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Sr. Engineering Technician

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time
Location: 

NC - Greensboro (HQ), US

Requisition ID:  4825

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 www.qorvo.com to learn how our diverse and innovative team is helping connect, protect and power our planet.

 

SUMMARY:

 

This position targets individuals with a sense of ownership and an exceptional eye for detail, quality, safety and drive to offer/suggest continual improvement methods.  

Must have a strong mechanical aptitude with excellent equipment troubleshooting abilities and the dexterity required to assemble a variety of complex parts to very close tolerances.

The employee will be challenged with the demands of supporting high-quality/quick-turn Prototype Operation needs in an ever-changing environment.  This includes but is not limited to equipment programming, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and Operations support of related equipment used in the assembly of complex integrated circuits.  Also, he/she may lead equipment and process development projects as assigned by the area Manager.

 

This position supports a 7:00pm – 7:00am team on a 2-2-3 (12hr/shift) schedule. 

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Education
    • Required:  Two-year technical degree
    • Preferred:  Four-year engineering degree: mechanical, electrical and/or electronic

 

  • Experience
    • Required:  Two years of experience as an equipment maintenance or process technician
    • Preferred:  Five years of experience as an equipment maintenance or process technician in IC packaging

 

  • Support quick-turn prototype assembly obligations. The primary work-center includes Over-Mold (compression & transfer), Back-Grinding, Singulation, Laser Marking, and Sputter.  Secondary equipment-sets include x-ray, plasma clean and laser ablation.  These may be altered depending on applicant’s expertise. 

 

  • Safely troubleshoot and solve novel to difficult equipment and processing problems

 

  • Perform equipment preventive maintenance, unplanned maintenance, and product/material changeovers

 

  • Lead efforts to track down and resolve chronic equipment, downtime, yield, or quality issues

 

  • A keen attention to detail and dexterity necessary for working with precision tooling

 

  • Lead and complete project work as assigned by the Manager

 

  • Play an active role in the continuous team effort to improve quality and cycle time

 

  • Procure, document, and maintain appropriate equipment spares inventory levels

 

  • Recommend and justify process improvements with work-center Manager.  This can include training, equipment, tooling, materials and more

 

  • Responsible for writing purchase requisitions for tools, spares, and equipment consumables

 

  • Support documentation – revisions to Work Instructions and PM Procedures.

 

  • Support training activities including off-shift hours.

 

  • Maintain a positive demeanor when faced with challenging situations.

 

  • Willing to work any shift

 

  • He or she must clearly communicate any equipment/process problems that can affect safety, build quality or cycle-time to the Finishing departments Technical and Supervision team members.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Must be safety conscious and possess a basic understanding of electronic equipment and precision measuring tools (calipers, micrometer, and coordinate measurement microscopes).

 

  • Must have a basic understanding of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Outlook and AutoCAD.

 

  • Must have a strong mechanical aptitude with excellent equipment troubleshooting abilities and the dexterity required to assemble a variety of complex parts to very close tolerances.

 

  • Must be able to work from detailed drawings, assembly diagrams, specifications and/or verbal instructions required to perform the job.

 

  • Must be VERY quality focused and capable of working in a fast-paced, high-mix/medium-volume environment and able to find quick solutions to immediate problems.

 

  • Must communicate effectively and routinely with opposite shift members, group leads and supervision.

 

  • Must get along well with others and maintain a professional attitude especially when dealing with difficult situations.

 

  • Must be able to own projects, documentation and training activities and work with minimal direct supervision.

 

  • Awareness of Lean manufacturing:  A3/8D problem solving and FMEA’s

 

  • Associate degree in mechanical and/or electronics with 5-years semiconductor related packaging experience; or equivalent

MAKE A DIFFERENCE AT QORVO   

 

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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