Technical Writer - Flow & Temperature Control

Research & development

Mechanical engineering


Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Mechanical engineering, Mechatronics, Other technical job categories

Published: 14 days ago Job ID: J-00257501-683

Introduction to the job

Is writing, reviewing and publishing technical documentation just your cup of tea? And are you challenged by gaining technical knowledge of the ASML products and processes?
And do you have multiple years of experience as a Technical Writer / Author, complimented with a Bachelor or Master’s degree in linguistics or a technical principle or engineering?
Then the job of technical author for Manufacturing & Equipment Engineering might be just the one for you!

ASML supports the Semiconductor industry’s ongoing quest for producing faster, smarter and more energy efficient chips (IC’s). ASML creates lithography systems that the Semiconductor Industry needs to achieve their goals.

The Technical Writer / Author writes, reviews and publishes the technical documentation for Machine Conditioning (MC). Machine Conditioning delivers the modules and parts for temperature control, gas flow and vacuum systems.
The technical documentation is necessary to:

  • Build the ASML products by the Work Centers;
  • to install them at Customer site by the Install Team;
  • to service them at Customer site by the local Field Service Engineers.

This means working closely with the engineers of the Manufacturing & Equipment Engineering group to provide and maintain the procedures needed for production, maintenance, repair, upgrade and installation of the systems via the ASML dynamic publishing software environment.

Role and responsibilities

In the ASML product life cycle, the Technical Writer / Author has the following responsibilities:

  • Participate in an engineering team, preparing technical documentation for the Manufacturing and/or Equipment Engineer.
  • Ensure a uniform high standard of technical documentation for the team.
  • Prepare complex technical procedures clearly and accurately in simple English with a methodical approach.
  • Review comments on existing procedures and assign for review by engineers where necessary.
  • Gain sufficient technical knowledge of the ASML products and processes to support the engineers in creating procedures that perfectly fits the needs of the executers of the procedures
  • Constantly investigate incoming comments from Field and Factory and inform the engineers on common or repeating field input.
  • Coordinate outsourcing work (team of over 10 people working overseas)
    Support Project (Team) Lead with Technical Author deliverables and activities

Education and experience

Bachelor or Master’s Degree (E.g. linguistics or a technical principle or Engineering).

  • Multiple years working experience (3 or more years);
  • Experience as technical writer / author;
  • Experience with Arbotext (EPIC) software is a pre.
  • Experience with Oxigen software is a pre.


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:

  • Proven excellent fluent communication skills in English, written + verbal.
  • Pragmatic, initiative, ownership, persistent, pro-active
  • Good communication skills, team player, but also independent.
  • Service orientated and flexible attitude.
  • Willingness to coordinate outsourcing activities

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 requires access to U.S. controlled technology, as defined in the United States Export Administration Regulations. Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such U.S. controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access U.S. controlled technology.

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