Technician, Quality Assurance (D Shift)


San Diego, CA, US

pSemi Corporation is a Murata company driving semiconductor integration. pSemi builds on Peregrine Semiconductor’s 30-year legacy of technology advancements and strong IP portfolio but with a new mission—to enhance Murata’s world-class capabilities with high-performance semiconductors. With a strong foundation in RF integration, pSemi’s product portfolio now spans power management, connected sensors, optical transceivers, antenna tuning and RF frontends. These intelligent and efficient semiconductors enable advanced modules for smartphones, base stations, personal computers, electric vehicles, data centers, IoT devices and healthcare. From headquarters in San Diego and offices around the world, pSemi’s team explores new ways to make electronics for the connected world smaller, thinner, faster and better.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for ensuring the pSemi QMS (Quality Management System) is robust and meeting all customer and industry standards. This individual will work hand-in-hand with existing Quality Engineering and Management to ensure the above process is compliant. This individual will inspect and perform audits of both material and processes.


Roles & Responsibilities

This position has responsibility for:

  • Inspections of product to ensure compliance
  • Maintain QA inspection records/database and generate reports
  • Generate/Revise pSemi formal documentation
  • Initiate non-conforming material reports, including the Monthly Review Board process
  • Perform Internal Audits


Competency Requirements

In order to perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Accepting Direction: Accepts and follows directions from others; respects authority; complies with requests; does what they are asked to do
  • Accepting Responsibility: Takes accountability for delivering on commitments; owns mistakes and uses them as opportunities for learning and development; openly discusses his/her actions and their consequences both good and bad
  • Serving Customers: Builds strong relationships with customers; stays aware of customer needs, concerns and satisfaction; responds promptly to customer questions and requests; effectively manages customer expectations
  • Driving for Results: Aggressively pursues challenging goals and objectives; will to put in considerable time and effort to accomplish objectives; takes a highly focused, goal driven approach toward work
  • Displaying Technical Expertise: Keeps his/her technical skills current; effectively applies specialized knowledge and skills to perform work tasks; understands and masters the technical skills, knowledge, and tasks associated with his/her job; shares technical expertise with others


Minimum Qualifications (Experience and Skills)

  • Minimum of 1 year of Semiconductor IC experience
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Team player
  • Good verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure as well as hand multiple tasks effectively
  • High Volume, High Tech manufacturing environment experience
  • Flexibility in work schedule to support Production Floor schedule


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Agile document control system
  • Experience or knowledge of cleanrooms (Class 10K and 100K)
  • Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, experienced and proficient in DMAIC process
  • Certified auditor to conduct ISO9001:2015/IATF16949/AS9100D audits internally and on suppliers


Education Requirements

  • High School &/or AA degree in Electronics/Engineering/Physical Science


Work Environment

This job operates in operates in a manufacturing lab environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.


Salary Minimum: $22.17

Salary Maximum: $28.80

pSemi Corporation supports a diverse workforce and is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees. pSemi does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions or breastfeeding), gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver’s license issued under Vehicle Code section 12801.9), ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally-protected medical condition, military or veteran status (including “protected veterans” under applicable affirmative action laws), marital status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal laws applicable to the Company. pSemi also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that an employee or applicant has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

Note: The Peregrine Semiconductor name, Peregrine Semiconductor logo and UltraCMOS are registered trademarks and the pSemi name, pSemi logo, HaRP and DuNE are trademarks of pSemi Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies. pSemi products are protected under one or more of the following U.S. Patents:

Minimum Salary:  $22.17
Maximum Salary:  $28.80

Nearest Major Market: San Diego