VP, Operations

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Irvine, 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: 65310 



The VP, Operations reports directly to the Senior Vice President of the Technology Manufacturing Group (TMG) and is focused on ensuring plans are executed, challenges are effectively and immediately triaged, and escalations are made in a timely manner.  The intent of this position is for the role to wield a full matrix capability to mobilize any resources from any functions under TMG to ensure plans are executed and customer satisfaction delivered.

The Vice President, Operations is responsible for assisting the EVP of TMG and his reports with ensuring there are no gaps in operation coverage and in leading cross-functional activities including coordination with supply chain, sourcing and other organizations within TMG as needed to execute to Customer requirements.



  • Responsible for developing and managing the overall service delivery strategy and operations for Skyworks’ business
  • Responsible for driving regions to achieve business demands and customer expectations.
  • Define and implement operations strategy, structure and processes
  • Ensuring that teams are fulfilling their accountabilities accurately and in a timely manner
  • Contribute to the development of strategy and vision for diverse service offerings
  • Thoroughly analyze and understand current and potential customer needs and objectives
  • Serve as strategic customer interface
  • Flexible, in response to dynamically changing conditions, e.g. business development opportunities and customer demand and customer issues
  • Driving the discipline in timely reporting of unplanned issues.  All about integrity of the data
  • Leading by Example with setting a Customer Satisfaction culture all the way through the organization.
  • Assessing Leadership gaps regarding Customer Intimacy and Business Acumen with EVP.
  • Always maintaining Voice of the Customer and escalating to ensure issues are addressed in a timely manner or when the company is not meeting customer expectations



  • Executive presence to engage with customers and suppliers at the CEO level with constructive confrontation and collaboration. 
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with and influence key stakeholders as well as collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive breakthrough solutions.


  • Executes toward results with focus and a sense of urgency.
  • Integrated experience across technology ramps, affordability and quality.
  • Broad technical, commercial and operational skills
  • Deep technical expertise in leading edge process technology and technology enablement.
  • Experience managing large scale operations, including high volume production, multi billion dollar purchasing spend influencing global teams of people.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills at executive level.
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 30%
  • Ability to effectively present information, respond to questions and align expectations to assure customer satisfaction
  • MS degree in Electrical, Chemical or Industrial Engineer or Business.  MBA preferred with 15+ years of applicable experience.    



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.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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