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Equipment Technician (Contract)

Job Title: Equipment Technician (Contract)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 44466_1516288179
Contact Name: Aleksandra Ratajczak
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

Equipment Technician

Applying for this position, you'll have a chance to become part of the Facilities and Equipment Engineering team which has the role of supporting the III-V production and product development teams in making their devices. The successful applicant will work with a team of technicians and engineers within the cleanrooms, laboratories and service areas.

Your scope of responsibilities will include:

  • Support the process equipment within semiconductor processing facility to maintain optimum tool uptime and reduce unexpected 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 quality and safety policies.


  • 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.
  • Forklift licence is an asset.

Personal Attributes:

  • Able to follow strict instructions and to work calmly under pressure.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Supportive of company culture and ethos.

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