Production Supervisor

Industry: Semiconductor

Type: Direct

Location: Milpitas, CA

Pay Rate: 115-135k annually

A semiconductor company is seeking a Production Supervisor to join their team in Milpitas, CA.


The Production Supervisor will manage and lead the efforts in the manufacturing development of innovative metrology systems for the semiconductor manufacturing industry from inception through product release until end of life.

Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Provide bridge between Sales Operations and Manufacturing in product configuration management
  • Methodical troubleshooting and management/optimization of manufacturing operations
  • Development and management of fixtures and calibration procedures
  • Validation of content & vetting of procedures from development engineering to manufacturing
  • Construct and adhere to schedule and plans
  • Provide process leadership to insure the development of manufacturing of high-quality products utilizing advanced engineering methods and technology
  • Identify opportunities and present solutions to improve process flow
  • Participate as a key member of the Operations management team and offer recommended product strategies based on the company’s capabilities and the needs of the market
  • Prepare and present clear and understandable reports to members of senior management regarding status, progress, issues, mitigation plans and suggested solutions
  • Talent management including recruitment, coaching, development, and training


  • A BS in Engineering or related technical (or equivalent knowledge) and 6+ years directly related experience
  • Experience in a leadership role
  • Solid understanding of New Product Introduction (NPI) process
  • Experience with Lean Process improvements.
  • Lean Black belt Desirable.
  • Experience with DFx as it intersects with Manufacturing processes & methods
  • Leadership skills that are critical to success including vision, judgment, integrity and the ability to inspire others
  • Strong sense of urgency, organization, and accountability
  • Experience with industry standard troubleshooting methods such as 8D
  • Self-motivated and self-starting disposition
  • Exceptional oral, interpersonal communication and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with capable leadership to manage and lead a team of engineers
  • Problem solving, and creative skillset including the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate, quantitative, and timely analysis
  • Semiconductor Capital equipment development/engineering background preferred

Additional Info: 

For more than forty years, Richmar Associates has connected talented job seekers with Silicon Valley businesses from start-ups to Fortune 500. We specialize in the temporary and direct placement services business. Based in the Silicon Valley, Richmar offers staffing solutions that include temporary, temp-to-hire, payroll service, vendor management and direct placement services to clients in the High-Tech Industry.

Richmar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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