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Crocus is seeking a Senior Program Manager with experience in the semiconductor design and development process. Your responsibilities would include leading new development projects from launch to production, consisting of large global teams in a matrixed management configuration. You will be expected to understand technical details and have a background in silicon development, package assembly and production test with a desired experience across the full product development cycle. You will monitor and report on overall project status by summarizing key project metrics both across the team and to upper management. You will be responsible for ensuring that work is delivered on time and on budget. The right candidate will focus on early detection of issues and recommend mitigation actions to prevent impact to the project.

Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for the program management of Crocus’ custom and standard product sensor lines
  • Strengthen our program management organization and be a key member of the product line leadership team
  • Drive multi-site and cross-functional product development programs in accordance with the Business Line and Product Line strategy
  • Act as the product line representative and stakeholder interfacing with project managers and the R&D organization
  • Define strategic project targets (budget, time, scope) and ensure the projects are executed within these boundaries
  • Collaborate with the global organization to ensure customer project milestones and sampling commitments are met
  • Mediate and decide in case of conflicting goals between projects and line functions and play an active role in resolving resource bottle necks
  • Monitor projects at subcontractors
  • Ensure delivery of NPI build quantities to customers including demo boards
  • High social competence, convincing presentation skills, Intellectual perception of audience, balancing team member interests against ambitious target setting
  • Proven ability in leading small teams and act as a teamplayer and networker within communities

Profile:

  • 10+ years of industry experience in a technical marketing or program management role
  • Bachelor’s Degree or greater in Engineering
  • Demonstrated excellence of project management skills
  • Experience with sensor technology is highly preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively and drive influence across functional boundaries
  • High accountability and project execution oriented mindset
  • Excellent team player, with ability to effectively promote teamwork across the company
  • Flexible work hours to maximize overlap with Grenoble, France R&D team
  • Experience in target setting for projects as well as escalation and problem management with a strong focus on solution finding
  • Experience in guiding interdisciplinary and international teams within a multi-cultural environment

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Crocus Technology is a dynamic young company developing and suppling revolutionary magnetic sensors based on our patented TMR technology. Crocus’ magnetic sensors bring significant advantages to industrial and consumer applications requiring high sensitivity, stable performance over temperature, low power and low noise. We are headquartered in Milpitas, California, with our Technology Center in Grenoble, France. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer comprehensive benefits and compensation packages. Crocus offers a fantastic work environment with a great international corporate culture.

Job Location:

  • Crocus Technology, Grenoble, France.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, implementation and validation of test software on ATE platforms (Chroma, Teradyne) using automated wafer probers to support both production and engineering
  • Test HW design, development, and debug
  • Development of optimized test algorithms including interface to data system.
  • Optimize existing test programs and architectures
  • Development and implementation of test and qualification plans
  • Perform wafer level verification and failure analysis
  • The position requires close collaboration with cross functional teams such as design, characterization, and application engineering to ensure that the test platforms meet current and future requirements.

Qualifications:

  • MS degree, typically in Computer Science / Software Engineering
  • >2 years of experience in test automation on commercial ATEs such as SPEA, Chroma, Teradyne (preferred)
  • Advanced knowledge of C/C++
  • Advanced knowledge of Python
  • Semiconductor background is preferred
  • Excellent documentation practices, highly detail oriented.
  • Effective written and oral communications skills with a high degree of fluency in English.  Fluency in French is desirable but not required.
  • Ability to work in an efficient, flexible, and effective manner, both independently and in a diverse and fast-moving team environment.

Start-up dans le monde des semi-conducteurs qui apporte des innovations technologiques majeures dans le domaine des capteurs, Crocus Technology recrute dans le cadre d’une création de poste un(e) Ingénieur(e) test en CDI

Profil : Ingénieur Cadre

Durée de travail : Forfait jour

Date de début : ASAP

Localisation du poste Grenoble

Poste et mission

  • En charge de la conception, de l’implémentation, et de la validation des logiciels de test sur les plateformes ATE (Chromas, Teradyne) à l’aide de probers pour assurer à la fois la production et l’engineering.
  • Test HW design, leur développement, et debug
  • Développement d’algorithmes de test optimisés incluant l’interface avec le système de données
  • Élaboration et mise en œuvre de plans de tests et de qualification
  • Effectuer la vérification du silicium et l’analyse des défaillances
  • Le poste demande de travailler en étroite collaboration avec les équipes transverses telles que les équipes design, caractérisation, FAE pour s’assurer que les tests répondent aux actuelles et aux futures exigences.

