Process Technician III in Tempe, AZ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 8/8/2018

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Job Description

Seeking a skilled Process Technician for a large medical device company in Tempe, AZ. Ideal candidates have experience working in a fast-paced, regulated, manufacturing environment. This is a 4 month contract position with a solid chance for extension or conversion to direct hire.

Job Description

The person that takes this role will be expected to play an active role in supporting the sustaining and continuous improvement activities within the Hybrid Manufacturing Process Engineering organization.  The ideal candidate will have a passion for the patients we serve and an unrelenting desire to improve our business. The candidate will have a general working knowledge of PWB micro-electronics packaging manufacturing technologies and demonstrate an ability to apply problem solving skills and pragmatic thinking while working in a high paced team oriented environment. 

A Day in the Life

The selected candidate will provide hands-on and technical support including process equipment maintenance and calibration, root cause identification, installation, modification, upgrades, programming and qualification of equipment and processes to understand and improve equipment performance and process reliability. The candidate will work with engineering staff to develop programs and execute procedures on a wide variety of PWB manufacturing equipment. Respond in a positive manner to pressures caused by changing priorities. Communicate effectively through written technical reports and verbal interaction. Collaborate in a team environment with other technicians and engineers and lead problem solving activities through the application of DMAIC principles. 


• High School Diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years of relevant Technician experience OR
• Vocational Diploma in a related discipline with a minimum of 8 years of experience OR
• Associate of Science degree in a related discipline with a minimum of 4 years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with use of statistical process control and data analysis tools. 
• Knowledge of micro-electronic packaging manufacturing technologies and equipment and processes including Die Attach, Wirebond, Transfer Mold, Direct Chip Attach, solder paste and reflow processes, PWB final sizing technologies including mechanical Rout/De-panel, Wet Saw Singulation and Excise, and dimensional verification using optical metrologies for semi-conductor packaging assembly.   
• Good organizational skills, with strong written and verbal communication practices. 
• Ability to interface well with peers and Production personnel. 
• Experience with Lean Sigma, or Green/Black Belt Lean Sigma certification 
• Knowledge of DOE, statistical analysis methods and data analysis tools (Minitab, JMP, etc.). 
Physical Requirements 

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers.

Qualified applicants should send their up-to-date resume to Be sure to include job title and number (874797) in the subject of your e-mail.


EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.