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Experienced Field Service Engineer

Ready for a fresh challenge?

Be part of a winning team. Join IES as an Semiconductor Equipment Engineer.

Take your engineering career to the next level

Do you possess a specialist knowledge of semiconductor equipment and tools? Are you mechanically minded with a ‘can do’ attitude? We are looking for an experienced Applied Materials Centura & Endura Engineer with at least ten years Fab or OEM (Applied Materials) Experience. If you consider yourself ‘expert level’ on the Applied Materials Plasma Etch and Dep Equipment, we can offer you an exciting placement with a European fab at the cutting edge of technology manufacturing.

Join the IES Semiconductor Field Service Engineer team

If you are a technician specialising in equipment and process, with a demonstrable toolset experience in Applied Materials Centura & Endura, this could be the right role for you. The process areas which are relevant to this Semiconductor Equipment Engineer position are:

  • Applied Materials Implanter
  • Applied Materials Centura
  • Applied Materials Endura
  • Ulvac
  • Mattsen
  • Lam
  • Aviza Furnaces
  • Tempress Furnaces
  • Varian Implanter

What does the role involve?

This Field Service Engineer position will involve the maintenance and servicing of numerous types of equipment; from sputtering to equipment retrofits, de-install, move, installation and system commissioning.

Use your specialist skills to advance the latest technology

Your substantial experience and broad knowledge base will make the difference in this dynamic and rewarding role, working with one of the semiconductor industry’s world leaders. You will be a Field Service Engineer who embraces a challenge, is immersed in fab culture, and is able to supervise and coach entry level engineers.

Here are the essential qualities of an IES Field Service Engineer:

An exemplary professional

Certain elements of the job will come as naturally to you as tying your shoelaces. These include cleanroom safety protocol, the fab process and the escalation management system. You will know the scope of the FSE role inside and out.

Excellent expertise

You will be a superb applicant of specialist semiconductor tools and processes. Regardless of whether your knowledge base is rooted in the latest technology, or older toolsets, your depth of expertise will be valued highly.

At home on foreign soil

On all continents, in all climates. Our Field Service Engineers fulfil short term and medium term placements at facilities all over the world, sticking their pins in the advanced manufacturing map. A love of travel and adventure will be part of your make up.

Fantastic flexibility

Our Field Service Engineers are unfailingly responsive. You will be able to fulfil placements at short notice and work on the road for up to 40 weeks per year. We offer a flexible weekend working arrangement which offers you a greater choice of working days.

Job details and remuneration

This is an immediate position available in a European fab for 2 or more weeks per month -  depending on the Engineer’s preference - for a minimum of 18 months.

IES offer an attractive pay package competitive with the industry’s highest rates. The labour rate offered will be dependent on your skill levels. We provide hotel or apartment accommodation depending on the Engineer’s preference. IES pay for all airfares, provide a vehicle and cover fuel costs. We provide a per diem for food, refreshments and any other justifiable expenses.

You will report  to our Business Development Manager and Project Manager. This is a home-based role, with requirements to visit IES head office in Bristol.

Apply here

To apply for this Experienced Field Service Engineer position, please send your CV/Resume to careers@ies.co.uk, quoting reference RH_ERS_02

 

Entry Level Field Service Engineer

Eyeing a career in semiconductor manufacturing?

Make a start with global leaders IES, and find the engineering world at your feet.

Are you our next Field Service Engineer?

We are looking for engineers in the making; motivated, inquisitive individuals with a mechanical, or electrical mindset. If that sounds like you, it doesn’t matter if you are an engineering newbie, or are in the process of a career switch. If you take a responsible approach to your work, and know your way around a toolbox, this exciting entry level role could be for you.  With short term placements around the world, our engineers pick up unmatched experience in the most technologically advanced manufacturing facilities.

What does the role involve?

This Field Service Engineer position will involve the maintenance and servicing of numerous types of equipment; from sputtering to equipment retrofits, de-install, move, installation and system commissioning.

You will report  to our Business Development Manager and Project Manager. This is a home-based role, with requirements to visit IES head office in Bristol

What do you bring to the table?

There is no such thing as the perfect skill set. You might have a grounding in HVAC, be an electronics expert, or even a ‘weekend mechanic’; our engineers come from a wide range of educational, professional and personal backgrounds. This Entry Level Field Service Engineer position is a chance to use your transferable skills in plotting a new career path.

Among the areas which our entry level engineers transfer from include:

  • Semiconductor
  • Aerospace
  • Electronics
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical

Qualifications desired, but not essential (in a relevant field): Higher National Diploma (HND), Btec, Apprenticeship.

You will be proficient in Microsoft Office applications; Word and Excel.

What are we looking for?

We welcome candidates with a minimum of one to two years’ relevant experience. Candidates can offer a different range of skillsets, but there are five important qualities which are indispensable as an IES engineer. These are:

A mechanical or electrical mindset

Do you like nothing more than using your hands, your tools and your brain? Semiconductor manufacturing is an industry which is perfect for the testers, tinkerers and technicians.

‘Can do’ attitude

Sometimes, even with the best planning and execution, unexpected issues can crop up. That’s when the problem solvers and perseverers are most valuable. If you are adverse to the words “I give up!”, this role could suit you down to the ground. 

Technical knowhow

Are you itching to put what you’ve learnt in higher education or previous jobs to good use? Whether it’s an HND in electronic engineering, or a machinist certification, rest assured you’ll be able to apply what you know.

Clear communication

Do you articulate yourself superbly? When it comes to reading technical documentation, can you soak up information like a sponge? We are looking for entry level engineers who can write, speak and read well.

A flexible schedule

We pride ourselves on the responsiveness of our Field Service Engineer offering. As such, you will be able to travel at short notice, and commit to as much as 30 to 40 weeks per year working on the road.

Where will technology manufacturing take you?

We fulfill assignments all over the UK and Europe, and occasionally further afield. Among the locations are Field Service Engineers are placed include:

  • UK
  • USA
  • Sweden
  • Germany
  • Italy

Apply here

To apply for this Entry Level Field Service Engineer position, please send your CV/Resume to careers@ies.co.uk, quoting reference RH_ERS_01

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