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NETPark Job Vacancies

NETPark is home to over 40 companies employing over 600 people from university spin-outs, start-ups to more established companies providing high-value jobs in County Durham.

Sectors include advanced materials and manufacturing, nanotechnology, X-Ray technology, semiconductors, defence, electronics, photonics, robotics, pharmaceutical and space/satellites.

Equipment Maintenance Technician

Equipment Maintenance Technician


A dynamic and enthusiastic individual is required to carry out routine maintenance on equipment under the direction of the Equipment Engineer.
This role requires a methodical philosophy for supporting fault-finding and repair work during and post equipment breakdown.
You will display attention to detail to carry out equipment reconfiguration as defined by the Equipment Engineer.
You will maintain a tool tracking system, reports and stock, relevant for all equipment.
You will assist with the installation, commissioning, upgrades and decommissioning of all equipment.
You will be an experienced multi-skilled Technician able to support production requirements and operators in a team environment.
You will work on a day or shift system as required by business needs.
A safety conscious approach is required to perform all activities in a safe and responsible manner and support all environmental, health, safety and security requirements and programs.
Key tasks
Carry out Routine Maintenance activities (e.g. consumable replacements, hardware changes, module strip down, cleaning and rebuilds).
Perform tool checks (e.g. facilities, settings and counts) and make the necessary pro-active adjustments.
Support equipment faults and breakdowns by assisting with the trouble shooting under the direction of an engineer.
Monitor and control parts and consumables related to tool activities, including off-site / external requirements.
Maintain records and any documentation in relation to tool activities.
Qualifications and training
BTEC ONC or City & Guilds Level 3 or equivalent in an engineering discipline.
OR completion of a recognised apprenticeship program in an engineering discipline.
Microsoft Office
Semiconductor OEM Equipment Manufacturer Training.
Skills and experience
Previous experience of Semi-Conductor Manufacturing Equipment.
Extensive use of Hand Tools and Test Equipment.
Strong ability to assist in systematically fault-finding on complex equipment.
Working as part of a team and to work alone using own initiative.
Able to follow detailed written procedures (such as from equipment manuals) to accurately complete maintenance tasks
Experience with Chemical and Gas Systems
Experience working on HV and LV Systems
Experience of Robotics Systems
Experience of PLC Controlled Systems

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NETPark is a premier UK science park in Sedgefield, County Durham. We provide the right mix of infrastructure, collaborative opportunities and support for science, engineering and technology companies. We support innovative businesses at every stage of their journey from concept to commercialisation with a wide choice of world-class laboratory, clean room and office space from 151 sq ft to 22, 110 sq ft.

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