14 days ago - req33132

Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer - EUV Development

Research & development

Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Other technical job categories



Introduction to the job

ASML supports the semiconductor industry’s ongoing quest for producing faster, smarter and more energy efficient chips. Based on a young, dynamic, international and highly skilled workforce. ASML creates the systems that enable the lithography industry to achieve its goals. This can only be accomplished via a close collaboration with our suppliers.

We are looking for a Supplier Quality Engineer that takes a pivotal role as a linking pin between the ASML D&E development team and the related development team of the supplier, with a primary focus on Parts Quality.

Role and responsibilities

Job Mission
You will be operating in a fast paced and multidisciplinary development environment.
Using your personal skills, you will work closely together with the Supplier & ASML development teams to optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of the product generation process, in alignment with the ASML project plan. The main goal of your cross-sector activity is to secure an excellent quality of NPI parts delivered by our suppliers, to prevent and minimize supplier part related disturbances in the ASML factory and at ASML customers.

Job Description
Within the D&E project the SQE is the primary responsible to ensure Supplier Parts Quality from our suppliers. Using your technical knowledge, analytic thinking, political antenna and people skills, you work closely with suppliers to build an intimate knowledge of their technological capabilities.
Main responsibilities:
- Coordinating role with respect to all SQE activities (incl. other SQE colleagues) within the allocated project.
- Early supplier involvement in the D&E project to secure that technology expertise of ASML and supplier are merged in the best way.
- Steer supplier to design and optimize a production and qualification process to control parts quality.
- Document the D&E project collaboration, including supplier & ASML responsibilities and roles via a Statement of Work (SoW).
- New product introduction (NPI) and supplier selection.
- Deliverables that secure the Supplier Parts Quality in the ASML product generation process, such as:
- Acceptance of the design and/or specification by the supplier
- Complete & detailed parts qualification process
- Acceptance of qualified parts
- Process flow and process failure mode effect analysis
- First article inspection
- Define and maintain supplier interface processes, such as:
- Issue resolution
- Qualification deviation
- Configuration & change management
- ASML factory disturbances
- Contribute to supplier development to improve operational excellence by driving execution of existing agreements, improvement actions, and participation in supplier audits.

The SQE is part of the D&E project team and, therefore, interfaces with project leaders, design engineers, architects, manufacturing & customer support engineers, logistics, procurement, etc.

Education and experience

Bachelor or master degree in physics, optics, mechatronics, mechanical engineering or related.

Broad (preferably >5 years) relevant experience in high-tech industry, with complex modules, with a focus on supplier quality management and a broad technical knowledge; i.e. more a generalist than a specialist.


The following personal skills are crucial for a successful execution:
- Leadership
- Initiate, influence and steer without formal authority
- Networker with good negotiating and team building skills
- Strong communicator
- Ability to switch between complex matters and high-level conclusions
- Self-propelling, showing initiative and drive
- Flexible, result driven and committed
- Team player
- Fluent in English

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

Context of the position
Within ASML, the sector BL EUV D&E is responsible for the planning, development, and delivery of integrated solutions that meet business requirements. This responsibility also includes the specification and trade-offs across sectors.

The group SQE-Scanner is responsible for the Supplier Parts Quality of multiple complex parts & modules. The majority of the suppliers are larger companies, so called black and white box suppliers, incl. Zeiss.
The group is part of the Optical Column department.

Depending on the project allocation and supplier this position will require frequent travelling (multiple times per quarter).

Direct reporting is done to the Group Leader of the SQE-Scanner group.