11 days ago - req27353

Material Compliance Engineer (RoHS/REACH)

Research & development

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Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



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The Development & Engineering (D&E) Safety & Compliance department is responsible for supporting Global Product Safety & Compliance, Process Safety and Environmental Health & Safety at D&E. The D&E business function is responsible for process and product development within ASML and is mainly located in Veldhoven, Wilton and San Diego (US) and consists of approximately 11.000 employees. Within D&E Safety & Compliance, we facilitate & ensure that ASML is developing products that comply to regulations and customer requirements. To achieve this goal, the Compliance & Competence group defines design/safety requirements, verifies compliance & develop & maintain safety competences. Your role is to successfully support this team in the area of REACH/RoHS compliance. If you are equipped for this challenge, you could be our new Material Compliance Engineer!

Job Mission

As part of our drive to future-proof our products, ASML aims to comply, wherever possible, with legislation on hazardous materials and substances. For an effective compliance we must challenge the compliance level and need towards authorities, legal department or customer account teams. Your mission as our Material Compliance Engineer, in the area of RoHS and REACH a.o. is to create insight in where hazardous materials are used in our current designs, and actively distribute actions towards projects, designers and suppliers to phase these out. Understanding of mechanical and electrical designs, used materials and manufacturing processes and technical product documentation is a must. You will report and discuss with senior management the progress and effectiveness we are making in this area. Therefore project way of working, understanding of business processes and business acumen is needed.

Job Description

Key Activities:

  • Closely follow the evolving material legislations (RoHS, REACH, CM and others), assess its impact on ASML and create an execution plan, together with the Material & substances competence.
  • Continuously improve the material business rules and their embedding in ASML’s processes and applicable IT tools.
  • Networking within ASML and peers in other industries on legislation and implementation.
  • Annual reporting on RoHS-REACH results against corporate targets.
  • Challenge and discuss corporate policy against changing regulation.
  • Validate exemption requests based on business impact and technical risk analysis.
  • Leading a small team of RoHS-REACH engineers. Assess designs on material compliance.
  • Analyze complete machines on material compliance. Assess supplier responses on RoHS-REACH compliance requests and initiate action.


Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Material Science, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical and/or Electrical Engineering.


  • 5 to 10 years in high-tech product development environment.
  • Proven knowledge of safety & compliance regulations.
  • Experience in material substance regulations (RoHS-REACH).
  • Experience in project management.
  • Experience with material application, BOM, supplier management is a plus.

Personal skills

  • Team player with excellent communication, coordination and influencing skills.
  • Able to communicate clearly, concisely, and directly to peers and customers.
  • Eager to learn and ability to self-reflect.
  • Ability to balance compliance requirements and business impact.
  • Ability to build stakeholder relations.
  • Discrete, independent self-propelling and showing initiative.

Context of the position

The Material Compliance Engineer (RoHS-REACH) reports to the Group Lead of Compliance & Competence within the D&E Safety & Compliance department. The Compliance & Competence group consists currently of 7 employees. You frequently interact with team architects project leads and other technical experts.

Other information

This position requires access to U.S. controlled technology, as defined in the United States Export Administration Regulations. Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such U.S. controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access U.S. controlled technology.