Production Engineer Manager - Guaranteed sign on bonus and relocation


Mechanical engineering

In a nutshell


Wilton - CT, US



Work Experience

8+ years

Job Category

Mechanical engineering



Job ID: J-00262479-437

Introduction to the job

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.

This position is for a Group Lead (Manager) to manage the department in EUV Production Engineering (PE) responsible for the NXE Top Module. Manager is expected to have an innovative attitude to work in Manufacturing Engineering, and the ability to manage engineers of varying disciplines and backgrounds. The position will have a direct connection to module output, as this group will serve as the backbone for process improvements and structural problem solving in EUV Top Module.

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

  • Responsible for people management and career development activities including recruiting, onboarding, training, mentoring, coaching, and performance evaluation.
  • Develop and maintain department long-term financial plan, Target Annual Plan (TAP).
  • Drive business cases development and support project leads in Configuration Control Board meetings.
  • Represent and support Production Engineering teams in management-level progress reviews and cross-sector meetings.
  • Working with and supporting development engineers to converge on an overall design solution that addresses comprehensive production manufacturability with high level of diagnostics for troubleshooting.
  • Responsible for leading production engineering group developing and maintaining module manufacturing processes.
  • Responsible for leading production engineering group investigating technical issues both analytically using design documentation and physically with hands-on in a production environment.
  • Responsible for leading production engineering group supporting operations to deliver modules on time that meet high standards of quality.
  • Report production status, issues, gaps and barriers to Sr. Management. Timely escalate in case of issue that can’t be solved within the own circle of influence.
  • Drive cross-sector teams to achieve high standards of quality for both product and tooling.

Education and experience

  • BS in Engineering; MS or MBA also desirable for this role
  • You must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.
  • You must have Leadership or Management experience leading a team.
  • 5 years leading a group or a major project, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in the English language both written and oral.
  • 7 years of experience directly leading an engineering group.
  • 5 years of experience developing manufacturing processes.
  • Experience in developing Manufacturing readiness plans to introduce new products into Production.
  • Experience in leading cross-sector teams to implement Manufacturing readiness plans for new product industrialization.
  • Experience in developing budgetary needs for capital equipment and headcount.
  • Experience in managing new product introduction and industrialization.
  • Background in manufacturing engineering is preferred.
  • Background in electromechanical equipment/interfaces is preferred.


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 inspire and to coach individuals and groups to achieve career development and performance targets.
  • Possess strong leadership and ownership characteristics- demonstrated commitment to achieving results on time.
  • Have strong written and oral communicative skills- ability to communicate effectively to your team and to senior management.
  • Demonstrated “team player” with a quality orientation and interpersonal skills.
  • Capability to interface with multidisciplinary groups (including senior leadership), and be willing to take on responsibility, follow through and keep multiple simultaneous projects on schedule.
  • Commitment: a. Hands on/Getting things done, b. Takes ownership, c. Pro-active drive for improvement.

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.

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).
  • 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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