Quality

Quality: Total customer satisfaction through effective management

Soitec has implemented an integrated Quality, Safety, Health, and Environment system to improve the company’s performance and secure long-term market leadership. Our QSHE management system is one of the pillars of our sustainable development strategy.

We are committed to providing the resources needed to effectively implement our QSHE system to:

Our QHSE system reflects our company’s values and ensures that our strategy and policy are rolled out effectively.

QHSE Policy

Our QSHE policy focuses on the following three pillars:

Processes

Soitec has implemented transversal processes to manage performance and ensure that our key activities are reliably carried out to the highest standards. Our processes are reviewed by top management on a regular basis. Improvements are made based on the reviews with the goal of maintaining excellent customer and stakeholder satisfaction. 

Product and technology development

Product design & development

Develop general product & process design

Product design freeze
Develop, integrate and freeze process Product and process qualification

Internal qualification of the production line

Product qualified by customer
 
Prototype granted by customer

Baseline defined
Unique process

Preliminary capability study

Ready for pre-launch
Product & process qualified

Ready for high volume manufacturing (HVM)
 

Product quality

To ensure that our production lines are running properly and that our products meet specifications, we have implemented quality-assurance tools and methods like failure analysis and statistical process control (SPC).

Quality organization

Our quality organization is based on locally-delegated quality management, thereby ensuring that the same high standards are met across the company.

Soitec certifications

 

Quality

Environment

Safety

2013

Bernin ISO 22301

2012

Bernin ISO/TS 16949

Paris Sud ISO/TS 16949

Freiburg ISO 9001

Freiburg ISO 14001

Freiburg OHSAS 18001

2011

 

Single semiconductor ISO 14001 (Bernin, Paris Sud and Singapore)

Single semiconductor OHSAS 18001 (Bernin, Paris Sud and Singapore)

2010

Single semiconductor ISO 9001 (Bernin, Paris Sud and Singapore)

Singapore ISO 14001

Singapore OHSAS 18001

Bernin OHSAS 18001

2009

Bernin AEO  –  Paris Sud AEO  –  EICC

2008

Singapore ISO 9001

Carbon Disclosure Project

 

2005

Paris Sud ISO 9001

Green partner Sony

 

2001

 

Bernin ISO 14001

 

1998

Bernin ISO 9001

Prototyping lines ISO 9001