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Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Research & development

Mechanical engineering

In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Mechanical engineering


ASML US 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. Our headquarters are in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Chandler Arizona, San Jose and San Diego California, Wilton Connecticut, and Hillsboro Oregon.

Job Mission

As a Sr. Mechanical Engineer, you will design and realize the mechanical modules from concept to final function delivery of the ASML products within spec on time.

This position may require access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require the Company to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Job Description

Develop and document mechanical designs for electron beam inspection systems/subsystems from concept to completion and final release to manufacturing.
Create mechanical system/subsystem specifications to meet performance requirements.
Design and modify parts or large scale assemblies using Solidworks/NX.
Create detailed 2D drawings using Solidworks/NX to be used for the manufacture of assemblies and components.
Lead design reviews, error budget development, risk assessment and mitigation, design and execution of experiments, verification processes, validation processes.
Perform structural and thermal FEA.
Evaluate machine shop and vendor components.
Analyze/select materials and verify design accuracy.
Define test plans, perform testing and write test reports.
Transfer design to manufacturing providing necessary documents and trainings.
Work with outside vendors and consultants to develop, analyze and fabricate components and sub-assemblies.
Provide effective presentation and written evaluations to communicate concepts, designs, test results, etc.


MS in Mechanical Engineering


Minimum 2 years of mechanical design or relevant experience
Experience with 3D modeling & 2D detailed drawings using Solidworks/NX.
Experience in designing parts and assemblies for use in high and ultra high vacuum and in high voltage environment.
Knowledge with materials and material selection, manufacturing and cleaning processes used for making components for electron beam inspection systems.
Familiarity with mechanical designs for wafer transport and handling with less particle contaminations.
Ability to develop/conceptualize mechanical system/subsystems based on a set of requirements.
Ability to perform structural and thermal FEA using Solidworks/NX.
Have good working knowledge of vibration analysis.
Must be able to work with team members and with outside contractors, consultants, and machine shops.
Knowledge/hands-on experience with software/technical tools including Solidworks, NX, Teamcenter, etc.
Strong English communication skills – both written and oral, ability to influence, etc.

Personal skills

Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
Can learn and apply new information or skills.
Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads.
Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.
Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.
Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.
Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and customer.
Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

Other information

Must be willing to work in a clean room environment, wearing coveralls, hoods, booties, safety glasses and gloves for entire duration of shift.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch.
The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.-Must be willing to lift up to X pounds, pull Y pounds at least once a day and spend the majority of time (greater than 90% less break time) on the floor working on tool sets, walking three to five miles a day, and/or standing/sitting for nine hours.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Can work under deadlines.
The environment generally is moderate in temperature with moderate to high noise level.
Must be willing to work a compressed work week schedule – twelve-hour long shift and rotating from three to four days a week.
This must include references to day and night shifts for accommodation purposes.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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