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Equipment Technician

Job Title: Equipment Technician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary: competitive market rate
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: on-going
REF: LZ-ET--002_1528808892
Contact Name: Lin Zhang
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

Equipment Technician

Our client is developing advance optoelectronic devices for the next generation of communication network. It has a proven track record of innovation over many years, and now looking to recruit a number of exciting new roles.

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 the 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.
  • First line diagnostic skills with on call engineer backup.
  • Use experience and knowledge fault find tools such as vacuum, mechanical and electronics
  • Work with specialist 3rd party suppliers to maintain the building engineer facilities, such as DI water, specialist gases and HEVAC equipment.
  • Work in accordance with the CIP quality and safety policies;
  • Any other adhoc duty as requested by the Facility Manager.



Time served apprenticeship in an engineering discipline (or working towards recognised qualification)

Some experience in semiconductor equipment and facilities maintenance; such as chemical handling , repairing electronic equipment ,

Proven track record of supporting a production line.

Working a 2 shift rotation.


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Personal Attributes:

Must be able to follow strict instructions when instructed to do so.

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.

If you are interested in applying, please call Lin, 0118 928 5550 or send your latest CV to

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