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R&D Design Engineering Project Manager

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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 R&D Design Engineering Project Manager. 


This position will be located in San Jose, California.  In this position, the R&D Design Engineering Project Manager will perform project management of new products with focus on design, but also involving technology and qualification, working closely with Sr Director of Device Design. Support new product design and optimization activities based on applications. Interact with marketing and product engineering throughout the development stages.


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

  • Support New Product Introduction/Generation from R&D and Design perspectives for new and existing technology platforms enhanced focus
  • Efficient project management of projects assigned by Design Sr. Director including specific tasks to resolve technical problems
  • Apply device physics knowledge and analytical thinking to resolve technical engineering problems
  • Interact/promote layout automation for discrete power devices working with the CAD layout team and enhance DRC programs for different technologies working with Design engineers
  • Work on special assignments from the Sr. Director of Design
  • Attend meetings and communicate effectively with other technical staff members to resolve technical engineering problems.
  • Research, analyze and compile test data for reports and presentations
  • Work with design engineers to complete/update Design FMEA and document design lessons learned
  • Prepare daily briefing for Sr. Director of Device Design about status of different projects



Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering plus advanced knowledge and industrial experience of power device R&D.

Successful candidate will have at least 10 years of experience in power semiconductor device design, power device physics, characterization, and device simulations (TCAD). 

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