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Equipment Engineer

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. – Warwick, RI

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Vishay, EFI is currently seeking an Equipment Engineer in our Warwick, RI manufacturing facility.  This position is responsible for ensuring that the Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) equipment is maintained and functioning at peak performance.  You’ll be asked to work with Process Engineering and Equipment Maintenance Technicians to improve tool performance to meet uptime, throughput and yield goals through equipment and process enhancement.  Responsible for supporting manufacturing with equipment issues, troubleshooting and repair/replacement of equipment and components as necessary. Assists the Facilities Manager as needed.

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PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Correct production equipment problems by determining root cause and providing short and long term solutions as needed.
  • Plan and complete equipment continuous improvement tasks and projects independently and as a leader of a continuous improvement team (CIT).
  • Work closely with Process Engineering to manage changes and qualifications effectively.
  • Conduct, review and institute new or revised equipment preventive maintenance (PM) tasks and conduct training as needed.
  • Work with outside vendors and engineering on equipment upgrades and modifications.
  • Maintain equipment downtime database and provide reports to Facilities Manager.
  • Order and/or stock additional repair parts and supplies as determined to enhance the established spare parts inventory system.
  • Create and manage database for sputter equipment with the Metals Process Engineer
     

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Experience with high vacuum equipment and vacuum technology.
  • Sputtering or PVD experience is preferred.
  • Experience with PC and PLC technology.
  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude with ability to understand and reach schematics and effectively troubleshoot problems with equipment.
  • Responsible for budgeting and assisting with development of future budgets and requests for capital projects.
  • Working in clean rooms with gowning requirements and tight spaces.
  • Ability to multitask and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Good writing and documentation skills.
  • Positive attitude and the ability to function in a highly dynamic environment.
  • Bachelor degree in Engineering and 8+ years of experience or equivalent.
     

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 will experience unique career paths, an open and collaborative culture, a stable business that will be here 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

 

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1,000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH), is one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, rectifiers, MOSFETs, optoelectronics, and selected ICs) and passive electronic components (resistors, inductors, and capacitors). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, power supplies, and medical markets. Vishay’s product innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and "one-stop shop" service have made it a global industry leader. Vishay can be found on the Internet at www.vishay.com.


This position is open at our Vishay Electro-Films facility located in Warwick, RI. Vishay Electro-Films is a leader in the manufacturing of thin film components, networks, and arrays on ceramic and silicon, including resistors, capacitors, inductors, and microwave components. It specializes in thin film resistive products using tantalum nitride. Vishay Electro-Films products complement Vishay's other thin film products and have further improved Vishay's status as a global leader in thin film technology. Products branded Vishay Electro-Films include linear resistors, capacitors, capacitor arrays, and inductors. High-quality, patterned thin-film substrates are produced in volume for both the hybrid circuit and microwave industries, and these products are used in both military and industrial hybrid circuit applications.

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: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island