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Equipment Facilities Maintenance Technician




permanent fulltime


competitive annual


Leixlip, County Kildare,

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Equipment Facilities Maintenance Technician

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We’re Hiring an Equipment Facilities Maintenance Technician

Westerwood Global provides service solutions ranging from entry–level to experienced personnel, within high tech manufacturing facilities. We are a trusted partner for the world’s leading semiconductor companies and are looking for an Equipment Facilities Maintenance Technician to join our Team in Leixlip, Co. Kildare.

The person for the job

  • You are electrical and mechanically minded
  • A strong team player with ability to work well within a diverse team
  • Have excellent organisational, time keeping, and communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to different tasks and to prioritise activities
  • You are looking for a new challenge and to develop your career

Purpose of the role

As an Equipment Facilities Maintenance Technician, you will perform daily maintenance tasks in a semiconductor cleanroom environment while supporting the Customer in key areas throughout the manufacturing process. Your goal will be to adhere to facility standard operating procedures with a focus on safety and quality. Your success will contribute to the facilities overall throughput while simultaneously developing your own skills in a coveted and highly technical industry.

Role requirements

  • A technical and/or mechanical qualification (NFQ Level 6 or higher)
  • An understanding of electrical schematics
  • Have a minimum of 2 years as an equipment maintenance technician performing scheduled PMs and repairs
  • Ability to perform highly diversified duties to maintain production machines and equipment
  • Have experience using a variety of hand tools, power tools, electric meters in performing duties
  • Experience in mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair highly desirable
  • Compliance with all safety and protocol specs and regulations
  • Adherence to maintenance specifications and best practices
  • Ability to travel
  • Must be able to read and interpret technical manuals and documents
  • Knowledge of root cause analysis methodology and continuous improvement programs highly desirable
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Ability to work a 39 hour week (Monday-Friday)
  • Ability to work in a controlled cleanroom environment, which will involve the wearing of a gown and relevant personal protective equipment

What you will be doing

  • Scheduled preventative and un-scheduled corrective maintenance of Semiconductor manufacturing equipment
  • Ability to work on electrical and mechanical sub-assemblies and systems
  • Accurate reporting of failure mechanisms of equipment and systems whilst following detailed work-based instructions and procedures
  • Maintaining cleanroom and company protocols
  • Ensuring safety and quality standards are maintained
  • Performing quality checks in line with process specifications
  • Using MS Office and in-house computer system as required

Benefits of working with Westerwood Global

  • Discounted rates of on-site facilities
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Reward & Recognition Programme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and development
  • Opportunities for career progression

About Westerwood Global

  • We provide a positive working environment – with emphasis on teamwork, positive interactions, and sense of community
  • We focus on good communication – open channels, open door policy and regular company updates
  • We provide opportunities to gain experience, develop skills and gain invaluable knowledge of the semi-conductor and high-tech industry

If this position sounds interesting to you, we’d be delighted to hear from you. Send us a mail or click below to apply. We appreciate your interest in working with us and look forward to hearing from you.

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