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PVD Technician
Location: Coachella, CA

As a PVD Technician operate and maintain PVD and thin film deposition systems, including
high vacuum, RF magnetron and sputtering processing, and related equipment. Communicate
with the production manager, engineering and upper management about quality findings to
ensure all product is up to company performance standards. Be proactive in attempt to
find, diagnosis and address quality, production, equipment or process concerns as soon
as presented. The PVD Technician reports to the Production Manager working closely with
key engineering staff.

Primary Responsibilities:
Operate PVD system and oversee string coating process.

Maintain, troubleshoot and repair PVD system to achieve manufacturing production goals.

Accurately maintain inventory and complete all required reporting and documentation.

Train staff on PVD system and establish depth within the department.

Work with production manager and leads to ensure that production needs and deadlines are

Follow all safety protocol including use of applicable PPE.

Recommend upgrades or improvements to the equipment and/or department to increase

Maintain equipment and area cleanliness.

High school diploma or GED required. Associates or Bachelors in a science discipline

1-5 years experience with PVD coating processes or related experience.

Thorough knowledge and experience with PVD and thin film deposition systems including
high vacuum, RF magnetron, and sputtering processing.

Familiar with all aspects of vacuum and thin film deposition equipment.

Strong leadership skills and experience training employees.

Analytical problem solving and testing skills.

Good communication with fellow employees and upper level management.

Strong organizational skills.

Experience working in a fast paced environment, handling stress in a professional manner.

High level of work ethic and pride in work.

Strong problem solving and leadership skills.

Compensation & Benefits:





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About Us:
Ernie Ball, the world’s leading manufacturer of strings and accessories, has been making
high-quality electric guitar and bass strings since 1962. World-class players like Paul
McCartney, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Slash, Jimmy Page, and Buddy Guy have all played
Ernie Ball strings to create their unique sound. We use the latest technologies and
finest materials to continuously enhance your playing experience and provide an
unparalleled palette of expressive options.
Ernie Ball® was founded more than 50 years ago, and was the first to offer rock strings
with the creation of Slinkys®. The company has two locations in California, Music Man
guitar and bass manufacturing is located in the small town of San Luis Obispo on
California's beautiful central coast. Ernie Ball® began operations in the Coachella
Valley in November 2002. The area is known for its sunny climate, recreation
opportunities, and abundant affordable housing.

How to Apply:
Please email your resume to careers@ernieball.com

Date Posted: 09/27/17

PVD System Supervisor
Location: Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn based manufacturer has opening for an experienced PVD system manager. Candidate
must have a minimum of 3 years' experience with PVD coating systems. Excellent salary and
benefit package. Kindly send resume to Mr Jack Abel at jabel@watermark-designs.com.

How to Apply:
Please email your resume to jabel@watermark-designs.com

Date Posted: 09/01/17

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