• Lead Quality Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-Morgan Hill
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    Category (Portal Searching)
  • Job Description

    Job Summary:

    The Lead Quality Engineer for Cree Morgan Hill, CA will support quality management activities: working on Quality Management System, supporting Audit activities, supporting technology and product qualifications. This individual will also lead key quality activities for continuous improvement.


    What can our company do for you?

    The Quality Management team has great team cohesion, providing a supportive team work environment.

    Great opportunity to have an impact on a growing business and possibility to work on a large variety of quality related activities.

    Commute against traffic in the bay area.


    What can you do for our company?


    You will be part of the Quality Management Team supporting the Radio Frequency (RF) Power business line, and in this role you will:

    • Represent Quality Management for technology projects.
    • Lead and support overall QM support activities (audits, quality management system, problem solving).
    • Initiate and drive continuous improvement activities / programs.
    • Support information and documentation of product quality related topics for customers.
    • Improve quality related processes.
    • Monitor quality criteria and the adherence to quality assurance risk management procedures.
    • Define and run quality and risk reporting systems. Contribute to the development of adequate quality measurements.
    • Evaluate failures from reliability stress tests and provide expertise (physics of failure, failure analyses, failure mechanisms (ESD, TDDB, Radiation, etc.) and defect modelling.
    • Support Life-time prediction requests according to application profiles: MTTF, MTBF, Weibull plots…
    • Lead product reliability qualifications, make conclusions and issue reports regarding results and fulfillment according to internal requirements (time and costs acc. agreed qualification plan) for new and changed products.
    • Proactive and reactive customer support (Problem Solving incl. crisis management).
    • Contribute to the development of adequate quality measurement criteria and establishing and harmonizing quality assurance objectives, policies and operating procedures, including risk management.
    • Lead risk assessments and drive decisions on risk releases to customer.

    What you need for success:

    You are best equipped for the role if you have the following profile:

    • MS required (or 20 years equivalent experience), PhD preferred in related field e.g. Electronic Engineer with knowledge in Semiconductor Industry.
    • 10 years of experience in related field
    • Knowledge in audit activities (ISO9001 and IATF standard).
    • Experience in quality management, reliability, failure mechanism, life time stress test, product qualification, failure analysis (familiar with JEDEC standards).
    • Strong communication skills, teamwork oriented, data analysis, statistical methods.
    • MS Office skills required (Excel, Word…).


    Highly preferred skills and certifications:

    • Knowledge in calculation the life expectancy (data analysis).Knowledge in LDMOS and GaN technologies. Experience with RF would be a plus.
    • Certified auditor (ISO9001)
    • Chinese language would be a plus


    At Cree, we’ve spent more than 30 years developing industry firsts as a leader in wide bandgap semiconductor technology. Not familiar with all of our products? That is because we are a part of the invisible revolution; if we do our job right you will never know we were there. Our products make impossible possible like our LEDs that power cities to our Silicon Carbide (SiC) and Gallium Nitride (GaN) components that power electric vehicles, solar energy, telecommunications and industrial, military and aerospace solutions.


    We believe in enabling the world to do more with less. That’s why we encourage each other to think unconventionally, take ownership and solve real problems. Interested in a career at Cree? We want to meet you. Submit your application now.


    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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