30+ days ago - req20044

Competence Engineer Contamination Control


Chemistry & materials science


Mechanical engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands




3-7 years



Job Category

Chemistry & materials science, Physics, Mechanical engineering




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.

Job Mission

The contamination control competence operates as the primary authority on contamination control related topics in ASML Operations and Order Fulfilment. The complete production process of the most advanced lithography machines takes place within this sector.

The scope of the work includes ad hoc issue resolution, work preparation, supporting and advising the production engineering department, structural improvement projects, quality management and process optimization.

Job Description

As a contamination control engineer, you contribute to ensuring clean manufacturing of our systems throughout the entire manufacturing process within our factories, i.e. during assembly of our modules/system, during the test phase of the system and during the packaging process. You will focuson the Non Product Related (cleanroom/environment, tools, parts, training/awareness/skills of people etc) part of the manufacturing process and will ensure clean manufacturing by serving the factory with ad hoc & escalation support, running improvement projects and assessing our workcenters on contamination control capabilities. Setting up and analyzing several kind of particle measurements will help you finding contamination risks and sources in order to improve our processes.

A summary of your responsibilities as a Competence engineer contamination control:

  • Deliver timely and professional engineering support on contamination control related issues and questions. The Competence acts as a primary point of contact for internal customers such as engineers, technicians and designers;
  • Drive part of our contamination control assessment program of ASML manufacturing, delivering improvement proposals to our production line, and assisting them with implementation;
  • Structurally improve ongoing and new contamination control processes in terms of quality, safety, or cycle time;
  • Ensure work preparation for contamination control processes meets required standards;
  • Participate in cross disciplinary issues resolution and improvement projects;
  • Interface with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders in a broad range of levels;
  • Provide theoretical and practical training;
  • Build-up and maintain state-of-art knowledge in the field of contamination control technology.


BSc. or MSc. degree in an Engineering degree or equivalent (Preferably in Applied Science or Chemical Engineering).


  • 3-8 years of working experience;
  • Willing to develop technical skills in contamination control;
  • Proficient in the English language both written and spoken;


  • Knowledge of Cleanroom technology;
  • Knowledge of clean way of working and clean production processes;
  • Knowledge of inspection and cleaning methods;
  • Experience with working in a manufacturing environment;
  • Experience with executing audits or assessments;
  • Basic knowledge of Lean manufacturing.

Personal skills

  • Strong communication and influencing skills;
  • Strong presentation skills;
  • Takes initiative, pro-active mindset;
  • Quality driven;
  • Generalist / “helicopter” view;
  • Willing to occasionally travel abroad;
  • A drive to work in a large organization.

Context of the position

The position is in the Facility Engineering group, part of EF (EUV Factory) Production Support. The Production Support department is responsible for first class engineering support to ASML’s production processes.