30+ days ago - req10884

Project Lead - Mechatronics

Research & development


In a nutshell


Wilton - CT, US


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category



ASML brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers - to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our main headquarters are located in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we also have 18 office locations around the United States- including main offices in Wilton, CT, Chandler, AZ, San Jose, CA and San Diego, CA.

Job Mission

ASML is a world leader in the manufacture of advanced technology systems for the semiconductor industry.ASML’s corporate headquarters is in Veldhoven, the Netherlands. Manufacturing sites and research and development facilities are located in Connecticut, California and the Netherlands. Technology development centers and training facilities are located in the United States, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, and Taiwan. Additionally, ASML provides optimal service to its customers via over 50 sales and service organizations in 16 countries. Founded in the Netherlands in 1984, the company is publicly traded on Euronext Amsterdam and NASDAQ under the symbol ASML.

Job Description

Project Leader within the Mechatronics and Defectivity Department in Wilton. Candidate will be responsible for project management, execution, and reporting for the development and delivery of large, highly complex, mechatronic systems.
-Lead multi-disciplined, development team of 10-25FTE to ensure in-spec, on time, delivery.
-Align and interface frequently with several projects in the US and in the Netherlands.
-Create detailed project plan including resource and material requirements.
-Define deliverables for mechanical, electrical, software, mechatronic, and industrial engineers.
-Align with cross-sectors on regular basis to ensure on time delivery.
-Communicate upward and downward on regular basis.
-Actively engage with Group Leaders to secure necessary resources.
-Understand proper escalation paths and acts accordingly.
-Delegate tasks and follow up.
-Manage system interdependencies.
-Understand how your system links to the total machine.
-Properly manage impact of changes of your system to whole machine.
-Relevant knowledge in one discipline (mono or multi).
-Manage risks and customer requirements.
-Is able to assess and address technical risk based on input of architects and design engineers.
-Is able to understand operational risks within own scope.
-Leads cross-sector team members in a matrix organization (~10-25).


B.S. Engineering minimum, or equivalent experience.


-Minimum 3 years in a project leadership role preferred.
-Minimum 6 years of Engineering experience in a mechatronics / robotics intensive environment preferred.
-Previous experience within the semiconductor industry or precision engineering field preferred.

Personal skills

-Good planning and analytical skills, ability to lead multifunctional teams.
-Proven success in project or task management.
-Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, required.
-Able to “lead”, not just, “manage” a team.
-Takes initiative.
-Clear decision maker.
-Shows strong ownership and commitment.
-Ability to multitask and make quick priority calls on a daily basis.

Context of the position

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch.
-The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.
-The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
-May require travel dependent on company needs.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
-Can work under deadlines.
-The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.
-Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
-Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
-Can learn and apply new information or skills.

Other information

This position requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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