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Equipment Engineer, Equipment Maintenance Group - Greenock, UK

Diodes Incorporated is a global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality electronic devices serving the Automotive, Industrial, Consumer, Communications, and Computing segments. Our parts can be found in everyday items such as smart phones, smart watches, and cars. They are also used in technologies that can be found in retail, security, and surveillance products.

Headquartered in Plano, Texas, in the US, Diodes has over 8000 employees worldwide, and 21 locations globally, with manufacturing in the United Kingdom, Germany, China, and Taiwan.

At the Greenock semiconductor manufacturing site, we produce Bipolar, MOS, BiCMOS integrated Circuits. In addition to this, we are moving into the manufacture of discrete devices and developing new Power MOSFET technologies.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to an Equipment Engineering Section Manager, the successful candidate is required to be technically competent and able to apply sound Engineering fundamentals to support Fab Semiconductor Equipment toolsets.

The engineer is also responsible for developing innovative solutions to complex process and equipment problems.  

A successful candidate will work with colleagues from different departments for example, IT and Process Engineering and collaborate with them to help the site and achieve its goals.



A degree in an Engineering discipline is preferred, but we will consider applicants with HNC or equivalent relevant experience who are willing to work towards a degree.



As an equipment engineer in a high-volume environment you will: 

  • Control and manage the continuous improvement within functional area
  • Ensure the delivery of toolset availability and drive programs to deliver and meet this target
  • Deliver cost reduction programs to meet R&M targets
  • Deliver fails reduction programs through root cause failure analysis
  • Define, implement and monitor effectiveness of Preventative Maintenance programs on equipment toolsets
  • Drive and foster quality driven technically sound solutions
  • Apply knowledge and expertise gained to creatively solve difficult and challenging problems
  • Modify existing equipment, procedures, or methods to develop solutions
  • Independently determine the best approach to solve problems
  • Plan and monitor effective development and implementation of projects
  • Communicate with others to coordinate a broad range of activities
  • Liaise with other departments/external vendors to co-ordinate the installation of tools


Preferred skills:

  • Demonstrates strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in teams and collaborate effectively with people in different functions
  • Strong time-management skills that enable on-time project delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong, influential relationships
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to take initiative and drive for results


How to Apply  

Please email with a covering letter and CV to gfabrecruitment@eu.diodes.com