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Principal Failure Analysis Engineer

Location: Fremont, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000042643


Essential functions:

  • Data analysis to characterize the dependence of wafer performance/yield on wafer parameters.
  • Manage wafer shipment for the best yield and wafer supply.
  • Coordinate the FA for Backend related wafer issues.
  • Communicate with Backend for wafer issue and change.


PhD in Material Science, physics, EE or equivalent experience in relevant area.
Two-year experience working in magnetic recording head
Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Applications, JMP, and other statistic tools
Required knowledge, skills and abilities
Knowledgeable in the magnetic recording head, hard disk drive, or semiconductor industry
Experienced in data mining and data analysis.
Familiar with 8D and FA method.
Strong communication skills.
Able to work productively and collaboratively with all levels of colleagues and managements
Strong knowledge and experience of wafer processes
Good project management skills
Strong and creative problem-solving skills