18 days ago - req19543

Supplier Quality Engineer for Machine Conditioning

Research & development

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In a nutshell

Location

Veldhoven, Netherlands

Team

Research & development

Experience

8+ years

Degree

Master

Job Category

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Travel

30%

Introduction

ASML supports the semiconductor industry’s ongoing quest for producing faster, smarter and more energy efficient chips. ASML creates lithographic systems that the semiconductor industry needs to achieve these goals. This can only be accomplished with a strong cooperation with ASML’s suppliers.
Are you experienced in proactively managing your technical suppliers? Do you understand the product design of high tech machinery? Would you be the linking pin between our suppliers and our Development & Engineering (D&E) teams? Do you have ownership to make sure that our suppliers deliver the right quality and quantity on time? Would you like to further develop your result driven approach and your excellent stakeholder management skills? Experience with Design for Six Sigma and SPC is a plus.

Job Mission

As a Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) within Development & Engineering you will be operating in a fast paced and multidisciplinary development environment.

The SQE maintains and develops the relation with the suppliers with the purpose to create an optimal engineering collaboration between the suppliers and ASML. Using your personal skills, you will work closely together with the suppliers & ASML development teams to optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of the product generation process, in alignment with the ASML project plan. The main goal of this cross-sector activity is to secure an excellent quality of parts delivered by our suppliers.

Job Description

Within the D&E organization, the SQE is the primary responsible person, from early supplier involvement until the product design and supplier process is mature enough to be released for volume. Using your in-depth technical knowledge, analytic thinking, political antenna and excellent people skills, you work closely with suppliers to build up intimate knowledge of their IP and technological capabilities. The SQE is part of the D&E project team and, therefore, interfaces with project leaders, design engineers, architects, manufacturing & customer support engineers, logistics, procurement, etc.

The main responsibilities are:

  • Coordinating role with respect to all SQE activities (incl. other SQE colleagues) within the allocated project.
    Early supplier involvement in the D&E project to secure that technology expertise of ASML and supplier are merged in the best way.
  • Ensure that not only parts quality, however, also manufacturability and serviceability aspects are covered in the design
  • phase.
  • Document the D&E project collaboration, including supplier & ASML responsibilities and roles via a Statement of Work
  • (SoW).
  • New product introduction (NPI) and supplier selection.
  • Deliverables that secure parts quality from suppliers in the ASML product generation process, such as:
    • Acceptance of the design and/or specification
    • Complete & detailed parts qualification process
    • Acceptance of qualified parts
    • Process flow and Process failure mode effect analysis
    • First article inspection
  • Define and maintain supplier interface processes, such as:
    • Issue resolution
    • Qualification deviation
    • Configuration & change management
    • ASML factory disturbances
  • Contribute to supplier development to improve operational excellence by driving execution of existing agreements, improvement actions, and participation in supplier audits.

Education

Bachelor or master degree in mechanics, mechatronics, applied physics or industrial engineering.

Experience

Broad (at least 3 -5 years, preferably >5 years) experience in high-tech industry, and complex modules, with a focus on supplier quality management or part quality or project management in engineering. We encourage candidates with experience with Quality systems and – methods to apply for this vacancy (preferably Six Sigma Green of Black Belt) as well as candidates with experience in engineering towards production processes.

Personal skills

The following personal skills are crucial for a successful execution:

  • Supplier Management
  • Ability to initiate, influence and steer without formal authority.
  • Strong networker with good negotiating skills
  • Strong communicator.
  • Ability to switch between complex matters and high-level conclusions.
  • Self-propelling, showing initiative and drive.
  • Flexible, result driven and committed.
  • Team player
  • Process oriented
  • Fluent in English

Context of the position

Supplier Quality Engineering (SQE), a group within Machine Conditioning (MC)cluster, enables the MC cluster to meet industrialization requirements at suppliers, deliver excellent solutions related to flow and thermal domain towards good product quality.
In today’s complex multi-tier supply chains, this is only possible by creating full transparency in the chains and flexibility at suppliers. The SQE group is involved in over 60 suppliers, on top of that sometimes several tiers deep.
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.

  • The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • The job may require international travelling up to 30%.
  • The employee has to be able to cope with strict deadlines.

Other information

Please submit your resume and cover letter when applying for this job.

This position requires access to U.S. controlled technology, as defined in the United States Export Administration Regulations. Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such U.S. controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require