Safety expert

Research & development

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In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development

Work Experience

3-7 years

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Job ID: J-00270235-684

Introduction to the job

The Lab & tool safety group is a subgroup of the department Safety & compliance and is part of the sector Development & Engineering. The mission of Lab & tool safety is to enable safe working conditions and establish safe & compliant tools, for commercial products and equipment within the D&E, laboratories / Technical areas via safety certification.
The Lab & tool safety group supports D&E with safe test systems that enables ASML to develop new technologies for the future commercial systems.
It is a dynamic and fast changing high tec environment where safety is a key driver in the daily operations. This makes this environment very attractive to work in.

In ASML Netherlands there are more than 160 known laboratories and technical areas where test setups and laboratory equipment is located.
These areas need to be safe to work in. the Lab & tool safety group helps and facilitates D&E organization to be compliant with Safety standards and legislation. The vacancy that is open is for the position as safety expert
The safety expert is responsible for the safety validation of laboratory equipment within several clusters of the D&E organization.

Role and responsibilities

Name: Safety expert

The Safety expert provides expertise in operational safety and machine safety. He or She is responsible for enabling people to follow up on the safety for lab equipment and facilitates on regularly bases risk assessments and audits.
The L&T safety expert works jointly in a team of 7 safety experts. He or she needs to adapt continuously, work independent, has a good verbal communication in English and preferable Dutch language. Project based working is an important part of the job. There is a good balance between operational and structural improvement work.

Job description

  • 30% shop floor operations, 50% (technical) consultancy, App. 20% office & meetings.
  • Perform safety audits on a regulatory bases
  • Can work project based
  • Facilitates Risk assessments.
  • Can Lead Incident investigations individually.
  • Is able to constructively present & communicate safety issues with employees on PhD and Master level.

Education and experience

  • Hoger veiligheidskunde Safety (HVK)
  • Preferable knowledge of machine safety
  • Preferable a study with technical background
  • Technical experience on machine safety
  • Inspection & auditing techniques
  • Risk assessment & classification techniques
  • Project work


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:

  • Safety minded
  • Teamplayer
  • Proactive and takes initiatives within own area of expertise.
  • Structured and organized
  • Is able to communicate clearly, concisely and directly to peers and customers.
  • Is able to convince others to make safety a priority especially to academic educated users of the test setups.
  • Keeps deadlines
  • Through a knowledge base of (technical) safety(theories) is able to factually support his/her case.
  • Is creative in finding safety solutions in a wide variety of circumstances.
  • Skilled in verbal and written communication (English);

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.

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