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Title:  Analog Design Director

Requisition ID:  52072
Department:  Analog Design Department

Kodaira, Tokyo, JP

Job Function:  Hardware Engineering

 As part of the Renesas Culture and our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial, Renesas believes in, and is committed t,o our employees’ growth. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and providing opportunity for all. Grow your career, find new opportunities, and advance yourself at Renesas.

For questions on this opportunity, please contact the recruiter for the role: Kiyoe Nakamine 

Job Purpose:

Manage the analog team including all aspects of task, performance, personal development and managing costs and resource to support device/silicon design requirements in line with the program schedule. You will work with engineering leadership to develop the annual budget and will work closely with the VP of Engineering on the planning and execution of projects and resource allocation. 



    Financial data (e.g. sales/revenue budgets). 
    People data (e.g. number of reports managed, 2nd level line manager).Team approx. 50-70 people
    Other relevant statistics (e.g. value of contracts managed, payroll costs)


Principal Accountabilities: 
•    Take overall responsibility for specification and the team's design of power management circuits meeting performance, area, power and timescale constraints.
•    Manage the analog team in terms of cost, methods and staffing and meet time scales as set by the program schedule. 
•    Mentor direct reports, giving appropriate guidance and support, and reviewing technical and behavioural performance regularly. 
•    Conduct appraisals, make remuneration decisions, proactively manage performance and drive development for team.
•    Delegate project tasks appropriately, ensuring the entire team follows procedures and analog practices that are required by internal methodology guidelines.
•    Represent team and input into corporate engineering processes, and methodology improvement discussions.
•    Communicate company and team goals and ensure all team members identify the relationship between company strategy and their contribution. 
•    Collaborate with the VP of Engineering to drive recruitment strategy and take responsibility for direct hiring within team. 
•    Drive resource planning, making recommendations to VP of Engineering.
•    Make significant contribution into Renesas’s Analog strategy, through representation at group management meetings, customer reviews and cross-site initiatives.
•    Keep abreast of industry developments, driving continual improvements within team through effective change management.
•    Provide support and guidance to technical project leads, to ensure successful project execution.
•    Responsible for continual personal and professional development for all team members. 
•    Overseeing pre-production process flow is followed by group for own projects, ensuring outcomes are of high quality.
•    Ensure the entire team follows procedures and design practices that are required by internal guidelines as well as expected from any state-of-the-art technology leader in the industry.
•    Any ad hoc tasks as deemed reasonable by your manager.
•    Perform design reviews.
•    Manage analog input into RFQ process.

Key Performance Measures:
•    Develop the technical and non-technical skillset of the team, ensuring clear career development and progression. Demonstrate effective performance management. 
•    Ensure budget is appropriately managed and resource is utilised to maximise success of deliverables. 
•    Ensure high quality deliverables in project through effective leadership and risk management
•    Appropriate planning and delegation of tasks to ensure project timescales and quality expectations are met.
•    Ensure impactful dissemination of knowledge across team. 
•    Driving strategic changes within analog function that positively impact the business - eg resource, cost and performance
•    Ensure effective team profiling, through succession planning, development and strategic talent acquisition
•    Demonstrate elements of Spirit of Renesas in all aspects of work
•    Instils culture of innovation, professionalism and collaboration throughout team.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
•    Typically, 12-15 years’ experience
•    In depth knowledge of organizational objectives, including business trends and market awareness
•    Strives for continual improvement in all aspects or work including policies and methodology
•    Ability to organize, delegate, budget and plan team to meet departmental objectives.
•    Strong leadership skills with an ability to foster a commercial, collaborative and learning environment
•    Mentor direct reports and review technical and individual performance regularly
•    Collaborating with Senior leadership to develop team objectives in accordance with wider company strategy
•    Ability to work with Senior Management to develop and work to budget
•    Cross cultural awareness and sensitivity
•    Results-oriented and able to deliver on-time under tight schedule pressure.
•    Ability to work both independently and part of a team.
•    Experience in managing and working with international and cross-functional teams.  
•    Flexible to undertake occasional international travel at short notice.
•    Excellent command of verbal and written English 
•    Ability to propose innovative solutions
•    Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills with high level knowledge & expertise in conflict management
Qualifications: (enter formal qualifications typically necessary to do the job)
•    Degree level qualification in Electronics engineering or a related discipline typically required.

Key Relationships: 
•    Senior internal and external colleagues in area of own expertise 
•    Interaction with support function – eg HR / Facilities
•    External interaction with Renesas Customers and suppliers
•    Interaction with Business unit and PMO