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Sr. Project Lead (Product Safety & Compliance)

Research & development

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San Jose - CA, US


Research & development


3-7 years



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Introduction to the job

As a Project Lead, you will take a pivotal role as a linking within Design & Engineering (D&E) team and between related sectors (including Customer, Marketing, Factory & Field, and the Supply Chain), with a primary focus on Product Safety and Compliance. Using your personal and project management skills, you will work closely together with the design engineers, internal & external stakeholders to ensure the new products developed meet industrial safety standards (in Product Safety, Product Compliance area), and drive continuous improvement initiatives.

This position may require 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 the Company to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Role and responsibilities

Develop and execute Product Safety and Compliance plans across hardware products;
Manage a team of Product Safety and Compliance engineers as well as D&E design engineers;
Interact closely with cross-functional teams such as electrical and mechanical design team, system integration, Quality, Reliability and Customer/Factory Operations;
Key point of contact with product development team and product compliance teams to ensure hardware product meet safety standards and safety requirement for our customer;
Oversee SRA, FMEA outcome from safety & compliance / design team to ensure that safety hazardous meets all safety compliance requirements and manage risks in product safety & compliance sign-off processes;
Guide product development teams on design for safety and ensuring designs meet all applicable internal safety specifications and processes;
Translate product safety requirements into design requirements for design engineers and provide product safety technical guidance;
Lead and contribute to product safety and compliance investigations (internal/external) and ensure root cause analysis and corrective action plans are implemented in accordance with the product safety and compliance process;
Review, approve or modify changes to products, processes, and documentation that could impact product safety and compliance.

Education and experience

Bachelor or Master degree in Process Safety / Electrical / Mechanical / Mechatronic Engineering or Applied Physics or any other technical oriented study with relevant experience in the field of (technical) Product Safety and Compliance.

1-3 years of Experience in product safety and compliance within a complex international high-tech manufacturing and customer care environment;
Experience in one or more of the following fields: product safety, product compliance, industrial engineering, quality management, product development of technically complex product;
Knowledge of semiconductor equipment safety standards, such as SEMI S2, IEC, UL, NFPA, OSHA, EMC, and other standards applicable to semiconductor manufacturing;
Knowledge of Safety Risk Assessment methodology, Failure Model Effective Analysis methodology;
Knowledge of Environmental Health and Safety in semiconductor fabrication manufacture is a plus;


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.
To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

Ability to manage relationships between various professional disciplines and organizational levels.
Stakeholder management and team leader skills, able to collaborate across all levels of the organization with an open attitude, able to influence without power.
Ability to manage change with the ability to overcome resistance and persist in achieving mission.
Strong communication skills, good listener, with the ability to present information verbally and in written format.
Self-propelling learning & (Quality) improvement mindset and change management.
Hands-on mentality to get the job done, a bias for action.
Drive for continuous improvement; making use of the lessons learned.
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.

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Other information

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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