Head of Mechanical Design (m/f/d)

Research & development

Mechanical engineering

In a nutshell


Berlin, Germany


Research & development

Work Experience

8+ years

Job Category

Mechanical engineering



Job ID: 1282

Introduction to the job

We are a high-tech company and leading supplier to the semiconductor industry. We manufacture the complex lithography machines that chip manufacturers use to produce integrated circuits or computer chips. What we do is at the heart of all electronic devices that inform, entertain and connect us. More than 1.400 employees develop and manufacture key components for ASML lithography systems at our facility in Berlin.

As the manager of the Mechanical Design Group you will be responsible for the designers and engineers working on semiconductor wafers, electrostatic chucks and structural components for our ASML scanners that are developed and manufactured in Berlin. You will also create and maintain structures for archiving specifications and logging impending product versions.

Role and responsibilities

  • Coordinating the design development of the modules and/or functionality in order to be able to implement the required specification and functionality. The designs must be aligned to responsible product architect and documented by the group's designers

  • Optimizing the mechanical design using mechanical model simulations whilst always taking tolerance chain into consideration

  • Establishing and controlling design practices that are state-of-the-art and ensure that appropriate designs can be implemented from engineering and supply chain perspectives

  • Pushing through the necessary design qualifications Assisting with the specifications for various tests as well as designing and using the test equipment

  • Being responsible for the technical product drawings needed to bring the design into production

  • The Mechanical Design Group manager also supervises the design engineers in realizing larger assemblies and tools and holistic solutions including the incorporation of design solutions from external parties

  • Developing, defining and controlling specification and design documentation structures as well as the structures needed for storing and accessing these documents Interlinked with this is structuring and managing the storing and evaluation of the technical drawings needed for manufacturing the latest product generations

Education and experience

  • Degree from a technical college/university in a relevant engineering discipline (mechanics, mechatronics, etc.) Your seniority is based on years of experience in senior positions, proven success and the ability to create and lead a team 

  • Good overview of and experience with the necessary documentation structures and configuration management 

  • Well-developed analytical ability; ability to design concepts and a pragmatic attitude; ability to convert concepts into practical designs that meet specific requirements 

  • Expertise in one of the many sectors required by ASML to design and implement cutting-edge solutions that an industry leader needs to stay well-ahead of the competition 

  • Good ability to communicate and collaborate with experts from other disciplines, project managers, etc.

Other Information

Diversity and inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote per-sons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

We offer

  • A job with a promising future in Berlin Neukölln

  • Flexible structuring of daily work hours

  • We reward performance with attractive compensation (including Christmas and holiday bonuses as well as variable compensation components)

  • A varied and innovative work environment on a strong team

  • We offer you specific opportunities for advanced training and development so that we can realize your professional plans for the future together

  • Flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes that encourage independent work

  • The opportunity to convert variable compensation components into additional days off

  • We promote team spirit through regular company events

  • Extensive health and sports offers (e.g. subsidy for sports activities, health days, company doctor, free vaccinations, etc.)

  • A variety of attractive discounts


We are looking for people who can shape the future with us and inspire themselves and others for innovative technologies, new challenges and future-oriented solutions. Does this appeal to you? Then apply using our online application form, stating your salary requirements and earliest possible joining date. We look forward to receiving your application.

Your contact

Elvira Stamm
HR Department

[email protected]

Please use our online portal for your application. You are welcome to submit your documents in English OR German.

Questions regarding the recruitment process? Here you can contact us directly: +49 711 89989397.

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