Root Cause Investigation Materials Science Intern
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San Diego, US
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Physics, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science
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ASML US, including its affiliates and subsidiaries, bring 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, 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 Test and Measurement internship is a hands-on opportunity to work in a lab environment supporting experimentation and analysis by using a variety of materials characterization techniques. You will work closely with our droplet generator root cause analysis team to own a specific test or project in support of our EUV technology.
This position may require 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 the Company to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.
- Brainstorm and investigate hypotheses in support of our droplet generator root cause analysis.
- Design and execute experiments to test these hypotheses.
- Perform materials characterization.
- Perform sample prep for microscopy inspection.
- Work closely with cross-functional teams of scientists and engineers to investigate scientific and technical problems and challenges; evaluate and recommend solutions.
- Validate concepts through experiments.
- Obtain and analyze data using advanced materials characterization techniques, such as SEM-EDS/EBSD/WDS, TEM, AFM, XRF, or surface profilometry.
- Document work results.
- Analyze work performed by external labs.
- Other duties as assigned
- Job description subject to change at any time
Education and Experience
- Pursuing a degree in a science or engineering department, such as Materials Science and Engineering, Physics, Chemical Engineering, or related field of study
- Requires a solid conceptual understanding and hands-on experience with a wide variety of modern materials characterization techniques (such as Optical Microscopy, SEM, EBSD, EDS, WDS, TEM, etc.).
- Ability to translate, statistically analyze data, and effectively report problems and solutions through written and/or graphical formats.
- Strong logical reasoning.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, capable of clearly explaining technical issues and ideas to peers and management.
- Proficient in MS Office Applications specifically Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
- Can work effectively under deadlines and in a fast-paced environment.
Skills & Competencies
- 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.
- 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 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.
- This position is located on-site In San Diego, CA. It requires onsite presence to attend in-person work-related events, trainings and meetings and to further ensure teamwork, collaboration and innovation.
- 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.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
- 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.
EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability
Potential candidates will meet the education and experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role. All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check band any other tests that may be required.
The current base annual salary range for this role is currently $17.00 - $53.00. Pay scales are determined by role, level, location and alignment with market data. Individual pay is determined through interviews and an assessment of several factors that that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to job-related skills, relevant education and experience, certifications, abilities of the candidate and pay relative to other team members. Our recruiters can share more information about our bonus program, benefits and equity during the hiring process.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: 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.