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Safety and Risk Engineer

Research & development

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In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

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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 consist of approximately 11.000 employees. The Human Safety in Design group (as part of the Safety & Compliance department within D&E) has the responsibility to correctly embed & verify international safety rules and regulations by assessing procedures, facilitating human safety risk assessments in projects and managing global knowledge & the way of working. In ASML as a safety risk engineer you are in the center of projects and operational engineers.

Job Mission

As a safety and risk engineer you are responsible for assessing, reviewing and approving (high) risk work procedures on safety aspects and facilitating human safety risks assessments. These processes are carried out jointly with competence engineers who are organized throughout the entire D&E organization. In this role you will improve processes, execute safety reviews of procedures & safety risk assessments. A deeply rooted principle knowledge of safety & ability to uphold standards on challenging situations is needed to be successful in this role.

Job Description

  • Ensure the procedure safety assessment is performed at right quality in relation to human safety
  • In Scope of the assessment: (e.g.)
    Check if the actions as described in the procedure are compliant with the ASML safety standards
    Check if the procedures are compliant with the latest Standards for procedures (safety related, e.g. LOTO, humanerror, confined spaces)
    Check on completeness of the described safety information
    Sign-off the procedure on safety aspects.
    Assess and, if needed, adjust the safety classification / risk level of a procedure.
  • Facilitate & chair risk assessment meeting
    Facilitate safety risk assessment with ASML software
    Ensure the quality of the safety risk assessments by ensuring the presence of the relevant competences (e.g.Human factors, Lifting)
    Ensure the deliverables are completed by the projects
    Reporting the identified & mitigated risks via the available software tooling
  • Provide results (mail, face to face meetings or by visiting actual situation) to projects & engineers
  • Involve and align with EHS counterpart for High risk procedures and escalations.
  • Share knowledge incl. best practices with direct colleagues and engineers across ASML
  • Support in the further developments/improvements of means and methods to ensure human safety in design.


Bachelor/ Master in Safety (i.e. HVK, Nebosh, MOSHE, Master of Safety Studies or similar safety studies)


Experience in safety in design
2-5 years’ experience in product development/ engineering organizations

Personal skills

  • Ability to build networking & relations
  • Ability to facilitate Safety risk assessments and HAZOPS
  • Goal oriented
  • Team player
  • Discrete, independent self-propelling and showing initiative
  • Is able to communicate clearly, concisely and directly to peers and customers.

Context of the position

The safety review engineer reports to the Group Lead Human Safety in Design. You frequently interact with team members of the D&E safety, Idustrialization group leads, ASML D&E employees and D&E Safety representatives and EHS global organization.