Failure Analysis Quality Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

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Failure Analysis Quality Engineer

Track and report T&I and device complaint metrics; Able to perform and document returned product analyses within a timely manner to determine the failure modes and root causes associated with returned devices; Able to perform high and low priority investigations on all devices manufactured at the plant; Review and approve Test and Investigation reports for completeness and accuracy; Train peers to and provide engineering support on product investigation and documentation; Willingness to work within a biohazard environment; Dedication to quality assurance and teamwork; Affinity for self-guided learning;

Major Responsibilities: Provide back-up to the T&I supervisor; The overall quality of the analyses generated by the lab; Communicate adverse device findings and trends as encountered during the Test and Investigation process; To acquire a thorough understanding of each of the devices at the site: how they operate, how they are manufactured, how the customer is trained to use them, and how they can fail in the field; To convey that understanding to others so as to increase the knowledge base of the T&I group and the company.

Education: A bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline from an accredited institution and at least 1 year of relevant work experience or a master's degree in a scientific discipline. Knowledge: Sound knowledge in the use of various Microsoft (or equivalent) applications (Excel, Word, Power Point); Solid technical background with mechanical systems; Able to maintain multiple responsibilities with differing priorities while consistently meeting deadlines; Strong written and oral technical communication skills with experience compiling/presenting technical data in a clear readable format; Able to maintain constructive relationships with individuals at all levels and functions within the organization.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer