Equipment Maintenance Tech I-IV - Portland, OR

Employer: Siltronic

Job Description:
POSITION: Equipment Maintenance Tech I-IV
Siltronic AG, located in Portland, Oregon, ranks as one of the global semiconductor market leaders and is recognized as a technology leader in the design and production of highly specialized silicon wafers. The company with a long tradition is internationally positioned and strategically close to customers. Siltronic AG stands for uncompromising quality, innovation, efficiency and precision.

Position Summary:
An Equipment Maintenance Technician is responsible for providing installation, diagnosis, repair and preventive maintenance for manufacturing equipment and associated process supply systems. Through proper maintenance the technician helps to improve overall effectiveness of equipment and to meet the Business Unit goals. To accomplish this requires skills and knowledge in related technical areas which may include, but are not limited to the following: mechanical, electrical, electronic, control systems, programmable logic controls, pneumatics, vacuum technology and SPC (Statistical Process Control) knowledge.

1. Routinely apply logical thought process to effectively carry out verbal and written instructions in a safe and effective manner.
2. Routinely apply knowledge and skills to troubleshoot and optimize effectiveness of equipment.
3. Routinely deal with multiple job tasks and assist senior technicians in determining priority.
4. Routinely identify sources for repair parts including from warehouse, vendors, and fabricated parts on special occasions.

Essential Function/Major Responsibilities:
1. Utilize technical skills to install, modify, assemble and maintain equipment and associated process supply systems.
2. Accomplish tasks by effectively connecting, routing and assembling internal/external systems & components. Including but not limited: gearboxes, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, electronic, programmable logic controls and chemical.
3. Analyze equipment or system to determine malfunction. Decide on proper repair action. Completes repairs by removing, repairing and replacing all necessary components of the equipment or system. Discuss findings with area operators, leadership, engineers and other technicians as need to find immediate & long-term solutions.
4. Effectively maintains all records of repairs, calibrations, tests, preventative maintenance, spare parts and procedures.
5. Achieve certification of basic proficiency for equipment in assigned areas of responsibility. Continuously improve knowledge and skills.
6. Demonstrates effective housekeeping in the area of work and shop. Observes all safety rules and regulations.
7. Acquire and maintain the necessary State/Federal licenses/certificates as needed for certain job tasks.
8. Participates in and completes training as prescribed by corporate requirements and the immediate leadership.
9. Assists in the training of other technicians, cell leaders, and Technical Operators.
10. Assist in the analysis and frequently works independently in the repair and preventive maintenance.
11. Works independently on analysis and repair and assists other levels.
12. Occasional work required in hazardous areas involving potentially dangerous electrical power, chemicals and stored energy.

Position Requirements:
1. High School diploma or GED completed.
2. Minimum 6 months – one (1) year of experience as a TO (Technical Operator) with the company, OR 6 months – one (1) year as a maintenance technician in a related industry or manufacturing environment.
3. Completion of technical training courses or seminars related to maintenance job skills.
4. Ability to perform basic arithmetic in various units of measure, using Metric & English whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute ratio, percentage, and to draw and interpret graphs and charts. Familiar with algebra and able to manipulate variables in simple equations.
5. Ability to interpret, engineering drawings, sketches and documents.
6. Ability to read and interpret documents, safety rules, instructions, operating, procedure and maintenance manuals. Write routine reports and correspondence.
7. Communicate with individuals/groups of both internal/external customers.
8. Ability to work with people from different back grounds individually and in a team environment.
9. Required to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, sit, climb or balance. Required to reach, and to manipulate using hands and fingers. Frequently required to wear cleanroom attire, personal protective equipment and/or breathing devices.
10. Ability to lift and/or move, by pushing/pulling, up to 50 lbs.
11. Specific vision abilities required include; close vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
12. Proficient on the following computer software: DOS, MS Office, SAP and SPC (Statistical Process Control).
13. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check (excluding marijuana).

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Contact Person:
Location: Portland, OR
Application Method: Please email resumes to
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on August 02, 2021

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