Principal Product Manufacturing Solutions Engineer



Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

At NVIDIA, we have been at the forefront of transforming computer graphics, PC gaming, and accelerated computing for over 25 years. Our legacy of innovation is fueled by our exceptional technology and amazing team of people.

We are seeking a creative and experienced Principal, Product Manufacturing Solutions Engineer to join our Operations Engineering team. This role is pivotal in ensuring the successful release of NVIDIA's chip and board products to high volume manufacturing.

What you'll be doing:

  • Product Release to Manufacturing: Play a key role in releasing NVIDIA's designed chip and board products to high volume manufacturing.

  • Early Planning and Coordination: Represent Operations Engineering during the early planning stages of alternate suppliers and manufacturing process flows. Align on production release requirements.

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams (ATG, Ops, Thermal, Eng Ops) to drive manufacturing process verification and meet alternate supplier production release requirements.

  • Communicate the end-to-end manufacturing process verification status, from chip to board, and summarize data for functional (SME) teams to drive resolution on observed issues.

  • Collect all relevant data and collaborate with the quality team to ensure production release in our quality/PLM systems.

  • Product Hold Identification: Partner with the planning team to identify products on hold at different manufacturing process steps. Collaborate with different functional (SME) teams to drive necessary data collection for disposition.

  • Proactively identify manufacturability risk areas, recommend required verification data, and drive mitigation plans.

  • Continuously mentor and develop engineers within your team.

What we need to see:

  • BSME/BSEE or equivalent experience.

  • 15+ years of relevant experience

  • Extensive experience in high volume chip and board manufacturing process verification.

  • Strong understanding of chip and board manufacturing processes, quality systems, and risk mitigation strategies.

  • Proven ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and communicate complex technical information clearly.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills with a track record of mentoring and developing engineering talent.

  • Problem-Solving: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and resolve manufacturing issues.

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Masters in Engineering

  • Ability to think creatively and propose innovative solutions to manufacturing challenges.

  • Meticulous attention to detail to ensure high-quality production releases.

  • Proactive in identifying potential issues and driving solutions before they impact production.

With competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, NVIDIA is widely considered to be one of the technology world’s most desirable employers. We have some of the most forward-thinking and hardworking people in the world working for us. This role presents an opportunity to have a wide impact at NVIDIA by improving the factory planning function. Are you creative, hard-working, dedicated, and determined? Do you love a challenge? If so, we want to hear from you!

The base salary range is 224,000 USD - 356,500 USD. Your base salary will be determined based on your location, experience, and the pay of employees in similar positions.

You will also be eligible for equity and benefits. NVIDIA accepts applications on an ongoing basis.

NVIDIA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.