Research Technician Metrology

Research & development


Electrical engineering

Mechanical engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Physics, Electrical engineering, Mechanical engineering



Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00241545-565

Introduction to the job

Are you challenged by demanding projects in a multidisciplinary context? Do you have the technical capabilities to provide innovative solutions? Does contributing to the world’s most advanced lithography machines makes you feel responsible and proud? Then this might be the right opportunity for you.

Role and responsibilities

ASML Research is looking for a Laboratory Technician / Engineer with experience in performing complex experiments and perform basic data analysis.

•Support design and construction of new lab tools for metrology solutions, including automation aspects.

•Support the teams in organizational tasks and interaction with people outside the team:
o Interface with Facility Management
o Safety department
o Suppliers
•As part of the team of Research Technicians, you are responsible for lab organization (5S+1) and safety.

•Operate and improve existing (optical) metrology test tools.

•Mechanical design.

•Lab automation (Lab View).

•Some data analysis.

Education and experience

• MBO/HBO Technical study, for example, Physics, Electrical engineering, Mechanical engineering

• Experience 3 to 10 years in a lab setting

• Background in component level electronics & board development.

• Background in the use oftest & measurement systems.

• Experience with software and/or hardware design of laboratory setups

• Knowledge about detectors and electronics for optical setups is a definite advantage.

• Experience with FPGAs and FPGA programming.

• Knowledge ofHW and SW integration.

• Knowledge of any programming language such as Matlab, Python, C, C++, or C# is good to have.

• Experience in Labview.


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:

• Affinity for hands-on work.
• Willing to work at a test bench & in a cleanroom environment.
• Ability to interface & manage internal as well as external suppliers.
• Enthusiastic in generating new ideas & possibilities with a team of researchers.
• Likes to work in a cleanroom lab.
• Communicative, analytical, team player.
• Critical, continuous improvement.
• Open to learn new (and custom) measurement techniques.

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

The holder of the position reports to the group lead Light Sources & Plasma Physics in the Research Department. Operational activities are within multidisciplinary research projects related to Pellicle and Scanner Lifetime.

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