30+ days ago - req14504

Optical Quality Engineer


Optical engineering

In a nutshell


Wilton - CT, US




0-2 years



Job Category

Optical engineering




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

Primary job function is to verify and improve quality in the production processes.Design efficient systems that integrate workers, information, machines, and materials to qualify products.In this position, the Quality Engineer will be responsible for a variety of projects in manufacturing operations.These projects will mainly focus on verify and improve quality, increasing outgoing quality levels, improving delivery, and promoting safety.The Quality Engineer will interface with many different departments located on the local campus as well as with international entities.This position requires exceptional communication, leadership and project management skills in order to drive and maintain change throughout the Department.

-Review production information to understand methods and activities in optic manufacturing.This include, but not limit to, production schedules, process flows and engineering specs.
-Create systems and inspection methods to ensure all products meet quality standards.
-This might include but not limited to Micrometers, CMMs or other specialize instruments.
-Create inspection database with inspection criteria to verify design specs.
-Utilize SPC analysis to improve process flows and final quality.
-Develop standards for production and design by working with stake holders and managements.
-Process improvements for manufacturing including developing inspection procedures, training of production staff and coordinating activities between cross functional teams.
-Assist in the development and implementation of an improved facility layout.
-Provide technical support to cross functional teams such as Supply Chain, Operations, Manufacturing Engineering, Planning.
-Evaluate trends in production data and present recommended actions.
-Professionally document processes to provide visibility into manufacturing activities.


Bachelor of Science in Physics or Manufacturing Engineering, or a related field or equivalent experience.


-At least 1-5 years’ experience in an manufacturing environment as an quality engineer.
-Experience in an optical production environment is desirable.
-Working knowledge with SAP is a plus.
-Experience in Microsoft programs, Excel, Word, Power Point, & Visio.
-Knowledge of process time and motion studies.
-Knowledge of Lean Mfg. Principles.
-Ability to manage and lead projects.
-Ability to apply mathematical equations to determine cost of different operations.
-Knowledge of process improvements, statistics, and data analysis.

Personal skills

-Strong analytical mind and abstract thinker.
-Get it done mentality.
-Energetic with plenty of initiative.
-“Can Do” attitude – focus on Continuous Improvement.
-Curiosity and creativity.
-Result focused.
-Focus on quality, continuous improvement.
-Demonstrate social and communication skills.
-Good English language skills in speech and writing. (oral and written).

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