Technician Extreme Ultraviolet


In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands



Work Experience

2-3 years, 4-9 years

Educational Background

Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics



Remote Work

No (not at all)

Time Type

Full time

Job ID: req61481

Introduction to the job

As a Technician Extreme Ultraviolet, you’ll construct our latest lithography machines that are used to produce microchips. You will be cross trained on multiple activities within our unique cleanroom factory.

Do you want to build some of the most amazing machines that you will ever see? And are you a car mechanic, aerospace engineer or technician with a similar background? Then ASML is looking for you!

Role and responsibilities

Whilst working as a Technician Extreme Ultraviolet you will focus on assembling, adjusting, qualifying and delivering our latest lithography machines. These machines are called ‘EXE’ systems, which is short for Extended EUV (Extreme Ultraviolet). Our department as a whole is responsible for the build, qualification, de-assemble and install of the complete EXE systems, which ASML started producing in April 2021.

As a Technician Extreme Ultraviolet, you..

  • Build, install, align and disassemble components and modules working in multidisciplinary teams;

  • Work according to agreed specifications and delivery times;

  • Provide support during the introduction of the new EXE products (into the production process), whist laying down product, process and measuring data in protocols and databases;

  • Closely cooperate with various disciplines, maintaining the planned delivery times and quality, identifying/reporting bottlenecks and escalating (technical) issues with the aim of structurally resolving them;

  • Encourage and promote a safe working environment and follow the 5S+1 principles;

  • Actively seek to improve learning curve regarding the product and processes via short feedback loops. Sharing knowledge with all stakeholders;

  • Actively seek to implement and improve a Lean manufacturing environment within the factory, with the mindset to continuously improve factory processes and your own way of working.

Education and experience

To help us tackle the technical challenges we face, you have..

  • A MBO 3/4 (vocational / associate degree) with at least 4 years hands on assembly and qualification experience e.g. mechanical engineering, mechatronics, aerospace, electronics or automotive engineering;

  • Or a Bachelor degree with 0-2 years’ experience in a similar technical or engineering environment;

  • Preferred: affinity with (system) assembling, testing and troubleshooting. 

Personal skills

Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve. To further thrive as a Technician Extreme Ultraviolet, you need the following skills:

  • A flexible mindset;

  • You are a pro-active team player;

  • You are analytical (solving problems), methodical (can work according to standard work practices) and assertive (in the lead to process engineering and development);

  • Eager to learn and expand skills;

  • Willing to develop yourself and share knowledge;

  • Write and speak fluent English (e.g. able to write procedure comments and transfer documents in English).

What do we have to offer?

The role of Technician Extreme Ultraviolet offers a unique and challenging job in which you have many opportunities for career growth.

As an ASML employee, you'll receive a competitive compensation and benefits package including:

  • 13th month salary

  • 8% holiday allowance

  • 40 days of paid leave (If you work in a shift schedule, some of these hours might be planned into the shift schedule)

  • Variable pay

  • Pension plan

  • Collective health insurance

  • Employee share purchase plan

  • Commuting allowance

You’ll also receive continuous training to develop yourself. Want to know more? Read ASML’s labor conditions and development opportunities.

We offer a comprehensive relocation package for you and your immediate family (partner and children). We provide immigration support, and assist you with your travel arrangements and the shipping of your personal belongings. We also offer cultural awareness and language training, as well as tax advice. 

Other information

As a Technician Extreme Ultraviolet, you work in shifts: A support shift schedule consists of the early shift one week and a late shift the next week. You have a 4 day workweeks and are expected to work 1 weekend shift every 4 weeks. Please note; you’re traveling about 10% of your time in this job!

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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.


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