Manager Test Engineering

Feb 21, 2024
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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Job Title: Manager Test Engineering

 

The Role: 

Lead the Semiconductor Engineering Lab Test Team, providing technical expertise to optimize equipment effectiveness and implement continuous improvement solutions for Semiconductor Lab equipment. Ensure on-time delivery of test infrastructure bring up, product test/yield development, charz, quality samples commitment, and qualification execution per POR plan for all NPI programs.

 

The Person:

  • Possesses strong root cause problem solving skills who will help develop best in class test operations
  • Hands on technical leader who thrives in an active, high-volume manufacturing environment.
  • Experienced leader who can motivate the internal team and external stakeholders to succeed.
  • Strong communicator and change management agent who can deploy changes, communicate status, and provide effective escalation.
  • Able to lead, engage and motivate teammates across different levels.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills across organizations at global levels
  • Independent, resourceful and takes initiative

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead engineering team to provide System Level Test equipment engineering expertise in supporting overall equipment performance for the lab
  • Lead engineering team to provide in-depth technical assistance and resolution when problems are encountered before, during, and after, new product/equipment Bring-up.
  • Collaborate with developers to identify, define, and solve hardware developmental problems.
  • Collaborate and liaise with product engineer, hardware developer in engineering evaluation plan, execution and result analysis.
  • Provide statistical trend analysis of down hardware and initiate improvements Initiate solutions to optimize overall equipment effectiveness and reduce maintenance cost
  • Responsible to establish predictive/preventive maintenance and calibration process for SLT equipment
  • Develop and establish equipment maintenance training program Organize and plan training for maintenance staff Lead and drive projects on best manufacturing practices for Lab operation which include 5S , LEAN, Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) compliance, and ISO9001 process compliance. Develops comprehensive and detailed team roadmap with staff involvement and ownership which supports meeting or exceeding business goals. Develops a high-performance technical staff through education, training, coaching, mentoring and teamwork.
  • Responsible to make sure that each staff member has a timely and concise performance management plan which identifies specific accountabilities, training needs and development plans
  • Communicates with all lab personnel so that all goals, expectations and performance as compared to plan are well understood.
  • Supervise manufacturing operation include new product bring up operation.
  • As a member of the Engineering Operations shift team, the employee is directly responsible for managing a team of 4 to 10 manufacturing specialists that maintain the flow of production, and provide daily technical, strategic, and tactical direction for the area/shift Team.
  • Organize and manage daily activity of the area(s) by setting priorities for personnel, production schedules, equipment activities, and product flow.
  • Responsible for maintaining best manufacturing practices and regulatory includes test floor 5S improvement, LEAN implementation, Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) compliance, Emergency Response Team member (as assigned) and ISO9001 compliance.

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with demonstrated success in production control, capacity planning, lean manufacturing, six sigma, or project management.
  • Experience working with engineering labs and/or high volume manufacturing test facilities
  • Prefer that candidate has familiarity with Automated Test Equipment (ATE) or System Level Test equipment
  • Ability to analyze data, identify issues, and provide solutions to closure.
  • Familiar with electro-mechanical equipment
  • Familiar with Active Thermal Control (ATC) systems theory and practical application
  • Must have knowledge of human resource management principles and procedures (preferred).
  • Strong communication skills at both technical and executive levels, including the ability to create and discuss technical documentation and presentations

 

 

Academic Credentials:

  • Position requires a technology related Bachelor's and/or Master’s degree Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing or related Engineering field is a plus.
  • Position requires at least 5 years of experience in test and/or product engineering

Location:  Austin, TX




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At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

Job Title: Manager Test Engineering

 

The Role: 

Lead the Semiconductor Engineering Lab Test Team, providing technical expertise to optimize equipment effectiveness and implement continuous improvement solutions for Semiconductor Lab equipment. Ensure on-time delivery of test infrastructure bring up, product test/yield development, charz, quality samples commitment, and qualification execution per POR plan for all NPI programs.

 

The Person:

  • Possesses strong root cause problem solving skills who will help develop best in class test operations
  • Hands on technical leader who thrives in an active, high-volume manufacturing environment.
  • Experienced leader who can motivate the internal team and external stakeholders to succeed.
  • Strong communicator and change management agent who can deploy changes, communicate status, and provide effective escalation.
  • Able to lead, engage and motivate teammates across different levels.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills across organizations at global levels
  • Independent, resourceful and takes initiative

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead engineering team to provide System Level Test equipment engineering expertise in supporting overall equipment performance for the lab
  • Lead engineering team to provide in-depth technical assistance and resolution when problems are encountered before, during, and after, new product/equipment Bring-up.
  • Collaborate with developers to identify, define, and solve hardware developmental problems.
  • Collaborate and liaise with product engineer, hardware developer in engineering evaluation plan, execution and result analysis.
  • Provide statistical trend analysis of down hardware and initiate improvements Initiate solutions to optimize overall equipment effectiveness and reduce maintenance cost
  • Responsible to establish predictive/preventive maintenance and calibration process for SLT equipment
  • Develop and establish equipment maintenance training program Organize and plan training for maintenance staff Lead and drive projects on best manufacturing practices for Lab operation which include 5S , LEAN, Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) compliance, and ISO9001 process compliance. Develops comprehensive and detailed team roadmap with staff involvement and ownership which supports meeting or exceeding business goals. Develops a high-performance technical staff through education, training, coaching, mentoring and teamwork.
  • Responsible to make sure that each staff member has a timely and concise performance management plan which identifies specific accountabilities, training needs and development plans
  • Communicates with all lab personnel so that all goals, expectations and performance as compared to plan are well understood.
  • Supervise manufacturing operation include new product bring up operation.
  • As a member of the Engineering Operations shift team, the employee is directly responsible for managing a team of 4 to 10 manufacturing specialists that maintain the flow of production, and provide daily technical, strategic, and tactical direction for the area/shift Team.
  • Organize and manage daily activity of the area(s) by setting priorities for personnel, production schedules, equipment activities, and product flow.
  • Responsible for maintaining best manufacturing practices and regulatory includes test floor 5S improvement, LEAN implementation, Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) compliance, Emergency Response Team member (as assigned) and ISO9001 compliance.

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with demonstrated success in production control, capacity planning, lean manufacturing, six sigma, or project management.
  • Experience working with engineering labs and/or high volume manufacturing test facilities
  • Prefer that candidate has familiarity with Automated Test Equipment (ATE) or System Level Test equipment
  • Ability to analyze data, identify issues, and provide solutions to closure.
  • Familiar with electro-mechanical equipment
  • Familiar with Active Thermal Control (ATC) systems theory and practical application
  • Must have knowledge of human resource management principles and procedures (preferred).
  • Strong communication skills at both technical and executive levels, including the ability to create and discuss technical documentation and presentations

 

 

Academic Credentials:

  • Position requires a technology related Bachelor's and/or Master’s degree Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing or related Engineering field is a plus.
  • Position requires at least 5 years of experience in test and/or product engineering

Location:  Austin, TX

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