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Director of Product Engineering

Director of Product Engineering
by Admin on 03-07-2023 at 11:45 am

Website Alphawave Semi

As the Director of Product Engineering, you will lead a team to create a world-class organization supporting NPI and Production activities to bring-to-market custom ASIC products for our customers.

What You’ll Do 

  • Focus on strategic execution to a world-class standard.  Evaluate current systems & implement continuous improvement activities to improve department operation efficiency and productivity.
  • Manage Product Engineering teams in US and overseas locations to support NPI and Production phases.  Resource planning based on project & production requirements.  Train & develop team personnel.
  • Prepare project budgets and schedules, define priorities to ensure milestones are met.   Communicate any significant delays, problems, or changes affected by Product Eng to management/Customer.
  • Develop strategic external partnerships to expand available services, improve support & overall costs
  • Coordinate with other teams to meet product requirements.  Work with Design Eng on product design & acceptance, work with Test Eng on validation plan, characterization & target yield, and work with fab vendors to achieve targets.  Define product qualification requirements.
  • Support Sales with customer presentations, project cost predictions and service contract reviews.
  • Work with customers to define suitable qualification plans to meet product market requirements.

What You’ll Need

  • Excellent supervisory and leadership skills in a team-oriented environment over Product Eng.
  • In-depth knowledge of Semiconductor manufacturing process, qualification & reliability requirements, process control, data analysis and yield enhancement.
  • Ability to educate/train/distill team on the complexities of their critical role.
  • Experience working on Digital and/or mixed signal devices for broad applications (commercial, industrial, automotive, aerospace, etc)
  • Good understanding of COGS, NRE and Hardware cost.
  • 12+ years of relevant experience

About You

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to listen to and appreciate ideas and opinions that differ from yours
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Superb analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Drives for consistency
  • Takes personal pride in high standard of outputs
  • Self-motivated and self-managing

Diversity & Inclusivity

Alphawave Semi is based out of one of the most diverse countries in the world. This includes differences related to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender expression and presentation, sexual orientation, religion, age, ability and socioeconomic status. To us, diversity is one our strongest assets to our organization. We commit ourselves to promoting the recognition and appreciation of our diverse and rich culture. We believe that it is critical to our success to promote freedom of thought and opinion in a respectful environment. The decisions we make are rooted by respectfully considering each other’s thoughts and opinions and by working towards a greater common goal.


Alphawave Semi is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. If as a qualified job applicant, you request accommodation, Alphawave Semi will consult with you to provide reasonable accommodations according to your specific needs. If you wish to make a request, you will be provided an opportunity if you’re applications is selected to proceed in our hiring process.

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