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Job ID: JR0084216
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

GSM Q&R Fab Equipment Quality and Reliability Engineer

Job Description

In this position you will be responsible for driving systematic improvement to the quality performance of one or more of Intel's fab equipment suppliers. This improvement will require you to own driving root cause understanding of quality excursions, driving closure plans to prevent VF repeat issues, and proactive work to prevent future excursions. In addition, you will be responsible for delivering effective supplier quality tools, leading supplier assessments/engagements, influencing supplier actions for quality improvement, and leading model based problem solving efforts. The successful candidate will work closely with Intel's commodity management groups to effectively manage the consistent messaging and quality improvement plans of external suppliers. It will be expected that this individual will take a leadership role in influencing supplier management and driving systematic quality improvement for the suppliers within their sphere of influence. Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:
- Developing and maintaining a Quality Incident Free supply base that is stable, healthy, and capable
- Providing risk assessments for new supplier, components, and technologies
- Leading structured problem solving efforts to resolve technology challenges related to fab equipment quality
- Proactive quality leadership to establish systems designed to catch/prevent quality impacts to Intel's fabs
- Maintaining and driving continuous improvement of quality systems and processes
- Driving improvement in supplier outgoing quality control
- Excursion management and problem solving to deliver root cause excursion control
- Failure analysis support
- Change management
- Onsite supplier quality assessments/audits
- Driving supplier quality continuous improvement

The QRE is expected to work with Intel business units, supplier engineering/business units, and manufacturing Q&R teams to ensure the OEM factory equipment performs to Intel's expected standards for quality. This position may require some work schedule flexibility to support internal and external supplier meetings across multiple time zones. Some travel is required to conduct on-site supplier quality audits, support excursion response efforts, or to meet with internal partner organizations.
This position is part of the GSM Equipment and Fab Materials (EFM) Q&R group which is responsible for the quality performance of all equipment and materials used in Intel wafer fabs. The EFM Q&R team supports the GSM (Global Supply Management) organization and is part of Intel's Corporate Quality Network (CQN).


The ideal candidate should have at least seven years of industry experience with a strong TD or FSM fab manufacturing background. Direct fab experience in Thin Film Deposition, Vacuum technology, or experience working with thin film equipment suppliers such as AMAT, TEL, or LAM is strongly preferred. Additional consideration will be given for experience in the following areas: fab process and equipment engineering, fab manufacturing, fab equipment manufacturing, quality systems, supplier development, and structured problem solving. This position is intended for an applicant with a proven track record in driving supplier change and improvement. Additionally, experience in equipment engineering with demonstrated leadership in driving quality systems across Intel and/or equipment suppliers is a must. Other useful skills include supply chain management, quality system deployment, systems thinking, model based problem solving, and experience leading quality system audits. Good communication skills and the ability to influence internal and external stakeholders are required for the position. This position requires the successful candidate to work independently in a flexible, high velocity, multi-organization team environment. Equivalent experience or a Master's/PhD in engineering, chemistry, or physics is required.

Inside this Business Group

As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support. Employees in the Technology and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance....

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