30+ days ago - req15194

Project Lead - Mechatronics - EXE RS Clamp

Research & development


In a nutshell


Wilton - CT, US


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category



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

Major Deliverable Owner (MDO) for EUV Reticle Stage E-Clamp position within the EUV business line, reporting to the D&E US WT DE RRU E Reticle Stage Advanced Systems department in Wilton. Responsible for project management, execution, and reporting for the development and qualification projects of the next-gen EUV Reticle Stage electrostatic clamp submodule with focus on quality, cost, and on-time delivery in support of ASML business interests and customers.

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

The WT DE RRU E Reticle Stage Advanced Systems, a division of ASML’s D&E US Mechatronics and Defectivity Department, in Wilton CT is seeking an semi-experienced Major Deliverable Owner (MDO). This position will involve:

  • Lead multiple small (~1-6FTE) multi-disciplinary, development teams to complete work for different milestones. Some project teams may grow in the near future.
  • Plan, lead and maintain close oversight of the process development work at suppliers.
  • Create and maintain detailed project plans for the deliverables.
  • Create and drive a resource plan through final shipment work including in-house and farmout.
  • Define deliverables for engineers and suppliers, maintain close oversight on progress.
  • Align with cross-sectors on regular basis to ensure on time delivery of prototypes and volume units.
  • Communicate upward and downward on regular basis.
  • Hold regular meetings to provide information, identify interdependencies, secure cross-sector alignment and agreements within the teams and between the teams in the US and the suppliers in the US and Europe.
  • Manage project structure.
  • Work with Task Leaders and Architects to define the project scope and required budget.
  • Understand proper escalation paths and acts accordingly.
  • Keep daily control.
  • Understand how own module links to the total machine.
  • Properly manage impact of changes of own module on whole machine.
  • Manage risks and internal customer requirements.
  • Is able to assess and address technical risk based on input of architects and design engineers.
  • Respond to requests for changes with impact assessment and secures project agreements before accepting changes.


  • Minimum MS in engineering, or BS plus 5 years experience with an emphasis on project management, or equivalent experience.


  • Previous experience leading a project or team is required.
  • Stakeholder management.
  • Relevant knowledge in mechatronics, dynamics, servo control and manufacturing process development highly desirable.
  • Understanding ASML WOW, including KD process, and management principles desirable.
  • Understands needs of internal customer (project) and acts effectively on these needs.

Personal skills

  • Candidate must have excellent communicative skills, both written and verbal.
  • Candidate must have a strong leadership and drive the development to a quality result, able to “lead”, not just, “manage” a team.
  • Must have excellent commitment and multi-tasking skills.
  • Ability to interface with multidisciplinary groups.
  • Willingness to take on responsibility, follow through and keep multiple simultaneous assignments on schedule.
  • Recognizes contribution of individual team members.
  • Is able to lead collaborative problem solving session with design engineers.
  • Good planning and analytical skills.

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