029CJSC Equipment Engineering Support - Greenock

Location              Greenock – commutable from Glasgow

Start Date           September 2021 for 12 months

Salary                   TBC

Disciplines           Electronic & Electrical Engineering 


Are you an undergraduate living in a location that is commutable to Greenock and working towards a BSc Degree or higher in Electrical/Electronic Engineering?  A predicted grade to date should be a first or 2:1 and they require students living in an around the Glasgow area.  The company are a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application-specific, standard products within the broad discrete, logic, analog and mixed-signal markets, serving the Automotive, Industrial, Consumer, Communications, and Computing segments.


Headquartered in Plano, TX,  they have over 7700 employees worldwide, have 21 locations globally, with manufacturing in the United Kingdom, Germany, China, and Taiwan. They have 27 consecutive years of profitability, and a proven track record of strategic acquisitions, the most recent of which being the Greenock Fabrication facility in Scotland.


On-site they produce Bipolar, MOS, BiCMOS Integrated Circuits. In addition to this, they are moving into the manufacture of discrete devices and developing new Power MOSFET technologies.


The placement will be within their Equipment Engineering organisation at their Manufacturing facility in Greenock, Scotland (30 mins from Glasgow).


Reporting to an Equipment Section Manager, you will be responsible for the Engineering support, improvements and sustaining on equipment toolsets.


You will gain experience in the following:


  • Equipment and Maintenance Engineering across functional areas including Lithography, Etch (wet & dry), Diffusion, Deposition, Implant, Sputter, Chemical Mechanical Polishing (CMP), Back Grind Back Metal and Metrology.
  • Problem solving techniques and statistical control understanding i.e. root cause failure analysis, 6 Sigma, KT, SPC and SASjump analysis.
  • Delivering tool performance to modelled levels to meet a number of metrics: full safety compliance, tool availability, tool failure rate, equipment yield impact and costs controls.
  • 5S program implementation and support in Fabrication Area in and around equipment toolsets and semicleans.
  • Improving PM efficiency, reducing repeat failures, repairs & maintenance cost controls, reduce impact of external variation on equipment (power, facilities etc.)  by the introduction of data analysis, productivity hardware and software upgrades/enhancements. To achieve this, you will liaise with Production, Process Engineering, Facilities, Procurement other Engineering Groups external Vendors to ensure plant goals are met or exceeded.
  • Understanding and implementation of equipment/task-based Risk Assessments, Hazard Maps and Safe Working Procedures.


Job Description:

  • Work with the department to ensure technically sound plans for the recovery of tools exist, are adhered to and delivered on time.
  • Control and management of continuous improvement within a functional area.
  •  Assist in the delivery of toolset required and help drive programs to deliver and meet this target.
  • Help to deliver cost reduction programs to meet R&M targets.
  • Help to deliver fails reduction programs through root cause fails analysis.
  • Work in an environment that will drive, and foster quality-driven technically sound solutions.
  • Apply knowledge expertise gained to creatively solve difficult and challenging problems.
  • Help to modify existing equipment, procedures, or methods to develop solutions.
  • Determine the best approach to solve problems, with support from the department.
  • Plan and monitor the 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 tool moves, strip-outs and new tool installations.


To apply for this placement or for more information, please contact Caroline Jardine by email c.jardine@etrust.org.uk stating your interest, your full name and the vacancy reference.

Please note, you must be fully registered with The YINI scheme to apply.
See the YINI application page to complete an on-line application form if you are not already registered. https://www.etrust.org.uk/yini-register


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