Operations Technician
Job#: 185939
Positions: 1
Posted: 09/04/2013
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Seattle, WA
Department: Operations
Category: Operations/Production
Salary: Hourly
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Job Description

Inspect silicon wafers to ensure compliance with specifications prior to shipment to subcontractors. This position involves working with computers, an electronic microscope that displays on a computer screen, and other electronic equipment in a clean room that can be cold and noisy. This position requires wearing a lab coat and lab gloves. 

  • Learn and perform Outgoing Wafer Inspection according to the Impinj Specification. Document results. Keep photo records on failed and substandard lots and wafers.
  • Learn and perform RF Probing of wafers on the RF Probe equipment. Document test results. Notify and work with engineering to resolve any wafer failures.
  • Learn and perform the electronic “Anding Process” of sort 1 / sort 2 / and optical wafer maps.
  • Learn and perform wafer shipment verification procedure, verifying the accuracy the files and paperwork provided with every customer wafer shipment.
  • Assist in the Failure Analysis (FA) of wafers by inspecting and collecting data on returned products, die and inlays. Perform data collection activities to analyze the returns.
  • Learn and perform packing and shipping of wafers in Shipping/Receiving Area as backup to Shipping personnel.
  • Assist in the creation of on-going Quality Assurance Reports by:
  • Set up and take detailed wafer measurements such as Die Strength testing, Die release testing, performing bake experiments.
  • Collect, organize, and present data for wafer processes and sub-con qualifications.
  • Assist in the training of new employees to the specifications.
  • Perform related duties.
Skills/Requirements
  • High school education or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in standard applications software in the Microsoft Windows environment and ability to navigate network file structures.
  • Outstanding pattern recognition skills.
  • Willingness to do detailed, repetitive work and ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

Additional Desirable Qualifications

  • Technical certificate or knowledge of general electronics and electronic test lab equipment.
  • Previous, recent experience in an IC test environment.
  • Experience handling semiconductor wafer lots a strong plus.
  • Experience operating Electroglas (EG) probers is a strong plus.
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