Company Summary :
Cohu STG (Semiconductor Test Group) designs and manufacturers automated test equipment (ATE) for the semiconductor market.
Our semiconductor ATE solutions are scalable platforms targeted at testing ASSP, MCU, RF PA / FEM, Sensors / MEMS and Power and Analog devices.
The primary end market drivers for our testers are Automotive, Mobility, IoT / IoV & Optoelectronics, Data Center / Cloud & AI, Medical & Industrial and Consumer.
Our product portfolio gives our customers the best possible combination of technologies to match their business and technical needs, focused on increasing yield, reducing cost of test and accelerating time-to-market.
With a global network of strategically deployed applications and support resources, our testers enable the high-volume production of electronics that allow people to be entertained, communicate, be more productive and stay safe.
Cohu STG is ramping up our ATE Applications Engineering team in Asia to provide system level engineering and advanced applications support for our customers with manufacturing operations in Asia.
We are actively recruiting now and into the middle of 2019 for more than 60 applications engineers at these levels : Application Engineers, Sr.
Application Engineers, Principal Application Engineers and Application Team Leaders. Here are the locations where we have openings :
Position Summary :
Senior Application Engineers work on application development projects for customers. They develop, debug and integrate application programs according to customer test specifications.
They support installation and ramp-up for production at customer sites, including on-site troubleshooting. They meet with customers and conduct technical training, support customers on- and offsite, provide technical support for system sales, and work on special projects.
As part of the worldwide Application Team, Senior Application Engineers work to meet goals and objectives. In addition, they have some project management responsibilities.
Primary Functions and Responsibilities :
Estimate effort and timelines for application development projects (conversions, new developments).
Define tester configurations based on customer device requirements and propose them in alignment with sales and marketing to the customer.
Work out test time estimations for benchmarks and application development projects.
Develop, debug, and integrate application programs according to customer test specification. Work on application programming by themselves as well take ownership of on-time and on-cost delivery.
Define and drive loadboard development with third party vendors based on customer requirements.
Conduct technical training internally and for customers according to Cohu’s training guidelines and procedures.
Report about the status of the ongoing activities (e.g. monthly reports, trip reports, project reports) regularly and on demand.
Provide on- and offsite support activities for customers (including ramp-up support for production at customer site, onsite trouble shooting, technology and methodical support).
Cooperate with Sales and Marketing to support business of system sales.
Self-educate on trends relevant for engineering and technology. Adapt and implement necessary steps in consensus with your management.
Other Functions :
Participate frequently in customer meetings and foster all levels of communication with customers.
Focus on existing business processes and their appropriate usage as well on continued improvement of existing processes
Report SPR’s (system performance reports) upon detecting any issues on the tester operating systems.
Write application notes and papers for internal use as well propose papers for exhibitions and public events.
Education : University degree in Engineering or similar education
Experience : 5-10+ years’ experience in the ATE and / or semiconductor industry. Knowledge in at least one of the listed disciplines :
Mixed Signal Test + DSP
DFT (Design for Testability)
Specific Knowledge : Fluent in English (written and spoken)
Personal Qualifications : Programming skills, good understanding of electronics and electrical engineering, creative, communicative, flexible, organized, willing to learn, willingness to travel, collaborate with