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Manager Product Engineering

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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.


Vishay Siliconix is a leader in the development of power semiconductor products which improve efficiency in electronic systems for consumer, industrial, automotive, medical, and military applications.


We are current looking for a Manager Product Engineering to join our Power IC team in San Jose, California, involved in development of integrated circuits at the heart of modern power systems.  In this position, the successful candidate will be responsible for product and process sustaining engineering activities including monitoring and improving manufacturing yield, cost and quality.


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

Play a key role in ensuring smooth transition of new products to mass production. Manage product changes such as cost reduction programs and fab/assembly/test site transfers. Primary technical resource for addressing and providing timely response to customer complaints. Lead 8D team to resolve customer complaints and communicate responses in a timely manner. Interface with quality, reliability, customer, sales, marketing, applications, design, product, test engineers, assembly and foundry groups to address customer issues.  Quality and Yield monitoring, analysis and improvement plans at Fab and Backend sites. Disposition and Root cause analysis of non-conforming materials. Implement systems to periodically track performance metrics. Ensure new product releases meet manufacturability requirements.


Experience: Successful candidates will have most of the following:

BS in Electrical Engineering or Equivalent, masters a plus.

Minimum 7 years of experience in IC product engineering role. MOSFET experience a plus.

Very knowledgeable in the following areas: Advanced semiconductor packaging, Device physics, Digital and analog circuit theory, Reliability testing concept, Electrical and thermal characterization, Failure analysis, Wafer fabrication, Assembly flows, Wafer sort and Final Test operation, Quality systems, standards and statistical tools such as ISO, AEC, JEDEC, 8D, DFMEA, PAT, SPC, GRR, DFT, DFM, DOE, JMP.

Experience with ETS364 Eagle Tester, ASL1K or similar open architecture test platforms.

Experience in characterization and testing of semiconductor devices.

Hands-on experience on lab bench equipment.

Pro-active self-starter, results driven, problem solver, good communicator, excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Excellent problem-solving skills – able to identify problems and/or opportunities for improvement and assesses viable solutions. Develop and execute comprehensive action plans.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple assignments concurrently, including ability to assess and manage priorities.
  • Effective communications skills, particularly the ability to communicate technical expertise.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills. Must be able to build rapport with Operations and cross-functional colleagues and be able to foster collaborative relationships.
  • Strong leadership skills.

Vishay offers a comprehensive suite of benefit programs 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.


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 Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto