30+ days ago - req13412

Optical Production Engineering Manager


Optical engineering

Other job categories

In a nutshell


Wilton - CT, US




8+ years



Job Category

Optical engineering, Other job categories


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 is the world’s leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, manufacturing complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits or microchips. This position is for a Production Engineering Manager 1 with innovative attitude to work in WF PM New Product Introduction.

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

-Responsible for people management and career development activities including recruiting, onboarding, training, mentoring, coaching, and performance evaluation.
-Develop and maintain department Target Annual Plan (TAP).
-Drive business cases development and support project leads in Configuration Control Board meetings.
-Represent and support Production Engineering teams in progress reviews and cross-sector meetings.
-Responsible for leading production engineering to support development engineers to converge on an overall design solution that addresses comprehensive production manufacturability with high level of diagnostics for troubleshooting.
-Responsible for leading production engineering group developing and maintaining module manufacturing processes.
-Responsible for leading production engineering group investigating technical issues both analytically using design documentation and physically with hands-on in a production environment.
-Responsible for leading production engineering group supporting operations to deliver modules on time that meet high standards of quality.
-Report production status, issues, gaps and barriers to Sr. Management. Timely escalate in case of issue that can’t be solved within the own circle of influence.
-Drive cross-sector teams to achieve high standards of quality for both product and tooling.


Minimum BS in Engineering with MS or MBA preferred, or equivalent experience.


-Minimum 10 years of experience developing manufacturing processes for new products, including at least 5 years leading a group or a major project.
-Experience in developing Manufacturing readiness plans to introduce new products into Production.
-Experience in leading cross-sector teams to implement Manufacturing readiness plans for new product industrialization.
-Experience in developing budgetary needs for facilities, capital equipment and headcount.
-Experience in managing new product introduction and industrialization.
-Background in optical engineering is preferred.
-Background in opto-mechanical metrology equipment/interface to data acquisition is preferred.

Personal skills

-Ability to inspire and to coach individuals and groups to achieve career development and performance targets.
-Possess strong leadership and ownership characteristics – demonstrated commitment to achieving results on time.
-Have strong written and oral communicative skills – ability to communicate effectively to your team and to senior management.
-Demonstrated “team player” with a quality orientation and interpersonal skills.
-Capability to interface with multidisciplinary groups (including senior leadership), and be willing to take on responsibility, follow through and keep multiple simultaneous projects on schedule.

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

This position requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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