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Process Operator (Swing Shift)

 Help us build the DNA of tech.



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 a part of the critical infrastructure in today's growing technology? Vishay Applied Thin-Film Products in Fremont is seeking a full-time Process Operator.  An ideal candidate performs manufacturing processes that take product from substrate form into minute circuit form. Processes include areas called resistor heat treat, 100% probe, submount, dicing, cleaning and packaging.



  • Read and interpret blueprints and customer specifications
  • Test substrates to meet specifications, utilizing tools; prepares substrates for dicing function by mounting onto small glass plates; perform calculations to instruct cutting machines to dice 4” squares into circuits; use tweezers, chemicals and/or distilled water to remove post-dicing residue; use tweezers to prepare circuits to be shipped.
  • Specifics on processes:
    • Heat/treat and/or 100% probe; read work orders and study assembly drawings to determine heat treat operation to be performed. Adjust heat treat machine/hot plate controls according to work specifications. Examine and test substrate at various stages of production, according to standard procedures, to detect non-standard or defective circuits. Maintain records of probe results per resistor. Enter production information into computer via Vantage system.
    • Dicing: placement of wax-mounted substrates on glass onto vacuum chucks in work area of dicing (Kulicke & Soffa or disco) saws for the cutting of the substrates into circuits. Must be able to read blueprints and interpret drawings, follow customer specifications, direct saws to cut to specifications. Enter production information into computer via Vantage system.
    • Cleaning: after dicing, manual cleaning of circuits in various chemicals and/or distilled water, for a specified period to time. Prepare circuits for packaging. Enter production information into computer via Vantage system.
    • Via enhancement: manually adjust circuit surface to work order specifications. Enter production information into computer via Vantage system
    • Circuit packaging: utilize tweezers to move circuits from 6” petri dish to 2” waffle packs, ready for quality assurance inspection and shipment. Work is often performed under a microscope. Enter accurate production information into computer via Vantage system
  • Perform data entry into manufacturing software
  • Comply with safety regulations
  • Participate in team problem-solving



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Proficient in English. Must have good English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to read and follow prints and procedures
  • Ability to read and understand written and oral instructions
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Good teamwork is essential
  • Knowledge of safe chemical handling practices desired
  • Ability to participate in team problem-solving activities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team orientation, with the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with constant change
  • Prior experience working for ISO 9000 certified company



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



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