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Production Shift Manager (nights)

Company: IQE
Location: Taunton
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Shift Production Manager
up to $70,000 p.a.
Sunday - Wed shift pattern.

Our Story
IQE plc is the leading global supplier of advanced wafer products and material solutions to the semiconductor industry. IQE's core business is the design and manufacture of compound semiconductor wafers or "epiwafers" using a process called epitaxy. IQE's epiwafers are used in advanced electronic and photonic components which enable a broad portfolio of today's technology products.
Our Vision

IQE's vision is to be the best advanced semiconductor materials solutions company in the world. Being best means delivering outstanding quality, service, technology and value such that we become the first-choice supplier for all our customers.

Our Mission

IQE's mission is to deliver the best advanced semiconductor materials solutions to our customers through technology leadership; to provide our employees with a safe, stimulating and rewarding work environment; to partner with our suppliers to form mutually beneficial relationships; and to provide our stakeholders with a rewarding investment.

IQE is signed up to the Tech Talent Charter which aims to improve diversity in the tech sector. We welcome applications from all ethnic and cultural backgrounds. The more diverse we are, the more experiences we have to draw upon.

Summary of the role

The Production Shift Manager is responsible for the direct line management of the production processes. (S)he is expected to take ownership of his/her shift, ensuring safe operation and that his/her shift performs as required to achieve the manufacturing objectives. This individual must be fully trained in all aspects of safety, production, quality control procedures, as well as supervisory techniques. While many of the job responsibilities listed in this document are not explicitly given to the Shift Manager all of the time, the Shift Manager will be called upon to perform these tasks during his/her shift. They will also be responsible for developing, training and reviewing all production standard operating procedures as well as work instructions.
As the leader is his/her shift, the shift manager is required to be an incident commander so that (s)he can ensure that his/her shift remains safe should an emergency arise.

Key Responsibilities

Coordinate training of lead and production operators.
All job performance metrics on operators and cell leads assigned including quantity, quality, attendance and overall job performance records.
Writing and maintaining job performance reviews on operators and cell leads assigned.
Keep operators and cell leads informed of any pertinent information the company needs to be passed along
Act as first responder to any and all concerns of assigned and escalate concerns when deemed necessary
Train new operators in all aspects of the operator job specification to include certification
Manage workflow and set work priorities during shift for production. This includes coordinating personnel assignments based on production needs
Run reactors as required
Responsible for maintaining an appropriate level of moral and motivation for assigned shift
Interview new production personnel and provide input to hiring decisions
Produce daily status reports that are deemed necessary by the Manager of Operations.
Ensure safety and cleanliness of the cleanroom environment
Ensure production problems are addressed quickly and adequately.

Equipment and/or Machines to be used by Employee:
PC based Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) reactors.
Tencor Surf Scan particle measurement system
Lehighton contactless resistivity measurement system
Wafer handling material including carriers, sorters, and vacuum controlled handlers
Particle monitors

Qualifications / Essential Skills

Management experience working as a supervisor in a production environment
Strong leadership, organizational and record keeping skills.
Act as point contact person for all internal, customer, and ISO audits.
Working knowledge of SPC
Clean room experience
degree in relevant technical field or equivalent experience necessary to perform job responsibilities


Medical Insurance Coverage
Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
Dental and Vision Insurance Coverage
Paid Time Off
Employee Assistant Program (EAP) - variety of discounts and deals.
Life insurance
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Long/Short Term Disability
401(k) Plan - Company match of 50% on first 6%

IQE is an equal opportunity and an affirmative action employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics (Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled), are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: IQE, Taunton , Production Shift Manager (nights), Professions , Taunton, Massachusetts

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