Aerotek Production Operator (DSP) in Vancouver, Washington

This Production Operator position takes place in a semi-cleanroom environment, having to wear PPE including hairnet, safety glasses, and company-provided steel toe shoes. It will involve running 10-12 highly automated machines performing a polishing function for silicon wafer processing.

Must have a strong attention to detail, and good time management and multitasking skills to be able to monitor machine progress with multiple machines being at different stages of the process.

It is routinely required to lift or manipulate 25 lb. cases of material throughout the day, loading and unloading the machinery.

Some machine maintenance obligations will also be involved, including having to change out and clean certain parts and chemicals within the machine, of which will entail awkward bending, reaching, and lifting parts into and out of the machines fairly frequently throughout the day as well.

Must be able to stand or be walking consistently throughout the day and able to do so on a 12-hour shift. There is no sitting in this job, and a high sense of urgency is a must to keep machines running efficiently.

Basic math and computer skills are also necessary, including general proficiency with email and Microsoft Excel.

Must be organized, willing and ready to learn and be trained, and able to work well with others as part of a team of 3 to 4 per shift crew.

Both Day and Night shifts open currently, but they fill up fast. Day shift is 6am-6pm, Nights are 6pm to 6am. Shifts operate on a compressed workweek schedule, alternating 3-ON/4-OFF and 4-ON/3-OFF weekly schedules which require working every other weekend and will likely entail additional overtime days when needed.

Night shifts offer 15% additional pay.

About Aerotek:

Our people are everything. As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aerotek Inc. has distinguished itself as a leader in recruiting and staffing services, by having a deep understanding of the intersection of talent and business. As a strategic partner to more than 17,000 clients and 300,000 contract employees every year, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantages for its clients and rewarding careers for its contract employees. Headquartered in Hanover, Md., Aerotek operates a network of over 230 non-franchised offices with more than 6,000 internal employees dedicated to serving our customers. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider. To learn more, visit .

Aerotek is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Location: Vancouver, Washington

Posting ID: 6108349-1726

Pay Rate: US$12 - US$14 per hour + 15% differential for night shift

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.