Project Manager - Mechatronics

Research & development


In a nutshell


Wilton - CT, US


Research & development

Work Experience

3-7 years

Job Category




Job ID: req47389

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, a market leader in the semiconductor lithography equipment, is looking to fill the role ofMDO (Major Deliverable Owner)/Project Lead within the Mechatronics Department in Wilton, CT. This person will be responsible for team leadership, execution, and reporting for the development and delivery of large, highly complex, mechatronic systems.
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 Project Manager/ MDO you will lead the EUV Reticle Handler Functional Mechatronic Engineering Team.
  • Lead multi-disciplined, development team of 10+Engineers to ensure in-spec, on time, delivery.
  • Align and interface frequently with internal resources and suppliers in the US and Europe.
    Create project plans (schedule, resources and material requirements) with assistance from Project Leadership.
  • Define deliverables for mechatronic engineers & integration related activities for qualification.
    Lead the internal team’s daily activities on building, qualifying, testing & troubleshooting for a duration ~6 months.
    Organize, plan and host multiple workshops between suppliers and ASML employees.
  • Align with cross-sectors on regular basis to ensure on time delivery.
    Communicate upward and downward on regular basis.
  • Understand proper escalation paths and acts accordingly.
    Delegate tasks and follow up by tracking to completion.
  • Manage system and team interdependencies.
    Properly manage impact of changes of your system to the total machine.
  • Relevant knowledge in one engineering discipline (mono or multi).
    Manage design and program risks as well as program requirements.
  • Drive and lead the team to complete their deliverables while presenting and highlighting pertinent information to key stakeholders.
  • Candidate is able to assess and address technical risk based on input of architects and design engineers.
    Agile and SAFe experience is a plus in effectively leading the team.

Education and experience

  • B.S. degree preferably in:Mechanical, Electrical, Mechatronics, Physics or similar degree
  • 3+ years of experience in a project leadership or team lead role.
  • 3+ years of engineering experience in: mechanical, mechatronics/robotics intensive environment
  • Previous experience within the semiconductor industry or precision engineering field preferred but not required.
  • Proven success in team or task management.


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 willneed 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.
  • Good planning and analytical skills, ability to lead multifunctional teams.
  • Able to “lead”, not just, “manage” a team.
  • Takes initiative by showing strong ownership and commitment.
  • Clear decision maker and well-organized.
  • Ability to multitask and make quick priority calls on a daily basis.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

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.

ASML Offers:

  • A challenging opportunity to expand your knowledge in a wide variety of engineering application areas and to work on problems spanning all technical fields.
  • Highly creative and qualified teams with a diversity of experience.
  • Great career opportunities at a quickly growing high-tech company.
  • World class technical problems to solve.

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