Defectivity Control Engineer Intern

Mechanical engineering


Chemistry & materials science

In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


No experience (Student)

Job Category

Mechanical engineering, Physics, Chemistry & materials science

Published: 11 days ago Job ID: J-00257813-703

Introduction to the job

As a Defectivity Control Engineer Intern for electron beam system, you will perform a variety of engineering tasks including designing, developing, testing, analyzing, troubleshooting and implementing sub-assemblies and modules as you create and evaluate designs to meet requirements of specified applications. Your design activities will include defectivity control in high vacuum ,high voltage system environment. By tapping into your engineering acumen, you research and select future key suppliers for consideration as turn-key providers of sub-systems as well as develop resolutions to critical issues and broad design matters. You will work on issues that impact customer product yield loss issue or address future concepts, products, or technologies.

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

  • Design modules/concepts/processes to ensure the defectivity requirement is fully controlled, and to stabilize the high-voltage environment of the system.
  • Validate the designed modules/concepts/processes through experiments, modeling and simulation and theories.
  • Work cross-functionally and drive implementation of design best practices into product design.
  • Deliver clear technical documents, provide effective presentation and written evaluations to communicate concepts, designs, test results, etc.
  • Provide tech support for system integration process, manufacturing process and field troubleshooting process.

Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (Junior or Senior level) from Materials Science Engineering OR Mechanical Engineering background.Master’s degree preferred.
  • Must have good understanding of Physics, Materials Science
  • Strong knowledge or design experiencein Electrostatic chuck, Metallurgy, Coating process.
  • Good hands-on experiments experience with strong design-of-experiments (DOE) skills to plan, conduct, analyze, and interpret results of controlled tests.
  • Have experience in materials characterization instruments and data analysis, including but not limited to optical inspection, SEM, EDX, FTIR, etc.
  • Knowledge of and experience with MATLAB or Python.
  • Teamwork spirit with team members.
  • Good capability to evaluate and work outside contractors, consultants, and machine shops.
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.


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 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.
  • 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.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

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.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Role within the Clean Room


  • Must be willing to work in a clean room environment, wearing coveralls, hoods, booties, safety glasses and gloves for entire duration of shift.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Can work under deadlines.
  • The environment generally is moderate in temperature with moderate to high noise level.
  • This must include references to day and night shifts for accommodation purposes.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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