Reliability Architect

Research & development

Mechanical engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Mechanical engineering



Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: req32464

Introduction to the job

If you enjoy applying your engineering experience to state-of-the-art technology in a word-leading environment and you are equally inspired to execute your ideas, then Reliability Engineering at ASML is for you. This job requires more than excellent technical ability alone, you also need the vision and leadership to inspire, convince and motivate others.

Role and responsibilities

By helping to build further and apply in projects the ASML Design for Reliability methodology you will play a central role in continuing the commercial success of the world’s leading provider of lithography systems for semiconductors. It is a commercial success that is founded on three business essentials: innovation, time-to-market, and system reliability, so your technical skills will be vital. In addition to those technical skills you will deploy your communication and change management skills and your persistence to continually influence others and maintain program system reliability as a key performance indicator for the whole of ASML. You won’t be doing this alone, but also with other sectors within ASML such as Industrial Engineering, Production and Customer Support.
For a specific subsystem and its related parts & modules / building blocks:
-Analyze field performance and lessons learned.
-Establish reliability requirement and budget breakdown.
-Define operational environment & user case.
-Perform risk analysis / FMEA together with development team.
-Identify reliability critical parts.
-Risk retirement, including feasibility and lifetime testing.
-Reliability testing at different function levels within a subsystem.
-Reliability prediction.
-Report on the reliability deliverables
-Review: design robustness.

Education and experience

BSc, MSc, or PhD in mechanical engineering, mechatronics or (applied) physics, preferably with focus on reliability engineering. Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt certificate is a big advantage.

Priority will be given to candidates with at least four years practical experience with reliability engineering & qualification. Other candidates with a technical background and experience in Industrial problem solving, failure mechanisms and statistics are encouraged to apply. Experience in a multidisciplinary environment is an advantage.


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:

- Analytical expert
- Driven to achieve results
- Understand and apply change management principles
- Team worker

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.

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