Senior Technician – Power Adapters

Type (Full-time, part-time etc.): Full-time

Reports To: Director of Systems Engineering

Location: Toronto or San Diego

About Us:

Silanna Semiconductor is a privately held semiconductor company that develops disruptive technologies and products that address market needs in high efficiency power conversion. The company provides DC/DC and AC/DC integrated circuits that deliver Best-in-Class Efficiency so that its customers can build end products with Breakthrough Power Density. Silanna has a global footprint with design centers and satellite offices in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia and is an ISO 9001 certified company.

About the Role:

We are looking for a Senior Technician with strong background in the field of switchmode power supplies, to join our AC/DC Power Management business unit.


• 2 Year Degree
• 5+ years soldering experience; 10+ preferred
• Bench testing experience expected
• Experience winding transformers is a huge plus
• Flyback transformer and magnetic component construction
• Ability to solder fine-pitch SMD and at least 0603 footprint components
• Experience in working with EMS
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

About You:

Core competencies and responsibilities

• Your work will be critical to the success of the AC-DC power business and your responsibilities will include:
• Winding and characterizing flyback magnetic transformers, common-mode chokes and inductors
• Assembling and soldering high-power density prototypes
• Working with EMS for higher volume manufacturing of various reference designs
• Conducting thermal studies with and without power adapter cases
• Generating acceptance test reports for reference designs before they are shipped to customers for sampling