• Night Shift Equipment Maintenance Supervisor

    Job Locations US-NC-Research Triangle Park
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  • Job Description

    Job Summary:

    The Equipment Maintenance Supervisor is responsible and accountable for safe, productive execution of the maintenance daily plan in the Fab, aligning the technician’s quarterly objectives to the plan. They will Support the site Maintenance team with the direction, resources, and motivation to achieve or exceed the daily/weekly goals. The shift maintenance supervisor must lead in a way that demonstrates the importance of efficiency and first time right. They must lead the team to drive success in a feedback rich environment which generates mutual respect and committed team members. Results will be measured and must be achieved in a sustainable fashion. The supervisor is expected to be able to thrive in a fast paced and dynamic environment within the fab.


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Lead with an in fab first mentality (minimum 80/20 fab/office), weekend shift must be 95% in fab-based on needed coverage and leadership.
    • Hands on work should be a considerable ratio daily. (minimum 50/50 and increased on weekend shifts) 
    • Evaluate the production line & align with operational supervision, engineering management and tool owners to set priorities for the site maintenance teams daily work, quality and performance. 
    • Assist/drives committed scheduled PM dates and assigns’ PM schedules with a proactive approach; provides detailed information on why a PM needed to extend past the allowed window.
    • Ensures PM data is captured on findings/tool state and recommends PM interval changes based on results
    • Monitors the daily work quality and performance of each team member and coaches on both positive and negative outcomes.
    • Reinforces desired behaviors of the team and redirects undesired behaviors
    • Must lead the team to follow developed work procedures/processes and systems to achieve results
    • Must form partnerships with peer leaders of other departments and functions to align on shared plans and schedules
    • Makes decisions with a view towards what is best for the fab line, what is best for the tool, what is best for the individual
    • Takes action to resolve gaps between uptime performances for each tool. 
    • Provides proposed quarterly objectives to the equipment manager for each team member on their shift, once approved, provide the objectives to each individual on a timely basis. Then review closed items for validation and record completed dates.
    • Holds the team accountable for delivering on their quarterly objectives. Rewards and recognizes performance which generates results.
    • Participles in training session planning/scheduling and ensures proper opportunity is given to the designated staff. 
    • Ensures all parts used are signed out of inventory.
    • Recommends the ordering of maintenance supplies, increased inventory order points, tools and fab equipment
    • Requires workers to follow appropriate safety practices, wear proper clean room entire and operate hand tools, fab tools and chemicals in a safe manner.
    • Provides daily updates to manager including proposed priorities, status vs. plan, problems, and rework.
    • Validates FSE work is satisfactory and complete for PMQ
    • Ensures documentation of work completed in Scanlots with proper codes and in a timely manner
    • Supports and drives inventory organization and Subfab cleanliness.
    • Qualifies internal staff’s technical training and skills
    • Writes employees performance evaluations


    Required Qualifications:

    • Associates Degree in a technical field or 10 years’ experience in a directly related Fab environment
    • At least 5 years of relevant experience performing line-management of Equipment/Maintenance Technicians
    • At least 5 years of semiconductor, chemical, or pharmaceutical plant hands on experience
    • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a high-performing team through cooperative, team-based interactions
    • Demonstrated ability to perform well and lead under pressure and changing priorities
    • Experience working with hazardous (toxic, corrosive, flammable) materials
    • Proficiency in reading and accurately interpreting equipment manuals, electrical, flow, piping and instrumentation diagrams, engineering bills of materials (EBOMS), and interlock matrices
    • Able to prepare high quality written performance appraisals for all staff managed
    • Strong organizational and planning skills with the ability to multi-task
    • Good written and verbal communication
    • Trained and experienced at performing root cause investigation and failure analysis


    Since our beginning 30 years ago, we have introduced innovative and disruptive solutions that enable a more efficient, productive and safer world. We continue our leadership in developing market-leading lighting-class LEDs, lighting products and semiconductor products for power and radio frequency (RF) applications. We believe in unlocking the power and potential of technology, enabling the world to do more with less. We aim to transform the way people experience light and are also leading the innovation of Power/RF products that move us toward a more energy efficient future.

    Be part of our future and have a direct impact while working for an organization that provides a place to work alongside brilliant people, a competitive total rewards package, and a problem solving culture. We invite you to submit an application if you feel we would be a good fit.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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