System performance engineer


Mechanical engineering

Other technical job categories


In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands



Work Experience

0-2 years

Job Category

Mechanical engineering, Other technical job categories, Mathematics



Job ID: req21455

Introduction to the job

As a system performance engineer, you’ll test our deep ultraviolet (DUV) lithography systems after they are fully assembled in the cleanroom factories. A remarkable and unique environment to work in.

Do you like work where you follow procedures, perform tests and value punctuality? Do you want to be part of a dynamic and innovating working environment and be crucial to further strengthen our manufacturing process? In that case, ASML is looking for you!

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Role and responsibilities

As a system performance engineer, you will accurately calibrate and qualify our DUV systems according to agreed specifications, quality standards and delivery times by logging in to the machine via your laptop. You recognize and report (structural) problems and give support in solving these problems when required. Communication is key: identifying, informing and involving the relevant stakeholders is crucial to keep the process running.

As a system performance engineer you’ll focus on:

  • Quality: perform calibration, adjustment, performance and system qualification tests on ASML products and/or (sub) systems in accordance with established specifications. Recognize and report (structural) problems and give support in solving these problems when required;
  • Production: ensure system progress by achieving an amount of tests guided by strict procedures;
  • New Products: contribute to the pilot process and transition from pilot to volume production. Execute and improve procedures, processes, protocol etc;
  • Teamwork: able to work in a multi-cultural team with mutual respect within a high-tech environment. Contribute to the team by sharing your knowledge amongst your colleagues. Bring up improvement ideas and contribute to implement them when feasible and possible;
  • Knowledge and skills: acquire sufficient knowledge of new and established products and processes, modifications, sub-modules and complete systems;
  • Reporting: process and administrate information in SAP and reporting of the machine status in the machine logbook according to the way of working;
  • Communication: synchronize, plan and execute manual adjustments. Inform technical support in case of disturbances. Keep the system owner/team leader informed in case of disturbance in progress. Inform the material handler in case of material ordering or returning;

Education and experience

  • Secondary vocational degree (MBO+) in mechatronics, electronics, mechanics, software or VAPRO-C.
  • Bachelor's degree (HBO) in mechanics, electronics, mechatronics or computer science;
  • Preferred: experience in a high-tech production environment, e.g. electronics, ICT hardware, aircraft construction, precision engineering or maintenance.

Personal skills

Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve. Being creative and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.

To thrive as a system performance engineer, you’ll need the following skills:

  • Excellent communication skills in English;
  • Good communication skills in Dutch is a plus;
  • Interest in other technical and business processes;
  • Independent, enterprising, purposeful and flexible;
  • Service orientated and team worker;
  • Structured way of working;
  • Able/willing to work mainly with computers in a remote testing environment.

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Other information

The department where you’ll get to work is called; the TwinScan factory (TF) and is responsible for the production of wafer scanners, including planning and logistics. As department we value mutual respect, teamwork, ownership, a proactive attitude and a continuous drive to improve. We are committed to all our customers and we are proud to strive for world class operations while having fun in our jobs. Also note that as a System Performance Engineer, you will work in 5 shifts. This includes working during nights and weekend days.

What do we have to offer?

  • Read our labor conditions and development opportunities;
  • A unique and challenging job;
  • A work environment with an open culture and focus on results;
  • Many opportunities for career growth;
  • Courses and continuous training to develop your skills.

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