MTS Test Hardware Engineer-76135

Location: Penang, Penang, MY

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.


The Role

Represent AMD’s manufacturing forces and collaborate AMD world-wide supporting teams to drive OSAT’s performance and achieve business and engineering objectives.  Interact with tier-1 suppliers to solve manufacturing issues, including OSAT in Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia and China.  Support cross-functional projects such including new product introduction, new supplier qualification and quality improvements.  Manage, debug and maintain probe and test hardware, including probe card, load board, socket and channel board.  Optimize in-line and offline maintenance procedures to achieve benchmarking performance of MTBF, 1st-time yield and O/S yield.  Interface with OSAT equipment engineer and Product Test engineer to resolve production test H/W issues, including test equipment troubleshooting, diagnostics, calibration and PM.  Work with AMD HWI (Hardware Integration) team to roll out and qualify new test setup of Probe, Final Test, Burn-in and System Level Test (SLT).


Key Responsibilities

  • On-site trouble shooting of equipment and test H/W issues – tester, handler, prober, ATC, probe card, load board, interface board, socket, change kits and BI boards.
  • Coordinate with AMD HWI team to qualify new test setup and prepare for production ramp; ensure H/W performance repeatability during site transfer.
  • Perform equipment GR&R/MSA and resolve discrepancy.
  • Improves equipment maintenance efficiency by analyzing performance matrices, MTBF, utilization and drive maintenance procedure optimization. 
  • Assures test hardware quality by monitoring KPI trends, matrices, yields and maintenance records.  Ensure traceability and retention of equipment maintenance records and inventory information.
  • Conduct weekly H/W status review with OSAT and provide weekly update reports for management review.
  • Monitor and report H/W design issues during HVM phase; investigate issue and propose solution or work-around.  Implement fixes and patches to assure test H/W stability and quality in HVM.
  • Keeps equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services, following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures.
  • Completes design and development projects by training and guiding technicians.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and trainings.


Preferred Experience

  • Experience in test hardware troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Equipment debugging using customized diagnostics and OS’s on a bench or in System Level Test platform.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Advantest 93000 PS400/800/1600 tester for characterization and production testing.
  • Very familiar with TEL Precio prober, Hontech handler, Delta Summit handler and ATC – configuration, change kits and setup procedures.  Knowledge of Advantest GS1 handler is a plus.
  • Knowledge of GPIB interface and protocol.
  • Pareto analysis experience to drive a debug process.
  • Familiar with logic analyzers, voltmeters, oscilloscopes, and other debug tools.
  • Microsoft standard apps (i.e. Office), Microsoft Windows Operating Systems.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work with geographically distributed product engineering teams.
  • Familiar with equipment GR&R/MSA, performance correlation, new-tool release process
  • Experience managing projects of 1-3 months duration.


Academic Credentials

  • B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Physics or related experience.


AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and will consider all applicants without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE/MFDV



Requisition Number: 76135 
Country: Malaysia State: Penang City: Penang 
Job Function: Product Engineering

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