Overview

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.

About you

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