Dicing Saw Supervisor

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Centre Hall, Pennsylvania


  • Train new hires on current Dicing Saw processes

  • Provide ongoing training to Dicing Saw Technicians

  • Report employee training needs and problems to Director of Manufacturing

  • Back fill for Dicing Saw operator positions, on any shift, as needed

  • Follow detailed work instructions 

  • Ensure all Dicing equipment is in proper working condition for maximum output

  • Mount and dismount product to dicing tape

  • Select and install dicing blades as required

  • Run first piece check to validate processes prior to dicing lot

  • Operate measuring equipment to verify product's dimensional accuracy

  • Perform data entry of product dimensions

  • Handle delicate materials without damaging or breaking

  • Keep various work order and material lots separate as required

  • Utilize Kan Ban system to track product inventory

  • Understand and follow cleaning protocols

  • Complete audits

  • Verify correct documentation and tooling 

  • Ensure daily process documentation is updated appropriately

  • Assist with verification of failed units/failure analysis

  • Monitor product standards

  • Identify and debug problems in products, processes, and equipment and work for solutions

  • Maintain production machines and equipment (I.E., preventive maintenance) 


Supervisory Responsibilities: 

  • Trains and/or directs the training of newly hired Dicing Saw Operators

  • Schedules and assigns Dicing Saw Operators, in conjunction with the Director of Manufacturing

  • Reports issues with employees in the Dicing Saw department to the Director of Manufacturing

  • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive

  • Handles discipline and termination of employees, in conjunction with the Director of Manufacturing and in accordance with company policies



  • 5+ years of ultrasound experience preferred

  • 2+ years direct supervisory experience preferred

  • Broad knowledge of the ultrasound build process required

  • Experience with operating K&S 980/982 and Disco DAD3240 dicing saws required

  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 & 13485 quality systems preferred

  • Knowledge of reading drawings and understanding dimensional tolerances and principles generally required

  • Small mechanical assembly knowledge required

  • Knowledge of basic cleanroom practices required

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with all levels of staff

  • Excellent organizational and supervisory skills

  • Ability to motivate employees to accomplish time-sensitive goals

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Excellent trouble shooting skills

  • Intrinsic motivation with a positive attitude 

  • Creative/inventive mind

  • Excellent eye to detail

  • Willingness to work on a variety of products

  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Excel and other computer software use

  • Proficient math skills

  • Ability to maintain accurate count of substrates during processing required

  • Ability to perform step and repeat and kerf width calculations during dicing required