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Supervisor Technical Support

Supervisor Technical Support

Supervisor Technical Support

Req. 4920 Engineering at  123 Street Address,  Andover, MA Posted: Jul 26, 2021

Vicor is expanding to vertically integrate core printed circuit board operations.  As such, we are seeking a candidate to assist in establishing the wet process operations (specific knowledge related to electroless and electrolytic Cu application). This role will require that the candidate spend the first 3-4 months offsite at a strategic partner in Charlestown, NH training on the processes and equipment to be run on Vicor product.  The candidate will then be responsible for managing the setup of the equipment and processes back at the Vicor facility located in Andover, MA.


      • Hire and directly oversee a team of 4-5 equipment support technicians
      • Oversee and support all equipment installation for the plating fabrication facility
        • Work with the rigging company for equipment installation, placement
        • Work with all third party contractors for utility support (plumbing, wiring, air, etc)
      •  Support day/day equipment upkeep needs
        • React/repair/triage any required process equipment
          • Wet and dry processes (vertical and horizontal operations)
        • Develop and implement a PM (daily/monthly/annual)schedule for all equipment
        • Establish onsite schedules with contractors for all PM requirements
      • Manage all required equipment upgrades for installation, utilities, etc
      • Establish a inventory system for all plating fabrication spare parts.
        • Catalogue and control all inventory
      • Establish and document all safety training requirements for the equipment technicians
        • Respirator training, ppe, etc
      • Travel to existing equipment suppliers to oversee equipment builds and identify maintenance requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a Printed Circuit industry for process maintenance
  • Associate Degree in EE or ME or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience maintaining all aspects of a plating operation (horizontal and vertical process, wet and dry chemical processes)
  • Knowledge of PPE protocols required to support the operation/team training
  • Experience with maintaining/enforcing a proactive PM schedule
  • Experience debugging and repairing process equipment
  • Troubleshooting chemical and equipment processing interactions
  • Experience working with cross functional teams
  • Experience delivering both daily and long term initiatives
  • Ability to work independently and be effective in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Vicor is an Equal Opportunity employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability. 

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About Vicor

Vicor Corporation designs, manufactures and markets innovative, high performance modular power components, from bricks to semiconductor-centric solutions, to enable customers to efficiently convert and manage power from the wall plug to the point-of-load. Complementing an extensive portfolio of patented innovations in power conversion and power distribution with significant application development expertise, Vicor offers comprehensive product lines addressing a broad range of power conversion and management requirements across all power distribution architectures, including CPA, DPA, IBA, FPA and CBA.  Vicor focuses on solutions for performance-critical applications in the following markets: enterprise and high performance computing, telecommunications and network infrastructure, industrial equipment and automation, vehicles and transportation and aerospace and defense electronics. 

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