Advanced Lapping Operator

Morgan Advanced Materials

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Hayward, CA

Job Description

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Job Overview:


Morgan Advanced Materials is a world leader in advanced materials science and engineering of ceramics, carbon and composites. We operate in a series of well-defined markets where our applications expertise offers our customers a valuable differentiator, engineering high-specification materials, components and sub-assembly parts that solve their challenging technical problems.


The Technical Ceramics business of Morgan Advanced Materials engineers high performance functional and structural ceramic materials, components and sub-assemblies to address customer-specific technical challenges.

The business employs advanced materials science and applications expertise to produce parts that enhance reliability or improve the performance of its customers’ products. Much of what the global business unit makes is used in demanding, harsh or critical environments. Our Technical Ceramics business works in selected segments of the electronics, energy, healthcare, industrial, petrochemicals, security and transport markets, typically in close collaborative customer relationships.


Group Key Figures: Revenue £950m (2021), ~7,500 employees, manufacturing in 30+ countries, and customers in 100+ countries. A UK PLC with head office located in Windsor, Berkshire UK.  Listed on London Stock Exchange; Member of the FTSE 250 Index.


Advanced Lapping Operator



The Advanced Lapping Operator is responsible for setting up and operating conventional machine tools used to lap company product to customer specifications. Introduction to advanced print reading and inspection methodology. Inspect produced company product using typical measuring equipment. The Advance Lapping Operator should be detail oriented and capable of maintaining process documentation with precision. The Operator would be responsible for producing product, inspecting using typical measuring equipment, and recording data on all required documents.



  • Ability to set up and operate lapping machines
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues in a timely fashion
  • Ability to hold close tolerance on size, flatness, finish etc. on a variety of parts
  • Ability to load and unload equipment and materials
  • Ability to move parts to the next operation in the production process
  • Ability to ensure the product is defect-free and ready for the next step in production
  • Ensure the product is defect-free and ready for the next step in production.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor, team lead, or the production manager


  • High School Diploma or equivalent (Required)
  • Read and communicate in English
  • Read and comprehend drawings and geometric tolerances
  • Work well with others in a team building environment
  • Work in a safe, efficient, and timely manner
  • Keep the work area clean and organized, including the machines
  • Identify area for process improvement, cost, and waste reduction
  • Know where all the controls are located
  • Understanding the use of all appropriate safety guards
  • Be able to lift the minimum of 35 pounds
  • Must pass pre-employment drug and background investigation.


Individual must be a:

  • Citizen of the United States, or
  • Permanent resident alien of the United States, or
  • Protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)


Morgan Advanced Materials is an Equal Opportunity employer.  We ensure equal opportunity to support diversity with respect to sex, race, religion, culture, creed, national orientation, sexual orientation, age or disability or any other status protected by law. 


Morgan Advanced Materials is an EEO/AA/M/W/D/V Employer