6 days ago - req13090

Senior Project Lead

Research & development

Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Other technical job categories




ASML US 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 headquarters are in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Chandler Arizona, San Jose and San Diego California, Wilton Connecticut, and Hillsboro Oregon.

Job Description

As a Sr. Technical Project Lead, you would be part of the latest E-beam metrology equipment development for semiconductor applications. We are looking for an accountable project leader to be responsible for engineering and technical disciplines for specific functions of the tool development. You will be responsible for the Wafer Exchange, Positioning and Alignment function and own the deliverables of hardware and software to the e-Beam products in the Common Platform Group and will schedule, plan, forecast, resource and manage all the technical activities aiming at assuring project accuracy and quality from conception to completion.

·Prepare, schedule, coordinate and monitor the assigned engineering projects

·Perform overall quality control of the work (budget, schedule, plans, personnel’sperformance) and report regularly on project status

·Cooperate and communicate effectively with program management and otherproject participants to provide assistance and technical support

·Review engineering deliverables and initiate appropriate corrective actions

·Manage risks and (internal) customer requirements

·Define deliverables for engineers

·Align with cross-projects on regular basis to ensure on time delivery of module

·Communicate upward and downward on regular basis

·Hold regular meetings to provide information, identify interdependencies, securecross-sector alignment and agreements

·Manage project structure

·Set up a team structure that reflects the work content

·Work with architects to define the project scope and required budget

·Understand proper escalation paths and acts accordingly

·Delegate tasks and follow up

·Keep daily control

·Understand how own module links to the total machine

·Is able to assess and address technical risk based on team input from architectsand design engineers

·Respond to requests for changes with impact assessment and secure programagreements before accepting changes




-Proven 3+ years working experience in project management, mechanical design and analysis
-Demonstrated experience with new product introduction
-Experienced in managing suppliers
-Experienced in leading complex hardware projects
-Ability to work with multiple discipline projects
-Must have excellent commitment and multi-tasking skills
-Strong interpersonal skills
-Mentoring and coaching
-Recognizes contribution of individual team members
-Is able to lead collaborative problem solving session with design engineers
-Able to “lead”, not just, “manage” a team
-Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal, required
-Excellent presentation skills