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Senior Quality Engineer

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Vishay Intertechnology, a global industry leader in the manufacturing of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components for applications in industrial, communications, transportation, consumer, medical, and defense products is currently seeking a Senior Quality Engineer in our Ontario, California location.


In this positon, directly under the leadership of the divisional quality director along with a close and strong partnership with plant manager (functional link), you will be responsible for leading, controlling & verifying all the quality activities (product, process, quality system) for the division product line. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supervise Receiving Inspectors, Final inspectors, and Quality Engineers.
  • Maintenance and development of the quality system and retention of ISO 9001:2015 certification in manufacturing facilities located in California and Mexicali Mexico.
  • Respond to customer complaints and perform activities related to root cause identification and corrective action implementation. Must verify that corrective actions are effective and relate pertinent information to the customer and management.
  • Contribute to APQP activities related to new product development and prepare and submit PPAP packages to customers prior to full production.
  • Ensure all products, equipment and processes are fully qualified prior to changes being implemented, products/processes being moved to new locations or new product start up.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with all levels of management staff, suppliers and customers.
  • Review and understand military, automotive, aerospace and commercial specifications prior to accepting contracts and ensure all quality requirements are met during the manufacturing process.
  • Lead MRB team and contact suppliers regarding discrepant product to ensure that corrective actions are in place and are effective.
  • Direct QA staff to ensure that quality requirements related to production take place in a timely manner so they do not have a negative impact on deliveries or quality.
  • Lead auditor for internal quality system audits which includes training auditors and directing internal audits in both facilities.
  • Anticipate resources needed yearly and budget for capital needed.
  • Identifies Quality objectives for the entire operations in Ontario and Mexico.
  • Preparation of metrics and reports related to the quality system, supplier and production performance, technical quality issues and customer satisfaction. Responsible for presenting these metrics to staff and various levels of management.
  • Quality review leader for Ontario and Mexicali Plant

Position Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree. Technical Preferred



  • 5+ years related technical quality engineering experience in a manufacturing environment with superior knowledge of quality processes, systems and compliance. 


  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.  Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.


Skills / Certifications

  • Excellent MS office skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to details.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


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: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles