Process Technician

Scotts Valley, CA 95066

Posted: 02/25/24 Industry: General / Other - General Job Number: 1794388

Job Description


Now Hiring Process Technicians in the city of Watsonville, CA! Great Opportunity! Apply Now!




Shift: 1st/2nd | Pay Rate $22-$27/hr




Position overview & purpose

We are seeking a skilled Process Technician to join our team of experts in the photovoltaic cell manufacturing industry. The Process Technician will be responsible for operating & maintaining machinery used in the production of high-quality photovoltaic cells. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented and possess a strong work ethic to ensure the timely and efficient completion of all tasks.

Essential duties & responsibilities
  • Set up and operate production equipment to manufacture photovoltaic cells in accordance with production schedules and quality standards.
  • Monitor the production process to ensure that products meet quality standards and specifications.
  • Perform routine inspections and maintenance on machines to prevent breakdowns and ensure optimal performance.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose equipment malfunctions and make necessary adjustments or repairs.
  • Maintain accurate records of machine performance, production output, and inventory levels.
  • Collaborate with other team members, including engineers and technicians, to identify opportunities for process improvement and implement solutions.
  • Follow all safety guidelines and procedures, including the use of personal protective equipment and the handling of hazardous materials.

Knowledge, skills & abilities
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, equipment operation, and maintenance practices.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings, schematics, and specifications.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work accurately and efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and overtime as needed.

Basic qualifications & competencies
  • High school diploma or equivalent;Associate degree or certification in a related field.
  • Experience in manufacturing or production environments.
  • Must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

Preferred qualifications & competencies
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, equipment operation, and maintenance practices.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings, schematics, and specifications.
  • Background in material science or related fields is a plus.
  • Familiarity with photovoltaic cell manufacturing processes and equipment is desirable.
  • Experience with statistical process control and lean manufacturing principles.

Physical demands and working environment
  • Stand, walk, and/or sit for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to use hands and arms to manipulate tools and equipment.
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment, including safety glasses and hearing protection.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced production environment with tight deadlines.
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