Evaluate electrical, thermal and mechanical characteristics of integrated circuits, components, sub-components and systems to determine root cause of failure.
Analyze failure reports and recommend corrective action to prevent reoccurrence of problems.
Support new process, product transfer and startup.
Incorporate automation and improvement of failure analysis process.
Ensure materials and failure analysis capabilities required to support advanced process technology and product development are in place.
Interact with device and process development engineers to determine relationship of materials properties electrical performance and quality engineers assist in risk assessment.
Define and review analytical equipment for both production and development.
Complete sample analysis for equipment and process qualifications.
Identify optimum analytical approaches critical to problems.
Coordinate analytical resources to ensure rapid and accurate results for manufacturing ramp.
Conduct innovative use of new analytical tools, equipment and methodologies.
Develop, record and perform various failure analysis on systems and components to identify root cause.
Develop formal failure analysis report data and findings of complaint and other groups after analysis completion.
Engineer and convey warranty return metrics.
Maintain and oversee calibration of analysis equipment.