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D1 Maintenance Supervisor

Experience Level:  Manager
Job Type:  Full-Time

OR - Hillsboro, US

Requisition ID:  1648



The N1 Maintenance Manager is responsible for managing up to 25 equipment technicians in Fab, Fab Finish and Test. The main duties will be to direct the efforts of the equipment maintenance group by setting and communicating priorities and directing all maintenance activity. The Maintenance Supervisor and Production Supervisors partner as a team to manage all aspects of the shift. The D1 Supervisor will own all aspects of performance management, the focal process, hiring & staffing and career development for the technical staff on D1. 

On a daily basis, the D1 Maintenance Supervisor will be responsible for planning and implementing improvement initiatives that increase tool availability and decrease the variability of downtime by utilizing the principals of High Precision Maintenance. Being able to organize, lead and facilitate cross functional project teams is a must, and the candidate must possess the ability to develop and manage to equipment performance metrics including M-Ratio, MTTF & GTG times, Availability & Utilization and cycle time to identify trends in tool performance and drive improvement.


The D1 Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for managing the cost of maintenance on his or her shift, including controlling overtime and spare parts usage. The supervisor will routinely be required to perform cost and benefit analyses for maintenance activities and manage to budgets.


The Maintenance Supervisors are the default ERT leaders for their shift, and the candidate must be ERT certified with experience in emergency response at a leadership level. Off shift meetings and training will be required, and the candidate must be able to reinforce all regulations involving chemical handling, equipment safety, and cleanroom protocol. The N1 supervisor reports to the Factory Maintenance Manager and is required to attend the weekly maintenance staff meeting on Wed morning, and will be given flexibility to skew their schedule as needed to attend this meeting.




We are looking for highly motivated professionals with experience managing or leading a team of technicians in a Fab environment. BS degree in Engineering or Management/Business coupled with industry experience is ideal. Other combinations of experience and education will be considered. The applicant’s resume should reflect experience dealing with changing goals, meeting objectives, enforcing company policies, and dealing with all the issues that come with managing employees. This is a leadership position, and the ability to communicate is essential. The candidate should be a confident public speaker and be able to create and deliver presentations at a professional level. Knowledge and understanding of algebra, statistics and MS Excel & PowerPoint is required.


The interview will be a behavioral in nature, and the candidate will be asked to tell us from past experience how they handled various situations, what they learned from those past experiences, and how they would approach the same issues in this role. The results of the interview will heavily influence salary and grade.



We are Qorvo. We do more than create innovative RF solutions for the mobile, defense and infrastructure markets – we are a place to innovate and shape the future of wireless communications. It starts with our employees. As a unified global team, we bring a commitment to excellence, growth and a passion for creating what's next. Explore the possibilities with us.


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action employer and welcome all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, and/or any other status protected by law.

All successful candidates must be able to pass a drug screening test, pass a criminal background check, and provide proof of lawful work authorization in the United States.


Qorvo is an E-Verify Employer. For more information, please see the Right to Work and E-Verify Participation posters.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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