Photo Etch Operator - 2nd shift in Woburn, MA at Tecomet

Date Posted: 3/25/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Photo Etch Operator 2nd shift is responsible for processing metal parts in small batches through various chemical baths and rinsing tanks in compliance with Tecomet standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process metal parts in small batches through various chemical baths and rinsing tanks
  • Process panels through conveyorized etch systems per given instructions.
  • Perform in-process visual inspection of chemically cleaned and stripped panels.
  • Perform visual and dimensional inspections of rough etched panels.
  • Periodically empty and clean out etch system sumps including safe transport of 55-gallon drums to and from the storage areas.
  • Safely and accurately dispense given amounts of raw chemicals for bath make-ups.
  • Perform routine etch systems maintenance involving checking fluid levels, conveyor transport, spray nozzle performance and filter systems conditions.
  • Periodically assist auxiliary departments including photoresist coating, filter press cleaning and pumping of spent chemistries into treatment tanks.
  • Routine cleaning of process equipment and area.
  • Performs other duties or special projects as required or as assigned by supervisor.

Qualification Requirements

Educational/Training Requirement:

  • High School Diploma
  • Able to work safely with chemicals while wearing proper personal protective equipment.


  • Entry level and/or with some experience in metal processing preferred, will train the right individual
  • Ability to accurately inspect chemical etch parts both visually and with the use of microscopes. 
  • Perform routine cleaning and maintenance of work area and equipment. 
  • Experience with plating metal parts a plus, as well as, use of a grit blaster.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be able to follow written work instructions, job routers and verbal instructions to perform assigned work.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise judgment
  • Able to work independently in high volume production area.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/W/Vets/Disabled