Deputy Manager – Quality Assurance

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AOI)

Full Time
Sugar land, TX
Posted 11 months ago


Responsible for managing the Quality program of US Optical Module Manufacturing Division (OMD) manufacturing site, including Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Quality Engineering, IQC/ FQC, etc. Ensures internal processes and metrics align to create the highest product quality and competitive advantage. Position will hold responsible for strengthening quality systems and for determining the appropriate infrastructure and resources required to achieve business objectives. Additional responsibilities will include providing leadership and strategic direction to the quality function and ensuring proper interface of quality function to manufacturing, Research and Development, and marketing. Position will be responsible for building strong relationships with major corporate customers and effectively relating the quality function to the business as a whole.

Job Duties

  • Create reliability test plans, discuss requirements with related departments, monitor the execution of reliability tests for quality and continuous improvement
  • Work closely with product and project managers on the implementation of new projects, new product introduction and infrastructures including operational readiness, change preparation, change execution, and post-change QA validation
  • Lead Internal Auditor for TL9000 and Primary Point of Contact to External Auditors
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis and provide Corrective Action Plans
  • Manage quality engineers with Manufacturing Operations to solve quality problems, efficiencies and meet competitive business deadlines
  • Establish methods to monitor product performance through all stages of manufacturing to ensure quickly and efficiently identify problems and issues that affect quality and yield
  • Update and revise QMS documents
  • Monitor engineers for evaluation and execution of quality program and process control
  • Ensure and monitor implementation of engineering change
  • IQC/IPQC/OQC process control plan
  • CLCA implementation and evaluation

Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor in Engineering required, Master in Engineering preferred

Experience: 5 years of experience in engineering required, 10 years preferred


  • Previous semiconductor industry related experience is desired
  • Effectively communicate AOI’s QMS documents and processes to auditors
  • Excellent understanding of the following international standards: ISO 9001, TL 9000, G6-468, MIL-STD-883, AEC-Q102
  • Good understanding of the CLCA, RCCA, manufacturing and process control
  • Understanding QC/QA Tools including SPC
  • Minimum international travel is required
  • Mandarin Chinese is strongly preferred



Job Features

Job CategoryDevelopment Services - Planning, Analytical, Business Administration, Communication, Data Management, Engineering, Environmental, Hardware/Software Support, Industrial, Information Technology, Lab Management, Laboratory, Leadership, Management, Network Administration, Occupational Safety, Project Management, Public Relations, Quality Control, Research Development

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