Proto Engineer EUV 24x7 at Imec (Belgium)

Research & development

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In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development

Work Experience

0-2 years

Job Category

Other technical job categories



NEW Job ID: J-00267006-905

Introduction to the job

The core values of ASML are Challenge, Collaborate and Care. We are proud of who we are, of our achievements, and how we accomplish these achievements. And, above all, we are one of the leading providers of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry. The employees of ASML share a passion for technology with a customer focus. At ASML one works continuously on the development and implementation of complex and high-quality technological systems. Working at ASML is therefore challenging and dynamic.

Within ASML the sector Development & Engineering (D&E) is responsible for the design and specifications of ASML’s products. The department System Integration is part of D&E and responsible to manage risk during the integration phase of our products. Proto systems are used to verify the design concept at system level, which includes hardware and software.

For the first time in ASML history will be perform System Integration outside ASML’s cleanroom. Around mid-2023 one of the Proto Integration systems will be relocated to Imec (Leuven-BE). This system will stay there for at least 2 years.

Role and responsibilities

As a Proto Engineer EUV 24x7 you are responsible for the execution of the daily plan created by the Proto Integrator to support D&E project with their tests to validate the design at IMEC (Leuven – Belgium).

You are responsible for:

  • Safety and wellbeing
    Ensuring safe working environment and work according 5S principles.
  • Quality is our habit
    Keeping the assigned machines in perfect state, i.e., hard and software, configuration up to date and well-functioning.
  • Drive integration
    Ensuring efficient and effective integration activities on the machines, by
    - Execute test plans on the machine in a most efficient way;
    - Escalate in case problems cannot be solved by yourself;
    - Provide technical support to D&E engineers;
    - Review and prepare test plans.
    Determining whether issues are related to new design or proto system and solve and report the issues.
  • Challenge, collaborate and care
    Proto integration is where things comes together. The product, the process, the people. Your behavior is therefore crucial to ensure we will reach our goals together in the end!

Daily interface consist of Proto Engineers, Proto Integrator, System Test Engineer, Proto Configuration Engineer, D&E projects and the local IMEC team. In this role you will report to your local team manager and home group Lead.

Education and experience

Technical Bachelor (BsC/BEng) or Master (MSc) degree. Preferred fields of study: Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering.

There are no constraints on working experience. The following items are a pre:

  • Experience in a multi-disciplined and dynamic work environment.
  • Knowledge of measurement systems and/or testing system functionality.
  • Working with complex systems.


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.

We are looking for people with a strong personality and who will bring enthusiasm and flexibility into their job on a daily basis. It is unique that ASML is doing integration work outside ASML premises. Therefore, we expect people to be:

  • Capable to communicate on all levels. So internal and external (Imec) stakeholders.
  • Ensure a strong connection with their Veldhoven stakeholders.
  • Proactive attitude with an autonomous mindset.
  • Open to support CS when priority allows.
  • The power to defend your own opinion.
  • Willingness to invest in personal development.

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

The vacancy Proto engineer EUV 24x7, means that you will be working on shifts.

Work schedule in 10-day cycle:

  • 2 days Morning shift: 6:00 - 14:30
  • 2 days Evening shift: 14:00 - 22:30
  • 2 days Night shift: 22:00 - 06:30
  • 4 days off

On top of the inconvenience allowance for working in shifts you will be receiving Business Travel Plus benefits for your allocation in Belgium.

Candidates need to commit for at least 2-year allocation at Imec. Occasional travel to Veldhoven could be involved.

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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