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Shift Production Operator

Job Title: Shift Production Operator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 Months
REF: JZFORCE_1631870806
Contact Name: Jianghui Zhang
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Job Title: Shift Production Operator

Location: Ipswich

We're looking for an experienced Production Operator to join a leading technology company in Ipswich.

Full training will be provided to candidates to work in this exciting, technical environment at the forefront of innovation.

What you will do

  • Operating tools to process material through the applicable stage in the manufacturing process according to the standard required in SOP documents, meeting targets for cycle time and quality and ensuring safety guidelines are followed at all times.
  • Operating a variety of different types of Fab / Test Equipment - optical vision systems, manual and automated devices as well as the use of chemicals.
  • Carrying out quality inspections, requiring strong attention to detail.
  • Identifying and implementing opportunities to improve quality, efficiency and safety with a focus on driving improvements to yield.
  • Completing documentation to a high standard and collating data on processes as required.
  • Recording and tracking metrology information using computer-aided statistical process controle (SPC) systems.
  • Learning new processes and procedures when new equipment is commissioned or new processes are developed.
  • This position is in a cleanroom environment requiring cleanroom gowning and cleanroom protocol. Some positions involve working near hazardous chemicals using proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

The ideal candidate

  • Experience of working in a manufacturing and/or cleanroom environment
  • Experience of operating machinery or carrying out technical processes
  • Good manual dexterity and attention to detail
  • Experience of applying a quality standard to your work
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • Basic computer skills (Excel, Word, Outlook) - able to enter data into the manufacturing system and interpret data to identify issues

The desirable candidate

  • Experience of working in semiconductor wafer/chip fabrication
  • An understanding of continuous improvement and lean manufacturing principles
  • Confident working safely with and around chemicals (training and PPE is provided)
  • Basic math skills to enable you to calculate measurements
  • Quality assurance experience

Transport: There is no public transport to site at times during shift working hours, so you must have your own transport and ability to travel to site. Free parking is available on site.

Working hours

2 Shifts

06.00 - 14.00 followed by 14.00 - 22.00, Monday - Friday, rotating weekly.

Total 37.5 hours per week

To be successful in this role, it is essential to have manufacturing and/or cleanroom experience as the working environment requires operating machinery/carrying out a technical process and following standard operating procedures.

Please note: The successful candidate must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the UK.

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.