30+ days ago - req19642

Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer for Optical Column EUV

Research & development

Other technical job categories

In a nutshell

Location

Veldhoven, Netherlands

Team

Research & development

Experience

3-7 years

Degree

Bachelor

Job Category

Other technical job categories

Travel

10%

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 project the SQE is the primary responsible to ensure Supplier Parts Quality from our suppliers. Using your broad & general technical knowledge, analytic thinking, political antenna and excellent people skills, you work closely with suppliers to build an intimate knowledge of their IP and technological capabilities.

Main responsibilities:

  • 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 the Supplier Parts Quality in the ASML product generation process, such as:
    Acceptance of the design and/or specification by the supplier
    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.

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.

Education

Bachelor or Master’s degree in physics / optics, mechatronics, mechanical engineering, electronics or related.

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

Within ASML, the sector BL EUV D&E is responsible for the planning, development, and delivery of integrated solutions that meet business requirements. This responsibility also includes the specification and trade-offs across sectors.

The group SQE-Scanner is responsible for the Supplier Parts Quality of multiple complex parts & modules. The majority of the suppliers are larger companies, so called black and white box suppliers, incl. Zeiss. The group is part of the Optical Column department.

Depending on the project allocation and supplier this position will require frequent travelling (multiple times per quarter).

Direct reporting is done to the Group Leader of the SQE-Scanner group.

Other information

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

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