Section Manager, Equipment Engineering Support

Date: Feb 23, 2023

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: 70343 


Job Description

Manage day-to-day (4-3-3-4) tactical issues associated with but not limited to the Facility building systems, Fab and Final Processing equipment and supporting personnel in the most efficient and effective manner. Principal Accountabilities:

  • Monitor and Plan and schedule work assignments based upon issues and personnel available to perform duties to minimize downtime of production equipment
  • Responsible for enhancing, defining, developing, maintaining and verifying maintenance operations.
  • Take the lead in the identification of roadblocks and plan workarounds in a proactive manner. • Manage equipment maintenance actions ensuring root-cause corrective actions are taken while ensuring minimal tool/facilities down time.
  • Manage and coordinate multiple complex tasks associated with equipment issues and establishing priorities by effectively collaborating with all levels of the manufacturing process.
  • Manage, coordinate and schedule PTO for EES personnel. Scheduling of overtime as needed to cover vacations, sicknesses and workload variations.
  • Monitor and adhere to “tool down” escalation plans whenever an “equipment down” condition cannot be resolved with resources available.
  • Provides guidance to subordinates within the latitude of established company policies. • Ensures personnel adhere to all company’s policies and procedures. Encourage and maintain behaviors consistent with the Skyworks Work Style and organizational values.
  • Monitor tactical issues and metrics-MTTR, MTBF, Fab moves PM scheduling, and availability goals.
  • Weekly accounting and approval of the technician's timekeeping for payroll purposes.
  • When necessary investigate equipment PLD’s, ICAR’s or other associated corrective actions and dispatch information accordingly.
  • Coordinate ERT events with Incident Commander, Safety Engineer, and production management as they occur. Ensure that all ERT events are properly documented and debriefings are held promptly to discuss lessons learned.



Candidate must have experience equivalent to a Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis on Engineering, Business Administration, or a related field.

- Must have 5 years of direct relevant experience

- Must have a firm understanding of electro-mechanical interfaces and solid troubleshooting techniques.

- Semiconductor industry preferred.

- Candidate must demonstrate managerial leadership and teambuilding skills.

- Candidate must have effective verbal and written communicational skills including technical writing and presentation skills.

- Candidate must have the ability to manage change, develop staff, and set both long and short-term goals.



The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is currently USD $85,900 - $164,600 per year. Starting base pay will depend on relevant experience and skills, training and education, business needs, market demands, the ultimate job duties and requirements, and work location. Skyworks has different base pay ranges for different work locations in the U.S. Benefits include access to healthcare benefits (including a premium-free medical plan option), a 401(k) plan and company match, an employee stock purchase plan, paid time off (including vacation, sick/wellness, parental leave), among others. Employees are eligible to participate in an incentive plan, and certain roles are also eligible for additional awards, including recognition and stock. These incentives and awards are based on individual and/or company performance.


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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