Staff Engineer, Foundry Supplier Quality

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Working time

  • Regular Fulltime

Place of employment


What we offer:

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Responsibility for assigned external wafer manufacturing sites (foundries)
  • Monitoring the overall performance of assigned foundries with regards to production and technology development (analyzing production processes, identifying areas for improvements & setting up / reviewing relevant process KPIs)
  • Supporting major ramp ups in close cooperation with NPI teams
  • Supervising (partially onsite) of process technologies in close cooperation with process engineering & process R&D
  • Co-working with various engineering departments and product- / process reliability team regarding qualification of new devices, technologies and changes in existing process flows
  • Supporting task forces with focus to technical problem solving
  • Performing process and quality audits following IATF 16949 and VDA 6.3 standards
  • Supporting customer audits / visits at supplier sites
  • Managing disposition of critical material at suppliers in alignment with manager
  • Driving continuous improvement programs to establish predictable and reliable manufacturing capabilities at ams wafer manufacturing suppliers to ensure technical robustness of products in alignment with manager
  • Ensuring that products, services & procedures are fit for purpose and meet both external & internal requirements and customer expectations

Your education and experiences

  • Technical degree (Bachelor, equivalent or higher) in physics, electrical engineering, material science or similar
  • Experience in semiconductor industry (optical coating technologies / VCSEL technologies / CMOS technologies)
  • Excellent understanding of manufacturing procedures and processing
  • Strong technical problem solving skills
  • Very good communication skills and good appearance in front of suppliers & customers (required: English, beneficial: Chinese)
  • Quality tool experience & know-how
  • High organizational skills
  • Beneficial: Automotive background (8D, FMEA, 5WHY, VDA6.3, IATF 16949, etc.)
  • Beneficial: Experience in physical failure analysis, electron microscopy, test of semiconductor devices

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