Kokusai Semiconductor Europe GmbH is a leading supplier of thermal batch processing semiconductor equipment. Working closely with our parent company in Japan, we are installing and maintaining our equipment at customer sites throughout Europe. We use research and the latest developments to sell next-generation semiconductor technology.

In addition to service and spare parts sales, the sale of reconditioned used machines has rounded off the company’s portfolio for some time. With over 30 years of experience and locations in three countries, Kokusai Semiconductor Europe GmbH is one of the market leaders and continues to grow.


To expand our team, we are looking for an experienced

Technical Sales Engineer (M/F/D)

(based in Ireland, there will be extensive travel – mostly short duration 2-4 days – associated with this position)


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To perform direct sales of all Kokusai new Spare parts, part refurbishments, upgrades, conversions and promote Service and Technical Support to our EU customer base.
  • Special focus on growing sales of Spare parts (NC, C and PM) and expanding Service Support Contracts
  • Maintaining and expanding sales to existing accounts as well as following through on sales leads to Support the development of new accounts.
  • Responsible to generate accurate and comprehensive forecasts based on information gathered from customers as well as to identify actions or resources required to close forecasted business.
  • Work closely with our Sales, Spare Parts & Service Team’s to guarantee close alignment and open communications exist and by publishing timely and detailed call reports to management.
  • Conduct presentations of Kokusai products and services for customer audiences.
  • Enforce contractual agreements with customers and follow up on late payments when necessary.

Benefits:

  • Excellent Pension, Health & dental provisions including cover for dependants.
  • Above-average remuneration with extensive additional services
  • Commission plan will be part of the compensation.
  • A very generous Travel premium while working overseas in addition to per diem & normal expenses.

Skills and Experience that we are looking for:

  • Technology or Business-related Degree level Qualification or equivalent
  •  Some prior Sales experience an advantage but not a pre-requisite.
  • 2-3 years working knowledge of the 200mm and 300mm Kokusai toolset is a requirement, together with a solid grounding in Semiconductor Device Technology.
  • The candidate must be self-motivated with a strong desire to expand our service business in the existing European Semiconductor market.
  • Good PC skills, with experience of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint) required.
  • Fluent in English with a valid work permit for Ireland & EU countries, essential.

Installation Engineer (M/F/D)

(based in Ireland, Germany or France)

Roles and Responsibilities:

As an integral part of the KSE equipment installation team, you will contribute to projects involving the installation and commissioning of Kokusai semiconductor manufacturing equipment at customer sites in Ireland and worldwide.

  • Maintain a safe working environment and strictly adhere to all safety guidelines and all policies.
  • Report on schedule performance and take action to resolve any delays, or issues.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair any issues that occur.
  • Interface with customers and projects managers to ensure flawless execution. 

Benefits:

  • Excellent Pension, Health & dental provisions including cover for dependants.
  • Above-average remuneration with extensive additional services
  • Annual bonus paid twice yearly.
  • A very generous Travel premium while working overseas in addition to per diem & normal expenses.

Skills and Experience that we are looking for:

  • Level 7 or equivalent qualification in Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic or Mechatronic Engineering.
  • Comfortable working on complex electro-mechanical equipment in a cleanroom manufacturing environment, good manual dexterity with a high focus on safety and quality.
  • Aptitude to work with electro-mechanical schematics and ladder logic.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to work independently as well as the team environment.
  • Previous experience of installing or maintaining vertical diffusion furnaces or other semiconductor equipment would be a distinct advantage.
  • Good PC skills, with experience of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint) required.
  • Fluent in English with a valid work permit for Ireland & EU countries, essential.
  • Willing to travel up to 70% of the year.

To meet the expansion of the semiconductor industry, we have several positions available for experienced and graduate field service engineers.

