Materials and Process Control Intern

Research & development

Chemistry & materials science


Mechanical engineering

In a nutshell


San Diego - CA, US


Research & development


No experience (Student)

Job Category

Chemistry & materials science, Physics, Mechanical engineering

Published: 14 days ago Job ID: J-00260893-711

Introduction – Job Mission

The Materials and process control intern is a hands on opportunity to work in a lab environment supporting the development of a new flushing station for ASML manufacturing work. It will involve a variety of materials characterization techniques. You will work closely with our root cause engineering team to own a specific test in support of our EUV technology.

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.

Job Description

•Help design and execute test plans with the root cause analysis scientists and engineers to push our technology forward.

•Work closely with cross-functional teams to investigate scientific and technical problems and challenges; evaluates and recommends solutions.

•Validates concepts through experiments.

•Obtains and analyzes data using materials characterization techniques (such as SEM/EDS, TEM, FTIR, XRR, XPS, etc)

•Documents work results

•Analyze work performed by outside labs.

Education and Experience

Studying towards a bachelor’s degree in Materials Science, Mechanical/Industrial Engineering, and Chemistry, for example. Junior level of study required.

·Required technical skills, knowledge and abilities:

oRequires a solid conceptual understanding and hands-on experience with a wide variety of modern materials characterization techniques (such as FTIR, Optical Microscopy, SEM, EDS, TEM, etc.).

oKnowledge of SPC preferred

oAbility to translate, statistically analyze data, and effectively report problems and solutions through written and/or graphical formats.

oStrong logical reasoning.

oExcellent written and verbal communication skills, capable of clearly explaining technical issues and ideas to peers and management.

oProficient in MS Office Applications specifically Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

oCan work effectively under deadlines and in a fast-paced environment.

Personal 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


·Must be willing to work in a clean room environment, wearing coveralls, hoods, booties, safety glasses and gloves for entire duration of shift.

·Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

·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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