Senior Product Safety Engineer

Design Engineering and Architecture

System Industrialisation

In a nutshell


Wilton, US


Design Engineering and Architecture

Work Experience

4-9 years

Educational Background

Mechanical Engineering, Other technical backgrounds

Job Category

System Industrialisation



Remote Work


Time Type

Full time

Job ID: J-00257659

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.

This position may require access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). As a condition of employment, qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require the Company to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Role and responsibilities

Within D&E (Development and Engineering) projects, the PSE (Product Safety Engineer) is principally responsible to create/review safety specifications and definitions for tooling designs and complex sub-system functions, while leading one or more safety risk areas on a global scale as part of the global product safety competency. Partner on multiple strategic product levels focusing on human safety risk areas. Responsible for knowledge within assigned core safety risk area.

  • Conduct reviews to evaluate product safety with human safety emphasis.

  • Support product management in customer interaction regarding Product Safety.

  • Identify and isolate potential safety hazards.

  • Review safety procedures.

  • Anticipate, recognize, and evaluate safety hazards.

  • Ensure safety compliance across multiple business product lines and programs.

  • Determine regulatory/certification/compliance issues and/or identify foreseeable non-compliance.

  • Review and approve or modify changes to product safety design.

  • Maintain proficiency of worldwide safety regulations through research, development of network, and ongoing education.

  • Reduce liability and human safety risks by performing Safety Risk Assessments (SRAs).

  • Maintain WoW (Way of Working) regarding Product Safety deliverables (compliancy, regulatory, safety documentation).

Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with 7 years experience required, or equivalent experience.

  • Degree in Engineering, Science, or related discipline.

  • Master’s degree with 5 years experience.

  • Internally & externally recognized authority on human safety risk area knowledge.

  • Knowledge of safety regulations (i.e. lasers, hoisting/lifting/transport, human safety/ergonomics, electrical compliance).

  • Experience in multidisciplinary project work.


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.

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.