Health & Safety Officer (M/F/D)

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and amend the company’s EHS safety policy documentation and ensure all employees R&U the document and are made aware of any changes.
  • Manage the daily aspects of health and safety for all KSE employees.
  • Point of contact for KSE employee concerns or queries in relation to occupational health, safety, and ergonomics issues.
  • Regularly audit company PPE, harnesses, ladders and lifting equipment and ensure they are compliant, safe to use and are fit for purpose.
  • Ensure implementation of EU OSHA and/or national ESH legislative requirements.
  • Mentor and advise employees on all aspects of health, safety and environmental rules and regulations.
  • Maintain employee records of customer specific safety class completion (where required) and prompt employees when re-certification is required.
  • Conduct office safety and ergonomic audits and make preventative recommendations.
  • Ensure KSE office building safety regulations are being adhered to with regards to fire safety and environmental and signage regulation and legislation.
  • Conduct customer site safety and environmental audits prior to tool installations.
  • Perform risk assessments and make recommendation for any non-standard work.
  • Report on any lessons learned from safety incidents within the World-Wide KE Organisation.
  • Support injury/accident/incident investigations and use root cause analysis techniques to determine the cause.
  • Prepare a monthly safety report for KSE senior management.
  • Recommend KSE safety classes, based on job type and train all employees on office ergonomic best practice.
  • Foster an Injury Free Culture within KSE.

Benefits:

  • Excellent Pension, Health & dental provisions including cover for dependants.
  • Above-average remuneration with extensive additional services
  • Annual bonus paid twice yearly.
  • A very generous Travel premium while working overseas in addition to per diem & normal expenses.

Skills and Experience that we are looking for:

  • Third level Qualification in and Engineering or Science Discipline.
  • A 3rd Level Qualification in Health and Safety not essential but would need to be attained
  • within an agreed timeframe.
  • 2+ years’ experience in a semiconductor manufacturing environment.
  • Passionate about occupational health and safety with a good knowledge of current environmental health and safety legislation.
  • Proactive, assertive, and self-motivated.
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
  • Good communicator with ability to conduct training classes on health and safety.

Die Kokusai Semiconductor Europe GmbH ist ein führender Anbieter im Halbleitersektor. In enger Zusammenarbeit mit der Muttergesellschaft in Japan nutzen wir Forschung und neueste Entwicklungen, um Halbleitertechnologie der nächsten Generation zu vertreiben. 

Neben Service und Ersatzteilvertrieb rundet seit einiger Zeit der Vertrieb von aufbereiteten Gebrauchtmaschinen das Unternehmensportfolio ab. Mit über 30 Jahren Erfahrung und Standorten in drei Ländern gehört die Kokusai Semiconductor Europe GmbH zu den Marktführern und befindet sich weiter auf Wachstumskurs.

um 01.08.2022 suchen wir für unseren Standort in Erkrath einen

Auszubildenden zum Kaufmann für Büromanagement (m/w/d)

Das erwartet Sie:

  • Ein aufgeschlossenes und hochmotiviertes Team mit Mitarbeitern/innen aus verschiedenen Kultur-/Sprachräumen
  • Ein internationales Arbeitsumfeld
  • Ein umfassendes Ausbildungsprogramm mit 2 der folgenden Wahlqualifikationen:
    • Auftragssteuerung und Koordination
    • Kaufmännische Steuerung und Kontrolle
    • Kaufmännische Abläufe in kleinen und mittleren Unternehmen
    • Einkauf und Logistik
    • Assistenz und Sekretariat
  • Ein großes Angebot an Schulungs- und Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten und sowie zahlreiche Aus- und Fortbildungsangebote.
  • Eine angemessene Vergütung mit umfassenden Zusatzleistungen
  • Die Möglichkeit zur Übernahme ist gegeben

Das bringen Sie mit:

  • Abitur, guter Realschulabschluss oder vergleichbar
  • Kommunikationsfreude und ein gutes Zahlenverständnis
  • Interkulturelles Verständnis und die Freude an Fremdsprachen, gute Englischkenntnisse
  • Teamgeist und Toleranz
  • Flexibilität, Engagement und das Streben nach Neuem


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Ihrer präferierten Wahlqualifikationen an:

Please send your application as a PDF only by email to:

kirsten.neumann@kokusai-electric.com
Kokusai Semiconductor Europe GmbH
Human Resources / Kirsten Neumann

Gruitener Str. 3, 40699 Erkrath – Germany
Tel: +49 2104 9655-17