30+ days ago - req32139

Sustainability/Reuse Production Engineer


Mechanical engineering

In a nutshell


Wilton - CT, US




3-7 years



Job Category

Mechanical engineering



Introduction to the job

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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.

The Wilton Factory Re-use Program is responsible for the re-use of parts, tools & packaging materials in order to recycle and repurpose field returns, eliminate waste, reduce costs and accelerate learning. The As New Programs is responsible for executing reconditioning activities according to plan and learning from the reconditioned parts and enable the feedback loop to new designs. The As New Program will build the competencies and knowledge on configuration management of field returns, rework process definition, as well as dismount and reconditioning execution. The focus will also be on expanding the program through identifying additional opportunities to salvage, repurpose or reclaim additional materials.

In this dynamic position, you will facilitate the execution of the As New Program on large modules within the Wilton Factory cleanroom. This position will be a key link between the As New Program, D&E, manufacturing, production planning, warehouse logistics and the global X-sector re-use organization. For the first year, you will be engaged in development, layout and execution of dedicated space for reuse activities in the existing Wilton clean room, with the long term goal of designing and executing a potential off-site Global Reuse Center (GRC) in Newton CT. This GRC will focus on dismantle execution and engineering development of new reclaim/reuse activities. You will be responsible for large module returns and dismantle and reconditioning activities to the following product lines: EUV Main Body Top Module, Reticle Handler and the DUV Reticle Stage.

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.

Role and responsibilities

You will be responsible for the execution of the reuse program within the Wilton Factory cleanroom. You will identify and improve process to facilitate reuse activities and will work with cross functional teams to expand the program. You will be working closely together with the execution team and your counterparts within manufacturing, logistics, D&E, sourcing, CS and SCM. You will be reporting to the As New Program Manager in the Wilton Factory Engineering department. This job is first shift, located in the first year at Wilton, CT with the potential to transfer to Newtown, CT. This is a cleanroom position, with about 50% of activities inside the cleanroom.

As a Reuse Production engineer you will be responsible for:

  • Factory layout of the new Reuse Workcenter.
  • Configuration management of returned and outgoing product.
  • Execution support including identifying work packages/work instructions for tear down activities.
  • Identifying and training technician process expertise/skills to support the workcenter.
  • Inspection and disposition of materials.
  • Cycle time of the reuse process, identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Feedback and collaboration with D&E on inspection criteria.
  • Drive expansion of the program.

Configuration Management:

  • Own the configuration of inbound, returned equipment by reviewing and correcting the equipment structure in multiple SAP and computer systems.
  • Establish and execute the processes to ensure correct configuration.
  • Approximately 50-70% of first year activities.

Execution support:

  • Collaborate with workcenter production engineers on which components from returns can be reused.
  • Work with D&E to develop concise evaluation criteria.
  • Be first contact for issues during execution of re-use activities within Wilton Factory.
  • Involve D&E counterparts if required to solve issues during execution.
  • Track cycle times on as new execution and develop improvement plans.
  • Specify manufacturing requirements for execution and support.
  • Approximately 20-30% of first year actives.

Program Expansion:

  • Participate in layout and development of as new floorspace within Wilton Factory.
  • Participate in investigations on how to re-use/repair additional parts.
  • Identify product lines/tooling/layout/process flow for off-site repair facility.
  • Work with facilities to develop layouts for the Global Reuse Center.
  • Approximately 10-20% of first year activities.

Enable feedback loop to D&E (long term):

  • Establish close working relation with X-sector peers in DE core team.
  • Share learnings from execution with D&E core team.
  • Support building competence on parts failure, reliability, wear, aging & lifetime.
  • Maximizing repair/re-use and reduce scrap.
  • Improved designs for lifetime and re-use.
  • Develop improved WoW, GIDs’.
  • Embedding product learning and manufacturability in design and PGP process.

Support bottom up initiatives (long term):

  • Be first contact for bottom up re-use ideas and translate into proposal for intake if applicable.

Education and experience

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Mechatronics, Electronics, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of 2 or more competences within PE/PI or TS (EDEV, MDEV, Machine Conditioning, Optics).
  • Extensive network within Manufacturing and D&E.
  • Passion for recycling and re-use on a global scale.
  • Process-minded with the ability to work within complex, and at times, rigid SAP structures.
  • Obsessively accurate with regard to bill of material structures.
  • Ability to recognize opportunities and creates solutions anywhere in the value stream.
  • Ability to convince and drive for required deliverables in x-sector setting.
  • Self-sufficient in finding the right stakeholders in the organization.
  • Able to support pilot activities, workspace development and program expansion.
  • Enjoy a dynamic working environment.
  • Not afraid to break things.


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 to 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:

  • 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.

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

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.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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