12 days ago - req29812

Architect Handling and Transport

Research & development

Mechanical engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Mechanical engineering




Within ASML, the Handling & Transport (H&T) department is responsible for providing safe & efficient H&T solutions for all ASML products and related goods over their full life cycle.

If you enjoy having a broad scope as an architect, and if you have a strong drive in improving H&T solutions for our systems, then this function might fit you perfectly.

Job Mission

Find the optimal H&T solutions for all ASML products and related goods. Challenge specs of modules which are being developed in terms of handling and transportability and work, with a team of designers, to create efficient H&T solutions for these modules.

Job Description

  • Definition of tools and packaging for safe, reliable, efficient and cost-effective transport and installation of ASML systems, modules and spare parts.
  • FAT/SAT (Factory Acceptance Test to Site Acceptance Test) sequence:
    Be able to make inventory of handling flow from supplier to ASML, ASML internal and ASML to customer. This includes definition of critical bottlenecks, and come up with practical solutions. Prepare and chair design reviews (of layout concepts)
  • Translate abstract system specs from system design specification documents (H&T, Costs of ownership, Cycle time,…) into H&T deliverables (tools, packaging,..) and concepts.
  • Review of H&T deliverables & H&T related system specifications.
  • Perform leading role in interdepartmental H&T issues.


Bachelor or Master degree in a Mechanical Engineering.


  • At least 5 yrs experience in development of large/complex machines/frames.
  • Preferred technical knowledge of shipments (road, air) of complex machines. Experience in managing layout of complex designs.
  • Be able to lay-out volume control (swap paths, service area,…) with CAD (UG).
  • Set up and manage system requirements.
  • Mechanics skills: focus on static forces/strength/stiffness.

Personal skills

  • Helicopter view. Easily can determine priorities and main risks.
  • Highly pro-active. Thinks ahead, creates vision and manages the stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Attitude to challenge others (get all risks and collateral damage on the table).
  • Strong in convincing others.
  • Be a ‘terrier-go getter’.

Context of the position

You will be part of the Handling & Transport (H&T) department which is responsible for providing safe & efficient H&T solutions for all ASML products and related goods over their full life cycle. The Handling & Transport Architect reports to the Group Lead H&T and will cooperate with multiple stakeholders within the organization.

Other information

ASML creates the conditions that enable you to realize your full potential. We provide state-of-the-art facilities, opportunities to develop your talents, international career opportunities, a stimulating and inspiring environment, and most of all, the commitment of a company that recognizes and rewards outstanding performance.

More information on what ASML does, and stands for - can be found via our Website and YouTube channel

If you're motivated to apply for this position - please include a recent and complete CV, cover letter, and if possible, your portfolio when applying. After applying - Recruitment makes a first assessment of your suitability for the job, if positive - your application will be put up for review to the manager(s), if positive - you will be invited for interviews where the goal for both sides is to figure out if there's a good foundation to work together. Our selection process includes an online talent exploration that gathers information about your key drivers, personal values, motivators and career ambitions. The talent exploration enables both you and us to find out if there’s a match – not only for today, but also for your future career at ASML.
*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.