25 days ago - req19798

Equipment Competence Engineer



Chemistry & materials science

Optical engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands




3-7 years



Job Category

Physics, Chemistry & materials science, Optical engineering




Do you want to become a specialist owner of a Metrology tool that we use for measuring critical dimensions of our scanners?

Job Mission

In this position you will be fully responsible to understand and become a specialist in our hardware applications.

Job Description

The main responsibilities for this position are:

  • Work closely together with different departments (HMI and development) to ensure smooth introduction of new HMI metrology and ways of working around wafer metrology in the ASML Service Lab;
  • Setting design requirements on manufacturability and serviceability and participating in early design reviews;
  • Responsible for availability, optimization (uptime, MTBI), maintenance (preventive / corrective), troubleshooting and repair of Service Lab’s Metrology HMI;
  • Manageoperational equipment availability and quality during service hours (7x24, call-out support) against optimal cost;
  • Securing working processes (including safety), equipment, spares, and consumables;
  • Support in defining and agreeing on SLA’s with (internal) customers, and defining and negotiating service contracts with suppliers. Reports on actual performance;
  • Hands-on trouble-shoot support and repair (corrective maintenance) on the HMI Metrology tool;
  • Attunes and plans maintenance (and maintenance roadmap) with suppliers and (internal) customers;
  • Organizes optimal recovery and fast solution when a tool is down, by direct hands-on repair and/or containment;
  • Managing escalation (including informing stakeholders and guidance of additional support engineers);
  • Having prepared optimal balanced spare parts stock;
  • Having support lines available (supplier and/or manufacturing / development engineering);
  • Post mortem analysis, initiates structural solutions to prevent the problems;
  • Create and give knowledge transfers;
  • Trouble shoot on the HMI Metrology tool (1st Line support). Participate in call out scheme;
  • Create and maintain capacity forecasts. Signal financial consequences of resources (tools, facilities and manpower) due to the introduction of new products or way of workings;
  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives such as cycle time reduction, defect reduction, cost reductions (wafer consumption) continuous improvement all within scope and related to wafer and reticle processing;
  • Work closely together with different departments like development, production engineering and customer support to ensure smooth introduction of new applications and related processes in the Service Lab.


BSc. or MSc. in a technical degree like:

  • Physics;
  • Chemical Engineering;
  • Optical Engineering;
  • Mechanics.


  • Minimal 3 years of relevant work experience in similar position and environment;
  • Relevant working experience w.r.t. applications service and/or manufacturing processes in a high tech, low volume environment;
  • Experience in the field of technical production engineering and quality methodology such as statistical process control and FMEA is an advantage;
  • Experience in the field of wafer processing & measurement.

Personal skills

  • Broad technical knowledge, strong analytical mind;
  • Get-on and do it mentality, very active, plenty of initiative;
  • Focused on quality, continuous improvement, good social and communication skills;
  • Adequate English language skills in speech and writing.

Context of the position

This vacancy is within the group TF (TwinScan Factory) SHS (Shared Services) Service Lab Technical Support” and main task is the Equipment Competence Engineering of the Service Lab’s Metrology HMI Metrology tool for the TWINSCAN & EUV factory. In the Service Lab wafers and reticles are prepared for exposure, processed after exposure, measured and recycled.

Other information

The sector TwinScan Factory is responsible for the production of Lithography systems, new and Refurbished. Within TF SHS Service Lab Technical Support, the department introduces new products and corresponding processes from development into (Volume) and continuously adapts and optimizes the production and installation processes and provides support in connection with the organization.