Automotive Quality Engineer

Maxim Integrated Products   •  

San Jose, CA

11 - 15 years

Posted 214 days ago

This job is no longer available.

 Minimum DegreeRequired     Master's Degree
Career Level     Non-Manager - Experienced (10+ years exp)
Job Description     

Maxim Integrated is a highly successful $2.31 billion company. With offices and manufacturing sites around the world, we design award-winning semiconductors that make the world more integrated. We also know that it’s our people who make us a great company. So we reward bold thinking, teamwork, personal growth, and community involvement. Want to make a difference and be challenged every day? Join us at Maxim Integrated. With analog integration, the possibilities are endless.

New hires can expect:

    The opportunity to own projects and make an impact at a 9,000+ employee company

    Exposure to executive leadership, up to, and including, the CEO

    Competitive total rewards package (base + bonus, stock options (for eligible positions), comprehensive benefits package, 401(k) with company contributions and immediate vesting, and generous time-off policy.

    Educational assistance programs

    Employee discounts at local businesses (i.e., gym memberships, cell phone service, entertainment)

    Opportunity to participate in sports leagues, community activities and races (company sponsorship provided)

Maxim’s Supply Chain Quality organization is seeking an analytical, articulate, engineer/manager to ultimately drive quality improvements in our Design and Test processes.

The position will provide a unique opportunity to work in the many diverse fields encompassed by the Quality Assurance umbrella. The ideal candidate will thrive in a position requiring adaptability to challenges that can arise at a moment’s notice, which may change from day to day. You will have the opportunity to intact with all level of Maxim from engineering to executive management to resolve problems.  Additionally, this position provides unique exposure to with Maxim’s strategic external customers.

A central mantra of Quality Assurance is to strive for Continuous Improvement; as such, there is an immediate opportunity to contribute tangibly to the ongoing success of Maxim. You will be expected to have an open and inquisitive mind to identify problem areas in need of improvement. Your innovation and engineering knowledge will result in the identification of a comprehensive solution. Finally, your attention to detail and incessant drive will ensure that the solution is implemented in a robust manner, to the delight of our customers.

Job Description:

    Proactive involvement in the resolution of customer issues; act as the “Voice of Customer” during discussions that could impact product quality
    Facilitate customer corrective action teams; a direct interface to convey the capability and responsiveness of Maxim to customer requirements.  Ensure CA team in on track to respond to customer within allowed tiem frame.
    Analyze trends in customer returned parts provide analysis to management and focus improvement to address the trends.  Publish reports on metrics on trends.
    Analyze PPM/PPB metrics of customer returns.  Drive actions to reduce common failure modes.
    Drive Best Known Methods (BKM) and lessons learned throughout Maxim.
    Perform internal and supplier audits as needed.
    Deep dive complex processes and identify weak points, gaps and risks. Formulate plans to eliminate weakness and reduce risk to the organization.   Lead projects to improve identified processes.
    Review and approve datasheets for new products.
    Summarize to upper management actions taken or to be taken.

Minimum Qualifications     

    Master’s degree in Microelectronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Semiconductor Physics or related field
    Extensive knowledge of silicon semiconductor physics for CMOS & Bipolar devices
    Excellent communication skills in difficult/diverse situations; level-headed and articulate as you will be interacting with executive management, key customers and occasionally process auditors.
    Ability to summarize complicated problems statements so that people outside of the industry can understand.
    Drive corrective action and the verification of such actions
    Strong attention to detail and root-cause analysis that will help support our organization’s zero-defect initiative
    Confident in personal technical expertise; self-driven/tenacious to acquire knowledge as situations dictate
    In-depth knowledge of circuit design and/or development of semiconductor test programs.
    Understanding of DFMEA process, Design for Test, Semiconductor Reliability and automotive quality requirements
    IATF Lead Auditor and AIAG Core Tools Certified preferred

Maxim is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.