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Fab Engineering Section Manager



Chandler, AZ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Snap Inc. is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company’s three core products are Snapchat, a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio, an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and its AR glasses, Spectacles.

Snap Lab is home to our hardware products with a world-class research & development team. We are focused on pushing the boundaries of what a camera can be, specifically overlaying computing on the real world. Next Generation Spectacles are our first pair of glasses that bring augmented reality to life.

We're looking for a Fab Engineering Manager to join our team!

What you’ll do:

  • Lead the Process and Equipment Engineering teams ensuring stable, robust, repeatable, sustainable and high yielding manufacturing processes and products

  • Manage and prioritize workload for the Engineering teams, adjusting work assignments and schedules to maintain adequate staffing levels and respond to fluctuating workloads.

  • Manage the process development procedure to ensure the transfer of process and products from the development phase to production release is completed successfully and on schedule.

  • Develop, monitor and maintain department Key Performance Indicators in line with internal and external customer needs.

  • Promote safety awareness, accident prevention and employee involvement with regards to safe work environment.

  • Prioritize and adjust Fab operations, as needed, to meet requirements of internal and external customers.

  • Provide effective people management through the provision of coaching/mentoring and appropriate development planning to ensure the retention of key personnel.

  • Prepare operating budgets to maintain engineering capability to support business demands of the wafer fab. Maintain focus on cost control for all wafer fab activities and proactively encourage cost reduction and lean manufacturing principles.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience with New Product Introduction.

  • Strong verbal, written, presentation, analytical and interpersonal skills.

  • Leadership capabilities to drive and deliver results through motivating cross-cultural teams.

  • Highly proficient in Excel, Word, Powerpoint and statistical software.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving ability. Appreciation of both practical and theoretical methodologies.

  • Experienced in equipment selection, commissioning and process set-up.

  • Knowledge of troubleshooting guides, OCAPs, working documentation, safety.

  • Knowledge of quality systems and reliability assessment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Materials or Physical Sciences.

  • 7+ years of experience working in either a semiconductor or electronic assembly R&D or Engineering environment.

  • 1+ year of supervisory or management experience

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • Liquid Crystal or related display experience.

  • Display system experience including background in one or all related disciplines (optical, electrical, mechanical).

  • Master's Degree in Engineering or Business preferred.

  • Experience working with CM’s and OEM’s in Asia.

  • Exposure to medium to long term projects.

"Default Together" Policy at Snap: At Snap Inc. we believe that being together in person helps us build our culture faster, reinforce our values, and serve our community, customers and partners better through dynamic collaboration. To reflect this, we practice a “default together” approach and expect our team members to work in an office at least 80% of the time (an average of 4 days per week). For roles with remote consideration: Remote team members still are expected to travel for mandatory in-person gatherings and to fulfill business needs, at least 4 to 6 times per year.

If you are not based in the same location(s) listed for this role and are open to relocation, we encourage you to apply to take advantage of our generous relocation policy.

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid parental leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!


In the United States, work locations are assigned a pay zone which determines the salary range for the position. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These pay zones may be modified in the future.

Zone A (CA, WA, NYC):

The base salary range for this position is $184,000-$276,000 annually.

Zone B:

The base salary range for this position is $175,000-$262,000 annually.

Zone C:

The base salary range for this position is $156,000-$235,000 annually.

This position is eligible for equity in the form of RSUs.