Workcenter Engineer- Guaranteed sign on bonus and relocation

In a nutshell


Wilton - CT, US

Work Experience

3-7 years

Job ID: J-00267333-429

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.

ASML Wilton is seeking a highly-motivated Vacuum Workcenter Engineer who will support multiple projects within the factory on requests for Hydrogen (H2) activities, including leak testing, HAZOP’s, and trainings. This role will also provide technical assistance in the development and implementation of Workplace Health & Safety Programs as it pertains to hydrogen and other gases and/or activities they may be done in Wilton. The Vacuum Workcenter Engineer will also support day-to-day operations and play a key role in maintaining compliance, incident reporting and analysis process while working closely with other Wilton EH&S Department members, Supervisors, and Technicians to develop and implement corrective actions preventing reoccurrence. With the committed support of ASML Wilton and ASML Corporate Management, promotes a culture focused on safety and injury prevention to maintain and implement best practices for a comprehensive Safety Management System.

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

  • Improve EH&S workplace performance by promoting an incident-free workplace, identifying and mitigating safety risks and implementing safety.
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert in Hydrogen in supporting stakeholders.
  • Lead and conduct all Hydrogen activities, e.g., Hydrogen releases.
  • RGA analysis of components.
  • Machine Residual Gas Analyses (MRGA) and qualifications of (sub-)modules.
  • Problem solving on leak testing.
  • Point out recurring problems during analysis in product operation and initiate the issue resolution process.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities with technical expertise.
  • Report the disturbances and technical issues in an adequate way.
  • Interact with highly driven technical experts (basic understanding of our technology needed).
  • Development and implementation of programs and procedures to assure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and Local occupational safety standards and ASML Corporate requirements.
  • Conduct compliance audits and guide teams with implementing corrective actions to ensure compliance.
  • Conduct risk/hazard assessments as needed.
  • Lead safety incident investigations, work with key stakeholders to develop root cause analysis, and identify corrective actions.
  • Project management and coordinate implementation of actions which drive continuous improvement. Verify the appropriateness and effectiveness of action plans associated with incidents, JSA’s and audit findings.
  • Consult, perform studies, research, answer questions and direct Hydrogen operations and procedures.
  • Routine internal reporting (weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual updates).
  • Development and conduct of workplace safety trainings, field coaching, and assessment for safety performance improvement projects.
  • Conduct business with the highest ethical standards and demonstrate decision-making skills that ensure the safety of all persons associated with ASML operations.
  • Other relevant duties as assigned.

Education and experience

  • Undergraduate degree in the fields of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Applied Physics, Material Sciences or equivalent experience, Master’s degree, preferred
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations
  • 5+ years experience in technical fields
  • 3+ years experience in Hydrogen Safety is a plus
  • Recognized Hydrogen Safety Certification is a plus
  • Knowledge or familiarity of working with vacuum systems
  • Knowledge of ATEX Zone 1 & 2 classified operations
  • Knowledge of working with hazardous and highly toxic gases
  • Hands-on experience preferably with mechanical and/or electrical parts using precision tools
  • Experience or proven affinity with troubleshooting
  • Proficient skills and effective use of Microsoft Office applications


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 interface with other departments and outside contractors in an effective and professional manner.
  • Good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills are essential.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize under dynamic conditions.
  • Ability to work flexible and/or varied shifts to ensure Hydrogen coverage as needed.
  • Excellent troubleshooting/problem solving skills; “solutions oriented”.
  • Ability to wear a clean room suit, climb ladders and lift material up to 35lbs., as necessary (not a daily requirement).

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).
  • 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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