26 days ago - req14642

Sr. Spindle Polishing Technician (2nd Shift)

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In a nutshell

Location

Wilton - CT, US

Team

Manufacturing

Experience

3-7 years

Degree

High school

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Introduction

ASML US, including its affiliates and subsidiaries, bring together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers - to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our headquarters are in Veldhoven, Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Chandler, Arizona, San Jose and San Diego, California, Wilton, Connecticut, and Hillsboro, Oregon.

Job Mission

Accurately polish ASML products in accordance with the established specification statements. Make improvements to existing products and processes, and guide the implementation of new products and processes. Ensure quality and standardization while contributing to improvements in effectivity and efficiency.

This position requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Job Description

Under minimal supervision, pitch polish optics to required specifications using conventional spindle polishing machines. Clean, inspect, and test optics using a variety of equipment.Verify the accuracy of finished product, as well as support process and product development.

Accountabilities:

  • Ability to polish precision optics on conventional spindles.
  • Ability to work safely on fragile high value optics.
  • Perform blocking and unblocking of parts.
  • Ability to work with pitch, pressing out and cutting laps.
  • Perform visual surface inspection of all optical components to ISO standards.
  • Protect and clean components.
  • Measure work-piece for conformance to specifications using various measuring equipment, including but not limited to the Zygo Interferometers.
  • Notifies supervisor of discrepancies.
  • Follows written and verbal English work instructions that describe the process and the required measurements.
  • Possesses blueprint interpretation skills.
  • Be familiar with using the following measurement tools: micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, height gages, and pH meters.
  • Maintain continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs to supervisors and co-workers on all shifts.
  • Maintain a safe operating environment by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Candidate will be required to wear PPE where appropriate and embrace the ASML 5S requirements.

Work Environment:

  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, pitch, solvents, and polishing slurry.
  • May also be exposed to laser energy, magnetic fields and open flames.
  • Typically handles parts weigh less than 35 pounds.
  • Production areas are maintained at 70 to 76 degrees and 40 to 50% relative humidity
  • The noise level in the manufacturing areas is usually moderate.

Education

High School or trade school graduate or G.E.D, or equivalent experience.

Experience

  • Proven experience (5+ Years) of optical spindle polishing.
  • Intermediate mathematical skills including use of basic math and geometry.
  • Intermediate computer skills and familiarity with Windows 10, MS Office & SAP.
  • Demonstrated experience polishing optical glasses, glass-ceramics and crystals.

Personal skills

  • Ability to work individually or in a team setting with other technicians and/or engineers.
  • Ability to cross train in a flexible manufacturing cell environment.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and manage changing priorities.
  • Ability to effectively communicate one on one and in small groups to operators, management and engineers.
  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads and deadlines.
  • Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.
  • Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.
  • Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with manager, co-workers and customer.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

Other information

Role within Office
Responsibilities:

  • Routinely required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch. Occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • May require travel dependent on business needs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Role within the Factory
Responsibilities:

  • Must be willing to work in a clean room environment, wearing coveralls, hoods, booties, safety glasses and gloves for entire duration of shift.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch.
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Can work under deadlines.
  • The environment generally is moderate in temperature with moderate to high noise level.
  • Must be willing to work a compressed work week schedule – twelve-hour long shift and rotating from three to four days a week.
  • This must include references to day and night shifts for accommodation purposes.

Additional responsibilities for Wilton Factory:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee is required to work in a cleanroom environment: full gowning (full body coveralls, hood, CR safety shoes, face mask, nitrile gloves and safety glasses. Working under ISO 9000/14000 standards).
  • Operating/working around overhead cranes, fork trucks and motorized pallet movers.
  • Working around lasers; working with ladders; working on platforms; and working around chemicals.
  • The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • May require travel dependent on company needs.
  • The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability