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MDO / Team Leader for Mechatronics Engineering

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, a market leader in the semiconductor lithography equipment, is looking to fill the role of Team Leader / MDO (Major Deliverable Owner) within the Mechatronics Department in Wilton, CT. Candidate will be responsible for team leadership, execution, and reporting for the development and delivery of large, highly complex, mechatronic systems.

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

-As an MDO you will lead the EUV Reticle Handler Functional Engineering Team.
-Lead multi-disciplined, development team of 10+ Engineers to ensure in-spec, on time, delivery.
-Align and interface frequently with several projects in the US and in the Netherlands.
-Create project plans (schedule, resources and material requirements) with assistance from Project Leadership.
-Define deliverables for mechatronic and optical engineers.
-Align with cross-sectors on regular basis to ensure on time delivery.
-Communicate upward and downward on regular basis.
-Understand proper escalation paths and acts accordingly.
-Delegate tasks and follow up by tracking to completion.
-Manage system and team interdependencies.
-Properly manage impact of changes of your system to the total machine.
-Relevant knowledge in one engineering discipline (mono or multi).
-Manage design and program risks as well as program requirements.
-Drive and lead the team to complete their deliverables while presenting and highlighting pertinent information to key stakeholders.
-Candidate is able to assess and address technical risk based on input of architects and design engineers.


-B.S. Mechanical, Electrical, Mechatronics, Physics or similar Engineering minimum or equivalent experience.


-Minimum 2 years in a team leadership role preferred.
-Minimum 2 years of Engineering experience in a mechanical, mechatronics / robotics intensive environment preferred but not required.
-Previous experience within the semiconductor industry or precision engineering field preferred but not required.

Personal skills

-Good planning and analytical skills, ability to lead multifunctional teams.
-Proven success in team or task management.
-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.
-Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, required.

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

ASML Offers:
-A challenging opportunity to expand your knowledge in a wide variety of engineering application areas and to work on problems spanning all technical fields.
-Highly creative and qualified teams with a diversity of experience.
-Great career opportunities at a quickly growing high-tech company.
-World class technical problems to solve.

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