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IT Applications Developer Manufacturing - Greenock, UK

Diodes Incorporated is a leading global designer and manufacturer of discrete, analog, power management, connectivity, timing, and logic semiconductors. Serving the automotive, industrial, consumer, communications, and computing market segments, our products are found in everyday items such as smart phones, smart watches, and automobiles. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, United States - Diodes has around 9000 employees worldwide, 32 locations globally, with manufacturing sites in China, Germany, Taiwan, and United Kingdom.

The GFAB Diodes Incorporated wafer fabrication facilities are located in Greenock, Scotland (UK). GFAB has ~300 employees and produces both analog ICs and discrete components. These products are used in a wide variety of different markets, including automotive, industrial, consumer, communications, and computing.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The role of the Manufacturing IT Applications Developer is primarily to develop software which centers on the control of manufacturing equipment and the interaction with other related systems.

A typical piece of software for controlling a manufacturing tool uses a common framework to do the following:

  • To develop checks to ensure the equipment is ready to operate successfully
  • To select the correct manufacturing process to enable a production run
  • To collect data on a production run to ensure a quality product is produced
  • Interactions with other systems to aid the overall process, these include:
    • Selecting a manufacturing lot for processing
    • Updating the status of processing on the manufacturing execution system
    • Setting out tasks to be undertaken after interventions on the equipment.

The IT Developer will work on projects which will include complete development of a manufacturing toolset from the beginning through to a successful deployment.

This will involve working closely with other departments to ensure a smooth introduction of the tools to the manufacturing area and thereafter to enhance their capability.

There also additionally development activities which are undertaken on other applications and analysis solutions in operation at the site.



The successful candidate will have suitable IT experience or a BSc Degree (First or 2:1) or higher in computing science or equivalent.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience of communication between IT applications and equipment
  • Demonstrated 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 the initiative and drive for results


How to Apply:

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