Graduate Opportunity

Shift Process Technician


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Lumentum are currently recruiting for a Shift Process technician to be based in Caswell, Northamptonshire, UK. This is a shift-based role (24x7 operation, 12-hour shifts) rotating across all shifts. This role would be suitable for a recent graduate or experienced technician. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Be the first point of contact for all wafer fab process related issues.
  • Provide written handover of issues at end of shift
  • Responsible for reviewing and resolving process related issues, assisting in smooth running of the fab.
  • Ensure swift release of material where possible and police application of holds.
  • Oversight and co-ordination for timely tool re-qualification after maintenance activity.
  • Provide scrap and near miss event support, ensure swift triage of scrap and near miss events.
  • Generate and/or enact process deviations (DEVs) where required, e.g. raise DEVs (if appropriate) for out of spec. events, provide advice and support to manufacturing teams in event of non-standard work under DEV.
  • Creating measurement macros for new products as the lots arrive at measurement tools.


  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision out of hours whilst ensuring that all tasks are completed.
  • Competent PC user (including the use of Microsoft Office).
  • Wafer fab cleanroom experience an advantage
  • Familiarity with 6sigma and similar methodologies would be an advantage.
  • Ability to work as a part of a team to achieve targets whilst utilising a variety of communication skills.
  • Experience of computer-controlled semiconductor processing equipment would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing execution systems (MES) such as PROMIS would be an advantage, though full training will be provided


A min Degree in physics/electronic engineering is preferable or a photonics related degree


  • You will be working within a cleanroom environment and must be comfortable with the use of cleanroom clothing.
  • Self-motivated and dependable with good communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, alone or as a part of a team.
  • Excellent attendance, timekeeping and punctuality.
  • Must have a professional attitude to work and to colleagues.
  • A flexible approach to work and customer demand.
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.


We offer a competitive salary, Bonus, Pension, Private medical, Health cash plan, relocation allowance if appropriate and other benefits.

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Job ID Number: 2022876
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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Starting Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 plus shift allowance + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Caswell, Towcester (Northamptonshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Electronic
  • Physics

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