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Optical Manufacturing Engineer


Optical engineering

Other technical job categories

Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


Wilton - CT, US




3-7 years



Job Category

Optical engineering, Other technical job categories, Other technical job categories


ASML 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 main headquarters are located in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we also have 18 office locations around the United States- including main offices in Wilton, CT, Chandler, AZ, San Jose, CA and San Diego, CA.

Job Mission

Experience in the manufacturing processes for optical glass, crystals and ceramics.Areas of manufacturing include: lapping, polishing (pitch and machine), machining, optical contacting, optical bonding, MRF and computer controlled surface corrections, interferometry and optical measurements.

Job Description

-Creating work instructions to be used by shop technicians to fabricate optics.Create router in parallel to identify the labor hours and cycle time requirement to complete the part from blank state to stock item.
-Develop/support processes, including creating procedures for conventional and CNC glass machines such as DPT, OptoTech and Schneider, and MRF.Provide set up and training to shop technician if required.
-Interrelate with team members from various departments.
-Preparation of portions of program plans, including scheduling of specific technical tasks and determination of manpower, material and contracting requirements.
-Tooling and Equipment design and development, test of materials, preparation of specifications, process study, research investigations, and report preparation.
-Collect and analyze information in order to report timely required information to different users and management. Provide regular status reporting to applicable manufacturing departments in order to enable them to take required actions.
-Ensure adequate Product Information/Technical Product Documentation (TPD) to qualify, integrate, produce and test the product. Define the specifications to pack, transport, install, use, maintain and scrap the product and contribute to the documentation.
-Teach/mentor less experienced colleagues on product- and production techniques/skills.
-Ensure optical designs meet the specifications within the constraints, given in the project plan. Realize the qualification of the design by ensuring the proto production and execution of tests. Ensure manufacture- and service- ability, including required means/tools.
-Produce and deliver according procedures and instructions complex products/services for current, old and new products. Administrate actions and product- process- information in production protocol and databases, highlight deviations/abnormalities.
-Indicate and report recurring problems during manufacturing of products or in processes. Works conform Technical Product Documentation (TPD), checks the completeness/quality. Initiate enhancements.
-Support production through timely documentation, process analysis & improvement, defect analysis, and other technical support.


BS degree – Optical/Mechanical Engineering or Science/Mathematics, or equivalent experience.


Minimum 2 years related experience.

Personal skills

-Strong analytical mind and abstract thinker.
-Get it done mentality.
-Energetic with plenty of initiative.
-Knowledge of process time and motion studies.
-Knowledge of Lean Mfg. Principles.
-Ability to manage and lead projects.
-Ability to apply mathematical equations to determine cost of different operations.
-Knowledge of process improvements, statistics, and data analysis.
-“Can Do” attitude – focus on Continuous Improvement.
-Curiosity and creativity
-Result focused
-Focus on quality, continuous improvement.
-Demonstrate social and communication skills.
-Good English language skills in speech and writing. (oral and written).

Context of the position

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.
-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 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.
-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 and noise level.
-Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
-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.

Other information

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 applicants who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability