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Production Assistants

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  • Location

    Stockport, Greater Manchester

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    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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    Simon Woodall

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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We require a number of Production Assistants for Long Term Contract positions based in Hazel Grove, Stockport.

Principal Duties
Working as part of a team involved in the manufacture of semiconductor devices. This takes place in a high volume, high tech wafer fabrication area, where the raw materials are processed into finished "silicon chips".

Following written instructions to operate sophisticated equipment and maintaining manual and computerised records to ensure the accurate processing of this valuable product. There are over 120 different steps involved from start to finish with each of them being critical to the success of the product.

Successful candidates will be allocated to one of the following production areas: diffusion, photolithography, implant, evaporation or etch, where they would expect to become familiar with a wide range of duties in the area.

The Company operates a structured training programme for new recruits.

Person Specification - Essential experience/qualities:

Ability to follow precise written instructions
Ability to conform to strict procedures
Ability to work as a team member
Recent experience in a production environment
Willingness to wear protective clothing, including gowns, hoods, face masks and gloves
as required for working in a Class 100 clean room. Applicants with skin complaints may
experience some irritation from the protective clothing.
Proven stable employment record
Good attendance in current/previous employment
Experience of shift work
Basic computer skills (use of keyboard and mouse)
Good level of manual dexterity
Ability to record information in writing and through computer data entry
Good colour vision

Desirable experience/qualities:
Experience of working with chemicals


These vacancies are predominately for night shift.

Either 12 hour shifts, 4 nights on - 4 nights off (nights)
Night shifts - 7pm - 7am
12 hour shifts, 4 days on - 4 days off
Day shifts - 7am - 7pm

Please note shifts do not rotate between days and nights