21 days ago - req19481

Mechatronics project lead

Research & development


Electrical engineering

Mechanical engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Mechatronics, Electrical engineering, Mechanical engineering




Are you energized by being the driving force of a team, guiding them towards delivery of mechatronics (sub)systems within ASMLs Lithography machines? Are you the one who is persistent in achieving these deliveries, has technical capability to understand our technical complex product and is capable to interact with people with different disciplines, levels, and cultural backgrounds? Then we can offer you an attractive position as project lead in our Mechatronics Systems Development department.

Job Mission

As project lead you will manage a group of 8 to 10 highly professional engineers with academic backgrounds and many years’ experience in the industry.

In this position you and your team take responsibility for the development of the mechatronic architecture of modules, such as Projection Optics Box (POB). You are driving a team from specification through system integration and towards release for volume.

Job Description

As project lead you will be responsible for the delivery of a mechatronic system or function in our product, on time, within budget and with the agreed quality. Multiple technical disciplines work in your team in a concurrent engineering way.You will use teamwork skills to solve problems and optimize team performance.
•Take operational responsibility within the projects. Step in when necessary.
•Create and maintain team plan, with work breakdown and planning, including staffing and budget.
•Manage the delivery of specifications, designs, prototypes and test plans in your teamthat meet the requirements of project. Define deliverables to engineers.
•Review technical proposals, manage time, quality and budget as well as the risks and issues in your team.
•Drive integration and ensure test time. Escalate if needed.
•Interaction with project leaders, farm-out and suppliers on technical content and with group leaders on allocation of people to your project.
•Interface towards other teams and sectors.
•Set up a project organization and assist the Group Manager in appraisals, recruitment and farm-out.


Technical University masters/PhD in Mechanical engineering, Control, Dynamics, Electrical engineering or Technical Physics


•At least 5 years of experience with mechatronic design, preferably within ASML or in related high tech industry.
•Solid technical background (both theoretical and practical) in one or more of the following disciplines: mechatronics, mechanics or electronics.
•Affinity with managing integral business processes in fast growing and dynamic business environments.
•Experience in multidisciplinary project work involving mechatronics, optics, electronics and software as team lead or project lead is a pre.
•Experience in organizing integrating of complex modules is a pre.

Personal skills

• Team player, highly motivated, enthusiast, flexible and a good communicator, ability to think and act on a strategic level.
• Supportive, constructive, protective towards the people in your team. Clear, precise and tough towards stakeholders that need deliveries from the team.
• Think broad, learn fast, take responsibility, act decisive and show critical sense.
• Lead and work with a multidisciplinary team, give direction and motivate
• Convince others of your ideas.
• Strong analytical ability with a pragmatic attitude.
• You get energy to organize the impossible.
• Good knowledge of English language. German is a pre.

Context of the position

Within ASML the sector Development & Engineering is responsible for the specification and the design of the ASML products. The department Mechatronics Systems Development is responsible for specification, design, integration and qualification of the mechatronics sub-systems and components which are fitted into the end products. The main focus is on nanometer-accuracy positioning of high speed components.

Other information

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