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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:
Fulltime position
Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
Gym Membership

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.

How to Apply:
careers@ernieball.com or visit http://www.ernieball.com to begin the application process.

Date Posted: 02/27/18

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