Associate- Technical Mfg

Recruiter
Location
Kulim Malaysia 1A,
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2016
Closes
12 Nov 2016
Ref
REQ-000074
Sector
Renewables
Category
Solar
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our high growth and leadership position in the renewable energy business offers outstanding opportunities to individuals seeking an exciting work environment in one of the most important industries for the 21st century. First Solar is a leader in the development and manufacturing of thin film solar modules used in grid-connected solar power plants, as well as a provider of complete solar generation solutions for U.S. utilities. Our culture is one where teamwork, continuous improvement, achievement of results, and environmental responsibility are core values. We are seeking new associates who are motivated to contribute their talents to making cost-effective solar energy an important part of the world's energy mix.
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Primary Job Functions:
Essential Functions & Responsibilities
  • Adheres to all safety procedures and practices good housekeeping.
  • Operate the assigned semiconductor coater within specifications defined in the work instructions to optimize output and minimize scrap.
  • Timely and accurate setup of the assigned semiconductor coater equipment.
  • Perform activities to bring the assigned semiconductor coater from a cold start up to optimum operating parameters within specifications as outlined in the work instructions.
  • Work with engineering teams to run approved tests on the assigned semiconductor coater ensuring that all parameters are set as defined in the approved test plan or in the work instructions.
  • Work with the manufacturing engineering to identify deviations and root causes of equipment malfunctions.
  • Assist engineers in troubleshooting quality deviations.
  • Report on operating status and/or project status as required.
  • Train new manufacturing technicians, ensuring that training is conducted in accordance to approved work instructions.
  • Adhere to all safety procedures and good housekeeping standards.
  • Work in a team environment to optimize the output of the assigned semiconductor coater.
  • Manage waste gaylords at the semiconductor coaters per the approved work instructions and procedures.
  • Perform other related assignments as required

Experience:
  • Operations experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Exposure to electrical, mechanical and/or chemical industrial applications
  • Experience in mechanical maintenance (a plus)
  • Exposure to the glass processing industry (a plus)
  • Familiarity with vacuum systems, lasers and glass handling (a plus)

Education:
  • Diploma in technical related field with a minimum of 1 year manufacturing experience
  • Certificate in technical related field with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience

Required Skills :
  • Production machine/system operating experience.
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge on computer application.

  • Behavioral:
  • MUST be meticulous and does the job in a systematic manner.
  • MUST portray good Safety Discipline when on duty.
  • Good communications skills.

  • Technical:
  • Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, or chemical systems.
  • Basic mathematic skills to be able to apply to statistics.
  • Familiarity with vacuum systems, lasers, and glass handling (a plus).
  • Ability to understand and apply TOC and SPC concepts.

  • Other Requirements
  • Able to perform light preventive maintenance
  • Demonstrates FS core values through behaviors
  • No documented disciplinary issue or PIP
  • Certified 70% of Coater competencies
  • Must be rated a minimum of VA during year of the promotion with a minimum of 1 year in current job
  • Ability to train AMA and MA on Coater process
  • Ability to use past FS experiences to drive important and effect change i.e. WI changes, OPL proliferation, new product & operation system introduction
  • Able to execute WIP & material scrap process flow


Physical Requirements:
  • All associates are required to wear a respirator at any given time and thus, the ability to wear a respirator is a condition of employment and continued employment (as per EHS requirement/specification).
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment is required (including but not limited to; steel toed shoes, gloves, safety glasses, hearing protection, protective jacket or apron and arm guards)
  • Able to perform normal physical movements (e.g. standing & sitting for a long period, lifting, carrying and climbing) according to EHS ergonomic guidelines.
  • A minimum height of 4ft / with good vision ability (no color blind)
  • Required to lift up material of up to 25 kg on frequent basis.


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Language Requirements
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Experience
First Solar Manufacturing, Manufacturing Operations-
Education
Diploma: Technical Discipline (Required)-
Potential candidates will meet the education and experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role. All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check, pre-employment drug screen, and any other test that may be required for the role.Potential candidates will meet the education and experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role. All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check, pre-employment drug screen, and any other test that may be required for the role.