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Director of Product Engineering

Director of Product Engineering
by Admin on 03-17-2023 at 1:23 pm

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
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