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Lead Engineer Mechanical Constructions DUV

Research & development

Mechanical engineering

Other job categories

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development

Work Experience

8+ years

Job Category

Mechanical engineering, Other job categories



Job ID: J-00272003-223

Introduction to the job

Are you eager to further develop your mechanical expertise, to be part of the state-of-the art technology innovation and multiple engineering disciplines? Do you want to work within a dedicated team to achieve breakthroughs? Do you have interest in being a part of a highly qualified international oriented family? Are you in for developing your personal skills by being pro-active and inquisitive? If so, then the job of Lead Engineer at ASML could be the perfect next step in your career.

Role and responsibilities

The Lead Engineer is responsible for the design and implementation of specific mechanical functions in cooperation with the architect, team lead, (jr) designers, other disciplines and suppliers to enable reliable, stable, safe, contamination free, cost effective and easy to manufacture/service products.

  • To contribute to the development of products by designing, creating and testing sub-systems within the restrictions imposed by system specifications, costs and planning considerations.
  • Working on the design of one or more products, creating designs with a small team of mechanical experts in project setting.
  • Continuously improving the quality of mechanical design is a main requirement.
  • Performs complex mechanical design engineering tasks
  • Oversees relations on function level and represents the mechanical competence in product development cycle
  • Specifies and designs modules and related parts supporting different (sub)systems.
  • Is a technical leader to define the solution and guide several engineers as well as managing supplier feedback.
  • Is responsible to apply the correct mechanical construction principles.
  • Realizes the qualification of the design by contributing to the specification of various tests.
  • Designs and realizes tests and appliances and is responsible for ensuring that prototypes are built, and tests are carried out.
  • Is responsible for the technical product documentation and design implementation towards manufacturing and field service.
  • Work with co-developers and external supplying parties to timely deliver to your project on site at ASML or at co-developer sites.

Education and experience

Bachelor and/or Master in Mechanical Engineering.

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in a development and engineering organization, preferably with the realization of supporting structures and service mechanisms.
  • Experience in leading a design team and development of complex systems.
  • Excellent knowledge in the field of manufacturability of mechanical parts and of designing on stiffness.
  • 3D CAD modeling (preferably UG/NX).
  • Product lifecycle management (preferable Teamcenter).
  • Experience with evaluating FEM / mechanical Analysis results.
  • Construction principles and geometric dimensioning and tolerance.
  • Sheet Metal design.
  • Knowledge of engineering, static load design and high precision alignment.
  • Preferred: ASML way of Working experience.


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:

  • Highly motivated team player with excellent social, coordination and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in an international multicultural setting.
  • Good knowledge of English and preferably Dutch language.
  • Strong analytical ability with a pragmatic attitude.
  • Influence without power.
  • Assertive: able to defend his/her point of view.
  • Takes initiative.
  • Managing project schedules and deliverables in a fast-paced, multi-task environment.
  • Pro-active attitude in getting the information and aligning with multiple level stakeholders.
  • Helicopter view. Easily can determine priorities and main risks.
  • Good analytical skills. Works structured.
  • Shows ownership.
  • Critical on results.
  • Drive for quality and improve reliability, availability, manufacturability & serviceability for new and existing ASML products and the capability to implement design improvements.
  • Flexible and open mindset, anticipating a challenging and dynamic environment.
  • Eager to drive his/her own 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.

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