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Project Leader EUV Projection

Research & development

Optical engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Optical engineering



Introduction to the job

ASML is relentlessly driving the semiconductor industry’s ongoing quest for producing faster, smarter and
more energy efficient chips. We are a young, dynamic, international and highly skilled workforce creating,
with strong support of our suppliers, the lithographic tools the industry needs to achieve its goals.
Are you interested in driving the deliverables of a team responsible for the optical performance of one of the
most advanced lithographic scanners? We are looking for a Project Leader (PL) that takes the challenge to
take end-to-end ownership for the development of optical projection solutions in the EUV scanners.
You will be part of the EUV projection group responsible to transfer and de-magnify the reticle image onto
the wafer in the EUV scanners by means of advanced optical manipulations and corrections.

Role and responsibilities

Job mission
As PL in the EUV Projection group you will be leading a multi-disciplinary project responsible for projection
deliverables in various products and programs. The PL sets the direction and priorities of deliverables,
creates and maintains the plans of the deliverables and balances between business context, technical
excellence and effort. He is the linking pin between the business context and the execution.
Skillset: Team player, understanding business context, ownership, minimal viable product thinking, long term
planning, can do mentality, decision making.
Job Description
- Takes end-to-end ownership of deliverables.
- Able to balance, prioritize and manage the triple constraint (timing, budget and scope) in a
transparent way in line with the business aspects.
- Manage the deliverables and risks in a multi-disciplinary context with teams working across various
SAFe trains and competences, including but not limited to optics, mechatronics, metrology,
thermal, dynamic, electrical, mechanical, industrialization.
- Regularly communicates with and informs the relevant stakeholders including the program
management, ASML factory, customers and suppliers.
- Build and maintain a close relationship with the major supplier, being Zeiss SMT.
- Secures the quality of the deliverables.

Education and experience

MSc or PhD in engineering or physics, preferably with knowledge of optical systems.
Experience (>5 years) with project management in a multidisciplinary environment related to design and
integration of complex systems is needed. A background in mechatronics and/or optics is a pre.


- Minimal viable product mindset.
- Strong leadership and communication skills (both technical and managerial)
- Excellent stakeholder management skills.
- Good interpersonal skills.
- Self-propelling, showing initiative and drive.
- Flexible, result driven and committee.
- Can do mentality, gets things done.
- Acts in the interest of the customer.
- Able to make decisions and set priorities to give direction, available to answer questions.

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 Development and Engineering (D&E) is responsible for the planning, development,
and delivery of integrated solutions that meet business requirements. This responsibility also includes the
specification of trade-offs across sectors.
The department DE EUV Optical Column is responsible for delivery of the projection, illumination, dose
control, and EUV light collection functions for the EUV machines. The department develops technical
solutions, means and methods and competences to ensure these deliveries in all the different product
The holder of this position is reporting to the ED EUV DE OC Projection Group Leader