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Manager-Manufacturing Engineering

Company: Microchip Technology Inc.
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM). We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products.

Job Description

Job Description

We are looking for a Fab Engineering/Operations Manager who enjoys working within a team environment. In this role, you will support the wafer fab production and engineering development efforts. The manager will be responsible for process and yield improvements as well as developing products. Additionally, responsible for Fab output, costs, scheduling production, expediting rated orders and working proactively with customers (internal / external) on returns and quality issues. The excellent candidate we seek will have the technical knowledge and Leadership capability to drive complex decisions in semiconductor wafer process technologies to provide a competitive advantage to Microsemi DPG in target markets.

Responsibilities
Oversee and manage a team of experienced Wafer Fab Engineers, equipment technicians and operators. Provide guidance and priorities to the production and equipment supervisors on issues affecting fab personnel and equipment. The process engineer is responsible to develop, monitor, manufacture and test wafer fab semiconductor products.
Create and update documentation describing product manufacture or equipment operation.
Implement and monitor SPC to ensure process control.
Design run and document results of experiments. Experience with Design of Experiments is a plus.
Communicate and consult with team members and other staff, as necessary, to successfully complete tasks.
Must keep accurate records of all activities related to running process experiments or making process changes.
Recommend and implement equipment and process modifications to improve production efficiencies, manufacturing techniques and production yields for existing products.
Make budgetary recommendations and manage capital expenditures and labor.
Ensure wafer fab personnel are adhering to prescribed safety protocols.
Participate in and support weekly, monthly and quarterly performance reporting, as required.
Mentor and assist in the professional development of junior staff members.
Select, develop, and evaluate team to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
Establish operational objectives and work plans, and delegate assignments to subordinates.
Develop staff to ensure backup coverage is available (i.e. cross-training), including when manager is unavailable
Regularly interact with peers, senior management or executives on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions, and/or customers.
Review goals, objectives, budget and quality standards with senior manager.
Develop goals and objectives for team, monitor goals and objectives throughout the year, and meet with team members one-on-one to review performance.
Other design, development, and support tasks as assigned.

Microchip targets candidates who value teamwork, have effective interpersonal skills, and respect technical leadership and structured processes to build world-class products.

Job Requirements
B.S. in Chemical, Electrical or other related engineering discipline.
5 years of experience working in a wafer fab environment with silicon semiconductor products.
5-10 years of management experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably a fab environment.
Ability to think out-of-the-box and create unique solutions to problems.
Experience, coursework, or knowledge of best-practice engineering principles.
Familiarity with statistical methods such as: Design of Experiments, Statistical Process Control and Gage R&R.
Strong Microsoft Office skills with high proficiency in Excel.
Must be well organized with the ability to present information for suggested process improvements to the Wafer Fabrication engineering team.
Ability to multitask and work on a diverse set of problems simultaneously while being on a steep learning curve.
Ability to navigate within matrix environment.
Must be able to work and plan independently to achieve targeted goals.
Excellent (English) communication (verbal and written) and listening skills.
Ability to problem-solve and collaborate with employees and management.

Preferred Qualifications
M.S. in Chemical, Electrical, Physical sciences or other related engineering discipline.
Experience with Discrete Semiconductor products listed with DLA on QML.

U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Residency Requirements As Outlined Below

This job requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by the export laws of the United States. Candidates are required to provide proof of either U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency, or classification as a protected individual as defined in 8 USC 1324b (a) (3).

Keywords: Microchip Technology Inc., Lawrence , Manager-Manufacturing Engineering, Executive , Lawrence, Massachusetts

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