Mechatronics and Ceramics Design Engineer Expert - Guaranteed sign on bonus and relocation


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Wilton - CT, US

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0-2 years

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Job ID: J-00257434-442

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.

Reticle Stage Mechatronics and Ceramics expert position for the EUV EXE Reticle Stage Short Stroke project within the EXE business line, reporting to the D&E WT RRU E HiNA RS SS & Motors department in Wilton. The responsibilities include the execution of the assigned deliverables within the scope of the next-gen EUV Reticle Stage Short Stroke project with focus on quality, cost, and on-time delivery in support of ASML business interests and customers.

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

The D&E WT RRU E HiNA RS SS & Motors, a division of ASML’s D&E US WT DE RRU Department, in Wilton CT is seeking an Mechatronics and Ceramics Design Engineer Expert.

This position will involve:

  • Develop and own the expertise in extreme-precision ceramic structures manufacturing, repair, analysis, handling and behavior.
  • Develop and own the expertise in the development of high-precision, high-complexity tools, procedure and processes for diagnosing, repairing and testing ceramic assemblies.
  • Technically contribute and participate to decisions made by multi-disciplinary teams in order to meet all reticle clamp-module and system level requirements.
  • Interface and negotiate with functional architects and functional teams to derive requirements for developing new tools and procedures for recovering and/or enhancing performance of the RS short stroke and for developing test and/or qualification setups.
  • Own and drive the development and qualification of the tools, procedures and test setups according to the requirements. Own and drive all aspects of the development including mechanical, electrical, sensing and measurement, software, documentation, etc.
  • Become the expert on the execution of the developed procedure and/or use of the tools and tests. Travel to customer sites to execute as needed.
  • Perform the procedures first hand on hardware in the factory or at customer sites. Lead and run the tests according to the test plan and own the quality of the data obtained.
  • Own, lead and coordinate all the details of the preparation and execution for the operations requiring the expertise in the field and factory.
  • Own the knowledge transfer to field and factory personnel on the use of the process and/or tools.
  • Write performance specification documents (EPS / EDS) for the processes, tools and testers to be developed.
  • Understand and be able communicate the implication of reticle clamp module level errors on system/customer level performance (Overlay, Throughput, Imaging, Focus, Availability, etc.).
  • Clearly communicate technical performance in both written and verbal presentations to stakeholders.
  • Be the first point of contact for all reticle stage short stroke and clamp module test setup activities, repair and refresh activities.
  • Take responsibility for development and execution results:on time delivery to specified performance at the right quality.
  • Own and solve AIR issues for reticle clamp module.
  • Support solving internal and external customers escalations.
  • Organize small technical teams, delegate and coordinate the work required to develop solutions to highly complex module and system level issues.

Education and experience

  • BS in Engineering, preferably Mechanical / Optical / Electrical / Physics or equivalent degree.Master's Degree preferred.
  • Ability to understand complex mechanical assemblies and mechatronics systems and appreciate the multidisciplinary technical aspects including the mechanical, electrical, optical, design for manufacturability, manufacturing process and sourcing.
  • 1+ year of experience driving and performing hands-on work, on delicate high precision ceramic assemblies is preferred.
  • 1+ year of experience designing and handling high precision ceramics assemblies and electrostatic clamping systems is preferred.
  • Direct experience in one or more technical fields such as: ceramics, optical components manufacturing, mechanics, electronics, high voltage electrostatics, physics is preferred.
  • Strong English communication skills- both written and oral.


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.
  • Ability to influence.
  • Excellent stakeholder management.
  • Ability to interface with multidisciplinary groups.
  • Good planning and analytical skills.
  • Possess a creative mind in order to find solutions to meet product specifications which at first glance appear impossible to meet- proven track record of designing technically challenging mechatronic systems a plus.

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

  • 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).

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.

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