Senior Materials Engineer

<strong>At FUJIFILM Electronic Materials, a global leader in solutions for the semiconductor manufacturing industry, we search for the most talented and qualified. At Fujifilm, performance, development, and accountability are the standards to which the company and its people strive toward. And to support its employees, we offer programs that motivate, educate and promote a healthy work-life balance, which increases employee satisfaction and overall personal well-being.</strong>

Hollister, CA

FUJIFILM Electronic Materials

<p>Successful semiconductor manufacturers move quickly. They demand quality and they require leading technology. For them, partnering with the right supplier is a critical decision.</p> <p>With state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Europe, Taiwan, China, Korea and Japan, local sales offices throughout the world and on site applications support, FUJIFILM Electronic Materials is prepared to supply the world's top tier semiconductor manufacturers.</p> <p>FUJIFILM Electronic Materials offers a broad array of products and services used throughout the semiconductor manufacturing process.</p>

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Full-Time

$125,000 to $143,000 annually

Overview: <strong>Who We Are</strong><br /> <br />FUJIFILM Electronic Materials, U.S.A., Inc., is a global leader in chemical solutions which enable the semiconductor industry and the digital universe. We have an exciting opportunity at our Hollister, CA facility for a Senior Materials Engineer!<br /> <br />With state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Europe, Taiwan, China, Korea and Japan, local sales offices throughout the world and on-site applications support, FUJIFILM Electronic Materials supplies the world's top tier semiconductor manufacturers with a broad array of products and services used throughout the semiconductor manufacturing process. <br /> <br /><strong>The Role</strong><br /> <br />The successful candidate will be the owner of Supplier Quality in support of our various product lines. They will be working with others to transform, educate and drive substantial supplier performance improvement throughout the supply base.<br /> External US Key
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Owns supplier quality, leads sub-teams and supplier meetings in supplier risk management, supplier deep-dive process control, ship-to-control, gap analysis and closure.</li> <li>Experience working with Suppliers to drive Supplier Quality Performance.</li> <li>Analyze and rationalize product and supplier specifications to establish efficient, cost-effective requirements for ease of manufacture and reproducibility.</li> <li>Works with the Business Unit, Quality and Operations to set and drive supplier quality improvement strategies, including pre-ship sampling, inventory management, and technical problem solving. &nbsp;</li> <li>Ownership in resolving all quality issues associated with the assigned suppliers. Ensure all assigned supplier related material quality issues are effectively communicated to key stakeholders</li> <li>Identify and team-up with other cross-functional groups to plan and execute recommended supplier quality improvements and qualifications.</li> <li>Leads supplier quality performance improvement strategies using statistical treatment of data, process capability, trend analysis and applying project management techniques to improve supplier quality. &nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Assess supplier process capability in correlation with new product development, initial supplier selection, ship-to-control and spec improvements.</li> <li>Work with suppliers to develop robust supplier root cause analysis, corrective action plans, containment plans and ensure execution for on-time implementation of planned activities.&nbsp;</li> <li>Support, develop and execute an annual supplier audit schedule to ensure suppliers have robust quality systems, compliant to all applicable standards.</li> <li>Leads the review and disposition of supplier related nonconforming material reports as required. Key participant in the Disposition Review Board (DRB).</li> <li>Leads supplier structured trainings in key areas involving MOC, process changes, ship-to-control, etc.</li> <li>Interact with Quality Manager(s) to align customer requirements in order to improve quality with suppliers.</li> <li>Leads supplier quality problem solving and serves as a supplier quality assurance resource for problem identification, resolution, and continuous improvement.</li> <li>Establish and maintain consistent supplier metrics (process capability, control charts, measurement quality) for monitoring systems effectiveness.</li> <li>Owner of Supplier Quality Meetings of assigned suppliers and presents Supplier Quality updates at strategic business review updates and works with other SQE&rsquo;s to align on policy/procedures and standardization.</li> <li>All other reasonable duties as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Must have experience working directly with external parties. Experience with Suppliers on Supplier Quality Management is highly preferred.</li> <li>Minimum Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry with specialization in Quality Systems and Statistics.</li> <li>8 - 10 years of related chemical or equivalent manufacturing related experience.</li> <li>Must have a minimum of 3 plus years of experience in a quality engineering function (semiconductor industry preferred).</li> <li>Broad knowledge of theory and principles of statistics and statistical process control</li> <li>Must have the ability to communicate effectively (verbal/written/presentations) at all levels.</li> <li>A good working knowledge of statistics and applicable quality methodologies is required (e.g., Six Sigma, SPC, FMEA, 8D, root cause analysis, etc.).</li> <li>Must have excellent computer skills (PowerPoint, Excel and statistical software tools).</li> <li>Working knowledge of JMP statistical software is especially desirable; SAP knowledge helpful.</li> <li>Visits to other manufacturing sites, supplier and customer sites (including occasional overseas travel). Expected travel &ndash; 3 days/month.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>MENTAL &amp; EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li><strong>Resilience -</strong> Adapting well in the face of workplace stressors, the ability to work effectively and efficiently in high stress and conflict situations, the ability to remain poised under all circumstances, the ability to maintain regular attendance and be punctual.&nbsp;</li> <li><strong>Communication -</strong> The ability to successfully and professionally express and exchange&nbsp;ideas&nbsp;and meanings with all levels of employees in the organization, the ability to interact appropriately with a variety of individuals including customers/clients, the ability to work as an integral part of a team, ability to interact effectively with people in a positive manner that engenders confidence and trust.</li> <li><strong>Reasoning and decision-making -</strong> The ability to understand, remember and follow verbal and written instructions, the ability to reason logically and make sound decisions.</li> <li><strong>Comprehension -</strong> The ability to complete tasks without direct supervision, the ability to simultaneously address multiple complete problems.</li> <li><strong>Organizational skills -</strong> Ability to multitask without loss of efficiency or accuracy, the ability to work and sustain attention with distractions and interruptions, the ability to perform in situations requiring speed, deadlines or productivity quotas.</li> </ul> <p><strong>PAY RANGE: The pay range for this role is estimated at $125,000/yr - $143,000/yr with actual wage based on candidate&rsquo;s qualifications and experience.</strong></p>