Equipment Maintenance Technician
at Polar Semiconductor, LLC

Date Posted: 5/5/2017

Job Description


Perform repair and preventive maintenance procedures according to document specifications in a specific functional area; Etch, Photo, Epi/Implant,  CVD/Diffusion or Metals.  Support Production and Engineering goals by maintaining the equipment for optimum performance.


• Perform equipment repair and scheduled preventative maintenance according to documented specifications, maintaining Production demands.
• Document specifications used in equipment repair and preventative maintenance to include control charts, preventative maintenance logs and passdown logs.
• Analyze and continually improve equipment performance and mean time between failures by working with Production, Engineering and fellow Technicians.
• Maintain a supply of parts needed for maintenance of equipment by working with the Material Handlers in the Maintenance Crib to order and return parts to vendor for repair or calibration.
• Member of an emergence response team.
• Support company initiatives, such as; quality, safety and environmental management, CQI, 5S, yield management, and cost containment.
• Perform other duties as required.

Job Requirements


• Knowledge of electronics, mechanics, robotics, hydraulics, test equipment, pneumatics and vacuum system.
• Skills in diagnosing equipment computers, verbal and written communication and trouble shooting.
• Knowledge of VAX system (MANMAN) and personal computer network (Microsoft Windows NT, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Exchange) software usage.
• Requires an Associates degree in electronics technology or other relevant curriculum, or a combination of education and substantial directly related experience in semiconductor manufacturing environment.  


• N/A


• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., work in a clean room environment, utilize tools that require turning, twisting and manipulating, and wear clean room attire (bunny suit, booties, gloves, mask and protective eye- wear).


• Exposure to hazardous chemicals and high voltage electricity.


• Required:  Corporate orientation; department orientation; Ladder Safety Training; annual • Right- to-Know; annual EMS; annual Hazardous Waste Management; annual Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Training; and annual Respiratory Protection.
• As Applicable: Job specific (vendor factory and onsite, OJT and general corporate) training as directed by the area Team Lead Technician and the Maintenance Manager.
• Emergency response team.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Located in Bloomington, Minnesota, Polar Semiconductor is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sanken Electric Company, Ltd. We operate a 310,000 square-foot facility that includes 150,000 square feet of cleanroom space for silicon wafer fabrication. We are rapidly expanding our fabs to accommodate future customer and industry growth.

At Polar Semiconductor, talented professionals grow and excel in a progressive, technical environment that empowers you to make the most of your training and experience. Every Polar Semiconductor employee knows that our organizational success requires a solid commitment to the highest quality in every task we undertake and to satisfying our customers with every project, every time. Our team members are encouraged to be proactive in evaluating processes and making improvements, and our culture is inclusive, team-oriented, and open to new ideas and differing viewpoints. To ensure top quality, we provide employees with extensive training and use statistical process control, failure mode effect analysis, and other quality tools as standard practice. We are a dynamic organization, where you can maximize your potential and achieve all of your goals.

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