Director, MaskCAD

Date: 05/05/2021

Location: Newport Beach, CA, USA, 92660

Company: Tower Semiconductor Ltd.

About Tower Semiconductor

Looking for a career path in the high-tech manufacturing industry? Become part of a team focused on delivering the most exciting semiconductor technology to the world!  If you enjoy working with others in a fast pace environment and are looking for an opportunity to grow your career in the high-tech industry, then Tower Semiconductor is the place to be!

Tower Semiconductor is a global specialty foundry leader! We specialize in manufacturing analog integrated circuits for more than 300 customers worldwide in growing markets such as automotive, medical, industrial, consumer and aerospace and defense, among others

Job Description

Responsible for

  • Hands-on management of MaskCAD team to ensure a) on-time conversion of customer design data to mask generation ready format, and b) on-time delivery of masks to worldwide Tower fabs
  • Maintain Mask Requirement Specifications and translate all new process flow requirements for MaskCAD process development, maintain metrics and provide a monthly update. 
  • Mask supplier technical liaison responsible for mask supplier quality audits, SCAR tracking for all suppliers, and  yearly report cards
  • Manage team excellence projects along with day to day activities, mentor and guide individual team members
  • Consult on Tower business portal improvements related to the tape-out process

This Job Is For You If

You can perform highly complex work that impacts the design/selling success of Tower foundry technologies; viewed as a knowledge leader in the company.You can assume responsibility for a significant portion of projects.

You can manage engineering assignments have direct financial impact on the business performance. Erroneous decisions will cause significant delays

You have mastered engineering concepts and clear authority within the company on tape-out flow and mask generation.  Mentors others and leads teams to resolution of complex technical problems spanning across multiple internal departments.

You regularly work with all engineering level of employees within the company, provides technical guidance to others, and  involved in developing junior engineers within and outside the MaskCAD group.

You are able to manage & have responsibility for Newport Beach MaskCAD engineering team

Job Requirements

BS or higher in Science or Engineering

  • Management experience, able to demonstrate successful engineering team leadership 
  • Experience in wafer and mask manufacturing. IC Design experience is a plus
  • UNIX user experience is required
  • Must have attention to detail
  • Flexible, able to manage daily, sometimes hourly, priority changes for the team.
  • Great people skills, able to tailor management style to each individual employee to ensure team success.
  • Systems approach, focus on continuous improvement, automation and error proofing to eliminate opportunities for repeated errors.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.  Position requires extensive internal and external communication



Perks And Benefits

Industry leading healthcare on day one.

Community outreach programs

Savings and Investments

Educational resources

Opportunities to network and connect

Recruiting incentive program

Employee recognition programs