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. Primary Job Functions: Assist in the installation and qualification of manufacturing equipment, troubleshoot day-to-day manufacturing issues, identify and/or implement system improvements that contribute to the achievement of throughput, yield and product performance goals.
Develop a complete understanding of Deposition processes, equipment, and support systems. Solve day-to-day production, equipment, and process problems. Identify and implement yield and product performance improvements. Develop methods to assign causes to yield excursions. Set up and maintain gauges Ensure all processes are running on target as defined by the Process Control Plan. Respond to SPC process control alarms, bringing processes back into control Execute planned process experiments, collect and analyze data and report experimental results. Collect data relating to daily tool performance and associated product performance. Provide training to production associates. Develop and update internal documentation including drawings, standard operating procedures, and process specifications. Interface with internal associates and supplier representatives, as required, to complete assigned projects. Develop a complete understanding of area processes, equipment, and support systems. Provide training to production associates. Maintain effective communication with production associates and manufacturing engineers. Disposition non-conforming product according to established criteria (NCP). Adhere to all safety procedures and good housekeeping standards. Ensure waste materials are discarded in their designated containers Ensure hazardous waste containers stay closed except when adding or removing waste Ensure satellite accumulation containers stay in their designated locations. Associated topics: business, cost efficient, industrial engineer, manufacturing engineer, methods engineer, project, sap, supply, supply chain
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