Fab Operator- D SHIFT INTEREST ONLY - FT W/Benefits&OT
at Polar Semiconductor, LLC

Date Posted: 5/27/2017

Job Description

D SHIFT - Friday, Saturday, Sunday and every other Thursday - 5:30PM-6AM


Responsible for wafer fabrication within an assigned functional area such as: photo resist application, spin, bake, align, expose, develop/ inspect, oxide and metal etching, and wafer cleaning according to specifications.


• Perform production processes as assigned such as:  photo resist application, spin, bake, align, expose, develop/inspect, oxide and metal etching, and wafer cleaning according to specifications.
• Inspect wafers to ensure proper alignment and wafer quality.
• Maintain log of processed and in process wafers.
• Support company initiatives, such as; quality, safety and environmental management, CQI, 5S, yield management, and cost containment.
• Perform other duties as required.


Equipment set-up, training of lower level operators, and certification in a given number of functional areas.

Job Requirements


• Skills in basic reading, writing, and arithmetic, simple communication.



Requires walking and standing on cleanroom floors for prolonged periods.  Working in a cleanroom environment and wearing clean room attire (bunny suit, mask, gloves, protective eye wear and booties). Exposure to hazardous chemicals and extreme oven temperatures, 550-800C.

Lift/carry/push/pull/ up to 10 pounds on a frequent and daily basis.  Overhead reach and extended reach up to 10 pounds on a frequent and daily basis.  Visual acuity.  Ability to perform all wafer handling functions (i.e.:  load, unload, transfer, transport, etc.).  Manual dexterity to operate hand held devices such as; keyboard, keypad, mouse/trackball, scanner and wand.  Ability to perform two handed cassette/wafer handling including two handed grip and grasp, on a frequent to continuous and daily basis.  Ability to perform physical requirements throughout the course of 12 hour shifts.


• Corporate and departmental orientations.
• General: SPC, Annual Hazardous Waste and Right-to-Know, Annual EMS.
• Job Specific:  Refer to doc: 01:17:016 for details of assignment specific training.

You will excel in this role if:

  • You possess a strong work ethic.
  • You possess a positive attitude.
  • You have great attention to detail and quality.
  • You are passionate and motivated.
  • You have a willingness to learn and grow, you are inquisitive.
  • You like working as a member of a team.
  • You have the ability to maintain an excellent attendance record.

Influencing* appreciative * Collaborative * safety focus * Communication Skills * Integrity  * takes pride in work * Passionate * share best practices *  organized * Team Player * success-oriented * Hard-working * take initiative * Strong Work Ethic *  customer focus *  self-confident * computer skills * Motivated * willing to learn * good planner * Empathetic * role model for others * Innovation *  dependable * consistent * Strong Interpersonal Skills * Flexibility * Respectful

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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