Fabrication Technician 1

Date: Jul 12, 2024

Location: Newbury Park, CA, US

Company: Skyworks


If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high-performance analog semiconductors whose solutions are powering the wireless networking revolution. Through our broad technology expertise and one of the most extensive product portfolios in the industry, we are Connecting Everyone and Everything, All the Time.


At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management, and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creative thinking. We value open communication, mutual trust, and respect. We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together are changing the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 73338 

Job Description

Position to reside on the B1 shift (5:24 am to 5:35 pm TH,F,SAT Plus 1 WED on/off) after the initial two-week training period. 


As a Fabrication Technician you will perform wafer fabrication functions in the production of semiconductor devices. Operate equipment in performing alignment, masking, etch deposition, testing, and diffusion. Manage workflows to optimize equipment output performance.


  • Perform wafer fabrication by following work instruction and documented procedures
  • Operate equipment to perform various stages of the wafer fabrication process
  • Perform measurements and analysis of critical parameters and record data
  • Adhere to clean room protocol and work practices, including wearing PPE for long periods of time
  • Maintain proper documentation and records
  • Move materials or finished good from one location to another; may involve pushing, pulling, or lifting (up to 20 pounds) or bending
  • Visually inspect and recognize quality defects
  • Handle fragile GaAs wafers and precious metals, such as gold and platinum
  • Mix wet chemistries, some of which are hazardous
  • Collect and log data into computer-based applications

Required Experience and Skills

  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED
  • Basic mathematical computations and writing tasks
  • Effective communication, include speaking, writing, active listening and taking instruction
  • Dexterity and good hand-eye coordination, with the ability to manipulate components of various sizes
  • Ability to understand directions and adhere to established procedures
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and to perform repetitive tasks
  • Lifts, handles, and reaches to use tools such as pliers, large tweezers, hand-held scanners, etc.
  • Basic computer knowledge and skills including MS Office Suite Direct experience and knowledge of overall Wafer FAB operational proficiency (process, tools, flows)
  • Dependable team player

Desired Experience and Skills

  • Prior semiconductor manufacturing experience
  • Knowledge of cleanroom practices and protocols
  • Problem solving abilities to troubleshoot


The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is currently USD $15.82$24.04 per hour. Starting base pay will depend on relevant experience and skills, training and education, business needs, market demands, the ultimate job duties and requirements, and work location. Skyworks has different base pay ranges for different work locations in the U.S. Benefits include access to healthcare benefits (including a premium-free medical plan option), a 401(k) plan and company match, an employee stock purchase plan, paid time off (including vacation, sick/wellness, parental leave), among others. Employees are eligible to participate in an incentive plan, and certain roles are also eligible for additional awards, including recognition and stock. These incentives and awards are based on individual and/or company performance. 


Skyworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Skyworks strives to create an accessible workplace; if you need an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at accommodations@skyworksinc.com.

Nearest Major Market: Ventura
Nearest Secondary Market: Oxnard

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