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Manufacturing Engineering Technician (Day/Night Shift)

Perrysburg, OH
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job Description
Assist in the installation and qualification of systems, troubleshoot day-to-day manufacturing issues, identify and/or implement system improvements that contribute to the achievement of throughput, yield, and product performance goals.  Primary initial responsibilities will focus on either material handling, automation, Submodule, and/or Laser equipment. A rotation through these and other specializations may be required.
This position will primarily report to one of the three manufacturing sites in the Perrysburg area. Specific site preferences are not guaranteed. Must be willing to work at PGT1, PGT2, or PGT3. All three plants are within a two-mile radius.
Experience & Education:                        

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Candidates must meet one of the following criteria to qualify: 
     Associates degree in a technical discipline (electrical/mechanical)
    One year First Solar technical experience
    Two or more years machine or mechanic experience as a primary job function
    Six months experience as Manufacturing Engineering Technician Trainee at First Solar

Required Skills/Competencies:

  • Safety first mindset
  • Self-directed, ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Good written and oral communications skills in English
  • Experience working in a high-volume manufacturing setting
  • Ability to deal with administrative as well as technical tasks
  • Ability to trouble shoot and solve problems on the manufacturing line
  • General electrical/electronic, automation, and/or mechanical knowledge

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Set up and maintain gauges
  • Provide training to production associates
  • Develop methods to assign causes to yield excursions
  • Solve day-to-day production, equipment, and process problems
  • Adhere to all safety procedures and good housekeeping standards
  • Ensure waste materials are discarded in their designated containers
  • Identify and implement yield and product performance improvements.
  • Ensure satellite accumulation containers stay in their designated locations
  • Disposition non-conforming product according to established criteria (NCP)
  • Respond to SPC process control alarms, bringing processes back into control
  • Ensure all processes are running on target as defined by the Process Control Plan
  • Collect data relating to daily tool performance and associated product performance
  • Develop a complete understanding of area processes, equipment, and support systems
  • Ensure hazardous waste containers stay closed except when adding or removing waste
  • Maintain effective communication with production associates and manufacturing engineers
  • Execute planned process experiments, collect, and analyze data and report experimental results
  • Interface with internal associates and supplier representatives, as required, to complete assigned projects
  • Develop and update internal documentation including drawings, standard operating procedures, and process specifications

Reporting Relationships:

  • Will climb stairs on an occasional basis
  • May stoop, kneel, or bend, on an occasional basis
  • Will lift, push, or pull up to 27 pounds on a frequent basis
  • 20/40 vision in each eye, with or without correction, is required
  • Will sit, stand, or walk short distances for up to 12 hours per day
  • Must be able to comply with all safety standards and procedures
  • Will exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift, push or pull on a seldom basis
  • May reach above shoulder heights and below the waist on a frequent basis
  • Required to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects repetitively on a frequent basis
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment is required (including but not limited to, steel toed shoes, gloves, safety glasses, hearing protection, protective jacket or apron and arm guards)
  • All associates working on the production floor may be required to wear a respirator at any given time and thus, the ability to wear a respirator is a condition of employment and continued employment (requires little or no facial hair)
Company Description
RGBSI, a leader in the staffing industry, is dedicated to providing the highest quality of services to our clients and employees. We are proud to be the primary staffing partner to top companies in the automotive, aerospace, IT, media & entertainment, sports, energy, and finance industries. As a result of our clients' continued growth, we are looking for energetic, personable professionals to partner with these leading US companies.


Why Work Here?
RGBSI, is dedicated to providing the highest quality of services to our clients and employees. We are proud to be the primary partner to top

We offer attractive, competitive compensation and benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, Short Term Disability, AD&D and Tuition Reimbursement, etc. If you take pride in your work and are committed to personal and professional success we want to talk to you. Please visit to learn more. RGBSI is a Multi-National Corporation headquartered in Troy, MI with branches throughout the USA, Canada, Germany, Mexico, and India.


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