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Equipment Technician (shift)

Job Title: Equipment Technician (shift)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: 09052018_1525851012
Contact Name: Konrad Klusek
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Equipment Technician (Shift)

Our client is a leading ICT solution provider, as well as one of the leading global telecom solution providers. Their products and solutions are serving 45 of the world's top 50 operators and a third of the world's population.

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.


  • Fork lift driver

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;

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