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An organization within Northrop Grumman's Payload and Ground Systems (PGS) division, Cutting Edge Optronics is a leading provider of high-power laser diode arrays, high power pump modules and diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) lasers. We are a vertically integrated manufacturer capable of supplying unmounted diode bars, packaged laser diodes, DPSS modules, laser diode drivers and complete DPSS laser systems. Our diode laser-based products have become industry standards and are used in a wide variety of commercial and military applications.
Learn more about Cutting Edge Optronics at our website: https://www.northropgrumman.com/who-we-are/cutting-edge-optronics/ .
Northrop Grumman - Cutting Edge Optronics (CEO) is looking for a highly motivated Assembler for wafer processing. The Semiconductor Wafer Fabrication Technician performs operations associated with the fabrication of semiconductor laser wafers. All work takes place in a team-oriented, mobile phone-free, fragrance-free cleanroom. Responsibilities are subject to change dependent upon your personal experience/strengths and specific needs of Cutting Edge Optronics.
Perform wafer production operations including photolithography, wet and dry etching, and metallization.
Measure and inspect wafers using a microscope, profilometer, and/or ellipsometer.
Handle chemicals used in the production process, including sulfuric acid, hydrogen peroxide and acetic acid
Mount and thin wafers using a slurry-based lapping and polishing equipment.
High school diploma or equivalent
Excellent fine motor skills, including the ability to handle small, fragile materials using a vacuum wand or tweezers
Comfortable wearing full cleanroom attire and working under yellow lighting
Good oral communication and interpersonal skills
Able to follow written operational procedures
Willingness and capability to learn new tasks
Six months to one year of relevant experience and/or training.
2-year technical associate's degree
Experience with Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Salary Range: $31,200 - $49,300
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.