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Process Technician - 6 month Fixed Term Contract



Abingdon, UK
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Snap Inc. is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company’s three core products are Snapchat, a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio, an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and its AR glasses, Spectacles.

Snap Lab is home to our hardware products with a world-class research & development team. We are focused on pushing the boundaries of what a camera can be, specifically overlaying computing on the real world. Next Generation Spectacles are our first pair of glasses that bring augmented reality to life.

We are looking for a Process Technician to join our Manufacturing team!

What you’ll do:

You will contribute towards the engineering tasks relating to manufacturing and development of established and new processes. The role requirements include wearing a full cleanroom suit with an expectation that the majority of the work day will take place within the cleanroom.

The role requirements include wearing a full cleanroom suit with an expectation that the majority of the work day will take place within the cleanroom. You will:

  • Support and maintain production

  • Contribute towards engineering tasks associated with continuous process development and optimisation.

  • Proactively identify and implement process improvements in order to increase efficiency, yield and reduce operating costs.

  • Assist in the development of new processes and technologies to achieve rapid introduction with stable yield

  • Ensure engineering principles and procedures are adhered to by staff working within the fabrication and test areas.

  • Respond to out of control events and assist in their disposition.

  • Process engineering representative for all processing areas during out of day shift hours.

  • On-shift containment, investigation, diagnosis & resolution of process and test issues.

  • Provide feedback & communication to ensure continuity in addressing issues across manufacturing hours.

  • Liaise with shift supervisor & fellow technicians to ensure production priorities are understood and addressed with appropriate urgency.

  • Monitor, update and present information regarding the status of production processes.

  • Contribute towards training of Operators and fellow technicians.

  • Develop a positive safety and environmental culture to satisfy ISO 18001 and ISO 140001 requirements.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Experience working in cleanrooms and in a manufacturing / production environment.

  • Broad knowledge of manufacturing and engineering principles.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving ability.

  • Good understanding of statistical process control techniques.

  • Knowledge of scientific experimentation techniques.

  • Proactive and capable of working without direct supervision. Can effectively prioritise time and identify and focus on priority issues.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work in a team environment.

  • Adaptable to changing circumstances.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience as a process technician in a similar fabrication environment

"Default Together" Policy at Snap: At Snap Inc. we believe that being together in person helps us build our culture faster, reinforce our values, and serve our community, customers and partners better through dynamic collaboration. To reflect this, we practice a “default together” approach and expect our team members to work in an office 4+ days per week.

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid parental leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!