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Quality Reliability Engineer

Phoenix, Arizona; Hillsboro, Oregon Job ID JR0230572 Job Category Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Entry Level
Job Description

Package Assembly Technology Development Quality and Reliability Engineering (QRE) is a fast paced environment requiring sound decision making at both tactical and strategic levels.

QREs serve as the voice of the customer during the development of new package technologies, regularly evaluating the quality and reliability of the design and manufacturing process to ensure a robust technology is developed to meet varied customer needs. The impact of QRE recommendations on partner organizations makes the position one of responsibility and high visibility.

The job requires a motivated self-starter who can work with minimal supervision in a collaborative but frequently ambiguous environment. In this position, you will be responsible for supporting Quality and Reliability assessments of electronic packaging and assembly methods currently under development.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Establishing reliability risk assessments for package technologies, including determining reliability requirements to achieve company, customer and any governmental agency reliability objectives.

  • Providing technical inputs on the design of package assembly test vehicles.

  • Developing and executing technology certification strategies and plans.

  • Designing and executing experiments to identify reliability failure mechanisms.

  • Extraction and statistical analysis of reliability data to enable prediction of field reliability performance.

  • Communicating quality and reliability results, risks and recommendations.

  • Collaborating with package integration and mechanical core comp teams for achieving required levels of product reliability.

  • Developing improved Quality and Reliability methods and business processes based on structured methods (including Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen, and other methods).

  • Technical and analytical problem solving, willing to extend influence and work across multiple teams and stakeholders to develop solutions.

  • Critical performance skills include intolerance of mediocrity, self-initiative, clear and crisp communication, willing to work with a diverse range of background, and effective time management.

This is an entry level position and compensation will be given accordingly.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your schoolwork and/or classes and/or research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate must possess the degree by the employment start date. 

  • Candidate must possess an MS degree with 6+ months of experience in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science/Engineering, or Quality and Reliability Engineering OR PHD degree with 1+ year of experience in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science /Engineering, or Quality and Reliability Engineering

Preferred Qualifications:
2+ years of experience in the following:

  • BGA packaging reliability and failure modes/mechanisms.

  • Data collection and statistical data analysis, especially reliability statistics and statistical process control.

  • Design of experiments, measurement capability analysis, and screening experiments.

  • Semiconductor packaging assembly and package and socket failure modes and mechanisms.

Inside this Business Group
As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support.  Employees in the Technology Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

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Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

Posting Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.
We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here:

Working Model
This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.
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