11 days ago - req25418

Technician Extreme Ultraviolet


Mechanical engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands




3-7 years


High school

Job Category

Mechanical engineering



Introduction to the job

As a Technician in our EUV (Extreme Ultraviolet) cleanroom factory, you will construct our latest lithography machines that are used to produce microchips. Due to high demand of our machines, we are ramping up production towards 2025.

So, are you a car mechanic, aerospace engineer or technician with a similar background? Do you want to build some of the most amazing, complex machines that you will ever see? Then ASML is looking for you!

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Role and responsibilities

As a Technician Extreme Ultraviolet you will focus on assembling, adjusting, qualifying and delivering the EXE machines. EXE is short for Extended EUV (Extreme Ultra-Violet). The EXE Manufacturing department as a whole, is responsible for the build, qualification, de-assemble and install of the complete EXE systems, which ASML started producing in April 2021.

You will be cross trained to be able to work on multiple activities within our unique cleanroom factory, where you’ll work in a multidisciplinary team. You’ll participate to optimally organize capacity, maximize learning and build an active quality feedback loop. Working in a new factory - and with a new team - requires a flexible mindset.

As a Technician Extreme Ultraviolet, you’ll:

  • Build, install and align components and modules working in multi-disciplinary teams within a high-tech environment;
  • Work according to agreed specifications and delivery times with the mindset to continuously improve factory processes and your own way of working;
  • Provide support during the introduction of the new EXE products (into the production process), whist laying down product, process and measuring data in protocols and databases;
  • Work in close cooperation with various disciplines, maintaining the planned delivery times and quality, identifying/reporting bottlenecks and escalating (technical) issues with the aim of structurally resolving them;
  • Encourage and promote a safe working environment and work in accordance with the 5S+1 principles;
  • Actively seek to improve learning curve regarding the product and processes via short feedback loops, thereafter sharing this knowledge with all stakeholders;
  • Actively seek to implement and improve a Lean manufacturing environment within the EXE factory.

Education and experience

  • MBO 3/4 (vocational / associate degree) With at least 4 years hands on assembly and qualification experience in a high-tech production or customer service environment, e.g. mechanical engineering, mechatronics, aerospace, electronics or automotive engineering;
  • Bachelor degree with 0-2 years’ experience in a similar environment;
  • Preferred: affinity with (system) assembling, testing and troubleshooting.

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. To further thrive as a Technician Extreme Ultraviolet, you’ll need the following skills:

  • A flexible mindset;
  • You are a pro-active team player;
  • You are analytical (solving problems), methodical (can work according to standard work practices) and assertive (in the lead to process engineering and development);
  • Eager to learn and expand skills;
  • Willing to train and share knowledge and skills;
  • Write and speak fluent English (e.g. able to write procedure comments and transfer documents in English).

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.

Other information

It’s important to note that you’ll work in shifts: A support shift schedule consists of the early shift one week and a late shift the next week. You have a 4 day work weeks and are expected to work 1 weekend shift every 4 weeks. Sometimes you will have to travel, this is max 30% of the time.

In this position, you’ll need to access US-controlled technology, as defined in the United States Export Administration Regulations. If you apply, you must be legally authorized to access such US-controlled technology before the job starts.

Still interested? Apply right now!