Manufacturing Technician

0-2 years
3 months ago 13 Applied
Job Description

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer Technician I

Reports To: Engineer, Manufacturing Engineering

Job Status: Non-Exempt

Basic Job Functions:

Assist in the installation and qualification of manufacturing equipment, troubleshoot day-to-day manufacturing issues, identify and/or implement system improvements that contribute to the achievement of throughput, yield and product performance goals.


  • Industrial experience in the broad fields of Repairs/Service in Electronics components, mobile devices, servo drives, Automation, Robotics, Instrumentation, troubleshooting in basic PLC programs, troubleshooting in electrical panels, Input output/relays/diodes checking, Laser Sources service, Optical cameras/sensors servicing/optical lens components.
  • Repair/ Servicing Knowledge and trouble-shooting experience with Machines using Laser beams, Electronics/Instrumentation devices.
  • Good in documentation and strictly following the procedures and work instructions.


  • Diploma in one of the following fields Electrical/ Electronics, Instrumentation, Mechanical, Computer
  • Diploma with 0-2 years (min) Industrial experience

Required Skills/Competencies:

  • Safety-first mindset.
  • Good communication skills. Especially reading and writing English language
  • Demonstrated proficiency in troubleshooting and problem solving on the manufacturing line
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Chemicals/ electrical/electronic and mechanical systems
  • Demonstrated proficiency in responding to SPC alarms to bring processes back in control
  • Self-directed, ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Able to apply statistical tools to analyze data and provide conclusions
  • Good written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to deal with administrative as well as technical tasks.
  • Ability to make shift reports and work in 3shifts method, including night shifts.
  • Business fluency in English, spoken and written

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop a complete understanding of engineering processes, equipment, and support systems.
  • Solve day-to-day production, equipment, and process problems.
  • Identify and implement yield and product performance improvements. Develop methods to assign causes to yield excursions.
  • Set up and maintain gauges
  • Ensure all processes are running on target as defined by the Process Control Plan.
  • Respond to SPC process control alarms, bringing processes back into control
  • Execute planned process experiments, collect and analyze data and report experimental results.
  • Collect data relating to daily tool performance and associated product performance.
  • Provide training to production associates.
  • Develop and update internal documentation including drawings, standard operating procedures, and process specifications.
  • Interface with internal associates and supplier representatives, as required, to complete assigned projects.
  • Develop a complete understanding of area processes, equipment, and support systems.
  • Provide training to production associates.
  • Maintain effective communication with production associates and manufacturing engineers.
  • Disposition non-conforming product according to established criteria (NCP).
  • Adhere to all safety procedures and good housekeeping standards.
  • Ensure waste materials are discarded in their designated containers
  • Ensure hazardous waste containers stay closed except when adding or removing waste
  • Ensure satellite accumulation containers stay in their designated locations.
  • Other duties as assigned. Job description subject to change at any time


  • Domestic and International travel as required

Physical Requirements:

  • Will sit, stand or walk short distances for up to entire duration of a shift
  • Will climb stairs on an occasional basis
  • Will exert up to 23Kg of force to lift, push or pull on a seldom basis
  • Will lift, push or pull up to 13Kg on a frequent basis
  • Required to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects repetitively on a frequent basis
  • 20/40 vision in each eye, with or without correction, is required
  • Must be able to comply with all safety standards and procedures
  • May reach above shoulder heights and below the waist on a frequent basis
  • May stoop, kneel, or bend, on an occasional basis
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment is required (including but not limited to; steel toed shoes, gloves, safety glasses, hearing protection, protective jacket or apron and arm guards)
  • All associates working on the production floor may be required to wear a respirator at any given time and thus, the ability to wear a respirator is a condition of employment and continued employment (requires little or no facial hair)

Potential candidates will meet the education and experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role.All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check and any other tests that may be required.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: First Solar is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

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Mobile Devices
standard operating procedures
optical lens components
PLC programs
Optical cameras/sensors
SPC alarms
electrical panels
Input ? output/relays/diodes
Laser Sources
process specifications

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