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Equipment Technician

Job Category:

Manufacturing

Job Level:

Skilled

Open Date:

20-Jan-2022

Location:

United Kingdom

Close date:

31-Jul-2022

Client Industry:

SEMICONDUCTOR/ELECTRONICS

Job Description and Qualification:

  • Work for a world-leading semiconductor manufacturing company
  • Earn competitive pay
  • Experience life in the UK


We are recruiting for II-VI in Newton Acycliffe, Durham in the United Kingdom!

II-VI Incorporated, a global leader in engineered materials and optoelectronic components, is a vertically integrated manufacturing company that develops innovative products for diversified applications in communications, industrial, aerospace & defense, semiconductor capital equipment, life sciences, consumer electronics, and automotive markets. The Company has research and development, manufacturing, sales, service, and distribution facilities worldwide. The Company produces a wide variety of application-specific photonic and electronic materials and components, and deploys them in various forms, including integrated with advanced software to support our customers.


SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

Maintaining state of the art multi-million pound Compound Semiconductor-manufacturing equipment. Ensure all equipment is functioning correctly in accordance with specifications to comply with the following

standards: ISO9001/ISO14001/OHSAS18001. To maximise the tool availability, meantime between failures, meantime to repair to satisfy manufacturing output.


MAIN TASKS:

- Adherence and contribution to the Company Environmental, Health and Safety Policies

- Perform Preventative Maintenance in accordance within a pre-defined maintenance schedule.

- Respond to breakdowns and return machines to production in a timely manner, demonstrating excellent fault finding and problem solving skills.

- Provide equipment engineering expertise is for troubleshooting and assistance to process related issues. To understand how variations in the equipment performance affect the process conditions.

- Play an active role to identify and implement machine improvements in order to increase efficiency, yield, and productivity to reduce operating costs through the Continuous Improvement activities.

- Contribute towards Key Performance Indicators to achieve Equipment Engineering targets.

- Contribute towards training of fellow Technicians and Apprentices, documenting and sharing of knowledge gleaned during external training courses whether generic or machine specific.

- Play an active role in 8D group activity during major events as the preferred problem solving tool. Contributing significantly with ideas and suggestions to give the resilience to equipment performance.

- Play a proactive role in developing and maintaining a positively safe and environmental culture to satisfy OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 respectively.

- Liaise with equipment vendors for assistance in breakdowns and gain telephone support during complex breakdown repairs. Developing and communicating action plans for fellow technicians.

- Creative in locating and second source of equipment spares for more cost effective alternatives.

- Flexible and willing to work in more than one equipment section or process area to maximize resource time.

- ERT member having the capability to execute emergency plans and react to emergency situations


EXPERIENCE

Time served apprenticeship in an engineering discipline. Minimum of three years post apprenticeship. High volume production/manufacturing environment. Greater than 4 years experience in a semiconductor fabrication environment. Broad knowledge of semiconductor processing techniques.


TECHNICAL SKILLS

Strong analytical and problem solving ability. Appreciation of both practical and theoretical methodologies. Pro-active approach to maintenance with excellent and proven electrical, electronic and mechanical skills Ability to train & assess in a technical environment Familiarity of COSHH and ability to write method statements and risk assessments Understanding of software based/PLC control techniques. Knowledge of statistical methods (SPC) for historical data analysis. Worked within a Multi-skilled Technician environment Formal training qualification Worked within OHSAS 18001 Comprehensive IT skills covering a variety of software packages. Recognized PLC training.


PERSONAL QUALITIES

Pro-active and capable of working without direct supervision Demonstrate creative approach to job related specific tasks. Good Communication skills & a team player. Must have drive to achieve results. Prepared to be flexible in working additional hours to suit business needs. Decisive, accurate, creative and forward thinking.


EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS

Educated to a minimum of ONC with a recognized apprenticeship.

HNC in related engineering discipline (Electrical, Electronics, Controls & Instrumentation or Mechanical).


Please send your updated resume to: unitedkingdom@edistaffbuilders.com

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