Materials Security Technician - Nights

Bloomington, MN, USA Req #887
Monday, August 15, 2022
SkyWater is co-creating our employees’ careers the same way we co-create revolutionary computing technologies that enable developers to bring innovations to market. In our Minnesota headquarters and Florida location, employees work together to activate our vision to improve the world by revolutionizing technology realization.

Joining our US investor-owned team means contributing to commercialization of some of the most exciting technologies the world has ever seen including superconducting, 3D integrated circuits or computer chips, carbon nanotubes, photonic logic devices, Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems and other emerging device topologies. We manufacture products for aerospace and defense, medical, automotive, consumer and industrial markets, to name a few. Our customers include emerging leaders who rely on our Trusted intellectual property security and quality manufacturing services.  

SkyWater’s Values of Integrity, Excellence, Collaboration, Empowerment and Growth Mindset guide us to cultivate a learning environment and invest in developing the knowledge of highly skilled, dedicated employees. We provide them with a dynamic workplace, open communication and an opportunity to grow within the company. If you’re searching for a company where you can be a part of the next level of technology and truly make a difference, consider joining SkyWater today!

Help SkyWater develop and protect national security. Materials Security Technicians are responsible for handling, processing, and transporting the nation’s premier technology. 


As a Materials Security Technician, you serve on the front lines and are critical to the success and growth of the company. Day to day responsibilities might look something like this:   
Operate assigned machines in a cleanroom environment. 
Load and unload wafer production machines (microchips). 
Follow detailed instructions to ensure correct procedures are completed. 
Perform quality inspections on finished products. 
Uphold the company’s core values of Integrity, Excellence, Collaboration, Empowerment, and Growth Mindset. 
Coordinate the movement of classified material on the fabrication floor
Receive and process classified materials on production tools
Maintain line of site with materials at all times of processing
Restocking of consumables related to production equipment
Basic SMIF POD maintenance including but not limited to battery changes, reprograming, housing repair/replacement
Basic use of logistics software used to identify materials, tools, recipes etc.    
Shift: D shift: Thursday through Saturday and every other Wednesday 6:00 pm to 6:15 am
Pay Premium: This role offers a 25% differential. 

Minimum Qualifications:
18 years or older.   
High school diploma or equivalent. 
Basic computer skills. 
Effective verbal and written communication skills.  
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. 
The willingness and desire to learn and grow.   
Must be a US Citizen willing to pursue/possess a security clearance.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to repetitively lift up to 12 pounds. 
  • Work in a cleanroom environment wearing full personal protective equipment attire 
  • Stand and walk for the duration of a 12-hour shift.
  • Must be able to balance, bend, carry, crouch, stretch and knee.
  • Must be able to push, pull, and reach.
  • Must be able to work with computers and CRTs, and type on a computer keyboard.
SkyWater has an exciting environment where the brightest semiconductor minds come together to achieve exceptional results. We offer competitive salary and financial benefits, such as, bonuses, life insurance, 401k match, and opportunities to buy SkyWater stock at a discounted rate. 
We provide benefits that promote a healthy life, such as, comprehensive benefits package including benefit eligibility day one, paid time off, paid holidays, an on-site fitness facility, an on-site, self-serve market and so much more! 

SkyWater is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants for all job openings are welcome and will be considered without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, medical conditions, family care or medical leave status, military service or status as a Protected Veteran, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, status with regard to public assistance, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local laws (“Protected Characteristics”). SkyWater complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning EEO/AA employment. SkyWater complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Human Resources at 952-851-5200 or

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  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Bloomington, MN, USA