26 days ago - J-00242906-479

Sr. Vacuum system designer

Chemistry & materials science


Mechanical engineering

In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


3-7 years



Job Category

Chemistry & materials science, Mechatronics, Mechanical engineering



Introduction to the job

ASML US, including its affiliates and subsidiaries, bring together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers - to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our headquarters are in Veldhoven, Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Chandler, Arizona, San Jose and San Diego, California, Wilton, Connecticut, and Hillsboro, Oregon.

Role and responsibilities

As a Vacuum system Design Engineer for electron beam system, you will perform a variety of engineering tasks including designing, developing, testing, analyzing, troubleshooting and implementing sub-assemblies and modules as you create and evaluate designs to meet requirements of specified applications. Your design activities will include high vacuum system design and implementation, vacuum control strategy design, system performance qualification and diagnostic. By tapping into your engineering acumen, you research and select future key suppliers for consideration as turn-key providers of sub-systems as well as develop resolutions to critical issues and broad design matters. You will work on issues that impact design/selling success or address future concepts, products, or technologies.

This position may require access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require the Company to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Education and experience

BA,MSc related to Mechanical Engineering or Physics.

Musthave good understanding of physics and mechanics.
Possesssolid background in vacuum system design principles and must be able tofollow complex procedures, plans, techniques, designs, or layouts
3+ year of experience in manufacturing techniques of vacuumsystems along with operating and troubleshooting of vacuum equipment
Mustbe able to work independently with minimal supervision from seniorpersonnel in an efficient manner to resolve problems and maintain highquality of deliverable
StrongHands-on proficiency with 3D modeling & 2D detailed drawings using CADsoftware including but not limited to Solidworks and NX.
Knowledgewith materials and material selection, manufacturing and cleaning processes.
Good capability to evaluate andwork outside contractors, consultants, and machine shops.
Excellent English written andverbal communication skills.


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:

Developvacuum related module from concept to completion, and final release tomanufacturing based on requirements of functionality, performance,serviceability and availability for electron beam systems and subsystems.
CreateVacuum module’s element performance specification and element designspecification.
Createdetailed 3D model and 2D drawings of parts and assemblies using CADsoftware for manufacturing and integration.
Leaddesign reviews, budget development, risk assessment and mitigation,design and execution of experiments, verification processes, validationprocesses.
Workwith vendors and consultants to select, develop, analyze and fabricatecomponents and sub-assemblies.
Workcross-functionally and drive implementation of design best practices intoproduct design.
Deliverclear technical documents, provide effective presentation and written evaluationsto communicate concepts, designs, test results, etc.
Leadintegration, qualification and diagnostic process of vacuum modules onprotos
Providetech support for system integration process, manufacturing process and fieldtroubleshooting process.

Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
Can learn and apply new information or skills.
Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads.
Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.
Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.
Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.
Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and customer.
Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

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

Routinely required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch. Occasionally required to move around the campus.
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
May require travel (specify domestic and/or international) dependent on business needs – specify percentage of travel ,able and willing to travel about 5% of work time
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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