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Equipment Engineer

Job Title: Equipment Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Suffolk, England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: PP/P/RH/EE_1523525403
Contact Name: Rachel Hart
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Equipment Engineer

Based in Suffolk


A great opportunity to join an international telcoms and technology organisation in Suffolk as an Equipment Engineer. The successful applicant will work with a small team of technicians and engineers within cleanrooms, laboratories and service areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the process equipment within the semiconductor processing facility to maintain optimum tool uptime and reduce unexpected tool outages.
  • Carry out FMEA reviews and ensure spares/support and PPM are suitable and sufficient to support critical manufacturing equipment.
  • Drive improvement though data analysis and report tool metrics to highlight significant issues when necessary.
  • Use experience and knowledge fault find tools such as vacuum, mechanical and electronics
  • Work with OEM suppliers to co-ordinate PPM and reactive work
  • Work with process engineering team to plan, procure and assist with their drive to qualify new process equipment to meet the process capability and capacity requirements 

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Time served apprenticeship in an engineering discipline
  • HNC/D in Engineering based subject
  • Wide experience in semiconductor equipment and facilities; Proven track record of supporting a production line
  • Degree Qualified - in Engineering based discipline is desirable
  • Able to work calmly under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Proactive and innovative team player who is also capable of working independently
  • Displays a positive approach to working and actively seeks to share ideas and information with colleagues
  • Able to demonstrate attention to detail;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills which show an understanding of the varying levels and cultures within the organisation
  • Ability to ensure prioritisation of workloads dovetails with the needs of the business
  • Supportive of company culture and ethos

If you would like to be considered for the role, please email your CV to

Suitable candidates will be contacted before shortlisting.

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