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Manufacturing Engineering Technician (Trinity, AL)

Company: First Solar
Location: Trinity
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

First Solar reserves the right to offer you a role most applicable to your experience and skillsetBasic 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.Experience & Education:High School Diploma or equivalent is requiredCandidates must meet one of the following criteria to qualify:Associates degree in a technical disciplineTwo or more years machine or mechanic experience as a primary job functionOne year First Solar technical experienceSix months experience as Temporary Manufacturing Engineering Technician at First SolarRequired Skills/Competencies:Safety first mindsetGeneral electrical/electronic and mechanical knowledgeSelf-directed, ability to work with minimal supervisionGood written and oral communications skills in EnglishAble to trouble shoot and solve problems on the manufacturing lineAbility to deal with administrative as well as technical tasksEssential Responsibilities:Solve day-to-day production, equipment, and process problemsIdentify and implement yield and product performance improvements.Develop methods to assign causes to yield excursionsSet up and maintain gaugesEnsure all processes are running on target as defined by the Process Control PlanRespond to SPC process control alarms, bringing processes back into controlExecute planned process experiments, collect and analyze data and report experimental resultsCollect data relating to daily tool performance and associated product performanceSupport the operation of pilot-line equipment to define a new processTransition new equipment and processes through start-up, qualification, and implementationProvide training to production associatesDevelop and update internal documentation including drawings, standard operating procedures, and process specificationsInterface with internal associates and supplier representatives, as required, to complete assigned projectsDevelop a complete understanding of area processes, equipment, and support systemsProvide training to production associatesMaintain effective communication with production associates and manufacturing engineersDisposition non-conforming product according to established criteria (NCP)Adhere to all safety procedures and good housekeeping standardsEnsure waste materials are discarded in their designated containersEnsure hazardous waste containers stay closed except when adding or removing wasteEnsure satellite accumulation containers stay in their designated locationsReporting Relationships:This position will not have direct reports.Travel:No travel is required.Estimated Salary Range:$23.00 - $26.00US Physical Requirements:Will sit, stand or walk short distances for up to 12 hours per dayWill climb stairs on an occasional basisWill exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift, push or pull on a seldom basisWill lift, push or pull up to 27 pounds on a frequent basisRequired to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects repetitively on a frequent basis20/40 vision in each eye, with or without correction, is requiredMust be able to comply with all safety standards and proceduresMay reach above shoulder heights and below the waist on a frequent basisMay stoop, kneel, or bend, on an occasional basisAbility 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)Please note: 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, pre-employment drug screen, and any other test that may be required for the role.Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: First Solar Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) 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.Job Type: Full-timePay: $23.00 - $26.00 per hourby Jobble

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