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Production Equipment Maintenance Technician

Company: Shin-Etsu Handotai America Inc
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

SEH America is located in Vancouver, Washington. It is one of 13 Shin-Etsu Handotai Group (SEH) facilities located around the world. SEH is the world-leader in the manufacturing of silicon wafers for the semiconductor industry.

At SEH America, our philosophy and success rest upon our commitment to excellence, quality of service and product to our customers, and a safe working environment for our employees.


SEH America offers excellent benefits including:

  • Medical (2 plan options)- Massage therapy, acupuncture, and naturopathy included in plan
  • Dental (2 options) & Vision
  • 401(k) Plan- Company match plus additional employer contribution
  • Tuition Assistance- Paid directly to school
  • Paid Basic Life Insurance - Option to purchase supplemental and family life
  • Short Term Medical Leave & Long Term Disability
  • Subsidized Childcare
  • Paid Time Off Benefits - Vacation, Sick, Holidays, and other company leave programs
  • On-Site Cafe
  • Community Garden
  • On-Site Fitness Center (open 24/7)
  • Multiple Award Programs & Employee Appreciation Events

Equipment Maintenance Technician

Job Duties

  • Troubleshoot and repair of manufacturing equipment used in silicon wafer manufacturing.
  • Use test equipment to diagnose equipment failures.
  • Perform equipment preventative maintenance as required.
  • Rebuild manufacturing equipment as required.
  • Recognize and recommend machine improvements based on failures.
  • May perform equipment modifications as directed by manufacturing engineer.
  • Use MMS (Maintenance Management System) to record repairs, parts and labor hours.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge of electrical and electro-mechanical systems, pneumatics and/or hydraulics.
  • Knowledge of and ability to comprehend electrical schematics and mechanical drawings.
  • Experience in the use of hand tools and power tools.
  • Able to read and adhere to written SOP's and safety requirements.
  • Technical training, 2+ year technical degree or military equivalent.
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Experience

  • 3+ years of experience plus Associates Degree (or equivalent) in a related field or a combination of experience, technical training and education.
  • Knowledge of PLC's, VFD's, Stepper and Servo motors.
  • Knowledge of AC power up to 480 Volts 3 phase.

Working Conditions

Hazardous chemicals or vapors may be present in work area depending on assignment. Use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) is required in many job duties. Climbing, awkward positions may be necessary. Will occasionally lift up to 50 lbs. Willing to work any shift and overtime as required. Frequent sitting or standing for long intervals. Close vision (<2 feet) required. Working in clean room environments while wearing clean room garments. Must be able to read, comprehend, and execute complex instructions and safety procedures. A high degree of safety consciousness is required for all positions at SEH America.

Applicants selected for an interview will be notified via email.

SEH America is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to military and veteran status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, religious creed, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. We are a drug free workplace and follow federal standards of what are considered prohibited drugs. Offers of employment are contingent on a pre-employment drug screen. SEH-A participates in E-Verify. More information can be found on our website.

Keywords: Shin-Etsu Handotai America Inc, Vancouver , Production Equipment Maintenance Technician, Other , Vancouver, Washington

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