Quality Engineer (FAB experience required) 




Greater KC Area

Not too long ago CNN/Money and Money magazine ranked this location/town 44th on its list of the 100 Best Cities to reside in the United States.

The ranking improved to 27th more recently as well


Benefits - Full, begin the first day

Relocation Assistance Available - Yes

Bonus Eligible - Yes

Interview Travel Paid Yes


EDUCATION - Bachelors

EXPERIENCE-  3+ years 
General Summary of Purpose - Lead problem-solving activities with product groups, process engineering teams and with suppliers to identify, track and resolve customer and internal quality issues. 
Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 
The scope includes the analysis of product returns from customers, evaluating the viability of return and leading any corrective action required. In addition, it involves resolution of customer initiated corrective actions. 
This role is critical to driving quality improvements. The successful candidate must make significant contributions to preventing quality issues, decreasing customer returns, and increasing outgoing quality levels. 
Expedient and effective hands-on diagnosis of customer issues, on products (RMAs, and customer requests), and from audit results. 
As a part of diagnosis, must evaluate customer data/inputs, electrical results, fab and assembly data as needed to get to root cause. 
Must assist in evaluation of devices as needed on bench set ups to diagnose customer reported issues.
Must understand and help resolve fab and assembly process related issues.
Ensure that corrective actions are effective in eliminating repeat offenses.
Report on progress internally within the company and externally to the customer in a timely manner. 
Analyze Failure Analysis and supplier data to identify ways to prevent quality issues in future. Must be able to come up with and implement preventive and continuous improvement actions. Must make technical contributions to resolution of such actions. 
Coordinate problem solving for the wafer fab, using established techniques such as 8D, Fish Bone, and other quality analytical methods.
Scrutinize and help improve new product development process.
Review and gate NPI (new product development) process checklists for fulfillment of deliverables.
Provide inputs into DFM and FMEA activities. Design for Manufacturability and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
Coordinate with Design teams to ensure effective remediation of issues.
Work with Test, Product and Design team with a focus on maximization of effective test coverage to the datasheet.  
Assist in ISO and other certification activities.  Responsible for development, documentation, implementation, and maintenance of statistical process controls, inspection sampling plans and procedures, and related quality systems. 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor of Science degree with 3 or more years of experience. 

Solid understanding of wafer fabrication processes and technology, semiconductor assembly technology, and ability to apply this understanding to solve problems.  Ability to identify semiconductor device failure mechanisms and familiarization of analytical techniques.  

Other Qualifications and Requirements
Effective communicator with the ability to interface at all levels within the organization, possessing a thorough written and verbal command of the English language.
Computer skills for statistical analysis and communication of technical data.
Equipment Utilization
Personal computer, copy machine, fax machine and calculator.