September 16, 2016
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Wet Process Operator - Etching

SANMINA-SCI - Costa Mesa, CA

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  • Location
    Costa Mesa, CA
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  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
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Job Description

Job Location: Costa Mesa, CA
2nd Shift position


Must be able to perform Etching operations in both the (DES) develop-etch-strip lines and the (SES) Strip-etch-strip lines. Candidate must have working knowledge of Cupric Etching, Resist Strip, Ammonia Etching and Solder Strip section on etching equipment. Must be experienced in using measuring devices or scopes to measure the line width and space of the product being processed.

In addition this position will require experience in the following areas: Omega etching using copper sulfate tanks, Copper and Gold Plating lines, Electroless, and Inspection. Chemical cleaning when required before Etching or Omega etching.


A minimum of two years experience in etching and or plating is required. The candidate must have good written and oral communications skills and understand process travelers, customer specifications and tolerances specified on travelers or blueprints.


Rigid PCB, Flex and Rigid / Flex process knowledge. In addition it would be preferred if the candidate can demonstrate a good working knowledge of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel and or PowerPoint) and the use of shop floor software to complete transactions in Oracle, Cimnet or other MRP systems.


Sanmina is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we believe that diversity is critical to our success. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.