Field Service Engineer - Semiconductor Industry

Location Maynooth
Discipline: Production & Manufactoring
Job type: Permanent
Salary: €58000
Contact name: Paul McCarthy

Contact email:
Job ref: 32586
Published: 14 days ago


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

This exciting post would suit recently qualified Engineering graduates or Engineers with 0-3 years experience. You must also possess an EU passport as travel is involved.

Our Client is looking to recruit Specialist Field Engineers to work with its Semiconductor partners in Ireland. You will spend a period of up to 24 months in Ireland to be trained on its specialised equipment used by semiconductor manufacturers worldwide. There will be 4-6 weeks spent in the US also as part of the training programme. 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 up to 58K which includes a salary of 40K starting off, 10K allowance and minimum 20% bonus. There is also a significant pension contribution.


About the role

New positions have become available for Engineers supporting our clientsoperations in Kildare. The positions will provide high quality service and installation support across numerous customers within the region. 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. Dont let this opportunity pass you by.