Cisco Manager, Component Engineering 1232534 in San Jose, California

Manager, Component Engineering 1232534

  • Location: San Jose, California, US

  • Area of Interest Supply Chain

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest *None

  • Job Id 1232534

What You'll Do

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Component Engineering’s vision is to provide best-in-class component quality, reliability and technology for Cisco’s customers.

Operating in the first level leadership role for the Component Engineering (CE) team, you will be responsible for a wide range of activities which facilitate the development, qualification and continuous improvement of semiconductor components, and which results in components that exceed quality and reliability performance requirements deployed across a wide range of Cisco products.

You will also...

  • Partner with Cisco development engineering, global supply chain and supplier quality teams to enable our suppliers to develop next generation architectures and component solutions.

  • Define, maintain, and drive component manufacturer compliance to Cisco integrated circuit Level 1 / Level 2 component qualification requirements.

  • Partner with global supply management teams to develop our commodity sourcing strategy, enable supplier selection, and conduct supplier audits.

  • Ensure consistency and the highest quality in our run-the-business activities including AVL management, component qualification, supplier component design and supplier manufacturing process evolution.

  • Maintain a collaboration approach with component suppliers to facilitate an outcome where everybody wins.

  • Assess and qualify new semiconductor manufacturers and manufacturing technologies.

  • Facilitate use of best practices for systematic and continuous improvement of development and run-the-business policies, processes and procedures.

  • Act as lead to drive component failure analysis, containment and corrective actions. Collaborate with manufacturing and engineering management teams to resolve complex technical problems.

  • Senior Management level collaboration that spans across Cisco business units, manufacturing partners and suppliers.

  • Develop a high performance team and culture to deliver significant business results to meet Cisco evolving needs.

Who You'll Work With

When you work with us, you’ll be part of a highly empowered team (comprising Development Engineering, Global Supply Chain and Supplier Quality Teams) who's passionate about the successful insertion of the Advanced Semiconductor Component Technology across Cisco’s product portfolio.

Who You Are

Required Skills

  • Influential leadership and social skills. Ability to build, motivate, develop and lead direct and indirect reporting teams comprised of college interns to senior technical leads.

  • Partnership and collaboration skills. Ability to build effective cross organizational teams.

  • Ability to influence and effect change with an overview of business and/or technical requirements which have Cisco wide impact.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Data driven problem solving and decision - making

  • Execution – focus on delivering tangible results

  • Accountability for self and team

  • Deep knowledge and expertise in one or more subject matter areas: semiconductor component design, wafer fabrication, assembly or test

  • DMAIC/Six-Sigma

  • Integrated circuit reliability

  • Manufacturing supply chain

  • BS / MS in Engineering with 10+ years semiconductor component design or manufacturing, and 5+years management / leadership experience.

Why Cisco

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