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Sr Supplier Quality Engineer

Company: Qorvo, Inc.
Location: Richardson
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

SummaryQorvo is looking for an experienced Senior Quality Engineer to join our Worldwide Supplier Quality Engineering Team. The ideal candidate would have technical experience in one or more of the following areas: gases, chemicals, MOCVD Epi wafers. Supplier Quality Engineers work with our suppliers to Predict, Prevent, and Protect Qorvo from harmful supplier quality excursions.This position can be based at any of the following locations: Richardson TX (near Dallas), Greensboro NC, or Hillsboro OR (near Portland).You will utilize your broad engineering experience to support the selection, development, qualification, and management of suppliers of fab materials such as pHemt and HBT epi wafers, biologicals, chemicals, gases, metals including targets, CMP pads, and more.Responsibilties

  • Lead global supplier quality problem resolution activities for fab materials.
  • Leverage your extensive knowledge of QMS, SPC, DOE, and your excellent problem-solving skills to drill deep and drive continuous quality improvements at assigned suppliers.
  • Monitor suppliers' conformance to critical requirements, initiate SCAR when justified, and work with supplier and Qorvo stakeholders to develop a robust solution that will prevent a recurrence.
  • Use tools such as Spotfire, JMP, and SQL queries to analyze supplier data and/or SQE efficiency and effectiveness metrics.
  • Evaluate supplier process change requests from a technical perspective and facilitate technical discussions between supplier and Qorvo internal stakeholders.
  • Maintain Approved Materials Listing and drive approval of new materials and changes to qualified materials through Clean Launch / Safe Launch and change management processes.
  • Review new material purchasing specifications and updates for technical accuracy.
  • Represent Qorvo SQE in 3rd party audits of Qorvo or our suppliers (such as ISO 9001, IATF 16949, AS9100, process sign-off, or customer audits of Qorvo or of our suppliers), either onsite or virtually as appropriate.
  • Influence supplier selection and drive quality improvements by rating suppliers (scorecard) and sharing these scorecards with the supplier and key internal Qorvo stakeholders.
  • Drive lean improvement A3 projects at Qorvo.
  • Participate in Commodity Management forums as a key quality member.
  • Travel domestic / international 10% to 20% (mostly domestic).Qualifications
    • Must be self-motivated and self-directed in fast paced cooperative technology environment and have demonstrated abilities to manage multiple priorities, multi-tasking and organizational skills are paramount.
    • Requires strong leadership, communication and presentation skills, the ability to present and communicate with individuals at all levels of management, and the ability to excel in a dynamic collaborative team environment.
    • Ability to build relationships with suppliers and internal customers, who can make things happen, and who can tirelessly drive change at suppliers.
    • The ideal candidate would also have an interest in automation and/or data analysis of supplier data and/or internal SQE metrics for efficiency and effectiveness, using tools such as Spotfire, JMP, SQL databases, and so forth.
    • A background in process and/or development engineering in semiconductors, and ideally at an epi manufacturing company or academic lab will complement your exceptional problem-solving engineering skills.Because this position is part of a business unit that contracts with the US government, qualified candidates must be U.S. persons (generally a US citizen or green card holder). Individuals holding temporary visas, such as F-1 or H-1B, are not U.S. persons.MAKE A DIFFERENCE AT QORVOWe are Qorvo. We do more than create innovative RF solutions for the mobile, defense and infrastructure markets - we are a place to innovate and shape the future of wireless communications. It starts with our employees. As a unified global team, we bring a commitment to excellence, growth and a passion for creating what's next. Explore the possibilities with us.We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action employer and welcome all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, and/or any other status protected by law.

Keywords: Qorvo, Inc., Richardson , Sr Supplier Quality Engineer, Engineering , Richardson, Texas

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