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Senior Equipment Engineer

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Company Overview

Calling the adventurers ready to join a company that's pushing the limits of nanotechnology to keep the digital revolution rolling. At KLA, we're making technology advancements that are bigger—and tinier—than the world has ever seen.

Who are we?  We research, develop, and manufacture the world's most advanced inspection and measurement equipment for the semiconductor and nanoelectronics industries. We enable the digital age by pushing the boundaries of technology, creating tools capable of finding defects smaller than a wavelength of visible light. We create smarter processes so that technology leaders can manufacture high-performance chips—the kind in that phone in your pocket, the tablet on your desk and nearly every electronic device you own—faster and better. We're passionate about creating solutions that drive progress and help people do what wouldn't be possible without us.  The future is calling. Will you answer?


SPTS wafer processing solutions include market-leading silicon etch, dielectric etch, dry-release etch, PVD, PECVD and molecular vapor deposition (MVD®), available with a range of wafer-handling options applicable to R&D, pilot production, or volume production environments. SPTS is headquartered and has its main manufacturing facility in Newport, UK, with additional manufacturing in Allentown, Pennsylvania. SPTS operates across 19 countries in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, and offers comprehensive service and spare parts support through a worldwide network of service centers and qualified local agents.


  • Designing 3D parts/assemblies and creating/detailing 2D draft drawings using Solid Edge CAD
  • Designing electronic / electrical design of automated industrial semiconductor tools. This includes analogue / digital control circuit design and interfacing a wide range of OEM equipment.
  • Creating engineering bills of materials
  • Understanding of mechanical design and part specification (materials, finishes, fixings, tolerances).
  • Fault finding / problem solving / report writing



  • Experience in designing 3D parts/assemblies and creating/detailing 2D draft drawings using solid edge preferred but high achieving graduates considered. Previous experience of working in the semiconductor or hi-technology related industry would be advantageous. 
  • Experience in designing of :
    • Electronic/Electrical control and interface design
    • Wiring harnesses / electrical assembly design
    • Circuit power distribution & protection
  • Knowledge of machinery safety regulation, EU harmonized standards, Risk assessment and CE marking
  • Experience of vacuum equipment controls, pneumatics, heaters, motors.


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