NPI Test Engineering Manager

Date:  Dec 4, 2022
Division:  Plasma Control Technologies (40000002)

San Jose, US

Requisition ID:  6762

The COMET Group is a global leader in providing high-quality components, systems and services that optimize its customers' products and processes in the fields of X-ray-, vacuum- and radio frequency technology. As a trailblazing tech company, we contribute to more secure, efficient, and sustainable manufacturing, communication, and mobility.


The Division Plasma Control Technologies (PCT) is Comet’s largest division and a global leader in developing and producing high-performance Vacuum Capacitors, RF Matches and RF Generators for the semiconductor industry.


What will you do?

  • Coordinate with R&D new product development groups to develop manufacturing test strategies. 
  • Research, specify, design and implement automated test solutions for New Product Introduction (NPI) in a manufacturing environment.
  • Create, review and approve test plans, test scripts, test fixtures, test station designs, and validation documents.
  • Work with design engineering and assist in transition of design prototypes into cost efficient and high volume products.
  • Perform test coverage analysis for new products to eliminate gaps in production tests across various manufacturing test areas.
  • Provide technical support to lower level Test Engineers.
  • Analyze and recommend corrective actions for quality issues related to manufacturing tests.
  • Train production operators in function and maintenance of test infrastructure and test processes.
  • Continuously identify, measure, and improve test processes.
  • Manage Test engineering project schedules


Who are we looking for?

  • BSEE or equivalent electronics background or trade school.
  • Good knowledge about semiconductor manufacturing equipment, especially RF Matching Networks and Generators.
  • Solid understanding of LabViewTM, Microsoft WordTM, Excel and Power PointTM
  • Able to speak and write English Fluently, and excellent technical communication skills.
  • 10 years of hands on experience working in a manufacturing creating automated test systems.
  • Experience with system design of manufacturing test systems.
  • Supervision or management experience
  • Prefer a working background of LabViewTM  programming.
  • Previous experience working with semiconductor manufacturing equipment, especially RF Matching Network Networks and Generators.
  • Proven working knowledge of the proper use and handling of test instruments including RF Network Analyzers, RF Impedance Analyzers, RF Power meters, Spectrum Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, high voltage probes, LCR bridges, RF calibration kits, DVMs, Function Generators, Capacitance and Inductance meters, etc.
  • Experience with Jira / Confluence is a plus
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Able to communicate clearly and accurately
  • Creative and analytical skills
  • High integrity and discretion
  • Enjoys working with people
  • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented mind-set, diligent and accurate
  • Self motivated and flexible individual able to function in a high energy, fast paced team environment with minimal direction



Why join us?

  • Collaborate with diverse international colleagues from all over the world for a successful listed multinational company headquartered in Switzerland
  • Take on inspiring projects in a highly dynamic environment and thriving industry, which is growing globally in emerging and mature markets
  • Attractive training and career opportunities in our global locations, as well as flexible work arrangements




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Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto