15 days ago - req14173

Materials Engineer


Chemistry & materials science

In a nutshell


Wilton - CT, US




3-7 years



Job Category

Chemistry & materials science


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 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

This role will focus on process development and implementation of manufacturing technologies for ceramics and glasses. These technologies will support new product introduction for high precision stages, clamps and chucks. The Materials Engineer serves as a subject matter expert related to the optical cleaning technologies used in optical materials and complex components for semiconductor lithography equipment.


Bachelors, MS degree or Ph.D. in Materials Science, Ceramic Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Solid State Physics or related field, or equivalent experience.


-2+ years of industry/academic experience.
-Materials characterization using SEM/FIB, TEM, XRD and various chemical analysis techniques.
-Fundamental understanding of mechanics of materials to execute tribological measurements using nano indenter to determine hardness, modulus, wear and friction.
-Sample preparation for microstructural examination: polishing lapping, plugging.
-Characterization of surface molecular contaminations and failure analysis.
-Glass wet or dry etching experience.
-Glass or ceramic lapping or polishing experience.
-Laser ablation or laser micromachining knowledge or experience.
-Flatness measurements using phase shift interferometry.
-White Light Interferometry experience (WLI).
-Expert knowledge of MATLAB and/or LabVIEW for data collection and analysis.
-This position requires a solid materials science knowledge of some of the following subjects such as:ceramic and glass microstructures, glass polishing, ceramic lapping, interferometry, crystallography, materials characterization, mechanics of materials, failure analysis, fractography, optical materials, thin film deposition and characterization, hard coatings and tribology.

Personal skills

The ideal candidate will be hands-on, detail oriented, results focused and hard worker. Selected candidate will be able to interface with multidisciplinary groups and work effectively in a team and be willing to take on responsibility.

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

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