This is a full-time position for a mid-sized thin-film circuit manufacturing firm located in Fremont. Company is profitable, over 23 years in the same location, and has about 135 employees. Full medical/dental/vision/life insurance benefits given the first of the month after hire.
Quality Engineer – Supports the Quality Assurance function, plans and conducts activities concerned with quality assurance, quality control inspection, manufacturing processes, materials, and products by performing the following duties. Includes the following as a minimum and may include other activities as deemed necessary by the Quality Assurance Manager.
Communicates significant issues or developments identified during quality assurance activities and provides recommended process improvements to management.
Performs failure analysis on customer returned products (RMA), identifies root causes for failures and provides effective corrective actions for prevention of future customer failures.
Directs technical and administrative workers engaged in quality assurance activities.
Works closely with Process Engineering in application of statistical process control (SPC) methods for analyzing data to evaluate the current process controls and effectiveness of process changes.
Develops new approaches to solve problems identified during quality assurance activities.
Assists in quality reviews of customer documentation for compliance with stated requirements, including purchase orders, specifications, military standards and government specifications and agency standards.
Performs supplier control support activities including supplier reviews of quality manuals, audits of supplier quality records and analysis of quality performance.
Assists the Quality Manager in the development, deployment, training and maintenance of Level II and Level III ISO/AS9100 procedures in support of the Vantage operating system and preparation for ISO/AS9100 surveillance and re-certification audits.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree (B.S./B.A.) or ASQ QE, equivalent technical training; or two to five years related experience in quality engineering; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Background should include ISO/AS9100 and Mil Spec. Knowledge in documentation control a plus.
About Applied Thin-Film Products
Applied Thin-Film Products (ATP) was founded in the heart of Silicon Valley specifically for the purpose of providing state-of-the-art thin-film circuit processing. ATP’s manufacturing facility and cleanrooms were designed and setup for thin-film circuit fabrication. ATP’s experienced personnel and representatives possess motivation and integrity which is reflected by the reputation we enjoy in the Wireless RF and Microwave field. ATP takes great pride in delivering superior processing and products with punctual delivery and competitive pricing.