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Director Global Quality Reliability /Failure Analysis

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Where You’ll Work & The Scope:


Vishay Siliconix, a leader in the development of power semiconductor products which improves efficiency in electronic systems for consumer, industrial, automotive, medical, and military applications, is currently seeking a Director of Global Quality Reliability and Failure Analysis.  This position will be located in San Jose, California.


In this position, the Director of Global Quality Reliability and Failure Analysis will oversees the global reliability and FA group at division level and directs, develops, implements, and maintains best-in-class reliability and FA activities.  Handles the technical investigative actions for highly complex customer issues or highly complex product qualification issues. Defines and specifies the implementation of standards, methods, and procedures for product quality and reliability of Division products.  Participates in the reviewing of engineering designs to contribute quality and reliability requirements and considerations.  Directs the assistance of product support areas in gathering and analyzing data.  Selects, develops, and evaluates global Division Reliability and FA personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.


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

  • Oversees the reliability and FA function and implements quality systems, guidelines, plans and policies to effectively ensure the highest quality and reliability of the company’s products
  • Supports key customer issues to achieve quality standards, systems and objectives utilizing appropriate procedures and cost savings methods.
  • Participates in the reviewing of engineering designs with R&D and Engineering group to contribute quality and reliability requirements and considerations. This includes working with R&D design team to assess reliability and burn-in for new technology platforms and new products
  • Directs the assistance of product support areas in gathering and analyzing data. 
  • Selects and manage appropriate global subordinate reliability and FA management group to ensure smooth coverage of quality and reliability functions.
  • Represent MOSFET division in industry community such as JEDEC and AECQ
  • Continue building internal Reliability and FA best-in-class standard and practice with respect to new materials or new technologies


Experience You’ll Need:

15 years’ experience in quality and reliability with significant experience at top organizational level of semiconductor industry. Familiarity with reliability and failure modes of power semiconductor discrete devices and ICs

BS degree in related discipline.  MS or Ph. D. with Electrical/Electronics engineering, specialized in semiconductors.



  • Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Work Schedule

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 Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto