Maintenance Engineer

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Axetris AG has its headquarters in central Switzerland. Axetris is a leader in the development, manufacture, and distribution of high-quality micro-optical components and MEMS-based gas detectors. The combination of expert knowledge, quality, technology, and process competence is unique in the industry. Axetris is therefore able to react flexibly to customer needs and always focuses on customized solutions ranging from prototypes to mass production. Axetris AG is a company of the globally operating Leister Group. More than 900 employees in 8 countries and 130 sales partners ensure local presence around the world. Improving people's quality of life is the goal of the Leister Group – with innovative products, services, and new technologies. For more than 70 years. 

Maintenance Engineer

For the team Wafer Production Maintenance, we are looking for a Maintenance Engineer. As an experienced member of the maintenance team, you will be responsible for all aspects of maintenance in the frond-end production in lithography and/or wet chemistry, including scheduled maintenance work and troubleshooting. You will assist in the introduction of the MES system for the planning of all maintenance activities. 


Your Tasks:

  • Perform preventative maintenance, repairs, and optimization of equipment used in semiconductor production, with a focus on lithography and wet chemistry tools
  • Conduct fault analysis, servicing activities, and technical conversions to ensure smooth operation and maximum uptime of production equipment.
  • Implement and use MES system for planning, scheduling and logging maintenance activities
  • Support in various smaller projects paving the way towards IATF certification
  • Collaborate closely with Process and Operations departments to support high-volume, zero-defects production of micro-optics and foundry services 
  • Ensure detailed documentation of machinery condition, maintenance activities, and work performed
  • Collaborate with production teams and external contractors during planning, installation and commissioning of new equipment


Your Profile:

  • Several years of experience in maintenance and service relating to machinery/systems used in semiconductor pro-duction, experience with Süss and Amcoss tools is a plus
  • Expertise in electrical systems, electronics, PLC, pneumatics, vacuum technology and robotics
  • Knowledge of lithography and wet chemistry processes in semiconductor production
  • Proficiency in computerized maintenance management systems (MES) and MS Office
  • Strong understanding of safety & environmental rules and ability to implement them
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to optimize procedures for improved machine uptime
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills with cross-functional teams and external suppliers
  • Good command of English language, good knowledge of German is advantageous


Iris Gisler is looking forward to receiving your complete application.