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Quality Manager Position Available with Semtech

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Posted March 1, 2013

Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of high-quality analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products. We are dedicated to providing you with proprietary solutions and breakthrough technology in power management, circuit protection, timing and synchronization, touch interface, video broadcasting, high-performance optical transport equipment (SerDes), high-reliability military products, low-power wireless RF, and digital sensor/signal conditioning ICs. Our products are used in some of the most innovative systems and in some of the fastest growing markets in the industry. These markets include Smartphones, LCD TVs, Notebook Computers, Wireless LAN Modems, Automatic Meter Reading, Ultra-Low Power Medical, Satellite Communication, Cellular Infrastructure, Optical Transport and Datacenters.

Quality Manager:  Semtech

Essential Duties:
  • Develops, implements, and maintains technical quality assurance and control systems and activities.
  • Defines and specifies the implementation of standards, methods, and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision, accuracy, and reliability of company products.
  • Participates in the reviewing of engineering designs to contribute quality requirements and considerations.
  • Assists product support areas in gathering and analyzing data.
  • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
  • Performs/coordinates analysis of RMAs from customers, evaluates  viability of returns and takes remediation action required. Works with business unit engineering teams and supplier quality engineering to resolve customer issues.
  • Resolves customer initiated corrective actions.
  • Works with business unit and suppliers as necessary to drive quality improvements.
The candidate must make significant contributions to preventing quality issues and to making continuous improvements.


RMA, CCARE, FMEA, ISO, CAR, PAR, Continuous improvement.

Qualification Requirements:
  • BS Electrical Engineering with 8 years of experience. MS in Electrical Engineering preferred.
  • Solid knowledge of RF theory and previous experience with testing and quality assurance of millimeter wave products.
  • Previous hands on experience with quality management systems, acquiring and maintaining ISO certifications.
  • Solid knowledge of product engineering fundamentals.
  • Ability to identify semiconductor device failure mechanisms.
  • Effective communicator with the ability to interface at all levels within the organization, possessing a thorough written and verbal command of the English language.
  • Experience in defense industry (dealing with customers and suppliers) preferred.
  • Travel May be Required: 10 to 20 %

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