Director, MEMS Engineering

Director, MEMS Engineering

Dexter, MI or Santa Clara, CA

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A supplier of MEMS technology is looking for a Director of MEMS Engineering.  As the Director you will lead a technical team developing Company’s timing products.  Your leadership will shape the direction of new MEMS technologies and products that solve the world’s toughest timing problems.


  • Lead a world-class team of MEMS engineers to define and successfully execute technically challenging engineering projects. Serve as a coach to your team, manage your team’s advancement, and hire new employees.
  • Create your vision that contributes to Company’s technical roadmap. Work with marketing to define new products based on new technologies.
  • Lead development of new MEMS technologies, enhance the performance of existing devices, improve measurement or simulation infrastructure.
  • Design and analyze experiments to understand device physics, materials, and fabrication.
  • Provide your own hands-on technical contributions.
  • Interface with local and overseas vendors.
  • Work in cross-functional engineering teams, including circuits, systems, and packaging.


Qualifications & Requirements:

  • 5+ years of MEMS or specialty sensors industry experience; 10 years preferred
  • Track record of successful engineering projects as team lead
  • Prior experience supervising engineers as direct reports
  • Prior MEMS experience in timing or a related field
  • Experience in designing and conducting lab experiments, preferably with RF measurement
  • Basic knowledge of programing languages, circuits, metrology equipment and methods


DEGREE:  Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, or equivalent.

SALARY:  Generous base, plus bonus, RSU’s and great benefits.