25 days ago - req9749

Optical Surface & Mechanical Inspector (1st Shift)


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

Accurately manufacture and supply all ASML products in accordance with the established specification statements. Make improvements to existing products and processes, and guide the implementation of new products and processes. Ensure quality and standardization while contributing to improvements in effectivity and efficiency. Report to Group Lead, works together with other departments within Manufacturing, Logistics, Procurement, D&E, Industrial Engineering, Customer Support.

Job Description

Without direct supervision, will be responsible for inspecting optics visually and mechanically as well as support processes and product development.

-Ability to work safely on fragile, high value optics and various types of optical glasses
-Must have good eye / hand coordination, excellent visual acuity skills and be detail oriented.
-Visual surface inspection of all optical components to Mil & ISO standards.
-Familiarity with using the following measurement tools: micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, height gages.
-Familiarity with CMM, Angle Tool , Wedge andOptical run-out measurements a plus.
-Follows written and verbal English work instructions that describe the process and the required measurements.
-Possesses strong blueprint interpretation skills.
-Maintain continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs to supervisors and co-workers on all shifts.
-Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
-Candidate will be required to wear PPE where appropriate and embrace the ASML 5S+1 requirements.


High School or trade school graduate or G.E.D, or equivalent experience.


-Intermediate mathematical skills including use of basic math, geometry and trigonometry
-Intermediate computer skills and familiarity with Windows 7, MS Office & SAP
-Prior optical inspection / fabrication experience is preferred

Personal skills

-Strong analytical skills – capable of translating requirements into executable schedule.
-Cross train and support cross functional groups.
-Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and manage changing priorities.
-Ability to effectively communicate one on one and in small groups to operators, management and engineers.

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.
-Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, solvents and tooling.
-May also be exposed to laser energy, magnetic fields.
-Typically handles parts that could weigh up to 35 pounds.
-Will be required to stand, sit, kneel and bend to load and unload the surfaces of the machine tools.
-Production areas are maintained at 70 to 72 degrees.
-The noise level in the manufacturing areas is usually moderate.
-Occasional travel may be required.

Other information

EEO/AA (W/M/Vets/Disability) Employer.