Profil recherché

  • Niveau master, science informatique/génie informatique
  • Deux années d’expérience dans l’automatisation des tests sur les ATE commerciaux avec une préférence pour Chromas, Téradyne.
  • De solides connaissances en C++, Python
  • Background dans le semiconducteur
  • Sens accru de la documentation, très soucieux du détail.
  • Excellente communication écrite et orale avec un niveau élevé de maîtrise de l’anglais.
  • Capacité à travailler en autonomie, de manière flexible et ouverte dans un environnement international

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Start-up dans le monde des semi-conducteurs qui apporte des innovations technologiques majeures dans le domaine des capteurs et des mémoires magnétiques, Crocus Technology recrute en CDI un(e) technicien(ne) Test pour assister l’équipe de R&D dans le développement de nouveaux procédés.

Au sein de l’équipe Test du centre R&D de Crocus Grenoble, vous effectuerez la programmation et le wafer sort des différents produits capteurs, participez à leur mise en production et à la montée en volume. Vous serez polyvalent(e) et capable d’utiliser alternativement plusieurs testeurs et probers différents. Vous gérerez également la mise à jour d’un monitoring des lots testés. Enfin, vous travaillerez en support de l’équipe R&D pour accompagner le développement des produits de prochaine génération.

Vous êtes titulaire d’un BAC+2 (DUT ou BTS) en Mesures Physiques, Electronique ou équivalent. Vous êtes débutant(e) ou justifiez d’une expérience de 1 à 2 années en microélectronique et test de wafers sur prober. La maitrise de la programmation en Python/Matlab serait un plus.

Vous avez un bon sens de l’organisation, vous êtes méthodique et vous disposez de qualités relationnelles pour le travail en équipe.
Vous maitrisez l’anglais.
Technicien supérieur (BTS ou IUT)  en Mesures Physiques, Electronique ou équivalent
Poste basé en région grenobloise (équipements basés sur le site du CEA).
Horaires de jour. Disponibilité immédiate.

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We are a semiconductor company based in Milpitas. We are in a fast growth industry and expanding our business rapidly. We are looking for a high-energy, versatile, and ambitious person to support our expanding business. You will work with customers, distributors and internal teams directly for problem resolving and translate customer demand to our supply and revenue plans. This is a critical role for the company which directly impacts company revenue. Some work experience of customer service and sales operations are preferred and your supervisor will guide you for your success.

Responsibilities:

  • Account coordination and execution of daily operations and problem solving.
  • Customer relationship and partnership development.
  • Customer order and delivery management.
  • Coordinate world-wide Sales Forecast.
  • Daily logistics support and follow-ups.
  • Improve overall customer service.
  • Help drive the S&OP process.  Own the demand statement to Operations.
  • Project involvement and participation as needed.
  • Order and manufacturing WIP Management coordination with the Operations team.
  • Monitor customer feedback/return/FA and drive responsible team to close open cases timely.

Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in business or related field.
  • At least two (2) years of related experience; preferably in the semiconductor industry or Electronics Distribution.
  • Must have advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).  SalesForce experience is a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral language skills. Plus must be extremely detail-oriented.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, allowing you to function within a team and to build relationships with valued customers.
  • Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management experience is a plus.
  • Business experience in a global business environment highly desirable.
  • Problem solving skills and be pro-active.

Experience:

  • Customer Service: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Supply chain management: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Semiconductor: 2 years (Preferred)

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Brief Description:

Full-time/contract position.  Crocus Technology is seeking a Staff Analog & Mixed-Signal IC EDA/CAD Engineer in Milpitas, CA.

Description:

Crocus Technology is seeking an EDA/CAD Engineer to support and develop EDA tools for high-performance analog ASIC design.  The engineer will be hands-on with all phases of design including foundry interface, PDK/tool flow installation, database archive and validation, tapeout and support. The engineer must be an expert in analog and mixed-signal circuit design flows and tools. The self-motivated engineer must be able to anticipate problems and devise effective solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Support CAD environment for the design of high-performance, high-precision mixed-signal, integrated circuits for magnetic sensor applications
  • Contribute to the development of design standards, IC development processes, CAD tools and design flows
  • Serve as CAD engineer with external IP, tool and foundry vendors:
    • Design, setup, and maintain CAD interfaces between IP vendor and Crocus Technology teams
    • Troubleshoot CAD interface issues as required
    • Tapeouts

Minimum Expertise Requirements:

  • Expert in analog and mixed-signal IC design concepts and must demonstrate superior critical thinking skills, problem solving capabilities and engineering judgment
  • Fluent with analog EDA front and back-end tools
    • Cadence Virtuoso, ADE
    • SKILL programming
    • Mentor Calibre (end user support and rule deck writing)
  • Detailed understanding of layout concepts and guidelines
  • FlexLM license management
  • Strong UNIX/Linux and scripting language (Perl/TCL/csh/etc)
  • Linux/Windows hardware, server storage, networking, infrastructure set-up, maintenance, debug capabilities
  • Not required but preferred
    • Perforce
    • Ocean scripting
    • Linux OS support
    • Custom Pcell development
    • Custom PDK development

Education Requirements:

  • BS 8+ years – MS/PhD preferred
  • MS 5+ years
  • PhD 3+ years

Minimum Experience Requirements:

  • Overall:
    • 5 years of experience working as a professional mixed signal IC CAD engineer is required
  • IC Technologies:
    • High-performance, high-precision, high-voltage IC technologies: CMOS, bipolar, BiCMOS, BCD
    • Automotive: AEC-Q100, Grade0
  • IC Design Software:
    • Experience with setting up, documenting, and maintaining analog and digital IC design flows is required
    • Experience with transistor-level IC design and verification software, e.g. Cadence Composer, Cadence Virtuoso, Cadence Spectre, Virtuoso AMS, Mentor Calibre, Cadence Assura, Skill language, is required
    • Experience with digital design flows, e.g. RTL coding, synthesis, formal verification, place and route, RC extraction, timing closure, is preferred
  • Third Party IP:
    • Experience in designing, setting up, and maintaining CAD interfaces with external IP vendors
  • Work Environment:
    • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
    • Must be strong individual contributor, and also able to work as member of a small team

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Description

Crocus Technology is seeking a skilled, aggressive, and knowledgeable Product Line Manager for its portfolio of the most advanced XtermeSenseTM TMR magnetic sensors. The Product Line Manager is the “owner” of all aspects of the product from concept to end-of-life including revenues, margins, cost modeling, TAM/SAM analysis, and competitive positioning. This leader defines the new product roadmap using their knowledge of market dynamics, customer needs, technology readiness and corporate execution ability to define the right products to meet business objectives. This role involves internal and customer-facing communication where you build relationships with executives and technical leaders.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage product P&L including revenues, margins, cost structure, and positioning
  • Engage customers and field staff to collect customer and market requirements
  • Own the product roadmap and define new products (product requirements, business case, competitive outlook)
  • Manage core aspects of product for the full life cycle (definition to end-of-life) – target applications, core value proposition, pricing, market opportunity
  • Drive and cooperate with the field staff to drive and support Design In’s and Design Win’s. Direct field staff to applications where the product fits, drive internal response to RFI/RFQ’s, provide pricing and terms that can be offered in specific customer negotiations to close deals
  • Cooperate with other product managers to ensure new products fit into overall Product Line
  • Work with application team on reference designs and demo-boards
  • Create aggressive Go-to-Market plans to drive revenue and align outbound marketing and field sales tools with business plans for the product line
  • Global role with domestic and international travel (0-25%)

Qualifications

  • 6-10 years of experience in product management for technical products (sensor or power management) with examples of products that have gone through definition, development and production release
  • Analytical skills for modeling market impact of product trade-off decisions (revenue, units, segmentation, attach rates)
  • Ability and judgement to prioritize activity to achieve overall goals in fast-paced environment with competing priorities
  • An “ownership” mind set where you feel responsible for the overall success of the product
  • Experience and knowledge of analog and mixed-signal products and the manufacturing flow
  • BS in electrical engineering and knowledge of magnetic sensors or power management is preferred. Advanced degree or MBA is a plus.
  • Must have the right to work in United States

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Description

Responsible for developing and implementing quality processes within the QMS in compliance with ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 requirements. Leads 8D problem-solving activities to support supplier and customer reported issues. Provide quality engineering support to suppliers and customers and drive quality improvements.

Management/Organizational Skills

  1. Must be able to manage/drive resolution of customer and supplier quality issues.
  2. Ability to effectively coordinate multi-functional teams in driving issue resolutions.
  3. Ability to drive improvements of QMS processes and compliance to applicable standards.
  4. Project management – ability to manage and execute projects and its deliverables and meet schedules.

Team and People Skills

  1. Ability to work effectively with multi-functional teams.
  2. Possesses leadership skills to lead teams.
  3. Good communication skills (verbal and written).

Projects and Deliverables

  1. Deliverables for a project include but are not limited to:
  2. Set up and implementation of quality processes to comply with IATF 16949 requirements.
  3. Create needed process documentation.
  4. Take the lead on customer complaints and coordinate responses and completion of 8D to ensure timeliness and quality of responses.
  5. Take on key role in driving compliance to IATF 16949 through audits and process improvements to achieve certification.
  6. Active participation in the APQP process and manages PPAP deliverables and customer submissions.
  7. Evaluate and support implementation of the APQP/PPAP software tool for effective management of the process and the deliverables.

Basic Qualifications

Good working knowledge of semiconductor manufacturing processes. Understanding of ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016 requirements with a working knowledge of the Core Quality Tools (FMEA, MSA, PPAP, SPC, APQP/Control Plan). Experience in quality engineering supporting suppliers and automotive customers. Good verbal and written communication skills.

Job Requirements

  1. Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline
  2. Minimum 5 years experience in quality engineering in the semiconductor industry and experience in automotive.
  3. Working knowledge of ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 standards
  4. Auditor certification (ISO 9001/IATF 16949), preferred
  5. Working knowledge of statistical and data analysis tools and reporting.
  6. Experience with supplier and customer interface, issue resolution using 8D corrective action methodology.

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Description

Crocus Technology is currently looking for a highly motivated and experienced Sr. Test Engineers to join our Product and Test engineering team located in Milpitas, CA. As Sr. Test Engineer, you will develop production test hardware (wafer sort and final test) and test programs for our leading-edge magnetic sensor products using ATE platforms. You should have hands-on experience in debugging production test programs, proficient with test methodology concepts, multi-site testing and test hardware development, product characterization and experience supporting high volume production testing. You will also be responsible for validation and qualification of test hardware, test systems and release into manufacturing and sustaining it.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop, debug and deployment of wafer sort and final test production test programs for mix-signal magnetic sensor products on ATE platforms.
  • Design and develop multi-site probe cards and final test hardware with active components on-board to ensure device testability.
  • Engage with test hardware manufacturers, review and approve engineering and production test hardware schematics and board layouts.
  • Collaborate with third-party subcontractors on test hardware and test program development, test system verification and validation.
  • Perform test systems calibrations, gage repeatability & reproducibility (Gauge R&R).
  • Perform test time reduction, yield improvement and cost reduction activities.
  • Recommend changes required on testing equipment’s, test procedures or test methodologies to improve test quality and reduce test cost.
  • Perform statistical analysis of yield data, debug failures and lot dispositioning.
  • Require some travel and/or remote support during new product release and sustaining it.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Prior Test Program development experience on Chroma 3650, Eagle ETS 364, SPEA DOT 800, Magnum M1 or ASL 1000 systems.
  • Experience developing ATE test programs using languages such as Visual Basic, C/C++.
  • Knowledge of object-oriented programming concepts will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in Python or Perl programing in a Windows environment will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent analytical and hands-on debugging skills and the ability to proactively solve issues.
  • Experience using lab equipment’s such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, signal generators and power supplies.
  • Knowledge of digital interfaces such as I2C, SPI, GPIB protocols.
  • Experience developing ATE test programs and hardware for magnetic sensors, image sensors or motion sensors will be a plus.
  • Experience with production test yield improvement and cost reduction.
  • Knowledge of statistical data analysis (Six Sigma, Minitab, JMP, Spotfire, etc.), quality and reliability testing.
  • Knowledge of semiconductor fundamentals, CMOS circuits and test methodologies.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills to manage third-party vendors, suppliers and partners.

