30+ days ago - req29919

Design Engineer and Architecture Line Manager 2


Optical engineering

In a nutshell


Wilton - CT, US




8+ years



Job Category

Optical engineering


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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.

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

The Metrology Engineering Manager will lead development and sustaining of metrology processes within the Optical Fab in the Wilton Factory. The candidate and their team will be responsible for defining, implementing, monitoring, and continuous improvement of various metrology systems used in the manufacturing process of high value optical components. They will also establish and track metrics for the metrology processes and manage deliverables of their team. They will provide technical guidance, and foster team and individual development. Important qualities and skills for success in this role include leadership and coaching. The candidate will interact with various production and design engineering teams, as well as senior management at the Wilton, CT site.


B.S. or M.S. in Optical Engineering, Physics, or a related field, or equivalent experience.


  • High degree of theoretical understanding and hands-on operation experience of metrology systems including interferometers, CMMs, spectrophotometers, ellipsometers, profilometers, mechanical gauges.
  • Strong knowledge of calibrations, GR&R, SPC, and Quality Management Systems.
  • Knowledge of optical fabrication processes and optical product specifications.
  • Ability to analyze data, identify issues, and drive discussion/action with various stakeholders.
  • Must be comfortable with a rapidly changing work environment.
  • Ability to interact and influence at various organizational levels to achieve short and long-term goals.
  • Strong sense of ownership, personal accountability, and urgency/customer focus.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MatLab, JMP.
  • Familiar with material characterization techniques such as SEM, EDS, XPS, AFM, WLI.
  • Experience conducting failure analysis.
  • Prior experience in manufacturing engineering.
  • Prior experience managing a team.

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 20 pounds.
  • 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.

Role within the Factory


  • 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.
  • 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.

Additional responsibilities for Wilton Factory:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee is required to work in a cleanroom environment: full gowning (full body coveralls, hood, CR safety shoes, face mask, nitrile gloves and safety glasses. Working under ISO 9000/14000 standards).
  • Operating/working around overhead cranes, fork trucks and motorized pallet movers.
  • Working around lasers; working with ladders; working on platforms; and working around chemicals.
  • The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • May require travel dependent on company needs.
  • The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level

May need to work in areas with equipment that emit noise and vibration.

May spend extended periods of time at a computer workstation.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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