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Title:  Director, Analog Engineering

Requisition ID:  51715


Job Function:  Hardware Engineering

Job Type:  Director of Analog Engineering 

Travel Required:  25% 

Remote Work Available: Hybrid


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.


This role will be working hybrid (a blend of onsite and remote work). Our Hybrid Work Model supports our goal of driving a high performing and flexible organization while embracing flexibility of when and where we work, delivering high quality outcomes, maximizing opportunities for collaboration, and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to all employees irrespective of work location.


  • 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.

    2 Dimensions: Summarise any numerical facts and figures that are relevant (if any) to the scale and degree of activity of the job such as: q Financial data (e.g. sales/revenue budgets). q People data (e.g. number of reports managed, 2nd level line manager).Team approx. 50-70 people q Other relevant statistics (e.g. value of contracts managed, payroll costs)

    3 Principal Accountabilities: (the 6-8 main areas of responsibility) · 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.

    4 Key Performance Measures: (How will success in the job be measured? These should relate to the Principal Accountabilities.) · 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.

    5 Knowledge, Skills and Experience: (What is required for fully acceptable performance in the job? Years experience, specific skills/knowledge – technical and non technical)

    · 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 & expertis


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.