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Title:  Staff Process Engineer

Requisition ID:  39742

San Jose, CA, US Tempe, AZ, US

Job Function:  Process Engineering

Job Type:  Permanent - Full Time 

Travel Required:  Up to 25% 

Remote Work Available:  No 


Renesas is one of the top global semiconductor companies in the world. We strive to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world, and our goal is to make every endpoint intelligent by offering product solutions in the automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT markets. Our robust product portfolio includes world-leading MCUs, SoCs, analog and power products, plus Winning Combination solutions that curate these complementary products. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of the electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.


Renesas employs roughly 21,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide. As a global team, our employees actively embody the Renesas Culture, our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial. Renesas believes in, and has a commitment to, diversity and inclusion, with initiatives and a leadership team dedicated to its resources and values. At Renesas, we want to build a sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics and the world.


What you'll be doing:

  • Work with multi-functional teams to bring up new process technology / new fab qualification (e.g BCD technology, mixed signal technology), debug process issues, and identify process and design interaction / ATE test interaction failures.
  • Initiate and conduct foundry DOEs for yield and process improvements
  • Drive process corner definitions and analysis
  • Foundry representative for customer RMAs
  • Work with foundry vendors and quality team for FEMA of process step, auditing and foundry excursion prevention.
  • Track and ensure process meets sufficient margins for volume production ramp.
  • Drive foundry vendors and internal cross function teams for yield enhancement, foundry safe ramp.
  • Hands-on data analytics with PDF Exensio and JMP for yield improvement.
  • Champion yield tool management, develop JMP or PDF Exensio yield analysis scripts / templates and mentor novice users.


  • Fab experience in BCD and Si based device technology.
  • Device physics background desired.
  • Experiences in PDF Exensio / JMP preferred.
  • 6+ years’ experience in foundry engineering related fields
  • 6+ years’ experience in working with foundry vendors
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, multifunctional, and multi-time-zone teams.
  • MS in Electrical Engineering, Physics, related field or equivalent work experience; PhD is a plus


Renesas Electronics America is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to celebrating diversity and fostering a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto