Location Germany
Discipline: Production & Manufactoring
Job type: Permanent
Salary: €72000
Contact name: Paul McCarthy

Contact email:
Job ref: 32380
Published: 2 months ago

Elite Talent Hub LTD is a specialist in permanent staffing solutions for clients nationwide.

Our Client is looking to recruit Specialist Field Engineers to work with its Semiconductor partners in Germany. You will spend a period of up to 24 months in Ireland and the US to be trained on its state of the art, patented technology. Following completion of training you will be expected to locateto Germany to support its semiconductor customers. You must have a European travel pass.

There is an attractive salary, bonus and pension on offer to the successful candidates. Take home pay in the first year is 72K which includes a salary of 60K and 20% bonus paid in 2 instalments. There is also a significant pension contribution and a large relocation allowance when moving to Ireland for the training period. You will also be provided with high end accommodation and have free transport access to and from the training centre and adjacent semiconductor facilities.


About the role

New positions have become available for Engineers supporting our clients’ operations in Germany. The positions will provide high quality service and installation support across numerous customers within Germany. As the customer based is diverse, applicants should be customer focused and comfortable to work within a changing environment. The positions require a high level of flexibility and may involve international travel. Successful candidates should ideally have gained experience on either Clean Track or Furnace tools but will receive full training as required to fulfil the role.


General requirements & expectations

  • All employees are expected to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to the company business requirements and carry out other work that falls within the scope of their abilities. This is likely to involve visits to, or periods working at, any company office.

  • A positive team-working approach and adherence to Safety Policies and Procedures is essential.

  • A professional telephone manner, good level of interpersonal and self-presentation skills are pre-requisites.

  • In addition to the above the other requirements of the role are:

  • Taking personal ownership to maintain our incident and injury free environment.

  • Participating as part of a shift team to deliver world class performance on critical success indicators (Safety, Quality, Output & Equipment performance) in a highly automated wafer fabrication facility.

  • Scheduling & completing preventative maintenance tasks on advanced semiconductor processing equipment.

  • Using problem solving skills to troubleshoot & resolve unscheduled equipment & inline process issues.

  • Applying statistical process control techniques to monitor, maintain & improve process & equipment performance.

  • Commitment to travel on assignment for varying duration depending on business need.

  • This role is based on a monthly rotating shift pattern.



  • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills.

  • Pro-active with an ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work as part of a high performing team.

  • High level of attention to detail with demonstrated capability of following procedures closely.

  • Good planning & organisation skills.


Required Qualifications

  • An ordinary degree in electrical engineering, electronic engineering, automation engineering or equivalent with 0-3 or more years of equipment experience or

  • A trade apprenticeship and qualification in electrical engineering or equivalent with 0-3 years of equipment experience


Advantageous Supplementary Skills

  • Vacuum furnace experience

  • Working in a cleanroom environment

  • Working knowledge of superconducting & large permanent magnets

  • Working handling cryogenic liquids

  • Experience of new equipment commissioning and customer sign-off processes, or plant commissioning


This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to be a part of a leading high tech semiconductor player. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by.

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