CNC Optical Generating Technician CWW Shift (6:00PM - 6:00AM) - Guaranteed sign on bonus and re


In a nutshell


Wilton, US



Work Experience

0-1 year

Educational Background

Other technical backgrounds



Remote Work

No (not at all)

Time Type

Full time

Job ID: J-00246682

Introduction to the job

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ASML US 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 headquarters are in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Chandler, Arizona, San Jose and San Diego, California, Wilton, Connecticut, and Hillsboro, Oregon.

The holder of this position will 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. Responsible for ensuring quality and standardization while contributing to improvements in effectivity and efficiency.

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.

Role and responsibilities

Under minimal supervision, initiate the fabrication and shaping of precision optical geometries using 3/5 axis machining centers. Accountable for verification and accuracy of finished product, as well as support process and product development.


  • Responsible for the set up and operation of 3/5-Axis CNC specialized optical machining centers.

  • Assembles cutting tools into tool-holders and positions tool-holders in machine spindles and/or tool changer magazines as required.

  • Generate part programs using Mastercam.

  • Manually program CNC controllers through manual data input, and/or load CAM generated CNC programs.

  • Manipulates machine controls to setup cutting tools and machine work pieces through CNC operation.

  • Ability to work safely on fragile high value optics.

  • Measures work-piece for conformance to specifications.

  • Notifies supervisor of discrepancies.

  • Make tool changes and offsets to keep part in spec and/or to compensate for tool wear.

  • Follows written English work instructions that describe the process and the required measurements.

  • Is able to read and interpret ISO blueprints and incorporate into part programs.

  • Familiarity with using the following measurement tools: micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, height gages.

  • Verify settings by regularly measuring parts before and after changes are made.

  • Maintain continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs to supervisors and co-workers on other 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 requirements.

Education and experience

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

  • Proven experience in multi-axis machines (3, 4 & 5-Axis CNC mills & machining centers), controls and tool-holding systems.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Mastercam and G-Code programming.

  • Intermediate mathematical skills including use of basic math, geometry and trigonometry.

  • Intermediate computer skills and familiarity with Windows 10, MS Office & SAP.

  • Prior optical CNC fabrication experience is preferred.

  • Prior DMG, Hurco & Siemens control experience a plus.


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:

  • 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. 

  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.

  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.

  • Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy. 

  • Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads and deadlines. 

  • Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.

  • Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.

  • Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision. 

  • Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with manager, co-workers and customer. 

  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

  • Ability to 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 technicians, engineers and management.

  • Ability to work individually or in a team setting with other technicians and/or engineers.

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

Role within Office


  • Routinely required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch. Occasionally required to move around the campus.

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

  • May require travel dependent on business needs.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Role within the Factory


  • Must be willing to work in a clean room environment, wearing coveralls, hoods, booties, safety glasses and gloves for entire duration of shift.

  • 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 may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

  • 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 with moderate to high noise level.

  • Must be willing to work a compressed work week schedule – twelve-hour long shift and rotating from three to four days a week.  

  • This must include references to day and night shifts for accommodation purposes.

Additional responsibilities for Wilton Factory:

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.  

  • The employee is required to work in a cleanroom environment: full gowning (full body coveralls, hood, CR safety shoes, face mask, nitrile gloves and safety glasses. Working under ISO 9000/14000 standards). 

  • Operating/working around overhead cranes, fork trucks and motorized pallet movers. 

  • Working around lasers; working with ladders; working on platforms; and working around chemicals. 

  • 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.  

  • The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.

Work Environment:

  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, solvents and machining coolant.

  • May also be exposed to laser energy, magnetic fields and open flames.

  • Typically handles parts that could weigh up to 50 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 72 to 76 degrees and 40 to 50% relative humidity.

  • The noise level in the manufacturing areas is usually moderate.

  • Occasional travel may be required.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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