Failure Analysis Engineer in Noida, UP, India

The Role

  • The Failure Analysis Engineer will be a core member of the Quality team. In this visible and critical role, you will work closely with Design, Engineering, NPD and Executive Leadership to bring your knowledge to high quality products.

Job Description

  • Identify root-cause of failing devices (from the field or during development) across several disciplines including manufacturing/ electrical/ mechanical/ material issues.
  • Effectively work with cross-functional teams (Manufacturing/ Product Engineering/ Operations/ Quality) to understand root cause and drive corrective actions.
  • Write clear and complete failure analysis reports with actionable messages digestible to multiple audiences. Transfer data to information, and information to a decision.
  • Work with CMs/JDMs to develop and standardize failure analysis procedures for new and existing products.
  • Act as the person-on-ground for FA programs on behalf of the US FA engineers- this may include roaming trips to JDM locations where necessary.
  • Improve time to root cause and time to corrective actions. Improve FA effectiveness.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of failure analysis experience.
  • Master’s degree or greater in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, material science or physics, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Hands-on experience in advanced material analysis using different techniques.
  • Experience in a technical/engineering role in failure analysis, materials engineering/testing, electrical engineering, product development or equivalent.
  • Considerable hands-on experience in 2 of the following: CAD, mechanical testing, Analog/Digital Circuit Design, Devices/Sensors, Embedded Systems, Optical Design, RF Engineering, Microfabrication, MEMS, Computed Tomography X-Ray.
  • Functional knowledge of mechanical, electrical, electronic, and optical components.
  • Working knowledge of statistics, production control processes, data analysis and interpretation.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate with US and Asia teams.
  • Project management.
  • Accountability.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Experience with consumer products (smartwatch/smartphone, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience in failure analysis of modular components (displays, speakers, batteries, buttons, etc.) and good understanding of electronic assembly processes.
  • Experience with FA tools such as SEM, EDS, CT, cross section, red dye, X-Ray, CSAM, thermal camera
  • 30% travel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Influencing others: leading teams to improve time to root cause and corrective actions.
  • Self-starter and creative problem-solver.
  • Experience with ODM, JDM, or CM models of failure analysis.
  • Experience working in a laboratory environment.
  • Experience with Design of Experiment and Statistical Data Analysis.
  • Experience with failure analysis methodologies, such as FMEA, Fishbone, 5 whys, etc.