Semi-Conductor Equipment Engineer - Guaranteed sign on bonus and relocation

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Wilton - CT, US

Published: 14 days ago Job ID: J-00246550-671

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.

ASML in Wilton, CT is seeking an Equipment Engineer to join the EUV NPI Equipment Engineering team. Equipment Engineers are responsible for the serviceability and product availability performance aspects of New Product Introduction, and Existing Product performance upgrades and support.

Your deliverables directly enable the ASML Customer Support organization to provide world class service to our customers by providing maintenance procedures, tools and spare part structures, diagnostics tools, system calibration and recovery sequences and knowledge transfer information to the global ASML CS organization. Support, Consultancy, Engineering, Developing and Analysis, and KPI reporting are all main activities of the Equipment Engineer.

  • Delivering solutions and optimizing the use at customer sites is also part of Availability Equipment Engineering.
  • Continuous development of your technical expertise and personal skills is essential.

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

As an Industrial Availability Equipment Engineer your main focus will be on the EUV Reticle Handling Module.

  • You contribute to the product generation process by setting availability targets, maintainability targets for new designs and giving feedback to development projects based on field performance analysis experiences at ASML customer sites.
  • This involves all support for functionality, electrical, mechanical, mechatronic, software and sub-components of the EUV Reticle Handling Module for new product introduction and/or existing products.
  • You input serviceability, accessibility, and drive optimized MTTR into the design.
  • You support the factory, field, & project team via material notification/issue resolution, parts usage analysis and resolution, tracking and reporting on field failures and issues.
  • Responsible for regular updating and extending own and local Field Service Engineer knowledge so most problems can be handled locally with available in depth product knowledge.
  • Initiate and contribute in providing material for technical service documentation and training in cooperation with authors and training developers.
  • Create and give presentations to transfer knowledge to Field Service Engineers.
  • Identify structural problems and possible improvements and address them in the ASML organization.
  • It is equally important to have an ability to grasp and structure large amounts of information and anticipate the user’s knowledge gaps. You should have excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • You have to keep yourself up-to-date with developments and trends internal to the ASML industry and also keep up with a constantly evolving Standard. You will attend training courses to stay up to date with the new technology and programs available to ASML.
  • Typical business hours with travel international up to 10%.

Education and experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Sciences, Languages, Engineering, or Technology is required, or equivalent experience.
  • 2 years or more (co-op included) in an engineering or service environment.
  • Working experience or knowledge in Photo-lithography tools as well as understanding the concept of CRAMS (cost, reliability, availability, manufacturability, serviceability) and procedure generation is preferred.
  • Experience in a production environment with high tech products and complex production processes is an advantage.
  • Proven excellent fluent communication skills in English, written and verbal.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint is a must and prior experience with xml editors (Arbortext, Oxygen) is definitely a plus.
  • Working knowledge of SAP, is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of computers and other communication tools.


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.
  • Analytic, abstract thinking, good communication skills, initiative, independent, planning and prioritizing, sharing knowledge, stress tolerance and teamwork.
  • Communication skills. Equipment Engineers must be able to gather the complex, technical information from the Subject Matter Experts and translate it for users who do not have the technical background.
  • Detail oriented. Equipment Engineers create detailed instructions for others to follow. They must be detailed and precise at every step so that the instructions can be useful.
  • Teamwork. Equipment Engineers must be able to work well with others. They are always part of a team. They collaborate with other team members, authors, and Subject Matter Experts, Customer Support etc.
  • Technical skills. Equipment Engineers must be able to understand and then explain the highly technical information in a simple way.

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.

Daily tasks may include:

  • Can work under deadlines.
  • The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.
  • Meeting colleagues to discuss technology.

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.

  • 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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