Director, Enterprise Systems

Date: Apr 20, 2021

Location: Newbury Park, CA, US

Company: Skyworks


If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors whose solutions are powering the wireless networking revolution. At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.  Our work culture values diversity, social responsibility, open communication, mutual trust and respect.  We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together can change the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 64288 



Director, Enterprise Systems


As IT Factory Automation director, you will coordinate with global OPS factory leadership, manufacturing engineering, supply chain and business development groups to execute automation deployment and incorporate advanced Smart Factory/Industry 4.0 technologies.

The ideal candidate will have hands-on factory automation technical expertise, big data machine learning and project management experience. You will also have a proven track record of automation deployment in a factory setting, including high mix & high-volume production.


Key Responsibilities:
•    Advise and implement platforms, architecture, systems and tools to enable the OPS Automation strategy that will drive the smart factory initiative of manufacturing excellence.
•    Through benchmarking, evaluate suitable applications to support the smart factory automation strategy and spearhead the deployment of those applications into the manufacturing environment.
•    Supporting and analysing critical manufacturing systems to ensure efficient and continuous operation & maintaining compliance and overall application health.
•    Providing technical direction and problem resolution during development, deployment, and long term sustaining of automation systems and applications in a 24x7 production environment.
•    Ongoing monitoring application stability, performance and availability, promptly resolving any operations issues.
•    Working closely with the broader IT organization to establish 24x7 on call support to troubleshoot factory system applications and infrastructure issues.
•    Providing expertise in primary CIM applications as a Subject Matter Expert (SME)
•    Managing and leading teams of Software Programmers 
•    Work closely with and coordinate factory personnel efforts to ensure automation drivers are maintained and updated.

•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems/Business information Systems, Engineering or equivalent experience. 
•    15+ years’ related experience in Factory Automation, experience in Semiconductor Industry preferred with 10+ years’ experience managing and leading engineers or other technical personnel in a manufacturing environment.
•    Experience with major applications and IT components in a highly automated factory, including the Manufacturing Execution System, material control system, equipment interfaces, process control software, dispatching/scheduling applications, and common database and data replication technology (e.g., Oracle, DB2, Golden Gate).
•    Experience with Windows Server or Linux running JBOSS with strong knowledge of databases, programming languages (Java / .Net) and Unix/Linux scripting 
•    Experience with managing multiple projects and tasks while effectively influencing, negotiating, and communicating with internal and external business partners.
•    Experience in Lean manufacturing and Semiconductor process knowledge is a plus.
•    Thorough knowledge of Wafer Fab/ Industry 4.0 Automation concepts, practices, and principles.
•    Ability to see the big picture and plan strategically to take the organization to the next level.
•    National and International travel will be required to the factories to provide all support needed





Skyworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Oxnard

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