Director of Reliability and Quality Assurance

Location: Shanghai, China

Job ID:

Minimum Education:



Bachelor's Degree



Minimum Experience:


Experienced Professional

10 years


Reports to:

Vice President, Operations and R&D


Fast-growing Analog Semiconductor pre-IPO Company focusing on Power is looking for a highly motivated, hands-on, and experienced Director of Quality Assurance (QA) and Reliability (Rel).

Great performance yields great compensation! Receive pre-IPO stock options, base salary, performance bonus, and performance-based promotions.

Primary and Major Responsibilities:

  • Manages the Quality Assurance and Reliability team
  • Determines quality improvement activities by identifying quality issues and solving through test screening, development process enhancement, and supplier improvement.
  • Provides statistical reliability metrics by using mean time before failure, Weibull distributions, reliability modeling, and reliability demonstration tests
  • Provides and gathers data and explanations for FIT, RoHS, and Conflict Materials to customers
  • Responsible for the schedule of QA and reliability activities; plans needs for future resources within company financial goals
  • Develops qualification plans to ensure reliability for various market segments and customers. Educates the design, test, and new product development teams on qualification rationale and criteria.
  • Direct and oversee failure analysis activities; provide direction and education to QA and Reliability staff on failure analysis techniques and trouble-shooting methods
  • Explains to customers the quality philosophy for Active-Semi, the development, qualification and reliability testing flow at Active-Semi, and the current quality metrics reported by Active-Semi
  • Serves as the company interface for external customers regarding quality, reliability, product failures, and customer issue resolution while maintaining company's goals
  • Coordinates the Quality team to generate 8D/4D reports within committed time constraints.
  • Leads quality audits for various suppliers, which includes foundries and out-sourced assembly/test houses
  • Responsible for maintaining certification for ISO9001, ISO14001, and OHSAS18001
  • Works closely with Director of Operations and Director of R&D to both receive and provide support
  • Reports to VP of R&D and Operations

Qualifications & Pre-requisites:

  • 10+ years proven working experience as an quality and reliability engineer in semiconductor products
  • Excellent knowledge of failure analysis equipment and techniques
  • Excellent knowledge of JEDEC and AEC Q-100 reliability tests, and reliability reporting metrics such as DPPM and FIT.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with both customers and internal team
  • Good basic circuit/electronics knowledge required; working knowledge of power circuits a plus
  • Ability to clearly explain and teach concepts in Quality Assurance and Reliability is desired
  • Good spoken and written English & Mandarin required
  • BS or higher in Electrical Engineering or equivalent required

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