Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Supply Chain Engineer is responsible for managing current Intel PCB suppliers to deliver quality PCB on time to support Intel business operation. In this position, The successful candidate will be responsible to sustain supplier's manufacturing and their quality control in regular high volume manufacturing and new product ramp-up.
In addition, this engineer should be able to lead supplier root cause investigation and implement effective corrective action plans to minimize business impact while excursion happening. The technical leadership is also required to identify the supplier's CIP (continuous improvement plan) and YIP (Yield Improvement Plan).
This engineer will also need to work with PCB commodity managers, PCB material Engineers, and QRE (Quality and Reliability Engineers) to enable supplier's technical capability, production, availability, and quality of bare PCBs to meet Intel's PCB technology roadmap. Responsibilities include market intelligence across PCB Fabrication supply chain (such as PCB supplier technology/capability evaluations/qualifications, PCB raw material, PCB manufacturing equipment, and inspection instruments).
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
Own business unit and PCB supplier technical interface from new product introductions through end-of-life.
Own supplier technology and product qualifications at PCB suppliers to ensure process flow capabilities, verification of required metrologies, process Cp/CpK, and implementation of process controls.
Support supplier quality and process audit at existing and potential PCB suppliers and PCB material suppliers.
Deliver market intelligence on capability, capacity, and quality of new and existing suppliers across the PCB supply chain.
PCB fabrication, laminate materials, fabrication process equipment, and fabrication chemicals.
Own investigation and closure of supplier quality excursions and yields including Root cause analysis and corrective action verification with emphasis on Design for Manufacturability guidelines.
Own management and qualification of PCB Supplier process/material changes for cost reduction or reliability improvements. Including qualification plan definition, establishing acceptance criteria, data review, and verification.
Manage supplier materials and process technology and capability to support Intel programs and technology roadmaps.
Review and tracking of quality/performance metrics, management of technology qualification plans, implementation of quality systems, and project management of supplier capacity improvements.
Perform PCB design reviews using Valor or Cadence Allegro and providing design analysis for reliability, manufacturability, and quality.
Review of PCB stack-ups for process interactions and acceptability to manufacturing standards and Qualified Technology envelopes.
Assess PCB designs and provide recommendations for optimal performance at the lowest cost