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Senior Engineer, Quality at pSemi in San Diego, California

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

pSemi Corporation is a Murata company driving semiconductor integration. pSemi builds on Peregrine Semiconductor s 30-year legacy of technology advancements and strong IP portfolio but with a new mission to enhance Murata s world-class capabilities with high-performance semiconductors. With a strong foundation in RF integration, pSemi s product portfolio now spans power management, connected sensors, optical transceivers, antenna tuning and RF frontends. These intelligent and efficient semiconductors enable advanced modules for smartphones, base stations, personal computers, electric vehicles, data centers, IoT devices and healthcare. From headquarters in San Diego and offices around the world, pSemi s team explores new ways to make electronics for the connected world smaller, thinner, faster and better.

Job Summary

The Senior Engineer, Quality is responsible for planning, organizing and reporting on all quality-related activities to assure fulfillment of requirements. Support development, communication, deployment and management of overall quality strategies. This includes, but not limited to: Environmental Compliance, Measurement System Analysis (MSA), Statistical Process Control (SPC), and Change Control. This position will conduct periodic audits to verify that process capability requirements are maintained over the time and to ensure that documented process flow is followed and necessary process controls are in place. Provide Quality guidance to contribute and support key functions such as: Engineering, Manufacturing, Development and Procurement groups. Identify systemic quality issues and driving corrective and preventative actions.

Roles & Responsibilities

This position has responsibility for:

* Handles environmental request, Restriction of Hazard Substance (RoHS), Registration Evaluation Authorization Chemicals (REACH), and Material declaration

* Assist in performing audits if process capability requirements, and necessary process controls are in place

* Generate, monitor, report and improve Corrective Actions

* Generate/revise pSemi requirements documentation

* Prepare data and information for the Monthly Board Review meetings

* Drive resolution of quality issues back to the root cause arising from customer complaints and supply chain and non-conformances

* Identify systemic quality issues and driving corrective and preventative actions

* Data and information collection regarding trends and issues and from assessments

* Root cause analysis and problem resolution

Competency Requirements

In order to perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

* Critical Thinking: Skilled at finding logical flaws in arguments and plans; identifies problems and solutions that others might miss; provides detailed insight and constructive criticism into problems and complex situations

* Working with Ambiguity: Achieves forward progress in the face of poorly defined situations and/or unclear goals; able to work effectively with limited or partial information

* Displaying Technical Expertise: Keeps his/her technical skills current; effectively applies specialized knowledge and skills to perform work tasks; understands and masters the technical skills, knowledge, and tasks associated with his/her job; shares technical expertise with others

* Driving for Results: Aggressively pursues challenging goals and objectives; will to put in considerable time and effort to accomplish objectives; takes a highly focused, goal driven approach toward work

* Serving Customers: Builds strong relationships with customers; stays aware of customer needs, concerns and satisfaction; responds promptly to customer questions and requests; effectively manages customer expectations

Minimum Qualifications (Experience and Skills)

* Minimum of 5 years of experience in handling environmental requests

* Minimum of 5 years of work related experience in a high technology environment, preferably Semiconductor industry

* Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)

* Team player

* Technical knowledge in environmental requirements and standards

* Keen attention to detail

* Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills

* Self-starter with the ability to problem solve and make good judgement to make quality-related decisions

* Experience in using statistical software to establish and update MSA reports

* Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a team environment

* Experience in conducting, leading and facilitating 8D/Corrective Action Report process

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience with Agile document control system

* Experience in using AIAG automotive core tools

* Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, experienced and proficient in DMAIC process

* Certified auditor to conduct ISO9001:2015/IATF16949/AS9100D audits internally and on suppliers

Education Requirements

* Bachelors Degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering or equivalent

* Certified auditor to conduct ISO9001:2015/IATF16949/AS9100D audits internally and on suppliers

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

pSemi Corporation supports a diverse workforce and is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees. pSemi does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions or breastfeeding), gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver s license issued under Vehicle Code section 12801.9), ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally-protected medical condition, military or veteran status (including protected veterans under applicable affirmative action laws), marital status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal laws applicable to the Company. pSemi also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that an employee or applicant has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

Note: The Peregrine Semiconductor name, Peregrine Semiconductor logo and UltraCMOS are registered trademarks and the pSemi name, pSemi logo, HaRP and DuNE are trademarks of pSemi Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies. pSemi products are protected under one or more of the following U.S. Patents: