Electronics Lab Manager

Research & development

Electrical engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development

Work Experience

3-7 years

Job Category

Electrical engineering



Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00263727-878

Introduction to the job

ASML is the world's leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, manufacturing complex machines critical to the production of integrated circuits. ASML utilizes cutting edge technology – optics, robotics, lasers, as well as leading edge electronics to realize this equipment. ASML's corporate headquarters is in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, where we maintain research, development, and product manufacturing.
The EL Architecture, Platforms and Applications (APA) department is part of the EDev cluster in D&E, Veldhoven. The EL APA department develops solutions used across designs in ASML’s products. These solutions include common platforms for the different business lines, design methodology, power modules and cabinets, generic FPGA designs and electrical safety.

Role and responsibilities

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. As an Electronics Lab Engineer, you will be responsible for managing operations in ASML Electronics Labs, ensuring best practices are utilized while fostering a culture of continuous improvement.

The Electronics Lab Manager is responsible to plan and maintain EDev Laboratories facilities according to ASML safety standards and operational specifications.The Lab Manager closely collaborates with design teams and facilities (CRE) to ensure that proper tests setups are implemented. You will collaborate with multidiscipline project teams to ensure proper labs facilities availability and operation. In this role, you will ensure Safety Standards are implemented and followed in the lab premises.

  • Ensuring lab safety by enforcing ASML WoW and Safety regulations for storing, handling and disposing of project related materials (like test benches, prototypes and miscellaneous hardware).
  • Creating a culture of ownership for all lab users, enhancing employee morale and involvement in lab operations
  • Promoting lab organization by proposing and implementing solutions to reduce waste/clutter, save space and optimize inventory and asset control.
  • Training Electronics Technicians and other Lab users on the correct use of lab equipment. Providing mentorship to lab staff and project teams.
  • Coordinate the purchase of lab supplies by preparing, submitting and tracking equipment orders
  • Assuring all lab instruments are calibrated and maintained according to ASML Standards.
  • Coordinating with EDEV management on laboratory operations, clearly communicating what is needed for bench space, shelf space and floor space according to demand forecasts provided by EDEV lab users and project teams.

Education and experience

  • 5-10 years of Electrical Engineering and Electronics Laboratory Work
  • BS Electrical Engineering


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:

Laboratory Organization Skills:

  • Planning skills to organize EDev laboratories (locations, test equipment, facilities requirements)
  • Negotiation capabilities to interface with Corporate Real Estate (CRE)
  • Forecasting to manage facilities needs for EDev labs.Includes requirements coordination across the EDev groups
  • Effective communications with stakeholders

Technical skills:

  • Design knowledge (Electrical-layout, PCB design, analog/power board design)
  • Ability to specify and operate lab instrumentation (Mixed-signal oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, programmable power supplies, etc.)
  • Interconnect Cables and Harnessing
  • Familiarity with Electronic Racks, Cabinets, Boxes and Control Consoles
  • Cable Routing and Assembly
  • Building Electro-Mechanical Assemblies
  • Quality improvement methodologies (5S, Lean Principles, TQM)
  • Safety regulations (e.g. NFPA/IPxx/CB reports)
  • Reliability and Safety Integrity Level knowledge (is a plus)
  • Project management techniques (are a plus)

Personal Skills:

  • The position requires highly motivated, extremely organized and self-driven individuals.
  • Excellent communications skills (oral and written)
  • Problem solving skills
  • Able to create and deliver effective technical presentations and status reports
  • Fluent in English

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.

Other information

*This position requires access to U.S. controlled technology, as defined in the United States Export Administration Regulations. Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such U.S. controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access U.S. controlled technology.

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