Proto Engineering Manager (Second Shift) - Guaranteed sign on bonus and relocation

Design Engineering and Architecture

Management Design Engineering

In a nutshell


Wilton, US


Design Engineering and Architecture

Work Experience

4-9 years

Educational Background

Other technical backgrounds

Job Category

Management Design Engineering



Remote Work


Time Type

Full time

Job ID: J-00272812

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.

In the position of second shift Associate Group Leader (A-GL) for Proto Engineers (PE), you and your team are key contributors to the development of ASML’s lithographic products. You will lead, coach and inspire a team of engineers in a multidisciplinary environment and in cooperation with multidisciplinary group and cross sector representatives. You will have the dual responsibilities of people management and performing actions on TRs at the operational level. This group is working in the second shift from 14:00 to 22:30, and is responsible to execute new product Integration/Qualification tests at system level and to keep the health of all D&E Proto machines/Test rigs in Wilton. It is the perfect position for skilled engineers with management ambition.

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

As the Associate Group Manager second shift: 

Provide leadership for Proto Engineering group 2:

  • Manage resources (9 Proto Engineers working) for Proto Machine/Test Rig operations.

  • Has an active role in capacity planning including hiring and leaving.

  • Has routine meetings with their team to stimulate and facilitate the personal development and provide regular feedback on performance.

  • Will be responsible for the performance management and development for this subset of the group.

  • Aligns with projects on budgets, allocation, risk management and progress tracking.

  • Has an active role in identifying and pulling improvements to the group (and department) way of working.

  • Maintains contact with outsourcing partners.

  • Through career development dialogues, performance management (target setting, reviews, etc.) and technical guidance.

  • Lead trouble shoot and escalations on Protos or Test Rigs. Perform/execute actions on TRs himself/herself when needed.

  • Define and maintain competence and resource roadmap.

  • Develop technical competences and leadership within the group to fulfill business needs.

  • Responsible for Proto Engineering operations WoW and quality of the work from the group.

  • Responsible to put product and human safety protocols in place and follow those protocols on all Proto Machines/Test Rigs in D&E.

  • Provides performance reviews and salary planning of the group.

  • Provide Performance Improvement Plans as needed.

  • Interact with Project Leaders in the development programs and allocation of staff in line with program need.

  • Contribute to the Test Rig and Integration roadmaps.

  • Manage CAPEX and OPEX according to budget (salaries, training costs, travel, investments in tools etc.).

  • Show leadership by example, including presence at the work floor.

  • Contribute to the Proto Engineering competence (TC-0150 & Machine Integration Team process, MIT), by ensuring the needed adherence and roll-out of changes.

  • Show the needed cleanroom safety responsibility, ensure adherence to required safety procedures and follow-up (including management review) via the line organization and the EHS Regional Managers; Contribute to the safety improvements together with line management, regional EHS managers and ASML sectors DE and Factory.

Education and experience

  • Bachelors, Masters, PhD or equivalent experience.

  • Bachelors with minimum 4 years’ experience.

  • Masters with minimum 2 years’ experience.

  • PhD with minimum 2 years’ experience.

  • Experience in leadership roles.

  • Experience in managing technical professionals is a plus.

  • Understands needs of the internal customer and acts effectively on those needs.

  • Has driven change to reach team objectives.

  • Experience in planning and barrier resolution in a dynamic development environment.

  • Knowledge of ASML System Integration and Proto Engineering competences is a plus (business drivers: overlay, throughput, reliability).

  • Experience in Twinscan operations for DUV and/or EUV Business line. Top Module, Alignment Sensor and Bottom Module experience are preferred.


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.

Other information

  • This position is located on-site in Wilton, CT. It requires onsite presence to attend in-person work-related events, trainings and meetings and to further ensure teamwork, collaboration and innovation.

  • A flexible workplace arrangement may be available to employees working in roles conducive to remote work (up to two days a week). 

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. Working under ISO 9000/14000 standards.

  • 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.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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