15 days ago - req20843

Mechanical Safety Expert

Research & development

Mechanical engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Mechanical engineering




The competence of Mechanical Safety enables engineers to create a safe design without mechanical hazards, in accordance with ISO 12100 & SEMI S2 in line with the SPS (ASML high level specification) Product Safety

Job Description

  • Is the principle knowledge owner of the mechanical safety competence
  • Has to form and lead the mechanical safety competence team which has to ensure the quality of the mechanical safety guideline and the support in development projects worldwide
  • Has to support project leads in their need for mechanical safety competence support: estimate resource needs to embed mechanical safety in the designs
  • Drive the growth of the mechanical safety competence maturity
  • Ensures training of mechanical safety competence engineers to the desired level
  • Build and maintains a network of mechanical safety competence engineers that support the projects
  • Close contact with the (sub) competences for safety
  • First line of contact for mechanical safety competence issues
  • Report the competence maturity in the monthly Safety risks competence meeting


Master Degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering


  • Knowledge of safety risks, HAZOP, ISO 12100, Machine directive, hoisting, lifting, handling, CE
  • Experience in ASML & experience in safety applications in similar industry
  • Team leader capability: plan activity, drive progress and build teams.
  • Broad technical knowledge in classical mechanical engineering and affinity with related disciplines (ergonomics, human factors, machinery)

Personal skills

  • Is able to manage a group of people to realize agreed deliverables
  • Good social and communication skills
  • Pragmatic attitude, provide solutions, no bureaucracy, generalist
  • Communicate effectively throughout different levels within the organization.
  • Can get people on board (influencing without formal power/negotiating skills)

Context of the position

  • Close involvement with (sub) competences and Product safety engineer for mechanical safety
  • Close project involvement on safety design support and reviews
  • The competence lead reports Group Leader Mechanical Safety and is supporting mechanical projects on safety topics

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