Education

  • Candidate must possess at least a bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and have at least 5- 10 years industry experience in a highly competitive semiconductor manufacturing test environment.

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General Job Description:

Hands on experience working with and setting up testers, probers, meters and other lab equipment in a semiconductor engineering lab environment. Responsible for operating and setup of laser programing machine. Able to perform Incoming and outgoing inspection of 8” wafers. Also support engineering activities including but not limited to wafer sort and final test setup, magnetic setup at wafer level, conduct tests and collect data.

Complex Tasks:

  1. Able to setup different types of semiconductor equipment.
  2. Able to operate the semiconductor equipment.
  3. Inspect products and processes for flaws and identify areas of improvement.
  4. Conduct tests and collect data.
  5. Prepare and conduct experiments.
  6. Calculate or record results during experiments.

Organizational Skills:

  1. Must be able to perform tasks without direct supervision.
  2. Must have the organizational skills to consistently meet schedule requirements and commitments.
  3. Assist engineers as they create, modify, and test products and processes.
  4. Quality first mindset evident in quality of work and organization of workspace.
  5. Understanding and experience working in a class 10K cleanroom environment.

Team and People Skills:

  1. Able to work effectively with engineering team.
  2. Understand specific roles within the team and maintain both personal focus and group vision.
  3. Effective communication and sense of ownership and accountability.

Projects and deliverables:
Deliverables for a project include but are not limited to:

  1. Operate the Laser Programing machine.
  2. Ensure proper operation of all equipment by performing audits and maintaining checklists,
  3. Support engineering for data collection.
  4. Support engineering to setup Probers and Testers.

Basic Qualifications:

Must possess good written and verbal communications skills.

Job Requirements:

  1. Minimum High School Diploma, preferred AA with 5 years of experience.
  2. Hands on experience in a semiconductor environment with specific experience in equipment setup.
  3. Experience using Microscope for incoming and outgoing wafer inspection.
  4. Ability to read, analyze and interpret engineering and machine instructions.
  5. Able to perform the work without or with minimum supervision.
  6. Other activities as may be required.

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The Applications/Hardware Engineer will be responsible for the testing, characterization and application electronics development of our TMR Magnetic Sensor Product Portfolio.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Immersed in Applications Engineering activity including generation of application circuits and demo boards with circuit design steps, component selection, circuit schematic, bill of materials, PCB layout, test procedures and reports
  • Support Applications Team’ documentation efforts to enable customers to build and customize reference designs provided
  • Ensure customer support by providing guidance for troubleshooting/analysis, competitive analysis, and solution generation, including FA support relative to applications and systems issues.
  • Involved with automation of Lab Measurements and development of new test methods to characterize and benchmark TMR Magnetic Sensors
  • Other duties as assigned

What You Need for this Position

Required Skills/Experience:

  • BS and/or MS in Electrical, Electronics Engineering, or a related discipline with minimum 5-7 years of experience in the Electronics Industry in an Applications or Electronics Design role.
  • Experience and strong knowledge of sensors, preferably magnetic sensor, readout circuitry is a plus
  • Demonstrated related experience in the areas of sensors, integrated circuit, PCB design with good hardware debugging skills is mandatory
  • Experience in measurement automation (LabView, VEE, Python) as well proficiency in programming microcontrollers (STM32/MSP430/PICs) to enable rapid prototyping of sensors.
  • An effective communicator with the ability to interface at all levels within the organization and cross functional teams both written and orally.

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Ability to do basic GUI development in Windows as needed to support demonstration boards.
  • Experience with analog, mixed signal testing for multiple industrial and consumer applications

What’s In It for You

  • Competitive Base Salary with Bonus
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • PTO
  • Retirement Plan
  • Career advancement at a sensor startup

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