13 days ago - req12735

Technical Author

Other corporate functions

Other technical job categories

In a nutshell

Location

Veldhoven, Netherlands

Team

Other corporate functions

Experience

0-2 years

Degree

Bachelor

Job Category

Other technical job categories

Travel

No

Introduction

Is it your strength to write down the best way to manufacture and service our machines in the factory and field and describe unambiguously the procedures necessary to do so? Do you understand how to translate technical details to executable steps and clear pictures? Do you like to work together with engineers and enjoy writing procedures according to the predefined standard? Then the job of Technical Author for Manufacturing and Equipment Engineering might be just the one for you!

You will create or edit all technical documentation (Procedure, PCS, FCO, Newsflash, comments, etc.) for Equipment and/or Manufacturing Engineering and be the main interface for all authoring related issues, tooling and processes.

Job Mission

You will be working in the department Mechanical Architecture, where you are responsible to create and maintain the technical communication needed to build and service our machines in the factory and field, based on the input of the manufacturing and equipment engineers. Your support structurally improves the quality and usability of our procedures.

Job Description

  • Convert input from engineers and/or development documentation into effective technical documentation for ASML products according to the specifications and standards.
  • Create and modify procedures for factory and service operations.
  • Create and make changes to illustrations and convert illustrations to the required publishing format.
  • Use documentation tools and apply the ASML style to the created or modified documents.
  • Specify requirements concerning illustrations, technical input or user feedback.
  • Signal problems with technical documentation and propose scenarios for solutions or escalate.
  • Acts as a first point of contact on issues with documentation relating to the various projects and for handling incoming comments.

Education

Master or bachelor degree in a technical area and trained as a technical author.

Experience

  • Proven work experience as a Technical Author.
  • Experience in the use of CMS and XML authoring is preferred.
  • Fluent in written English.

Personal skills

  • Broad technical and business knowledge.
  • Good one-on-one communication skills.
  • Focused on quality, continuous improvement.
  • Team player.
  • Affinity with installations and interconnections.

Context of the position

The goal of Manufacturing and Equipment Engineering is to industrialize ASML products while development is ongoing, embedding a system’s industrial performance (cycle time, reliability, availability, and cost) into the specifications and early in the design phase. This means thinking about the manufacturing environment, the use and maintenance at the customer site, and to take into consideration lessons learned from the past. If we focus on product industrialization early, we can prevent most of the manufacturing and quality problems in our factory as well as at the suppliers and even improve our delivery time. TA’s role is to leverage concurrent engineering and to do things in parallel, working as a team with D&E, CS, Manufacturing, Sourcing – every department involved in the Product Generation Process (PGP).

Other information

High quality people are a key asset to our company. To recognize that, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits packages to attract and retain the very best people and let them share in the success that they build. Our rewards philosophy is to attract and retain specific professional knowledge and competencies within the company by offering a competitive package in local markets where ASML is active.
This position requires access to U.S. controlled technology, as defined in the United States Export Administration Regulations. Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such U.S. controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access U.S. controlled technology.