Aerotek Cleanroom Production Operator (POL) in Vancouver, Washington

This Production Operator position takes place in a highly automated cleanroom environment, having to wear full PPE hooded cleanroom suit with hairnet, safety glasses, face mask, latex gloves, and company-provided safety shoes.

Operators work as a team to run multiple highly automated machines performing a polishing function for silicon wafer processing. Each operator will be responsible for running between 1-2 machines themselves throughout the day.

Must have a strong attention to detail, and good time management and multitasking skills to be able to monitor machine progress with each machine being at different stages of the process.

It is routinely required to lift or manipulate 25 lb. cases of material throughout the day, loading and unloading the machinery, along with having to load, unload, and manipulate large plates utilized within the machines that can weigh between 75-100 lbs.

Some machine maintenance obligations will also be involved, including having to change out and clean certain parts and chemicals within the machine, of which will entail awkward bending, reaching, and lifting parts into and out of the machines fairly frequently throughout the day as well.

Must be able to stand or be walking consistently throughout the day and able to do so on a 12-hour shift. There is no sitting in this job, and a high sense of urgency is a must to keep machines running efficiently.

Basic math and computer skills are also necessary, including being able to read and analyze data output on various computer screens, along with general proficiency with email and Microsoft Excel.

Must be organized, willing and ready to learn and be trained, and able to work well with others as part of a team of 3 to 4 per shift crew.

This will be a 12-hour Day Shift, 6am to 6pm, on a compressed workweek, alternating 3-ON/4-OFF and 4-ON/3-OFF weekly schedule which will require working every other weekend and will likely entail additional overtime days when needed.

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

Aerotek is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Location: Vancouver, Washington

Posting ID: 6502245-1726

Pay Rate: US$13 - US$15 per hour

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.