21 days ago - J-00244692-680

Project Leader - Mechatronics - Guaranteed sign on bonus and relocation

In a nutshell


Wilton - CT, US

Introduction to the job

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ASML US brings 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, the 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.

A well-rounded project leader in this position will drive delivery of precision mechatronics modules, product and system integration, and software functionality, all specific to ASML lithography tools. The candidate should have experience with the design and test of complex systems, preferably in the area of robotics and controls integration.

This position requires 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 ASML to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Role and responsibilities

  • Lead multi-disciplined development team of ~10 engineers to ensure in-spec, on-time delivery.
  • Define deliverables for mechanical, electrical, software, mechatronic, and industrial engineers.
  • Create detailed project plans including scheduling, resource, and material requirements.
  • Delegate tasks and maintain accountability of team members.
  • Communicate upward and downward on regular basis.
  • Align and interface frequently with projects in the US, Netherlands, and Taiwan.
  • Align with cross-sectors on regular basis to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Engage with Group Leaders to secure necessary resources.
  • Escalate blocking issues for team through the proper paths.
  • Manage system interdependencies and impact of changes on own module and whole machine.
  • Develop impact statements due to resource reallocation and scope changes.
  • Assess and address technical and operational risks based on input of architects and design engineers.
  • Coordinate external suppliers and developers involved in product design.

Education and experience

  • Minimum of Bachelors degree in technical field (engineering, physics, etc.), or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in project leadership.
  • Good planning and analytical skills, ability to lead multifunctional teams.
  • Proven success in project or task management.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills required including presenting results to audiences of a wide range of technical abilities.
  • Able to “lead”, not just, “manage” a team.
  • Ability to multitask and make quick priority calls on a daily basis.
  • Relevant knowledge in one discipline.
  • Ability to derive conclusions from analyses and make practical recommendations.
  • Exposure to multi-disciplinary projects, such as imaging/optical systems, semiconductor, or lithography preferred but not required.


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:

  • 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 and deadlines.
  • 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 manager, 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

Role within Office


  • 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 dependent on business needs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Additional Responsibilities (as needed in the cleanroom and/or labs):

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be willing to work in a clean room environment, wearing coveralls, hoods, booties, safety glasses and gloves. Working under ISO 9000/14000 standards.
  • The environment in the cleanroom is moderate in temperature with moderate to high noise level.
  • Working around lasers; working with ladders; working on platforms; and working around chemicals.
  • The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.

This position is located on-site in Wilton, CT. It requires onsite presence to attend in-person work-related events, trainings and meetings and to further ensure teamwork, collaboration and innovation. Onsite presence is also required to attend to any necessary inspections and interactions with factory and laboratory equipment and personnel.

  • A flexible workplace arrangement may be available to employees working in roles conducive to remote work (up to two days a week).

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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