18 days ago - req12293

Supplier Quality Engineer (Mechatronics)

Research & development


In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



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ASML creates lithographic systems for the semiconductor industry to produce faster, smarter and more energy efficient chips. A strong cooperation between ASML and its suppliers is needed to accomplish this.

As a Supplier Quality Engineer you will be the link between the ASML mechatronic project development teams, ASML production and the related development and manufacturing teams at our mechatronic suppliers. You will have a primary focus on process, parts and assembly quality at the supplier.

Are you experienced in proactively managing technical suppliers? Do you understand how quality is ensured during the product design of high tech systems? Can you take ownership to make sure that our suppliers deliver the right quality and quantity on time? And would you like to further develop your result driven approach and your excellent stakeholder management skills? Then this position is interesting for you!

Job Mission

The mission of the mechatronic Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) is to ensure excellent parts and assembly quality of outsourced mechatronic assemblies through manufacturable designs and controlled manufacturing and qualification processes.

To execute our mission at the Mechatronic System Development (MSD) department the SQE will work closely together with the supplier and the ASML development teams to optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of the product generation and qualification processes within mechatronic projects. The MSD SQE develops and applies expertise on manufacturing of mechatronic modules and orchestrating optimal teamwork between development projects and the supply chain. The goal is to reach an effective process flow, optimal costs and excellent quality.

The MSD SQE is responsible to ensure supplier quality during New Product Introduction and will actively contribute to the Supplier Quality Assurance (SQA) competence of Development & Engineering (D&E) department. The Supplier Quality Engineer ensures early supplier involvement to secure all manufacturability aspects; starting in specification and concept phase of new mechatronic developments and staying involved up to release for volume.

Job Description

As Supplier Quality Engineer in the Mechatronic Systems Development department you are the direct link for optimal engineering collaboration between ASML’s development teams and our mechatronic supplier base. (this line is double and also stated in the introduction)

Using your in-depth technical knowledge, analytic thinking and excellent people skills, you’ll work closely with suppliers to build up a profound knowledge of their technological capabilities.

The MSD SQE is part of the D&E project team and has interfaces with project leaders, design engineers and architects but also with logistics, procurement and manufacturing-, customer- and quality support engineers.

By feeding available knowledge and latest ASML experiences with suppliers and designs back into our development programs, you’ll enable ASML to make the right sourcing decisions.

Main responsibilities:

  • New product introduction (NPI) and supplier selection together with the Sourcing department.
  • Early supplier involvement in the D&E (MSD) with mechatronic suppliers to merge Supplier and ASML expertise.
  • Ensure that manufacturability, costs and serviceability aspects are covered in the design phase. This includes implementation of lessons learned.
  • Deliverables that secure parts quality from suppliers such as: Statement Of Work, TPD Acceptance by Supplier, (Proto) Evaluation reports, manufacturing flows, P-FMEA, Test Coverage Documents including SPC and Part Qualification Report.
  • Arrange and control supplier interface processes, such as:
    • Issue resolution
    • Root cause analysis
    • Qualification deviation
    • Configuration management
    • ASML factory disturbances
    • Supplier development


Higher Technical College / Technical University graduate in Mechatronics, Electrical Technology or Mechanical Engineering.


At least 3 – 5 years of experience in a technical high-tech environment.

Personal skills

The following personal skills are necessary for a successful execution:

  • Ability to initiate, influence and steer without formal authority.
  • Strong networking and negotiating skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to switch between complex matters and high-level conclusions.
  • Self-propelling, showing initiative and drive.
  • Flexible, result driven and committed.
  • Team player
  • Process oriented
  • Fluent in English

Context of the position

Within ASML, D&E is responsible for the planning, development, and delivery of integrated solutions that meet business requirements. This responsibility also includes the specification and trade-offs across sectors. The Mechatronic System Development (MSD) department is the part within D&E that is involved in system dynamics and large mechatronic modules.

The SQE department supplies resources with a quality competence, to ensure the parts quality in all new product introduction phases. The Supplier quality engineer interfaces with suppliers, project leads development, Customer Support, Manufacturing, Engineers and Procurement. (this line is double and also stated in the job description)

Depending on the supplier and project this position might require frequent travelling.