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Posted: 06/07/2020

Advanced Materials, a division of II-VI Incorporated, is a customer driven, world leading commercial supplier of high performance, high quality silicon carbide (SiC) substrates and other wide bandgap and high thermal conductivity materials such as CVD Diamond. Our products are used worldwide in the RF electronics, wireless infrastructure and power switching industries. We are committed to achieve performance excellence in all that we do.

We are currently seeking Operators for our 1st shift (6:00 PM 6:00 am) manufacturing operation to join our production facility located in Starkville, MS. We are looking for self-motivated, disciplined operators in the following role:

Shift Schedule:

1st Shift - 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Work Schedule: Week One - 3 days on/ 4 days off

Week Two - 4 days on/ 3 days off

Overtime for 3 day work week will be paid after 34.5 hours.


The Manufacturing Operator is responsible for working on multiple manufacturing projects as required by a supervisor and as specified on a work order and is trained and certified to perform at least one of the following functions:

  • Performs polishing steps required for electrical electronic applications according to documented
  • Carries out polishing experiments as part of engineering-directed, contract or internally funded, process development programs
  • Participates in the documentation of new and upgraded polishing procedures and specifications as they are readied for deployment
  • Participates in the implementation and execution of a polishing process development plan.
  • Supports the training of new employees assigned to the polishing activity
  • Carries out a satisfactory, documented preventative maintenance program areas assigned to the polishing activity
  • Maintains semiconductor production work areas.


  • High School Diploma. College level courses in math, physics, metrology, or chemistry are preferred.
  • Must be able to work weekend hours. Overtime may be required.
  • Experience with networked PC based computer system. (Excel, Email, and MRP).
  • Must be technically inclined with mechanical skills.
  • Experience with problem analysis and resolution and reporting and documentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and procedures while offering suggestions for continuous improvement.
  • Experience with 5S considered a plus, but not required.

Due to ITAR compliance, this position requires that a candidate be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident Alien, or Protected Individual per 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

Advanced Materials/II-VI Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or protected Veteran status.

We offer an excellent benefits package designed to attract and retain individuals willing to accept the challenge and risk associated with being part of a successful company. Our benefits include a company-wide bonus incentive program, medical, dental and vision insurances, 401K program with a substantial match, profit sharing program, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, stock purchase program, computer purchase program and more.

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Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug screening results and background check.

No agencies or phone calls please.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience: Manufacturing: 2 years (Required)

Education: High school (Required)

Work authorization: United States (Required)