SOD Global Quality Manager/ Electronics (Shizuoka)

Posté 01 sept. 2021

Shizuoka, Shizuoka - Japan

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Spin-On Dielectrics (SOD) Global Quality Manager

Location: Shizuoka

Report to: Head of Global Quality Thin Films (California, US)

Direct reports: 0


Your role:

The SOD Global Quality Manager will be part of the Thin Films Quality team located in Japan supporting the Thin Films SOD business globally and reporting to the Thin Films Global Quality Manager. You will be a key quality driver for SOD quality activities globally including complaint reduction projects, data visualization & data automation projects, data sharing projects with customers, customer facing quality topics, harmonization and best practice sharing among SOD manufacturing sites, and general quality improvement projects.



  • Monitor SOD quality performance and lead efforts toward continuous improvement.
  • Manage and drive programs to align with and perform against strategic SOD quality programs in the Thin Films Business Field.
  • Develop and maintain an SOD Quality Roadmap, incorporated within the Thin Films Quality Roadmap.
  • Prepare SOD Quality Updates and Communications for customers.
  • Facilitate responses to customer quality requests which impact multiple SOD sites.
  • Work with Site Quality to ensure effective root cause investigations are performed for SOD customer complaints.
  • Lead customer and Internal Task Forces for SOD Quality issues with local site QA support.
  • Support data automation and digitalization projects in SOD.
  • Participate as a core team member on Project Boost data sharing use cases with customers.
  • Support predictive techniques & advanced data science analytics within SOD to identify control points and ensure quality before product manufacturing.
  • Lead harmonization and best practice sharing among SOD manufacturing sites.
  • Monitor and report on SOD change projects including IQP, GCB and customer PCN status.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 10 years quality, manufacturing, or technical experience in a fast-paced time sensitive environment.
  • Fluent in the English language, both written and spoken. Native level in Japanese.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, chemistry, or other technical disciplines.
  • Chemical manufacturing or semiconductor industry experience.
  • Strong communication skills with experience working in a collaborative environment.
  • Experience with ISO9001 Quality Management Systems.
  • Knowledge of statistical process control (SPC/SQC), root cause analysis and corrective action (CAPA), problem solving, FMEAs, Design of Experiment (DoE), continuous improvement (CI) activities, management of change, and document control systems.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple activities and projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Data automation/data science experience.
  • Proficient with statistical software including Minitab, JMP, NWA.
  • American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) or other relevant certification.
  • ISO Certification (or equivalent) is preferred (such as ISO 9001-2015, ISO/TS 16949)
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification.
  • Customer facing role experience


Recruiting contact: Fang Liu


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