30+ days ago - req25875

Quality Engineer

Research & development

Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


Wilton - CT, US


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Other technical job categories


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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 quality engineer you take responsibility for providing insight into the quality of the department’s development processes and deliverables. This includes driving quality improvements in reporting, way of working, tools, root cause analysis, and training. You also have the opportunity to help shape a new quality role within a design and development organization.

This position requires 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 ASML to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Job Description

  • Provide regular reporting on development process adherence to managers and project leaders.
  • Develop the reporting if it is unavailable.
  • Bring the voice of the customer into the department by providing feedback from customers, factory and integration to the department.
  • Improve the feedback loop.
  • Design Assurance - Provide feedback to line and project management ofPGP, Key Decision, and design review adherence to improve quality of product development.
  • For development process quality issues, perform root cause analysis and identify corrective actions.
  • Drive for continuous improvement. Facilitate engineers to find root causes of technical issues and translate them into lessons learned. Enable competence leads/owners to translate lessons learned into guidelines, design rules, or process improvements.
  • Supporting and coaching projects and their engineers on the quality aspects of their deliverables.
  • Link to the overall ASML and D&E Quality Management System.
  • Effectively employ problem solving tools/methodology.
  • Provide feedback on company standard risk management tools (i.e., SRAs, FMEA's, pFMEA’s) utilized for development projects.
  • Assure proper supplier selection based on provided performance of new and existing suppliers to support design and development, and to drive supplier improvement efforts.
  • Provide on a regular basis insight on performance in terms of parts usage, product performance, quality sensitive elements in design process adherence.
  • Collaborate with quality organization in operations and field service areas.


  • Bachelor or Master degree in Applied Physics, Electrical, Mechanical, Optical, or Mechatronic Engineering or equivalent experience.


  • Demonstrated skills in quality engineering.
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in complex multidisciplinary technical team(s).
  • Affinity with managing specifications and test results.
  • Theoretical or practical experience with mechatronic systems, optical systems, control engineering, actuator design, dynamics.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform statistical analysis.
  • Six Sigma Black Belt is required.
  • Highly motivated, enthusiast, flexible and a good communicator.
  • Result driven, good organizational, planning and prioritizing skills.
  • Think broad, learn fast, take responsibility, act decisive and show critical sense.
  • Ability to work in multidisciplinary team(s).
  • Drive for continuous improvement; making use of the lessons learned.
  • Convince others of your ideas.
  • Change management skills.
  • Strong analytical ability with a pragmatic attitude.
  • Good knowledge of English and good verbal skills.
  • Ability to work proactively and independently.
  • Ability to multi-task and efficient in time management.
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work in a team environment.

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 and deadlines.
  • 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 manager, co-workers and customer.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

Other information

Role within Office


  • Routinely required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch. Occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 16kgs.
  • May require travel dependent on business needs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability