Senior Design Engineer Optics and Fibers, Erlangen Germany

Research & development


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Dresden, Germany


Research & development


3-7 years



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Published: 28 days ago Job ID: J-00247390-649

Introduction to the job

Specialized fibers for light generation and transport are highly important to ASML’s metrology systems and scanner. We are seeking a senior design engineer who can help us to further develop the production process of these fibers.

Role and responsibilities

Work in a high tech fiber manufacturing facility
Work with a team of engineers & scientists of various backgrounds
Deliver reports, documents and fiber material
Collaborate with academic partners and suppliers
Identify key process improvements for production output and yield
Communicate gaps and solution directions to stakeholders

Education and experience

M.Sc or Ph.D. in physics, material science or process engineering
4-7 years of relevant experience in a high tech environment
Ideally, experience in specialty fiber manufacturing
A track record in process improvements and, ideally, Sig Sigma experience
Preferably experience as a senior design engineer or architect in a high-tech company


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:

You are self-propelling and know how to find your way in a high-tech environment. You can interact on frequent basis with both experts and manufacturing engineers, as well as with management. You can break down a complex problem into actionable work.

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

You report to a group leader. The principal location of work is in Erlangen, Germany.
Regular business trips to ASML’s Headquarters at in The Netherlands may be required.

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