Supplier Quality Engineer

In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US

Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00246899-330

Introduction to the job

The Supplier Quality Engineer partners internally and with our suppliers to proactively realize parts with zero supplier quality issues.This is achieved by ensuring that our designs are optimized by involving those who will manufacture it, and validating the supplier manufacturing / qualification processes.

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.

Role and responsibilities

As a Supplier Quality Engineer at ASML San Jose, you will partner with the purchasing team on Supplier Qualification, development and monitoring.You will also work closely with Design Engineering and cross-functional teams across ASML to ensure our suppliers are enabled to meet product specifications and quality requirements as outlined.You are a key player in ensuring success for ASML products and quality to our customers.Each day presents new and exciting challenges including but not limited to:
Provide design input from a supplier quality and industrialization perspective
Guide new products from the Design and Development teams to the Suppliers for NPI builds as well as managing transitions to Volume Production
Engage with Development Engineering and our Manufacturing Partners to ensure proper and timely concurrent engineering including: Design for: Manufacturability, Test, Cost, Serviceability, etc.
Generate Statements of Work (SoW) to ensure clear roles and responsibilities between ASML and the supplier, as well as a clear manufacturing plan of record
Define product qualification strategy in alignment with D&E and Manufacturing Engineering
Complete Root Cause Analyses to drive Zero Hour Defects.
Implement improvement plans for any quality-related complaints on products/processes from the supplier or customer

Education and experience

BS Degree in Engineering/Science like Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, Materials or equivalent scientific/engineering discipline
Quality Certifications are a plus

8+ years of experience in Manufacturing, Supplier Quality, and/or Quality Engineering
New Product Development – A good understanding of the product development and Industrialization process (including DFM, DFT, DFC, etc)
Change Management – An expert in BOM Structures, Navigating PDM tools, and Reviewing ECOs
Product Cleanliness – Understand semiconductor equipment cleanliness requirements including: cleanliness during assembly, cleaning processes, and cleanliness verification
Quality Tools – Proficient in the use of a wide range of quality tools including: pFMEA, SPC / CPk, 5-Why, MSA, Gauge R&R, Pareto, Ishikawa, 8D, Six Sigma Tools
Zero Defect -Understand and have a Zero Defect mindset
Electrical SQE must have a thorough understanding of the SMT processes, factory testing strategies (from API thru final FT), PCBA DFM, Box Build Processes, and be familiar with Failure Analysis methodologies
Auditing – Possess a strong understanding of Quality Systems with experience conducting Supplier and/or Internal audits
Strong knowledge of and experience with MS Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Cleanroom and Semiconductor experience is a plus
Project Management experience is a plus


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:

Communication – Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.Must be able to partner cross-functionally and with suppliers; should be able to negotiate and escalate with tact
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.

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

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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