Director of Semiconductor Manufacturing

Bellevue, WA, US, 98005

A Company client is seeking to hire a Director of Semiconductor Manufacturing in Bellevue, Washington (WA).

We are working directly with the Hiring Manager on this exclusive search assignment. This is a hands-on position that oversees management of all areas of manufacturing. The Director of Semiconductor Manufacturing will collaborate with R&D to develop, produce, plan, and prepare state of the art technology to go from early-stage development to volume manufacturing. This company offers a competitive compensation package including base salary, annual bonus, and generous stock.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as a key member of the management team that sets the company’s strategic direction and formulates both long and short-range plans, policies, programs, and objectives
  • Develop strategic planning for the direction and control of manufacturing
  • Director of Semiconductor Manufacturing will be managing all aspects of semiconductor operations, including wafer fab, packaging, test, contract negotiations, yield improvement, and new process development
  • Develop plans and procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing operations, ensuring products conform to established customer and company quality standards
  • Prepare the annual budget for manufacturing and engineering, including capital expenditures and inventory levels
  • Manage overhead, variable, and direct labor costs to meet or exceed annual budgetary and prior year expenses
  • Director of Semiconductor Manufacturing will drive quality performance, efficiencies, and waste reduction through lean manufacturing principles
  • Build and lead a world class team
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering; Master’s degree or PhD degree preferred
  • 12-15+ years of semiconductor manufacturing process experience, with at least 5+ years in a management position
  • Experience with semiconductor operations such as wafer fab, packaging, test, contract negotiations, yield improvement, and new process development
  • Ability to lead teams of 8 Engineers including Process Engineers and Test Engineers
  • Must have hands on and strategic experience
  • Experience taking tech from idea (immature technology) to volume manufacturing
  • Experience scaling up manufacturing
  • Experience taking immature technology to volume manufacturing
  • Expertise in leading new process development
  • Demonstrated team building and leadership skills
  • Strong relationship management, strategy development, project management, problem solving, and change management skills
  • Travel to suppliers around 20 to 25%
  • Experience working for a smaller to medium size company would be ideal
  • Experience with foundry negotiation and recent process development experience preferably
  • Experience increasing yield ramp of a new technology is preferred
  • Experience in Fabless semiconductor companies is a plus

Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Apply here with ITWQG2054512 as the reference code.