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Equipment Engineer

Job Title: Equipment Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary: Negotiable
REF: EE-RS_1523539178
Contact Name: Racquel Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Job Context

Part of the Facilities and Equipment Engineering team which, as a small unit, requires flexible cross boundary working. This team has the role of supporting the III-V production and product development teams in making their devices. The successful applicant will work with a small team of technicians and engineers within cleanrooms, laboratories and service areas.

Main Responsibilities
 Support the process equipment within our semiconductor processing facility to maintain optimum tool uptime and reduce un-expected 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
 Work in accordance with quality and safety policies;
 Any other adhoc duty as requested by the Facility Manager.

Essential Requirements
 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
Personal Attributes:
 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;
 Has a flexible approach to working;
 Supportive of company culture and ethos

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