Product Reliability Manager

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Date: Dec 21, 2018

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA

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: 49202 

Product Reliability Manager


The individual will be responsible for directing, leading, and managing product qualification team members, such as reliability lab managers, technicians and reliability engineers, at the Skyworks Ottawa location.


The primary responsibilities are as follows:

  • The planning and execution of Product, Process, and Package Qualifications, Qualification Extensions, Evaluations, and Service Requests by directing, leading, and managing for the efficient use of resources at the Ottawa reliability location.
  • The development and training of Ottawa managers, engineers, and technicians to prepare and execute a plan to successfully complete Product, Process, and Package Qualifications, and meet department objectives, goals, and metrics. Responsible for ensuring Ottawa managers and reliability engineers have developed qualification readiness plans in accordance with JESD47 for new product designs, product with new packages, or new processes.
  • Selecting, interviewing, and training employees in the Ottawa reliability lab.
  • Provide input for purchasing, modifying, and arranging lab equipment and facilities.
  • Develop capacity plans for labor and equipment in the Ottawa reliability labs, and execute a plan to make efficient use of resources.
  • Responsible for advising Ottawa managers, engineers, and technicians on resolving technical problems to meet schedules and objectives, and demonstrate analytical problem solving.
  • Determine and advise various departments on the requirements from a reliability standpoint through the use of acceleration techniques and analytical tools. Recommends design or test methods, and statistical process control procedures for achieving required levels of product reliability.
  • Analyze failures against the stress objective, pursue root cause of failures, and implement corrective and preventive actions. Provide guidance to reliability engineers on failure analysis and corrective actions. 


Job Requirements:        

  • Minimum requirement:  BS in electrical engineering or physics.
  • Minimum 12+ year experience as Reliability, Product, Package or process Engineer in a semiconductor company.
  • Requires thorough knowledge and understanding of JEDEC specification JESD47 and JESD22 specifications for reliability.
  • Solid knowledge in RF products, mixed signal devices, semiconductor device physics, electronics, and circuit analysis.
  • Familiar with semiconductor reliability physics and microwave engineering related to ICs.
  • Proficient in comprehensive numerical and graphical data analysis using excel and other software tools.
  • Must possess excellent skills in problem solving, team work.
  • Must possess excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding of GaAs and Si processes, wafer fabrication, and semiconductor packaging/assembly is desirable.
  • Project management experience desired.
  • Knowledge and understanding of AEC Q100 desired.


What we offer:

When you work in a fast-paced, innovative environment, it’s good to know you’ll have the support and amenities you need to maintain total well-being. Skyworks is an ideal setting for those looking to challenge themselves in a collaborative and diverse setting. We offer industry leading benefits and compensation package that addresses employee needs in a variety of ways.








Skyworks is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace.

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