Design Engineer Safety and Laser Alignment

Research & development


Optical engineering


In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Physics, Optical engineering, Mechatronics

Published: 19 days ago Job ID: J-00262062-811

Introduction to the job

As a design engineer Safety and Laser Alignment you are, from a technical perspective, involved in the work of a multidisciplinary product development team (physics, automation, software and industrialization) that designs and improves the safety system and alignment strategy of the source laser modules in the EUV Source. Human safety as well as machine safety, while making it operator friendly, stable and reliable and achieving short time to market and rapid update cycles when needed.

In this process you will be involved in safety and laser alignment for new systems, as well as formulating improvement proposals for existing platforms. During these activities, you will be cooperating with other disciplines and sectors. It is expected that you will participate in discussing design aspects, analyzing system problems and opportunities, and defining and documenting the work. Finally you get the chance and you are encouraged to integrate with the dynamic and diverse ASML community: you will interact daily with 4,000 like-minded professionals.

Role and responsibilities

- Youparticipate in the multidisciplinary team that works on the source laser.
- Youwork productively with both junior and senior subject matter experts.
- Definesolution directions for main challenges related to the source laser.
- Implementsystem requirements in modules within the source laser, and make sure thedesign process is followed.
- Contributeto a long term vision and an automation roadmap.
- Executeand document tests and investigations according to ASML guidelines.
- Giveinputs to interfacing projects and other stakeholders of the team.

Education and experience

MSc physics
Multiple years of industry experience in multi-disciplinary development preferably within safety


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:

- Abilityto create overview and understand the operation principle of the complexoptical system.
- Well-disciplinedin all aspects of the design process.
- Drivedecisions, while staying aligned in a complex stakeholder field;comfortable to take initiative to reach difficult goals.
- Goodanalytical skills and capable of bringing together complex work.
- Astrong focus on structural improvement and quality.
- Good(English) communication skills in technical and managerial interactions.
- Creative,Pragmatic, self-propelling and can-do mentality.
- Teamplayer, amplifies/makes effective use of the creativity and problemsolving power in the team

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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