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Product Quality Assurance Engineer

Manassas, VA, US


Req. ID: 159163 


As a Product Quality Assurance Engineer at Micron Technology, Inc., you will be responsible for Product Quality improvements through EFA [Electrical Failure Analysis], data mining, new part qualification support. PQA engineer goal is drive for continuous improvement of the quality of product delivered by MTV in order to exceed expectations of the business plan and external customers This will involve interfacing with Process Integration/ Product Engineering to improve Yields, reliability and manufacturability.


This new position will be at Micron’s Northern Virginia facility in Manassas, where Micron will invest $3 billion dollars to expand production.  As part of the expansion, Micron will establish a global research and development center in Manassas for memory and storage solutions primarily focused on the automotive, industrial and networking markets.


Your responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Driving key deliverables and improvement programs for Micron internal quality metrics NCD, Product Grade, PTS, GSPEC
  • Monitors and drives the quality metrics improvements including, module production fails and RMAs.
  • Monitor Global quality dashboard and report reliability metric not meeting spec and performance
  • Leads the analysis of multiple data sources and ensures appropriate feedback is given to customer
  • Working in collaboration with multiple engineering groups including Process Module Area/RDA/Manufacturing to help identify existing containment action and work towards continuous improvement action
  • Applies advanced principles to detect and evaluate reliability issues.
  • Work with other fabs for customer returns and lesson learnt
  • Utilizes Failure mode effect analysis and 8D processes for improving product quality and continuously reducing the quality and reliability failure modes.
  • Ensures data integrity.
  • Proactively identify potential quality and reliability concerns, drive actions to mitigate, contain deviated material.
  • Applies advanced principles and past knowledge of reliability to evaluate and act on potential reliability issues.
  • Able to link Product layout and how it relates to process marginality and product testing.
  • Knowledge of Electrical device characteristics.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • A thorough understanding of semiconductor device physics and operation and product reliability.
  • Excellent data extraction and analysis skills.
  • Understanding of electrical device parameters and their relation to the fabrication process.
  • Strong understanding of statistical methods, data analysis and data mining.
  • Strong understanding of electrical failure analysis.
  • Strong understanding of CMOS or silicon based memory devices. 
  • Understanding of semiconductor/memory chip reliability mechanisms.
  • Understanding of semiconductor/memory chip process flow.
  • Strong understanding in semiconductor product disposition and or reliability data collection for unplanned deviations.
  • Understanding in analyzing and determining the root cause of customer returns/return material authorizations (RMA).
  • Understanding of failure mode effect analysis (FMEA) or 8D processes.
  • Understanding of reliability specification like Voltage SPEC, parametric SPEC, and Reliability SPEC


Education Qualification:


Degree Required:                          Minimum B.S or it's equivalent

Academic Discipline(s):                 Electrical or Electronics Engineering

Experience required:                     Semiconductor Experience preferred



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 or 208-368-4748 and/or by completing our General Contact Form

Keywords:  Manassas || Virginia (US-VA) || United States (US) || Frontend Manufacturing || Experienced || Regular || Engineering || #LI-AT2 || Tier 3 || 

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