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Photolithography Fab Operator - swing shift

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Vishay manufactures one of the world's largest portfolios of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components that are essential to innovative designs in the automotive, industrial, computing, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, and medical markets. We help the world's most in-demand technologies come to life. Every day our products touch your life and the lives of people across the world, though you likely do not know it. Come join us and help us build The DNA of tech.


Do you want to be part of the critical infrastructure in today's growing technology? Vishay Applied Thin-Film Products is seeking a full-time, entry-mid level, Photolithography Fabrication Operator.  The Photolithography Fab Operator is responsible for processing thin-film substrates in the photolithography lab, performs data recording, substrates processing, testing or inspection, and helps the team to meet and/or exceed manufacturing goals and metrics.



  • Be able to work hands-on in a clean room environment with equipment and chemicals most of the day to perform photolithography work
  • Assist in the development and execute photolithography processes to meet customer specifications & manufacturing process flows from customer requirements
  • Cleaning, etching, plating and patterning substrates in both manual and semi-automated photolithographic processes
  • Will work with various type of photo-resist and developing chemicals; plating processes; semi-automated and manual etching processes; pattern aligners; and x-ray, alpha-step, and microscope-based measurement tools to manufacture a wide a variety of thin-film products
  • Ensure that all safety guidelines are followed strictly at all times and maintain a clean and orderly environment
  • Adhere to all safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self are performed in a safe manner, as well as other reasonable duties as assigned
  • May be required to perform other duties



  • High School diploma or equivalent. Technical school/Associate degree a plus
  • Hands on experience in Photolithography processes, with an emphasis on development and manufacturing
  • Technical knowledge in using equipment like microscope, caliper, masking aligner, etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and review critical criteria and special instructions
  • Computer skills, data entry experience (e.g. quality data/results) and proven working knowledge of computer usage
  • Proficient in English. Must have good English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team orientation, with the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • Able to prioritize job flows, schedule and manage time efficiently
  • Strong problem solving and multi-tasking abilities required
  • Well organized and able to work independently
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with constant change
  • Chemical handling experience
  • Knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices and other safety procedures
  • Prior experience working for ISO 9000 certified company
  • Entry level, training provided



  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement


Salary Range:  DOE / $17.00 - $20.00 per hour


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

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland