1. Choose your Affinity Group

* Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action

We serve Equal Opportunity Employers and are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Professional Diversity Network has separate professional networking sites for different affinities, and in selecting the groups you identify with, you will be joined with those networks.

Note: Providing this information is strictly voluntary - you will not be penalized or subjected to adverse treatment. If you choose not to provide this information, simply select "Choose not to identify."

2. Choose Method
Sign in with LinkedIn
Sign in with Facebook

Tell us about yourself

Machine Operator - Cleaning, Lap & Polish - Night Shift
at Silfex
Springfield, OH

Machine Operator - Cleaning, Lap & Polish - Night Shift
at Silfex
Springfield, OH

Save or bookmark jobs as you go and access them anytime later with your account.



Machine Operator - Cleaning, Lap & Polish - Night Shift

Essential Function:

An essential function of this job is the ability to work a 6pm-6am shift.

Our Machine Operators in Cleanroom, Lap & Polish (CLP), perform finishing operations at Silfex for its electrodes and semiconductor parts prior to shipping. In lap & polish, our operators use precision equipment with an abrasive slurry to remove residual grind marks on the surface and polish to a specified finish. In the cleanroom, our operators run the parts through an ultrasonic cleaner using mechanical means to separate impurities and subsequently through wet benches that employ proprietary chemistry to achieve desired purity levels through chemical etching.

Job Description, Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate lapping & polishing equipment, ultrasonic cleaners and wet benches

  • Develop and maintain competency in basic troubleshooting of equipment

  • Follow all material handling requirements to ensure quality of product and equipment

  • Read and interpret assembly drawings, follow all work instructions, setup sheets and process specifications

  • Document quality and production data accurately and in a timely manner into batch records, ERP system, quality or productivity logs

  • Ensure cleanliness of the area and perform general and routine housekeeping tasks

  • Ensure equipment is in proper working order. Perform minor maintenance and preventative maintenance and generate maintenance work orders as needed

  • Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of the Silfex Quality Management System and properly apply Quality Procedures and Operating Procedures as appropriate.

  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned


  • Display a positive attitude and strong work ethic that reflects the Mission and Core Values of Silfex.
  • Create and maintain a culture where workplace safety is part of everything we do. Provide the safest possible workplace to our employees by modeling and following all company safety policies, reporting any incidents or unsafe conditions immediately to Silfex management. Wear all PPE as required by work area or job function.
  • Communication – Begin with the end in mind– Communicate boldly as well as effectively with empathy and respect to inspire teamwork and collaboration vertically and horizontally within Silfex.
  • Assist in applying lean manufacturing concepts and 5S. Demonstrate ownership of continuous improvement ideas and activities. Maintain organization and cleanliness, housekeeping and 5S within work area. Maintain these areas at the highest degree possible while responsibly escalating any maintenance issues.

Similar Jobs

See All »

Other Jobs at Silfex

See All »