Yield Improvement Engineer (Fab)


Reports to:  Vice President of Operations


The Yield Improvement Engineer/Leader will lead and oversee all the projects related to product and process yield improvements; optimize wafer level; auto-test yield and it correlation to in-line defect and PCM electrical monitoring.


  • Take overall responsibility for improving yield across the entire fab
  • Drive yield improvement activities to ensure continuous improvement in the front end and back end processes.
  • Lead a team of engineers and technicians to plan, schedule and execute all yield improvement activities
  • Perform yield correlations to in-line defectivity, tool parameters, parametric test, visual inspections, and product performance.
  • Lead root cause investigations, failure analysis, and defect identification activities.
  • Lead decisions and performance tracking of fab and assembly process changes.
  • Track and report on manufacturing yields and address out of control events.
  • Work with Product Development, Manufacturing, and R&D in relation to process, test, and design improvement activities.


  • Minimum BS or equivalent in Materials Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry or other related degree required.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in yield improvement in semiconductor manufacturing, and/or product engineering.
  • Hands on experience in statistical yield analysis, DOE, and physical failure analysis.
  • Good people skills