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EHS Specialist (Machine Safety)

Research & development

Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Other technical job categories




In ASML Netherlands there are more than 160 known technical areas where multiple test setups and lab equipment are located. These equipment’s are used for validation, testing and the introduction of technologies. The operational safety expert is working in a high technically dynamic work environment where safety is a key driver in the daily operations. The operational safety expert is expected in this volatile environment to maintain safety as a priority.

Job Mission

The EHS specialist provides expertise in operational safety and machine safety. They are responsible for enabling people to follow up on the safety for lab equipment and facilitates on regularly bases risk assessments and audits based on ISO 45001.

The Operational safety expert works jointly in a team with in total of 3 experts who are responsible for the EHS structure within D&E and research area of ASML. With the rapidly growing and fast changing landscape within ASML the EHS expert needs to adapt continuously, work independently, have a good verbal communication in English and Dutch language. Project based working is an important part of the job.

Job Description

  • 30% shop floor operations, 30% (technical) consultancy, approx. 40% office & meetings.
  • Perform safety audits on a regulatory bases
  • Some project based work
  • Facilitates Risk assessments
  • Perform Incident investigations individually


  • Hoger Veiligheidskunde Safety (HVK) or Bachelor with technical background
  • Preferable knowledge of machine safety


  • Technical experience on machine safety
  • Knowledge of inspection & auditing techniques
  • Knowledge of risk assessment & classification techniques
  • Project work experience

Personal skills

  • Safety minded
  • Teamplayer
  • Proactive and takes initiatives within own area of expertise
  • Structured
  • Is able to communicate clearly, concisely and directly to peers and customers
  • Is able to convince others to make safety a priority especially to academic educated users of the test setups
  • Keeps deadlines
  • Through a knowledge base of (technical) safety(theories) is able to factually support his/her case
  • Is creative in finding safety solutions in a wide variety of circumstances
  • Skilled in verbal and written communication in English and Dutch.

Context of the position

The Development & Engineering (D&E) Safety & Compliance department is responsible for supporting product safety and Occupational Health & Safety (EHS) at D&E. D&E is responsible for process and product development within ASML. The mission of the D&E safety & compliance is to enable safe working conditions & safe/compliant product/tool designs.

The EHS Specialist is part of the Safety & Compliance department that consists of approx. 25 colleagues. They report to the Teamlead of the EHS group and interface with team members of the D&E safety & compliance, ASML D&E employees and Safety representatives.