Deputy Director of Operations Engineering

Taiwan (any location)


The Deputy Director of Operations Engineering has a key role in driving the company’s profitability growth by improving manufacturing yield rate and product performance.  Responsibilities include:

  • Manage and be engaged in various engineering projects and assignments.
  • Applies advanced knowledge of engineering principles and practices in the design specifications, considering application, cost, weight, performance, product life, manufacture, assembly and service.
  • Verifies design using analysis and or functional testing, interprets results, drives decisions and assesses risk.
  • Works with other engineering disciplines and cross-functional disciplines to resolve product issues.
  • Evaluates customer needs and aligns requirements with identified customer expectations.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Product yield analysis, product failure analysis, and yield enhancement activities.
  • Drives yield and performance distribution improvements across wafer sort and final test.
  • Define critical process characteristics with OSAT to fit product characteristics defined by customers.
  • Define the yield road map and drive the fulfillment during ramp-up and volume production. Identify and realize measures for yield improvement, test optimization and product cost-ability methods. Define qualification plan and perform feasibility analysis.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams including Design, Test, Software Development and Quality Engineers as well as Production Controllers to solve technical issues during product development.
  • Reviews Engineering designs and documentation, and provides technical expertise and direction in the design and fabrication of prototype tooling and testing system.
  • Communicate with external vendors or production teams to coordinate and lead projects related to product development or process improvement.
  • Assists in providing technical support for Marketing and Sales Departments on developing future oriented solutions, and exploits the maximum potential for the current product portfolio.
  • Assists Sales Department on design-in/win targets, supports Sales with technical expertise in order to maintain our leading market position.
  • Collaborates on project development activities and be part of the defining product strategies.


The candidate must have a good sense for profitable business ideas, pushing them to their full implementation and application:

  • Electronical Engineering or other technology-oriented degree with more than 15 years of experience in product engineering, application engineering, or operations in a semiconductor industry.
  • Good knowledge of semiconductor manufacturing flow and processes, and established, proven program management capability, experience, and results.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and writing) in both English and Chinese.
  • Ability to drive and structure cross-functional and cross-regional activities.
  • Self-starter who can accomplish assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
  • A high level of flexibility to adapt to different business situations and team settings.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work with abstract matters, and able to communicate complex matters in a condensed form.
  • Hands on experience and knowledge, and thorough understanding of relevant manufacturing processes.
  • Excellent problem solving skills. Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Excellent people skills. Ability to work effectively with cross functional teams; able to work with different personalities in different cultural environments. 

Key Personal and Professional Attributes:

Ambiq’s management is building a company that values continued technology innovation, a fanatical attention to customer needs, collaborative decision making, and, above all, enthusiasm for energy efficiency.  The incoming candidate should embrace these same values.  The successful candidate must be self-motivated, extremely creative, and should be comfortable learning exciting new technologies.  This is an opportunity for growth and an opportunity to work on complex, interesting, and challenging projects. 

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