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Manufacturing Technician

Brand:  Industrial Automation
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  MAS Division

Seattle, WA, US, 98195


The Manufacturing Technician processes product, parts, and/or materials using controlled processing equipment, hand tools, jigs, fixtures, and adhesives to specific standards in a safe and efficient manner to production standards and schedules within a semiconductor wafer manufacturing facility.


  • Perform functions associated with all wafer production including operations, equipment, process and training.
  • Reports quality and production concerns and issues to Supervisor.
  • Work is somewhat complex and is performed within narrowly defined parameters, although close attention to detail and awareness of nonstandard results is expected.
  • Collect and evaluate operating data to conduct on-line equipment adjustment and ensure process optimization.
  • Running lots in a qualitative way.
  • Setting up equipment and processes to run tool monitors and production.
  • Strict adherence to process specifications is required with the ability to use factory systems to make decisions on production operations.
  • Prepare and deliver pass down to the next shift in current factory systems.
  • Cross trains on all work stations within the department.
  • May participate in safety forums and Emergency Response Team as required.
  • Conducts operator-level preventative maintenance on all assigned tools, jigs, and fixtures according to the Preventative Maintenance Schedule.
  • Operates assigned equipment or tools safely in accordance with company and OSHA safety programs and rules.


  • 3+ years of previous assembly experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience in a technical or manufacturing environment.  Cleanroom experience highly desired.
  • Basic degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.
  • Competent analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, & planning skills.
  • Basic verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
  • Understanding and application of basic mathematical concepts.
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines, and reporting.
  • Spend the majority of work time (more than 90% less break time) in a cleanroom environment working on toolsets, processing wafers, and standing or sitting for extended periods of time. 
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary and work on a night or day shift compressed workweek schedule. 


  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk, hear and see.  
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold & heat, risk of electrical shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The noise level in the work environment may be high.

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.


In Product Identification, our Matthews Marking Systems and Evolution Inkjet brands are leading global providers of marking and coding solutions, including a full line of printing technologies, consumables and software, to meet branding, traceability and regulatory compliance needs for industrial and consumer products. 


We are in search of Manufacturing Technician  for the Product Identification group

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants.  In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle