Production Technician (Wafer Production)

Redlen Technologies

Redlen Technologies

Saanichton, BC V8M, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Redlen Technologies Inc., 868120585, Saanichton, British Columbia, Canada Req #90
Thursday, March 16, 2023

Company Overview

Redlen Technologies’ genesis lies in the foundational work of its Co-Founder Bob Redden who undertook a Canadian Space Agency (CSA) challenge of growing crystalline materials in microgravity on the Mir and the International Space Station (ISS).

Starting from an original team of five to over 200 employees today, Redlen has continued to innovate and improve the semiconductor crystal growth and fabrication process for its world-leading Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) sensors, used in Medical Imaging, Security Imaging and Non-Destructive Testing. Redlen’s technology is enabling a quantum leap forward in medical CT scanners - equivalent in scope and scale to the leap from black and white TVs to high definition 4K LED displays – improving image resolution and diagnostic accuracy, all the while substantially reducing radiation dose.

The team has grown from 50 to 200 employees in the recent past as it has secured design wins with major Fortune 500 industry customers in the medical and security industries. It plans to grow to 400 people and double its Victoria footprint in the next few years. Redlen’s impressive technical leadership and innovation led global medical equipment leader Canon Inc. to acquire Redlen for $430M in 2021 - a huge win for the B.C. tech industry.

Redlen has received numerous awards and accolades and prides itself on being a great place to work for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) roles, and for being an equal opportunity employer.

Job Description:

We are dedicated to serving our customers and place a high value on quality and teamwork. Candidates with previous manufacturing experience are preferred.
Production Technicians play a key role within Redlen in creating high quality, high performance radiation detectors for timely delivery to our medical and security imaging customers around the world.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Interpreting and completing issued output targets (work orders) in an accurate and efficient manner
  • Proficient in the use of production process equipment in the assigned areas
  • Ability to understand instructions as they apply to the manufacture of assemblies, sub-assemblies, etc.
  • Sample and test processes as required by the QMS program and procedures
  • Maintain accurate process records as per the instructions in place at the time
  • Monitor use and inventories of process materials/chemicals and supplies
  • Compliance with all stated company quality objectives
  • Adhere to all workplace health and safety protocols
  • Participate in programs and procedures required to ensure stringent plant and work area cleanliness
Shifts & Departments:
  • Day: 6:00am-2:30pm
  • Afternoon: 2:00pm-10:30pm
  • Night: 10:00pm-6:30am
Some departments require technicians to be able to lift up to 50lbs.
Majority of departments require technicians to be on their feet.

  • CZT Operations (crystal growth, furnace operations, wafer & chip cutting)
  • Lap & Polish
  • Clean Room
  • Assembly & Test
  • Metrology

Qualifications & Experience:

  • High school graduation essential
  • Computer literate and familiar with MS word and MS Excel
  • Technical college diploma considered an asset
  • Experience in a comparable work environment an advantage
  • Reliable transportation
  • Preferred:
    • Able to work nights and/or weekend shifts
    • Experience in metrology or QC
    • Experience using SOPs to execute work
    • Experience assembling electronics
  • Experience in unskilled labour roles is accepted


  • 32-month hands on comprehensive training program
  • Premiums for afternoon and night shift
  • On-site parking
  • Work boot allowance
  • Eligible for annual bonus
  • RRSP matching
  • Health and Dental
  • Career growth opportunities

Redlen has received numerous awards and accolades and prides itself on being a great place to work for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) roles, and for being an equal opportunity employer.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School