Semiconductor Equipment Engineers x 5 - Service Engineers

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  • Location:

    Towcester, Northamptonshire

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  • Salary:

    £36000 - £47000 per annum + + benefits & bonus

  • Contact:

    Phil Johnson

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Start date:

    August 2020

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Semiconductor Equipment Engineers x 5 - Equipment Service Engineers

+ Manufacturing Equipment Support - Service, repair, upkeep

+ Semiconductor plant equipment - based Northamptom

+ Fantastic company and opportunity

+ Great salary £40,000 to £47,000 including shift allowance + Overtime

+ Great benefits - up to 9% pension, LI, bonus, health plan

+ Company moving to 24 hour shift due to increase in demand and manufacturing

Role would suit Field Service Engineers (though role is in one location)

Job Title: Equipment Engineer

  • Equipment Engineering technical support on rotating shifts

  • First line response for all equipment issues and PMs, working to the priorities agreed with the Department Manager to minimise downtime on production equipment

  • Monitor Cost of Ownership and drive improvements for a reduction in expenditure

  • Identify and procure critical equipment spares and consumables

  • Repair down tools and progress key improvement projects

  • Coordinate and train others to eliminate single route knowledge/expertise

  • Generate and communicate plans for down tools within their reporting area and provide end of shift handovers

  • Complete QOS uptime reports including fault pareto and action registers

  • Able to carry out a wide range of duties according to documented procedures without supervision

  • Responsible for creating and updating relevant departmental documentation


  • Ensure Equipment availability and reliability is maximized by application of good maintenance and root cause analysis. Bringing about the quickest possible return to reliable operation and process performance to meet manufacturing operations delivery schedules

  • Effectively communicate problems and solutions across all levels of the business

  • Timely response to engineering problems with workable solutions


  • HNC/HND/DEGREE or equivalent in a technical discipline

Skills/Competencies - Desirable:

  • Experienced in the maintenance and repair of Semiconductor manufacting equipment from the following vendors: ASML, Trikon/SPTS, OiPT, Palomar, Temescal, Leybold, Leica, Semitool


  • Flexible approach to working hours and the needs of the business, able to work overtime as required

  • Self-motivated

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent standard of written and spoken English is essential

Maintaining and upkeep of large capital equipment

Must be prepapred to wear protective suits and breathing apparatus

Role requires individuals to be physically fit