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Equipment Engineer


Job Description:

Location: Kildare, Ireland

About the role:

The company designs, develops, manufactures & installs semiconductor processing equipment and scientific research instruments.

The Equipment Engineer role will include:

  • Equipment build, integration, commissioning & test
  • Robotics teaching and optimisation
  • Equipment maintenance & service at international customer locations
  • Equipment commissioning & test during installation at international customer locations


General requirements & expectations

  • Experience with PLC's, embedded controllers and I/O handling systems including software instruction code


  • Experience of PC operating systems, PC hardware repair and PC performance optimisation
  • Experienced safe working with low voltage mains, circuit wiring and power electronics
  • Working knowledge gained through experience of electronic instruments, motor control, stepper motor

   linear drives, sensors, motion control and robotics test/debug and repair

  • Equipment assembly and submodule integration, testing & fault-finding
  • Experience setting up and calibrating semiconductor wafer handling robots
  • Travelling to international customer sites for semiconductor tool service activities
  • Travelling to international customer sites for semiconductor tool modifications, tool installations and tool



Required Qualifications:

  • a degree in electrical engineering, electronic engineering, automation, mechanical engineering or equivalent with 3 or more years of equipment experience or
  • an trade apprenticeship and qualification in electrical engineering or equivalent with 5 or more years of equipment experience


Advantageous Supplementary Skills

  • Vacuum furnace experience
  • Working in a cleanroom environment
  • Working knowledge of superconducting & large permanent magnets
  • Working handling cryogenic liquids
  • Experience of new equipment commissioning and customer sign-off processes, or plant commissioning
  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    2 bonuses

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities

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