Microchip Technology Production Specialist-All Shifts- Direct Hire in Gresham, Oregon


Microchip is hiring Production Specialists for all shifts at our Fab 4 facility in Gresham, Oregon!

Don’t worry if you don’t have cleanroom experience. Most new employees don’t!

We are invested in our employees, and our award-winning training organization will provide you all of the tools, resources and support you need to be successful.

What will you be doing?

  • You will learn to operate the machines (or “tools”) that manufacture microcontrollers and other embedded control products

  • You will learn to qualify tools and run engineering experiments to ensure that equipment and processes are within documented specified limits

  • Communicate to the appropriate people when equipment and processes do not meet documented specified limits

  • Learn the essential protocol for the cleanroom

  • Work 12-hour shifts, alternating between 3 shifts per week and 4 shifts per week

  • Develop the knowledge and expertise to help your functional area team meet production goals


What does it take to be successful?

  • Ability to multi-task while paying careful attention to detail

  • Prior success working both individually and in a team environment

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to follow written and verbal direction

  • Ability to read, comprehend and follow detailed work specifications for each piece of equipment

  • Excellent listening skills

  • Adaptability to frequent change and improvements

  • Reliable and consistent availability to work compressed shift schedule (6:25 to 6:40)

  • Regular and predictable attendance is essential

  • Ability to wear the required cleanroom garment with hood, mask, safety glasses, gloves and booties

  • Basic computer, math and reading comprehension skills

  • High school diploma or GED

Shifts: Days, Hours, Shift Differential

Front End Days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday every other Wednesday 6:25am-6:40pm 5%

Back End Days: Thursday, Friday, Saturday every other Wednesday 6:25am-6:40pm 5%

Front End Nights: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday every other Saturday 6:25pm-6:40am 15%

Back End Nights: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday every other Saturday 6:25m-6:40am 15%

Production Specialists are offered a comprehensive benefits and total comp package:


Wellness & Medical Benefits effective on your First Day of Employment

Gold Standard in Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental & Vision Benefits

Free on-site medical clinic staffed by a licensed and certified Nurse Practitioner.

On-site fitness center & Fitness Reimbursement

Tuition Reimbursement


Shift Differential & Daily Overtime

Quarterly Employee Cash Bonus Plan

Restricted Stock Grant – Cash your shares after 12-15 months or save them for their growth potential

Employee Stock Purchase Plan – Purchase additional MCHP shares at a generous discount

401K Retirement Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

Vacation Pay - Accrue up to 81.2 hours annually. More after the first two years.

Personal Absence Time - "Sick Pay" - Accrue up to 81.2 hours annually.

10 Paid Holidays

Critical Physical Requirements for Production Specialist:

Able to lift, push, pull 25 lbs; carry 15 lbs; sit 10%; stand 60%; walk 30%; must be able to perform activities that include stooping, reaching, handling, hearing, talking, seeing, work alone, work around others.

Critical Physical Requirements for Expeditors:

Able to lift, push, pull 25 lbs; carry 15 lbs; sit 10%; stand 30%; walk 60%; must be able to perform activities that include stooping, reaching, handling, hearing, talking, seeing, work alone, work around others.

This is classified as a safety sensitive position.

Apply online at careers.microchip.com if you or someone you know is interested in joining our team.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Microchip is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled / Veterans / Minorities / Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement. Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Applicants with Disabilities

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send us an email here with "Applicant Accommodation Request" in the subject line of the email. Alternatively, you may call us at 480-730-7330 to let us know the nature of your request.