Metrology Process Engineer - Guaranteed sign on bonus and relocation


Mechanical engineering

In a nutshell


Wilton - CT, US



Work Experience

3-7 years

Job Category

Mechanical engineering



NEW Job ID: J-00262098-808

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.

Role and responsibilities

The Metrology Engineer will be responsible for the development of one or more Metrology groups Interferometers, Spectrophotometers, Profilometers, CMM’s that measure and control the optical manufacturing processes. These processes will measure components and sub-assemblies that go into our world class extreme ultraviolet (EUV) source for next generation photolithography tools. These metrology systems use a variety of optical, electronical and dimensional measurement techniques to accomplish their function. The engineer will be responsible for creating specifications for the metrology performance, defining architectures that meet those specifications and analyzing the solutions to predict performance. Engineering tasks will include design, development, testing, troubleshooting. In addition, the engineer will provide technical leadership to the project, our suppliers, as well as supporting our customers’ technical needs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To support all production metrology systems for incoming, in process and final measurements and inspections.
  • Responsible for creating visual based setup and operation work instructions and provides training, testing and competency evaluation to qualify a technician for the safe setup and operation of the metrology tools.
  • Implements metrology control plans that define the methods used to insure accurate and repeatable measurement results.
  • Develops a full metrology characterization to insure the tools meets the manufactures specifications and ASML’s internal requirements.
  • Applies broad knowledge in optics, sensors, electronics, algorithms, software, and data analysis tools to drive metrology system improvements.
  • Advanced knowledge of Metrology techniques GR&R, MSA, Ppk, Cpk, SPC and Measurement Uncertainty used to monitor, control and improve metrology tools.
  • Works with a cross-functional teams to support the development, manufacturing, and integration of innovative core technologies into engineering solutions.
  • Communicates status reports and issues across various functional disciplines.
  • Documents work results with system requirements, design specifications, procedures, and training materials.
  • Is forward looking for emerging Metrology tools, techniques and methods to insure Metrology is on the leading edge of performance that is technically possible.
  • Work closely with the Metrology suppliers to keep up to date any or all software, hardware and firmware is current and installed.
  • Solid understanding of manufactures specified capability and that the right tool is being used for the task within manufacturing specifications.
  • Generate Metrology tools SPC standards measurements results weekly and address any deviations in control.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Education and experience

  • BS or MS in Optics, Physics, Imaging Science, Photonics or Engineering
  • Experience with semiconductor capital equipment industry is a plus.
  • Certified in Lean, Six Sigma, ISO 17025, Measurement Uncertainty is a plus.
  • Experience with data analysis and visualization using advanced data analysis tools (e.g. MATLAB, Python).
  • Experience with Metrology supplier engagement is required.
  • Able to convert an innovative idea into an engineering and practical solution.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, capable of clearly explaining technical issues and ideas to peers of other disciplines as well as management and customers.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • You must be able to legally work in the U.S for sponsorship.


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.

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.

Role within the Factory


  • 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.
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • 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.
  • Must be willing to work a compressed work week schedule – twelve-hour long shift and rotating from three to four days a week.
  • This must include references to day and night shifts for accommodation purposes.

Additional responsibilities for Wilton Factory:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee is required to work in a cleanroom environment: full gowning (full body coveralls, hood, CR safety shoes, face mask, nitrile gloves and safety glasses. Working under ISO 9000/14000 standards).
  • Operating/working around overhead cranes, fork trucks and motorized pallet movers.
  • Working around lasers; working with ladders; working on platforms; and working around chemicals.
  • The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • May require travel dependent on company needs.
  • The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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