Manufacturing Technician II (B Shift) - Temp-to-Hire at FormFactor, Inc. in Carlsbad, California

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Manufacturing Technician II (B Shift) - Temp-to-Hire


Carlsbad, CA

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Carlsbad, CA

FormFactor, Inc.

Re: COVID-19, FormFactor is committed to the safety of our employees. We have ample safety protocols in place, including social distancing, safety training and appropriate screenings for all on-site personnel and visitors.

We live in a mobile driven world where technology is constantly improving. Semiconductor manufacturers need a partner as they pioneer and drive the most advanced integrated circuits (ICs) ever made. FormFactor is the world's leading supplier of semiconductor test and measurement products used to test the ICs that power the majority of smart phones and tablets on the planet, as well as electronic systems used in computing, consumer, automotive, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other applications. We are a big company with a small time feel. Working at FormFactor gives you the opportunity to work with cutting edge technology, have a direct influence on next generation products hitting the market and drive the overall growth and development of the semiconductor industry.

We are a fast-paced, agile, growing company that values diversity of thought and constantly strives for a more diverse, inclusive environment. We are looking for enthusiastic, talented individuals who can thrive in a changing and challenging environment.


Our Technicians work a Compressed Work Week (CWW). This means that each pay period you work three 12-hour shifts one week, and four 12-hour shifts the following week*. Per California law, you will be eligible for Overtime Pay (1.5X Hourly Rate) for all time worked over 8 hours in one shift (24.5 hours of OT per two week pay period). Shifts available:

A Shift (front half days) - 6am - 6:15pm Sunday -Tuesday, and every other Wednesday

B Shift (front half nights) - 6pm - 6:15am Sunday -Tuesday, and every other Saturday (+15% shift differential)

C Shift (back half days) - 6am - 6:15pm Thursday - Saturday, and every other Wednesday

D Shift (back half nights) - 6pm - 6:15am Wednesday - Friday and every other Saturday (+15% shift differential)

*These CWW schedules only apply to our California locations, and include breaks and meal periods

The Manufacturing Technician performs functions associated with probe card manufacturing operationsincluding manufacturing printed circuit board assemblies to specificationbased on production schedules. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to reading drawings and BOMs.


  • The successful candidate must have strong problem solving skills and understanding of the fundamentals of electronics

  • Build mechanical assemblies or operate SMT machines according to standard operating procedures

  • Perform set-up and cleanup according to documented procedures

  • Maintain documentation for set-up and daily operations

  • Document and maintain quality records for operation and inspection results

  • Perform material activities required to maintain accurate control of all material staged in the area

  • Perform minor maintenance as required in an efficient manner

  • Maintain a clean and orderly working environment

  • Follow general safety procedures

  • Communicate operation status tosupervisor as required

  • Work with other team members to implement safety,quality and performance improvements

  • Must be able to follow assembly drawings

  • Able to work with limited supervision

  • Experience using microscopes is desirable

  • Experience with a manufacturing execution system (MES) such as Promis desirable

  • Strong problem solving skills as related to manufacturing issues

  • Good communication skills, both oral and written


  • H.S. Diploma, GED orequivalent

  • SMT machine operation or mechanical assembly experience preferred

  • Must havegood computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, Statistical Analysis software, MES)

  • Strong math skills, including metric and standard measuring systems

  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

  • Familiarity with clean room and6S procedures

FormFactor is committed to providing a work environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are committed to compliance with all Federal, State, and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, sex (including breastfeeding and related conditions), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, registered domestic partner status, medical condition, military or veteran status, genetic characteristics or information, or any other legally protected characteristic. These protections extend to all employment and management decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

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