Systems MES Administrator - PROMIS

Date: Jan 20, 2023

Location: Woburn, MA, 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: 70321 

Job Description

The Sr. Principal Systems Administrator will interface with multiple departments including Operations, Planning and Quality Control to document business processes, functional specification design, configuration, testing, and implementing complex manufacturing processing routes for a high-volume semiconductor manufacturer including multiple wafer fabs and assembly / test operations. Coordinates with peers and team members and is responsible for project management, analysis, design, development, and implementation of MES solutions. This position will also be responsible for developing, evaluating, and implementing changes in configuration and software modeling that meet both functional and technical requirements.


Detailed Description
This individual will be the first point of escalation for any customer support and IT related request for the manufacturing execution system at assigned sites in addition to supporting other locations as needed. 


Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Support MES system administration, data analysis in a high-volume manufacturing environment.
  • Primary focus including system configuration of MES table updates, SPC, data extraction, standard / custom reporting interfaces and 3rd party GUI support for multiple sites.
  • Work with 3rd party vendors and internal resources to monitor system performance including regular maintenance to ensure high system availability and performance.
  • Support the manufacturing, engineering and quality departmental requirements to ensure high customer satisfaction.
  • Assist with system upgrades to new software revisions; ensure system integrity through proper planning and system testing.
  • Provide high level training / support for users on process route building, standard reporting, data extraction and 3rd party MES reporting software.
  • Support the creation of data collection operations and statistical process control (SPC) charts.
  • Support / monitor ERP-MES interfaces including gateways and interface tables for all sites.
  • Provide secondary support for additional sites in Asia, Mexico and the U.S. when necessary.
  • Administrate system configuration changes, new features modeling, testing and deployment with the MES and existing systems that support operations. Monitor user requests and propose solutions.
  • When required support global initiatives that address common requirements and best practices are used.
  • Monitors systems issues and coordinates with IT infrastructure and client services resolution of application problems

Education, SKills, and Experience

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience
•    Must have 8+ years of applicable IT / PROMIS experience
•    Demonstrates strong customer service focus, analytical, problem solving and teamwork abilities
•    Hands on experience PROMIS MES system administration experience
•    DCL Programming 
•    PROMIS Scripting 
•    OpenVMS and HPUX Operating Systems 
•    FabTime reporting software exposure a plus
•    Support experience on Eyelit Operator Station, Supervisor Station and UtilEyes is plus
•    Ability to work across multiple time zones
•    Excellent oral and written communications skills
•    Ability to multitask and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
•    Ability to use a wide degree of creativity and latitude to think differently, challenge conventional wisdom, and drive new best practices
•    Proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of applications
•    Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization with sensitivity to cultural diversity
•    Independent follow-through ability and keen attention to details

•    Requires Woburn Skyworks Factory on-site office presence 
•    Requires the ability to respond to MES problems that occur outside of business hours including evenings and weekends
•    Limited travel may be required




The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is currently USD $108,500$206,400 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.

Nearest Major Market: Woburn
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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