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Entry Level Production Operator

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Vishay, KTI located in East Windsor, CT is currently seeking a full-time Operator 2 – Electron Beam Weld Operator responsible for handling the material, setting up the machine, and producing quality parts in a safe and efficient manner to meet delivery dates.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Load and unload machine
  • In-line inspection
  • Perform oxy/acetylene butt-welds
  • Cleaning and organizing the workstation (5S practice)
  • Read and understand material drawings
  • Performing tooling set-up
  • Build parts according to material drawing
  • Set parameters to achieve quality requirements from material drawing
  • Perform quality tests at the beginning and end of each part
  • Documentation of weld settings, production, and inspection data
  • Communicates with department supervisor when production and/or quality issues arise



  • Works on assignments that are moderately difficult, requiring judgment in resolving issues or in making recommendations.
  • Has substantial understanding of the job, and applies knowledge and skills to complete a wide range of tasks.  Works in a clean and safe manner with a positive and professional attitude.  Displays mechanical aptitude.
  • Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Work Experience: Warehouse, manufacturing, machining, welding or auto mechanical background preferred but not required.
  • Training: 8-12 weeks
  • Generally good working conditions. May have occasional exposure to dust, noise, heat, and mild chemicals like acetone.  Safety equipment such as safety glasses, cut resistant gloves, and safety shoes must be worn.

This position requires access to information subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations. As such, this position is open only to applicants who qualify as “U.S. Persons” according to U.S. federal law.


Vishay offers a comprehensive suite of benefit programs including health care coverage, financial support programs and other resources designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. With us, you'll experience unique career paths, an open and collaborative culture, a stable business that will be there for you, and opportunities to work globally and locally.

Do you have the skills we need? Are you ready to power your career as you power the world? If so, apply today.

Vishay is an AAP and Equal Opportunity Employer