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Quality Engineer

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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 Applied Thin-Film Products is currently seeking a full-time Quality Engineer responsible for supporting the Quality Assurance function, plans and conducts activities concerned with quality assurance, quality control inspection, manufacturing processes, materials, and products.


How You'll Help Us Build the DNA of Tech:

  • Perform failure analysis on customer returned products (RMA), identifies root causes for failures and provides effective corrective actions for prevention of future customer failures
  • Assist the Quality Manager in the development, deployment, training and maintenance of Level II and Level III AS9100 / ISO9001 procedures
  • Maintain corrective action database and follow up on effectiveness of correction actions
  • Communicate significant issues or developments identified during quality assurance activities and provides recommended process improvements to management
  • Assist in quality reviews of customer documentation for compliance with stated requirements, including purchase orders, specifications, military standards and government specifications and agency standards
  • Perform supplier control support activities including supplier reviews of quality manuals, audits of supplier quality records and analysis of quality performance
  • Assist technical and administrative workers engaged in quality assurance activities
  • Work closely with Process Engineering in application of statistical process control (SPC) methods for analyzing data to evaluate the current process controls and effectiveness of process changes
  • Develop new approaches to solve problems identified during quality assurance activities


Experience You'll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree, ASQ CQE certification, or equivalent technical training
  • 2-5 years’ related experience in quality engineering; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Background should include ISO/AS9100 and Mil Spec.  Knowledge in documentation control a plus
  • Ability to read and understand workmanship standards, military standards
  • Computer skills, data entry experience and proven working knowledge of computer usage
  • MIC Hybrid circuit inspection experience or MIC assembly a plus
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • Proficient in English. Must have good English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team orientation, with the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with constant change
  • Able to prioritize job flows, schedule and manage time efficiently
  • Strong problem solving and multi-tasking abilities required
  • Knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices and other safety procedures
  • Prior experience working for ISO 9000 certified company



  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K
  • 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

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland