26 days ago - J-00234048-021

Mechatronics Project Manager

Research & development


Mechanical engineering

Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Mechatronics, Mechanical engineering, Other technical job categories



Introduction to the job

Do you take the lead in driving complex hardware projects to a successful delivery? Do you have the technical background to lead a multidisciplinary team of mechatronics, mechanics, thermal, electronics and software professionals? To lead the design and improvement projects of our modules in co-operation with one of our key suppliers? Do you see the big picture without missing important details? Then we want to get in touch with you!

Role and responsibilities

As project leader you will manage a group of highly professional engineers with academic backgrounds and many years’ experience in the industry.

You and your team take responsibility for the development of the atmospheric Wafer Handler, consisting of hardware (mechanics, electronics) and (embedded) software for ASML’s lithographic products. You are driving the project team internal at ASML and towards the supplier, from specification through system integration and towards release for volume.

  • Establish a cross-sector project team and secure cross sector deliverables.
  • Create and maintain project plans and proactively drive project realization.
  • Get interdependencies clear with sub- & neighboring projects. Pro-actively manage them. Keep intensive contact with other projects.
  • Manage the delivery of designs in your team that meet the requirements of the ASML development program.
  • Review technical solutions proposed, manage time, quality and budget as well as the risks in your project.
  • Work with team-leaders who take operational responsibility within the project under your supervision.
  • Provide regular updates on the status of your project to key stakeholders and management.

Education and experience

  • Technical University degree in Mechanical engineering, Control, Dynamics, Electrical engineering or Applied Physics.
  • At least 8 years of experience with mechatronic systems design, preferably within ASML or in related high tech industry.
  • At least 5 years experience in multidisciplinary project work involving mechatronics, optics, electronics and software as team lead or project lead.
  • Solid technical background (both theoretical and practical) in one or more of the following disciplines: mechatronics, mechanics or electronics.
  • Affinity with managing integral business processes in fast growing and dynamic business environments.


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:

  • Team player, highly motivated, enthusiastic, flexible and a good communicator, able to think and act on a strategic level.
  • Able to think broad, learn fast, take responsibility, act decisive and show critical sense.
  • Lead and work with a multidisciplinary team, give direction and motivate
  • Convince others of your ideas.
  • Strong analytical ability with a pragmatic attitude.
  • Fluent in English language.

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

This role is positioned in our Development & Engneering sector, within Bottom (BM) Cluster. ASML’s Development & Engineering (D&E) sector is responsible for the specification, design and realization of all products in the ASML portfolio. Bottom cluster develops the bottom module of any ASML machine and focuses on Mechatronics, Position Measurement and Sensors expertise.

This position requires access to U.S. controlled technology, as defined in the United States Export Administration Regulations. Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such U.S. controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access U.S. controlled technology.

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