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Equipment Maintenance Technician


Leixlip, County Kildare,


  • 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.

Westerwood Global is an equal opportunities employer, we currently manage all recruitment in house and do not require assistance, thank you.

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Equipment Maintenance Technician

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We’re Hiring Equipment Maintenance Technicians

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 Equipment Maintenance Technicians.

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 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.


  • A technical and/or mechanical qualification (NFQ Level 6 or higher)
  • 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
  • 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 4-shift cycle, 12-hour shifts (day & night including weekends)
  • 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

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