Quality Manager

Job Title: Quality Manager
Location: Billerica, MA
Department: Quality Assurance
Reports To: General Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt, Salaried

Organization Summary:

Founded in 1981, Amtech Systems is a trusted global supplier of essential semiconductor equipment and consumables serving various industries within the power semiconductor market, including mobile, computing, industrial, automotive, telecom, medical, and more.

Our diversified product portfolio enables us to manufacture and sell our products worldwide, particularly in Asia, North America, and Europe, through our three verticals: substrate (for lapping and polishing), chip fabrication (for diffusion furnace) and packaging and SMT (for thermal processing). Our differentiator is the quality of our products and our customer service. We are a trusted supplier and provide our customers with high-quality solutions.

We are currently looking to hire a Quality Manager at BTU International. BTU International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amtech Group (Nasdaq: ASYS), is a global supplier and technology leader of advanced thermal processing equipment solutions in the electronics manufacturing market. BTU’s high-performance convection reflow ovens are used in the production of SMT printed circuit board assemblies and in semiconductor packaging processes. BTU also specializes in precision controlled, high-temperature belt furnaces for a wide range of custom applications, such as brazing, direct bond copper, diffusion furnace, aluminum sintering and advanced solar cell processing.

Summary Objectives:

The Quality Manager main focal point is managing the organization’s Quality Management System (QMS). The Manager will take on the lead role in the qualification, performancemonitoring, and quality technology deployment in the supply chain and production environment, including involvement in design reviews and engineering releases as appropriate. The Manager establishes, compiles, produces, and analyzes quality reports to discern quality levels and implement corrective action as appropriate required by the quality management system. In addition, the Manager Participates and/or facilitates project teams, maintain and drive changes to the quality management system. The Manager represents the organization as the ISO representative and guides senior leadership with respect to strategic/tactical quality management system changes and develop quality standards and requirements for suppliers in conjunction with the purchasing, engineering, production, and manufacturing engineering departments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the organizational Quality Management System (QMS), (ISO 9001 based).
  • Qualify suppliers through on-site surveys and other research means and perform periodic supplier audits.
  • Facilitate the supplier rating system, communicate quality levels, and target improvement. activities.
  • Management Review Board representative for Quality. This includes subsequent Investigations, and initiating corrective actions.
  • Lead role in determining first article inspections and driving associated follow-up activities.
  • Interface with the shop floor personnel and others regarding issues associated with supplied product.
  • Establish/facilitate inspection and measurement systems including procedure development, specification interpretation, statistical sampling, and statistical quality as applicable, both within BTU and with the supplier/vendor.
  • Guide senior leadership through changes that affect the quality management system.
  • Strictly adhere to all BTU safety policies.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Understanding of ISO9001 and other industry standards associated with quality program
  • requirements.
  • Experience with working with internal audits and ISO lead auditors.
  • Interpersonal and technical skills to lead suppliers toward achievement of Quality products.
  • Understanding of ISO9001 and other industry standards associated with quality program requirements.
  • Interpersonal and technical skills to lead suppliers toward achievement of Quality products.
  • Familiar with SQC, SPC, FMEA, DOE, process flow charting, risk analysis, and other related Quality technologies.
  • Familiar with capital equipment manufacturing practices.
  • LEAN manufacturing experience.
  • Understanding of electronic, software, and mechanical technology.
  • Proficient on PC desktop applications, MS Office, Visio, Minitab or similar SPC software.
  • Experience in leading improvement teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with an ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Quality/Research/Manufacturing Engineer.
  • Knowledge of metal fabrication methods, HMI systems, mechanical drive systems, and mechanical/electrical control systems
  • Strong working knowledge of the ISO 9001 system and or related systems.
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems, Microsoft D365 preferred.
  • Formal training in blueprint reading and/or drawing standards.


Other duties may be assigned to support the overall business. Amtech Group has the right to revise and update this job description at any time.

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