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Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

NC - Greensboro (HQ), US

Requisition ID:  6808

Qorvo (Nasdaq: QRVO) supplies innovative semiconductor solutions that make a better world possible. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers' most complex technical challenges. Qorvo serves diverse high-growth segments of large global markets, including consumer electronics, smart home/IoT, automotive, EVs, battery-powered appliances, network infrastructure, healthcare and aerospace/defense. Visit to learn how our diverse and innovative team is helping connect, protect and power our planet.


Qorvo is looking for an experienced Engineer in Semiconductor Wafer Processing in Manufacturing and/or Research with an interest in Quality that will join Qorvo’s Global; Supplier Quality Engineering Team.  This position can be located in either in Greensboro, NC, Richardson, TX, Hillsboro, OR and Northern CA.


Ideal candidate will utilize their broad technical experience in a Si/GaAs/GaN wafer fab experience from a high volume manufacturing environment to support the selection, development, qualification, and high-volume quality management of wafer foundries. Strong communication and presentation skills and the ability to excel in a dynamic collaborative team environment is imperative to the success of this position



  • Strategic Product Development at external foundries
  • Execute Supplier Clean Launch activities to manage risk
  • Support Supplier Selection and Management of ASL (Approved Supplier List)
  • Manage Controls and Traceability over Prototype vs Production Materials
  • Review/Approve Communication of CTQ (Critical-To-Quality) Features into Drawings
  • Release Quality Information Records
  • Part Setup in SAP
  • Supplier Quality Management
  • Qualification of new masks at incumbent or new Foundry partners
  • Supplier Change Management (PCNs: Process Change Notification)
  • Manage and Resolve Supplier Quality Issues
  • Manage Supplier Quality Records in Qorvo Supplier Management systems and SAP
  • Enforce Supplier Development/ Continuous Improvement
  • Drive Supplier Quality Performance (On-site / Virtual Assessments, Scorecards, Metrics, etc.)
  • Manage Supplier Quality Systems
  • Ensure Material Compliance to ISO/Auto/D&A, and other Applicable Standards
  • Utilize Qorvo systems to manage; 8Ds, A3s, and other Quality (CAPA) processes
  • Use SDP (Supplier Document Portal) to manage docs to suppliers
  • Help define new and innovative strategies for driving quality improvement at our suppliers to enable identifying and mitigating risk proactively
  • Create and drive initiative to reduce / control Cost or Poor Quality
  • Proactive Risk Mitigation
  • Material Nonconformance Management
  • Identify and Communicate Suppliers of Quality Concerns
  • Track and Report Metrics, Health Assessment, Performance Monitoring, etc.
  • Facilitate RMA/RTVs (Return Material Authorizations/Return to Vendor)
  • Resolve Blocked Stock Materials
  • Lead resolution of supplier quality issues affecting supply chains for Qorvo’s diverse products across the globe
  • General Responsibilities
  • Promote clear communication of Qorvo requirements to Supplier
  • Support Cross Functional Projects (Worldwide)



  • BS, or higher in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or Material science
  • 7-10 years’ direct experience in supplier quality engineering experience
  • Thorough industry knowledge and experience of semiconductor device manufacturing processes and how these processes are affected by their quality management system.
  • Strong background in quality management principles in a high-volume manufacturing environment.
  • Solid Quality Engineering background with deep knowledge and detailed understanding of process control, SPC methodologies, reporting and when to use, DOE approaches and quality management system
  • Enjoy data manipulation, drawing conclusions and driving continuous improvements through data
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal customers and suppliers of a complex supply chain
  • Must be self-motivated and self-directed in fast paced cooperative technology environment and have demonstrated abilities to manage multiple priorities, multi-tasking and organizational skills paramount
  • Detail oriented with ZERO DEFECTS drive
  • Problem solver with an understanding of 8D methodologies to resolve issues; experience with Kaizen, LEAN, and HV-CPI preferred
  • Experience in Wafer Manufacturing in an HVM environment
  • Completed quality auditor training or Certified as Lead Auditor
  • Strong skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Program Management Methodologies
  • SAP, Spotfire, and JMP skills highly desirable Polished Presentation skills and ability to interface with all levels of management as needed
  • Travel Domestic / International 15-20% 






We are Qorvo. We do more than create innovative RF and Power 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.

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

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