sign-off high-quality documentation like characterization and test system architecture, equipment buy-in specifications, test plans and test reports.
  • Efficient, effective and timely reporting to stakeholders to maintain commitments
  • Acts as representative to suppliers and customers
  • Submit innovative patent proposals

Your education and experiences

  • Advanced University Degree (MSc or higher) in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical engineering, Physics or related fields
  • More than 10 years of work experience in semiconductor industry
  • At least 3 years of experience in characterization of semiconductor devices (lab measurement and data analysis experience)
  • Experience in industrial test and calibration of semiconductor devices (from feasibility to mass production) is seen as asset
  • Leadership track-record of projects or workpackages, in particular in the domain of characterization, test and calibration of semiconductor components
  • Excellent understanding of semiconductor device physics
  • Excellent understanding of industrial test and handling equipment used in semiconductor industry
  • Programing skills with Matlab and Labview
  • Knowledge in DataPower or Spotfire is an asset
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent communication skills and an highly inspirational personal impact
  • Inventive, taking initiative, enthusiastic
  • Leader/be able to drive, team player
  • Passion for novel technologies
  • Affinity to HW and SW
  • Fluent in English

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