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Microchip Technology Engineer II-Quality in Beverly, Massachusetts


Microchip Frequency and Time Division (FTD), a world leader in precise time solutions, sets the world's standard for time. The company generates, distributes and applies precise time for the communications, aerospace/defense, and IT infrastructure and metrology industries. FTD's customers, from telecom service providers and network equipment manufacturers to governments and their suppliers worldwide, are able to build more reliable networks and systems by using the company's advanced timing technologies, atomic clocks, services and solutions.

Job Summary:

You would be responsible for providing the quality assurance support necessary to ensure that purchased parts and manufactured goods conform to company standards for design, procurement, manufacture and reliability. Perform complex tasks to develop, apply and maintain quality requirements of products during design through manufacturing. Assist, as directed, in meeting department goals and objectives as established by Management. Implement and facilitate Continuous Improvement activities. This includes quality, productivity and effectiveness improvement in quality and manufacturing utilizing Six Sigma tools and practices.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support operations by assisting in the identification, analysis and resolution of product and process problems utilizing Six Sigma methodologies to solve a wide range of manufacturing problems.

  • Audit manufactured goods conformance to pertinent Engineering & Manufacturing Standards

  • Engage with contract manufacturers for transfer of products, new product introduction and change management of existing products.

  • Provide routine reporting to company management on observed trends in procured material quality and product quality, making recommendations for improvement and corrective action.

  • Performs First Article Inspection (FAI) on PCBA's, pre-fab parts, sheet metal parts, Systems, etc. Following workmanship standards/procedures and company spec/guidelines.

  • Perform supplier audits of products, procedures, practices and processes for conformity to existing configuration control.

  • Participate in New Product Introduction (NPI) meetings providing inputs on supplier/manufacturing quality related items.

  • Perform root cause / corrective action analysis of failures using our Agile PLM system in accordance with our corrective action process.

  • Analysis of non-conformities using our Agile PLM system in accordance with our nonconforming process.

  • Assist in the conducting of supplier quality system audits for the purpose of evaluating and re-evaluating suppliers. Ability to perform process audits at supplier sites. Must be able to travel both domestically and internationally.

  • Assist Inspectors with piece part quality issues and drive corrective action to completion. Interface with suppliers to resolve quality issues. Also interface with Engineering to enhance drawings and requirements that impact supplier's ability to produce that part.

  • Other design, development, and support tasks as assigned.

Microchip targets candidates who value teamwork, have effective interpersonal skills, and respect technical leadership and structured processes to build world-class products.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field and 4 years' experience and/or training in Quality; or equivalent combination of both education and experience.

  • Experience in a manufacturing or similar environment, preferably printed circuit board design/electronics assemblies.

  • Familiarity with the application of Six Sigma and 8D methodologies and tools to determine root cause and corrective action implementation for internal/external customer issues.

  • Experience utilizing current quality and LEAN philosophies, processes, techniques, and methodologies.

  • Proven use of Microsoft suite of products, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.

  • Highly motivated and driven professional.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Good communication and collaboration skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working directly with military and space customers and/or military and space standards and specifications.

  • Highly motivated and driven candidates; ability to work independently.

  • Knowledge of Minitab SPC application.

  • Open to gaining additional knowledge via training in the following areas:

  1. Auditing skills. (ISO, TL9000, AS9100)

  2. Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

  3. Lead trainer for IPC-610, J-STD-001, and certifications for internal employees.

  4. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Residency requirements as outlined below: This job requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by the export laws of the United States. Candidates are required to provide proof of either U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency, or classification as a protected individual as defined in 8 USC 1324b (a) (3). Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Microchip is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled / Veterans / Minorities / Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement. Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Applicants with Disabilities

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send us an email here with "Applicant Accommodation Request" in the subject line of the email. Alternatively, you may call us at 480-730-7330 to let us know the nature of your request.