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Polar Semiconductor is the technology development, engineering, and manufacturing center for Sanken Electric Co. Polar Semiconductor also fulfills emerging and existing semiconductor companies' needs by providing both R&D and flexible volume manufacturing services. Polar Semiconductor takes pride in their quality, development, delivery, and resources. Plus, their benefits are amazing! Benefits include: paid day off for your birthday, PDO starting your first day, 2 hours of paid breaks per full work shift, and 3 days off every week, as well as scheduled overtime with the potential of more! To top it off, the community is even better.

Job Description

As a Water Fab Operator, you will be responsible for wafer fabrication within an assigned functional area such as: photo resist application, bake, align, expose, develop/inspect, oxide and mental etching, and wafer cleaning according to specifications. This position consists of 12 hour shifts – 3 or 4 day work weeks.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Perform production processes as assigned by Supervisor/Manager in such areas: Photo, Etch, Thin films, Metal dep, Diffusion, Epi, LPCVD, and including all support areas
  • Inspect wafers to ensure proper processing and wafer quality
  • Properly log all processed and in-process wafers using Net Vision system
  • Support company initiatives, such as; quality, safety and environmental management, CQ1, 5S, yield management, and cost containment
  • Perform other duties are required

Minimum Years of Experience

Entry level. Important skills include: basic reading, writing, arithmetic (math), and communication skills. Equipment set-up training of operators and certification in a given number of functional areas. This position requires: walking and standing on cleanroom floors for prolonged periods; working in a cleanroom environment and wearing clean room attire (bunny suit, mask, gloves, protective eye wear and booties); exposure to hazardous chemicals and extreme oven temperatures, 550-800C. You will also lift, carry, push, and/or pull up to 10 pounds on a frequent and daily basis. Visual acuity required. Ability to perform all wafer handling functions (i.e. load, unload, transfer, transport, etc.). Manual dexterity to operate hand held devices such as: keypad, mouse, scanner, and wand. Ability to perform two handed cassette/wafer handling including two handed grip and grasp, on a frequent to continuous and daily basis. Ability to perform physical requirements throughout the course of 12-hour shifts.

Salary or Hourly Rate

$19-23.56 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

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About Company
Polar Semiconductor fulfills semiconductor companies' needs by providing both R&D and flexible volume manufacturing services, taking pride in quality, development, delivery, and resources.

2800 East Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, Minnesota

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