Lead Equipment Technician
Permanent Full Time
Salary: £39K-£41,5K + 40% shift allowance
About the role
The day to day maintenance of manufacturing systems
Continual improvement of reliability and performance of systems and equipment
Proactive involvement in the support of MOCVD process improvement and problem solving
To provide site wide engineering and maintenance support to be carried out on manufacturing systems
Provide an organic shift training, mentor, coaching capability for junior members of the shift and provide necessary feedback to enable the engineering competence growth of the shift.
Provide technical guidance to all Equipment shift employees and act as the shift point of contact for Process Engineers and Manufacturing employees on all equipment issues.
To provide medium and long term planned preventive maintenance function and record keeping
To act as a competent person in all activities carried out in the area for which you are responsible
To monitor reactor performance and identify problems and establish and implement lasting solutions to those problems
To liaise with line manager or equipment specialist on a regular basis to determine current priorities
Organise, allocate and control resources within own area of responsibility. Lead and direct the Infrastructure Maintenance team to achieve business and functional objectives and meet key performance measures.
Monitor shift performance against the plan and derive remedial actions and escalate when necessary.
To pursue personal objective decided at appraisal and maintain a list of “to do jobs” that may be undertaken in any period of slack during shift, also ensuring all work carried out are documented on ROMS
Ensure cycle time achievement on all planned maintenance events is delivered within set defined times
Ability to drive root cause fix for unplanned events through structured problem-solving methods and accurate completion of incident reports.
Ability to manage low level disciplinary issues and when to escalate
To pursue personal objective decided at appraisal and maintain a list of “to do jobs” that may be undertaken in any period of slack during shift, also ensuring all work carried out are documented on CMMS
Adhering too, and ensuring all subordinates comply with all internal safety, HR, environmental and quality guidelines and procedures.
HNC/HND/Degree in an engineering discipline is desirable
Experience of semiconductor processing in III/V or silicon fabrication
Mechanical / Electrical / Electronic aptitude and experience
Ability to problem solve and fault find across various engineering disciplines
Able to prioritise effectively, make decisions and take decisive actions quickly under pressure
Excellent attitude to H&S
Excellent attention to detail
Why should you join us?
All our employees benefit from:
Long Term Incentive Plans (LTIPs)
Professional Development and career pathways
Bonus plans – quarterly or annual (role dependent)
Market competitive base salaries reviewed bi-annually
Attractive pension plans
Income protection – Permanent Health Insurance (PHI)
Long service awards
Hybrid and flexible working (role dependent)
Values-based recognition awards
Health Cash Plan includes discounts with high street brands
Cycle to work plan (includes E-bikes)
Employee Assistance Programme (Free family, legal, financial and counselling support 24/7 Access to second medical opinion and unlimited access to a remote GP)
Life assurance 4x salary
Discretionary Bonus scheme, LTIP's