Senior Semiconductor Test Equipment Engineer

3+ months agoPhoenix, AZ


Kforce's client, a growing and established company in the state of Arizona, is seeking a Senior Semiconductor Test Equipment Engineer in the Phoenix, AZ metro area. We are looking for candidates nationwide willing to relocate to the Phoenix area. A relocation is provided. We are working directly with the Hiring Manager.Responsibilities:

  • Candidate will own the allocation and optimization of utilization for Semiconductor Test Equipment in company factories as well as drive supplier relationships for the management of new capital equipment
  • Qualified candidates will have a background in business planning and an engineering degree, demonstrated success in operational environments driving improvements and change management as well as an aptitude for working well with people in a global organization that includes factories, managers and executives
  • Develop an intimate knowledge of the company test equipment and its capabilities
  • Drive equipment demand and test capital equipment asset management; Individual will develop and manage tactical short-term capacity management with factories and corporate IE teams as well as identifying tools not usable in the future and dispositioning these tools in the open market
  • Support worldwide development of new test capital equipment with the suppliers and drive their implementation in the factories
  • Individual will work with sales, customers, business units and factories to understand equipment configuration and models required by market segments
  • Analyze existing processes and develop ways to reduce variability and increase capacity, reduce cycle time and drive factory and test platform utilization improvements
  • Lead cost reduction efforts by working with factories to identify areas for improvement and driving their implementation
  • Reduce Capital expenses and identify innovative solutions and establishing processes for sustaining operations


  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 6-8+ years of manufacturing experience in the semiconductor industry with experience in technical support, manufacturing
  • Knowledge and experience of semiconductor test equipment configurations and application
  • Experience in industrial engineering or planning is a plus
  • Global company experience, and demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles in a highly diverse, multi-language organization
  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to deliver material to varying audiences including customers and suppliers
  • Ability to influence, demonstrate strategic thinking and leadership
  • Ability to understand and streamline technical and business processes
  • Basic Knowledge of Design of Experiments, Statistics and Semiconductor Test Process Flows
  • Knowledge and experience of semiconductor test equipment configurations and application; this applies to all test equipment such as electrical testers, package handlers, wafer probers and burn in ovens
  • Previous experience in the Outsourced Semiconductor Assembly and Test environment is a plus
  • Experience in industrial engineering or planning is a plus
  • Hands on experience with Automated Test Equipment (ATE) is a plus
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