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Director Quality

 Help us build the DNA of tech.



Vishay manufactures one of the world's largest portfolios of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components that are essential to innovative designs in the automotive, industrial, computing, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, and medical markets. We help the world's most in-demand technologies come to life. Every day our products touch your life and the lives of people across the world, though you likely do not know it. Come join us and help us build The DNA of tech.


Where You’ll Work & The Scope:

Vishay Dale in Columbus, NE is currently seeking a full time Director of Quality responsible for providing general management of the Quality Assurance Departments within the Dale Resistors Division to assure compliance to internal and external quality requirements, to promote continuous quality improvements in product and service performance and to manage Quality Department costs to meet Company operating objectives.


How You’ll Help Us Build The DNA of Tech:

  • Works with Divisional leadership team to establish goals and a system to monitor divisional quality goals and to assure compliance within the division.
  • Establishes a monitoring system to assure that the Division is being responsible to the customer’s needs and that the customer is satisfied with the Division’s program.
  • Assures adherence to the requirements specified in Corporate Quality Assurance (CQA) procedures.
  • Performs internal quality audits for the Corporate Quality Assurance Department while working at other Vishay facilities worldwide.
  • Provides Division quality reports, including customer returns, initial and final response time reports, as required by the Corporate Quality Assurance Department.
  • Establishes and approves all product quality and performance standards for components manufactured by the Division.
  • Works with the Reliability Test Laboratory to establish product qualifications including internal, military and customer test programs.
  • Provides management of the Division Quality Departments through direction of the Quality Managers at each Division location.
  • Establishes the Quality Assurance specifications that determine standard quality approval criteria and procedures for the Division products.
  • Establishes and monitors the annual budget and capital program for the Quality Departments within the Division.
  • Develops and directs the implementation of all changes to Process Control, Quality Control and Quality Assurance procedures to improve product quality, reliability, yield and cost effectiveness.
  • Works closely with the Customer Service Department to determine Customer quality requirements and to resolve Customer reported quality and service problems.
  • Works with Engineering to determine qualification procedures for new product designs and for design changes to existing products.  Establishes and implements procedures for in-process and final inspection, Statistical Process Control, environmental and reliability testing.


Experience You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field and more than 7 years related experience.
  • Requires excellent communication skills to deal effectively with auditors, customers and employees.
  • A thorough and applied knowledge of electronics, electrical and environmental simulation test equipment with emphasis on QA administration and management, quality engineering and statistics.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of industry quality specifications including ISO-9000, QS9000, AS9000 and Mil-Std-790.  Must be capable of becoming certified as an Internal Auditor for ISO/QS9000.
  • Understanding and ability to evaluate computerized data systems and statistical analysis of complex information.
  • Knowledge and experience to participate and serve as Company representative in military and industrial organizations.
  • Worldwide travel (frequently with short notice) occasionally required to participate in customer meetings and to conduct business at other Vishay facilities.
  • Requires effective and timely communication with Vishay Corporate Quality Assurance on all sensitive and important quality and service issues.



  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement


This position requires access to information subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations. As such, this position is open only to applicants who qualify as “U.S. Persons” according to U.S. federal law.


Vishay offers a comprehensive suite of benefit programs including health care coverage, financial support programs and other resources designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. With us, you'll experience unique career paths, an open and collaborative culture, a stable business that will be there for you, and opportunities to work globally and locally. Do you have the skills we need? Are you ready to power your career as you power the world? If so, apply today.


 Vishay is an AAP and Equal Opportunity Employer