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Process Shift Engineer

Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Job Type
2 Sep 2022


Process Shift Engineer - This is a shift-based role (24x7 operation, 12-hour shifts) rotating across all shifts.

Buckingham -UK - MUST BE ABLE TO DRIVE due to location Highly competitive salary on offer plus incredible employee benefits!

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.


My client is a globally well-known semiconductor company who is looking to hire several Process Engineers due to continued growth. This role would be suitable for a recent graduate or experienced technician.

Key Responsibilities:

Be the first point of contact for all wafer fab process related issues.

Provide written handover of issues at end of shift

Responsible for reviewing and resolving process related issues, assisting in smooth running of the fab.

Ensure swift release of material where possible and police application of holds.

Oversight and co-ordination for timely tool re-qualification after maintenance activity.

Provide scrap and near miss event support, ensure swift triage of scrap and near miss events.

Generate and/or enact process deviations (DEVs) where required, e.g. raise DEVs (if appropriate) for out of spec. events, provide advice and support to manufacturing teams in event of non-standard work under DEV.

Creating measurement macros for new products as the lots arrive at measurement tools.

To be considered for this position you will have the following:

Strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities.

Ability to work with minimal supervision out of hours whilst ensuring that all tasks are completed.

Competent PC user (including the use of Microsoft Office).

Wafer fab cleanroom experience an advantage

Familiarity with 6sigma and similar methodologies would be an advantage.

Ability to work as a part of a team to achieve targets whilst utilising a variety of communication skills.

Experience of computer-controlled semiconductor processing equipment would be an advantage.

Knowledge of manufacturing execution systems (MES) such as PROMIS would be an advantage, though full training will be provided.

An HNC or Degree in a science or engineering discipline or related experience at technician or senior operator level.

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  • Job Reference: 702711014-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Microtech Global Ltd
  • Location: Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent