Maintenance Section Head - Etch

Location : 2074 Marin, Switzerland
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Job description


Manage the Etch Maintenance group of machines, technicians and services within the IC Frontend Operations in order to deliver stable, predictable and improving performance of the machines whilst remaining within the boundaries of time, resources, and costs.


  • Enhance the preventive, predictive and curative maintenance of the equipment in terms of Safety, PM on Time, PM in Time, First Time Right, efficiency, Costs, MTBF, MTTR
  • Perform regular equipment performance analysis through a PDCA methodology by identifying Key Characteristics in collaboration with the Process Team
  • Oversee 8Ds and Task Forces when necessary with all the stakeholders
  • Manage the technicians team in terms of safety, organization, staffing of the shifts, behavior, team building in a positive social climate
  • Develop the skills in order to increase the know-How in a sustainable manner for each collaborator and also for the Maintenance Team
  • Maintain and update documentation in the frame of the Quality System : procedures, checklists, standards and norms, information from equipment suppliers
  • Ensure a clear and structured communication throughout the maintenance group and within the IC Frontend organization
  • Be proactive with the suppliers by tracking the actions and by conducting recurrent interviews in order to have a continuous support and efficiency for the interventions
  • Track and Plan spare parts and service contracts costs
  • Provide technical inputs on new equipment acquisitions and manage the start-up and the integration in the IC Frontend Operations
  • Perform a technological watch through documentation, exhibitions in order to improve the efficiency of the Maintenance, and by the way, the performance of the Manufacturing


  • HES Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Min. 7 years maintenance experience in Etch area
  • Min. 4 years experience in a managerial role
  • Experience in dealing and collaborating with external suppliers
  • Project Manager experience

Professional requirements

  • Leadership : leads teams driving long term performance improvement,
  • Problem Solving attitude
  • Organised and Methodical
  • 5S, 8D, FMEA Equipment, FDC(Maestria)
  • Team Work & Stress Management


Fluent in French and English