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Principal Engineer RF Package Development - AMP2018933

Location: Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Salary/Rate: Research and Development

Type: Permanent

Closing Date:

Job Reference: 1035829

Your new company
Created in 2015, Ampleon is shaped by 50 years of RF power leadership and is set to exploit the full potential of data and energy transfer in RF. Its innovative, yet consistent portfolio offers products and solutions for a wide range of applications.

The name ‘‘Ampleon’’ is the combination of “amplify” (=enhance) and “eon” (=eternity). It reflects the products we stand for and our commitment to “Amplify the future” of RF Power. Our values are focus, excellence and velocity which help us structure our responsibilities, facilitate teamwork and increase employee satisfaction. We believe that variety and diversity make a difference and is key to our success.

As a global company with 1,350 employees worldwide, Ampleon has 16 offices spread across three continents: Europa, Asia and the Americas. The headquarters is situated on Novio Tech Campus in Nijmegen.

Visit our website: for more information about our products and business.

Your new role

As the Principal RF Package Development Engineer, you will be part of cross functional teams and supports the design and the development of new package concepts for RF packages. The package concepts will be optimized for best performance & cost. Additionally, you will support operations with assembly related items.

Your responsibilities 

  • Develop new RF package concepts and processes to fulfil customer requirements in close co-operation with colleagues from different disciplines, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Transfer of knowledge of Package concept and development to the assembly sites and assist with new product introduction
  • Define design rules for package concepts and perform design reviews to ensure adherence to these rules
  • Give inputs for the RF package platform roadmap
  • Perform benchmark studies as input for the package technology roadmap
  • Work with Design and Program Management teams to plan and establish engineering and qualification builds
  • Set up effective in line controls and SPC
  • Co-operate with quality, design, product Engineering and assembly sites to guarantee reliable products
  • Troubleshoot and support operations in 8D teams
  • Organize / Participate in FMEA to identify potential failure modes
  • Work with suppliers and subcontractors to optimize materials, processes and equipment

Your profile 
  • Bachelors/Masters in materials science, Electrical, chemical or mechanical engineering
  • At least 8 years of experience with Package concept design and development
  • Experience in design and process knowledge on high end RF technologies
  • Wide experience in and knowledge of package and assembly processes (die bonding, wire bonding, sealing, molding) for electronic components (leadframe/substrate based)
  • Experience with reliability testing, failure analysis and quality assurance in advanced package process development
  • Active experience in SPC, DOE, FMEA, Failure Analysis and 6Sigma
  • Knowledge of PCB assembly and process is required
  • Experience with surface mount technology and different IC technologies such as Si, GaAs, GaN
  • Knowledge of materials used in electronic assembly and possible interactions
  • Demonstrated ability to lead independent process development and provide suppliers direction by working with design and quality organizations
  • Experience in supplier management and program management skills
  • Establish and maintain strategic partnerships with foundries and assembly partners
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD/Inventor, Minitab or equivalent
  • Strong communication skills
  • Problem solving with critical thinking
  • International focus
  • Willing to travel

What do we offer  
  • A position in an international environment with over 35 nationalities working in cross-functional teams
  • A ‘flat’ organization: informal, flexible, no-nonsense and hands-on
  • A valuable experience to develop yourself
  • A variety of inspiring events throughout the year, such as various technical conferences, sports and family events and many more

As an ambassador of a ‘Great Place to Work’ we also offer employees a variety of secondary benefits. These include:
  • Ability to buy extra leave days
  • A bicycle plan (Tax advantage for bike and accessories)
  • Lifetime savings plan
  • For international employees hired from abroad we provide full relocation support
  • Excellent salary package
  • Growth opportunities to develop yourself in Ampleon

Contact: Miguel Ortiz

Office: Hays Amsterdam, H.J.E. Wenckebachweg 210, Amsterdam,1096 AS

Phone: 0031625695496


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