job summary: We are actively seeking a talented individual to join our team as a Manufacturing Technician within the semiconductor industry for a permanent job opportunity. If you are actively looking for a new job and think you might be a fit for this role, please apply to the posting and we will be in touch with you soon. location: Austin, Texas job type: Permanent salary: $50,000 - 60,000 per year work hours: 8am to 4pm education: Associates responsibilities: Job Purpose Responsible for driving the movement of material through the fab for their respective toolset, downstream set, and upstream set. This includes wafer handling, and processing wafers on semiconductor tools. Essential Responsibilities Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential responsibilities. Follows documented work standards and process specificationsProcess wafers through various computerized equipment, such as chemical baths, furnaces, film deposition, metal evaporation, and photolithography, for their respective toolsetCarefully handles and transports productVisually inspects wafers and die for defectsAssists in staging material and setting up next shift for successProvides technical support in the form of troubleshooting, diagnostics, adjustments, repair, modifications, assembly, and calibration of equipment according to specifications, blueprints, manuals, or written instructionsSupports engineering with timely communication on results, issues, and bottleneck management.Troubleshoots issues to diagnose root cause and recommend appropriate temporary and permanent solutionsMaintains accurate logs of work performed, modifications, calibrations, and adjustments Initiate lot starts at the direction of the Lead or Supervisor Competencies Effectively multi-tasksDetail-oriented, focused, and organizedSelf-motivated and results-orientedExcellent written and verbal communication skills Supervisory Responsibilities None Work Environment 90+% of day is spent in the Fab, which a temperature-controlled cleanroom environment that requires the use of a full-body gown, over-boots, over-hood, safety glasses, and other PPE. The use of personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials can be expected. Frequent gowning and de-gowning is required. Frequent interruptions, static noise, and alarms (auditory and flashing lights) can be expected. Physical Demands Frequently in a stationary position, often sitting and/or standing for prolonged periods (2 hours)Frequently viewing a computer monitor for prolonged periods (2 hours)Constantly walking around the Fab for prolonged periods (6 hours)Frequently required to push and/or pull 50+ lbs objects, such as carts loaded with FOUPsFrequently required to lift 25+ lbs and regularly carry that amount short distances (50 ft)Occasionally required to reach, bend, squat, and stoop to handle consumables or chemicalsMay often require repetitive motions involving the wrists, hands, and/or fingersFrequently required to handle items using small ranges of motion (e.g., fingers and hands) and large ranges of motion (e.g., full-arms and shoulders) for carrying cassettes and lot boxesOccasionally required to wear PPE Travel Requirements None anticipated Required Education and Experience High School degree or equivalent Semiconductor Fab operations/manufacturing experienceAble to effectively process wafers in a flexible development environmentBasic computer skills, including ability to use Microsoft Excel and OutlookExperience with specification (SPC) systems and controls Preferred Education and Experience Associate or Bachelor degree in an engineering discipline3+ years of hands-on work experience in a manufacturing semiconductor environmentExperience in an R&D semiconductor environmentSkills with at least three 8" or 12" semiconductor tool platforms is highly preferred, such as furnaces, etch, CVD, CMP, cleans, photolithography, and/or metrology tools The essential functions of this role include:working weekends qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 2 years of experienceEducation: Associates skills: ElectronicsManufacturingMechanical Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.