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Product Engineer BiPolar

We are seeking a highly motivated and results-oriented Product Engineer with excellent communication skills to join our BiPolar Semiconductor department in Prague, Czech Republic. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background in power semiconductors such as Thyristors and Diodes. In this role, you will be responsible for the entire product lifecycle from the product transfer from R&D into the production to its phase-out, and will work closely with other departments and teams to ensure the success of our products across the both manufacturing sites in Prague, Czech Republic and Lenzburg, Switzerland.

Task & Duties

  • Manage the full product life-cycle starting from the transfer from R&D into production to product phase-out.

  • Monitor and report the production yield. Actively initiate and execute product improvement activities by applying common methodologies and practices (data analysis, 6-Sigma, DoE, DtV).

  • Drive product improvement projects and activities starting by design and process experiments, plan and execute engineering sample verification using advanced measurement equipment, and closure by documenting and report results.

  • Close collaboration with internal stakeholders such as process engineering, operations, product engineering, product management and R&D.

  • Coordinate your work with your team members across Bipolar BU, in Switzerland and the Czech-Republic.


  • Degree in electrical engineering, semiconductor physics, or similar technical field,

  • 3+ years of professional experience in the semiconductor field, ideally as product engineer

  • A solid understanding of electronic device physics and semiconductor processing techniques.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to structure problems, make well-reasoned decisions, and follow through on them

  • Experiences in project management

  • Fluency in English written and spoken is a must

  • Fluency in Czech language written and spoken is a must

Location Prague, Bohemia, Czechia
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-03-12
Reference number R0044406

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