Fabrication Operator

Easton, Pennsylvania, United States


Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for wafer manufacturing.,

Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma plus additional training in fabrication or machining and equipment maintenance at a minimum
  • 2-4 years of hands-on laboratory and/or production experience in process intensive environments with vocational or technical certificate.
  • Experience with precision measurement methods and systems.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and process procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and procedures closely while offering suggestions for continuous improvement.
  • Experience with networked PC based computer system (spreadsheets, Email, MRP systems).


  • Broad, practical knowledge of semiconductor wafer fabrication and hands-on experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of fabrication process tools (Wire-saws, Grinders, X-rays, Cleaning Equipment ) in an industrial environment.
  • Well-honed observational skills that enable the rapid identification of operating problems/abnormalities.
  • Ability to train new or inexperienced operators or technicians to operate fabrication equipment and processes.
  • Must be computer-literate to operate computer-controlled equipment and make data entry.
  • Knowledge of and ability to work effectively with process development tools and systems such as SPC, DOE and ISO 9000 methodologies.
  • Capability to quickly respond to unusual events, emergencies and/or accidents.
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural, team-based environment.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Handle special assignments promptly and professionally.
  • Set a high standard of ethics, professionalism, and competency.

Working Conditions

  • Manufacturing environment

Physical Requirements

Must be able to lift up to 50lbs. be able to work with hand tools, bend down, reach up and be able to stand up to 8-12 hours

Safety Requirements

All employees are required to follow the site EHS procedures and Coherent Corp. Corporate EHS standards.

Quality and Environmental Responsibilities

Depending on location, this position may be responsible for the execution and maintenance of the ISO 9000, 9001, 14001 and/or other applicable standards that may apply to the relevant roles and responsibilities within the Quality Management System and Environmental Management System.

Culture Commitment

Ensure adherence to company’s values (ICARE) in all aspects of your position at Coherent Corp.:

Integrity – Create an Environment of Trust

Collaboration – Innovate Through the Sharing of Ideas

Accountability – Own the Process and the Outcome

Respect – Recognize the Value in Everyone

Enthusiasm – Find a Sense of Purpose in Work


Coherent Corp. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To conform to U.S. Government export regulations (ITAR), applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8. U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State."