Operations Technician

Posted 15 Mar 2024

Tempe, Arizona - United States

Req Id 272729


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Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.  


Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.


This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

Your Role:
EMD Electronics is immediately hiring for an Operations Technician in Tempe, AZ. This is a rewarding job opportunity for people who want to join a growing business.
The Operations Technician is responsible for operating the manufacturing equipment in a safe, high quality and productive manner. This person proactively completes assigned plant routines and other duties as required by site specific requirements.

Duties for the Operations Technician include:

  • Maintaining safe working conditions and practices to achieve safety objectives
  • Maintaining required safety documentation
  • Attending all mandatory site-specific training and meetings
  • Performing work duties in accordance with Quality Systems Manual procedures, safety policies and site specific requirements
  • Performing manufacturing, packaging and testing of products and various manufacturing systems throughout the facility
  • Consistently demonstrating skills to operate all equipment used in the department in a safe manner
  • Understanding each manufacturing process and being able to identify and report any deviations to the lead/manager in a timely manner
  • Utilitizing automated programs and computer systems to help drive consistent and reliable manufacturing, packaging and testing
  • Inspecting all work areas on a continuous basis for any mechanical problems, safety hazards and unusual operating conditions
  • Keeping work and supply areas in a safe, clean and orderly condition at all times
  • Coordinating activities in production with other facility groups to ensure minimal impact to the production continuity
  • Collecting in process and finished product samples
  • Performing basic troubleshooting on equipment and making minor repairs or adjustments, as necessary
  • Submitting work orders to the maintenance planning system
  • Assisting with training and development of new employees
  • Assisting in generating and revising SOPs, as necessary
  • Contributing to continuous improvement in safety, quality and manufacturing efficiencies
  • Monitoring and replenishing in-process inventories of consumables/raw materials
  • Assisting in shipping/receiving activities as directed
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Attributes:

  • Lift, push, and or pull up to 50lbs
  • Bend, stoop, squat, crawl, kneel, climb, and or reach above shoulder
  • Wear personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, gloves, masks, and or steel toed safety shoes


Who You Are:
Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a manufacturing or chemical environment
  • Basic experience with computers software, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Career experience in semiconductor industry
  • Forklift experience
  • Experience with automated systems


What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!

If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to us, please visit https://www.emdgroup.com/en/company/press-positions.html

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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