Manufacturing and Equipment Engineer Metrology

Research & Development

Other technical job categories


In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & Development


3-7 years



Job Category

Other technical job categories, Mechatronics




Do you like to be the linking pin between high-tech product development and a global field organization supporting the major semiconductor manufacturers? Do you have what it takes to industrialize innovative complex software designs in a way that they can be used efficiently in a high volume manufacturing & service environment? You’d better contact us today!

Job Mission

As Manufacturing and Equipment Engineer Metrology you represent the manufacturing and customer support organizations in the product and process development. In this role you secure the product meets the required factory cycle time and field availability and operational cost. You ensure the product and process design is such that your colleagues in our factories and at our customers’ sites are able to efficiently set up and service our complex equipment.
You can see yourself as the bridge between the design project and the internal customers in the factories and the field.
The Metrology competence enables and implements control of the ASML system and its functions on nanometer levels of accuracy by means of mathematical modeling of the system and its functions. The products delivered to the service organization are software packages.
The Metrology competence connects multiple technical disciplines. You need to be able to keep a broad system view when performing your job.

Job Description

The Manufacturing and Equipment Engineer Machine Control is responsible for:
-Represent customer service / Manufacturing during the design phase and make sure the service requirements are implemented in the design
-Review design and design documentation
-Create procedures for diagnosing and solving machine issues, including setup and recovery
-Deliver knowledge of new products to the field and factory service organization
-Support (on-site) complex troubleshooting issues (escalations) during new product introduction phase
-Identify structural issues and drive the development team towards a solution
-Minimize operational costs for volume products by improving machine availability (up-time, cycle time)
-Analyze global product performance and define requirements for design improvement.


Bachelor or Master degree (preferred) in physics, optics, mechatronics, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, electronics (or other technical background) with minimum 2 years of working experience


-Broad knowledge of metrology, mechatronics or optics
-Broad knowledge of manufacturing and/or service processes
-Previous background as production and/or service engineer preferably in a new product introduction environment
-Familiar with design processes

Personal skills

-Flexible and have a practical focus
-Strong technical background, interested in product and process
-Focused on quality, continuous improvement, need of the customer
-Pro-active mindset, plenty of initiative
-Highly motivated team player with good social and communication skills in English
-Ability to effectively influence your stakeholders to successfully get our designs and service processes to a higher level
-Willingness for international travel (~ 10%)

Context of the position

The sector Development and Engineering (D&E) of ASML is responsible for the specification, design, and realization of the products in the ASML portfolio. The position of Manufacturing and Equipment Engineer Metrology is part of the Metrology & Machine Control cluster within the sector D&E.
The Manufacturing and Equipment Engineer Metrology reports to the D&E Industrialization Group Leader.