Mechanical tolerance architect Drive Laser

Research & development

Mechanical engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Mechanical engineering

Published: 26 days ago Job ID: J-00235506-351

Introduction to the job

Does contributing to the world’s most advanced lithography machines make you feel responsible and proud? Do you want to work in a challenging international environment with highly motivated (committed, engaged) and skilled teams, where people are proud and enjoy their work?

Do you want to contribute to accelerating the maturation of our Drive Laser and develop yourself in an international setting? Then the international assignment as Mechanical Architect Drive Laser in Germany is just for you!

Role and responsibilities

The Mechanical Tolerance Architect Drive Laser is responsible for managing the (opto) mechanical tolerance budget for the complete next generation Drive Laser module, in close cooperation with functional colleagues and supplier Trumpf. Your role will be to create, align and maintain the mechanical tolerance budgets for the different submodules of the Drive Laser, in close cooperation with relevant stakeholders. The goal of your efforts will be to create a reliable and (thermo) mechanically stable Drive Laser module. You achieve this based on your experience of mechanical development, precision engineering, requirements creation and management, modular approaches, (opto) mechanical tolerancing expertise and budget breakdowns. In this role, you will be part of the MDEV Drive Laser team.

Education and experience

  • A Masters or PhD in mechanical engineering or similar hardware/machine building related background.
  • You are an experienced Mechanical Lead engineer / Mechanical Architect with 5+ years of experience in mechanical leadership in an ASML-context.
  • You have overseen significant (sub) module developments in ASML from an architect or lead developer role from start to finish.
  • You are intimately familiar with the ASML (function) development WoW and can be considered an expert on (opto) mechanical tolerancing.
  • You have overseen one or more ASML hardware deliveries towardsproduction and field introduction
  • You are skilled in precision mechanics and as a minimumfamiliar with opto-mechanical engineering
  • You possess strong tolerancing experience in ASMLrelevant context.


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:

  • Expert in mechanical machine tolerancing in high techindustry
  • Experienced in budget breakdown from system module >submodule > element, ability to apply (and where needed coach) systems-thinking.
  • Precision mechanics experience, preferably inopto-mechanical applications
  • Expert in mechanical tolerancing (GD&T), preferablyin opto-mechanical context
  • You are able to influence without power, specificallyon technical content topics
  • You are familiar with function development way of working
  • You have supplier cooperation experience and bring personalcommunication and persuading skills

Diversity & Inclusion

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