Product Manager

In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US



Published: 26 days ago Job ID: J-00263584-978

Introduction to the job

ASML US, LP 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 Wilton, CT, Chandler, AZ and San Jose, CA.

We are proud of bringing together the brightest minds all over the world to tackle the most challenging problems in making faster and smaller chips. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to go beyond yourself in developing more advanced techniques and push the technology boundaries.

ASML San Jose, CA is an industry leader in computational lithography for integrated circuits.Our Tachyon platform enables capabilities that address chip design, photomask making and wafer printing for semiconductor manufacturing and the LithoTuner platform enables lithography optimization for ASML’s leading photo lithography tools, known as ‘scanners’.

Role and responsibilities

  • Identify areas for growth and drive product definition, design and development, customer engagement and roadmap extensions
  • Acquire deep customer knowledge. Interact with customers to gain understanding of their technical requirements and effectively translate these requirements into the product roadmap and engagement strategies
  • Own product requirements, market validation and product roadmaps. Deliver product requirement documents with business cases and market feasibility and validation plans
  • Define feature priorities and decide detailed release scope working with the R&D, product engineering, quality assurance and project management
  • Evaluate the financial aspects of product development such as budgets, expenditures, research and development appropriations, return-on-investment and profit-loss projections
  • Develop and execute product business plan by analyzing business development opportunities and monitoring market trends. Use sales forecasting and strategic planning to ensure sales and profitability of our products
  • Define product rollout and customer engagement plans working with product engineering and account teams
  • Work with product engineering to develop comprehensive application flow and BKMs to support the flow
  • Be an expert with respect to the competition including competitive analysis and positioning. Develop and drive competitive marketing campaigns to ensure product market share and profitability
  • Collaborates cross-functionally on competitive selling, pricing, market development and field solutions
  • Drive and develop use cases, marketing materials, sale collaterals and market communication plans including press releases, launch materials, customer presentations, and sales training materials
  • Develop the core positioning and messaging for the product. Formulate, direct and coordinate market communication activities and policies to promote our products through various channels
  • Manage issues and escalations associated with ordering of product, systems and tools, and manufacturing supply
  • Customer visits and meetings with up to 25-30% travel

Education and experience

  • The candidate should have a minimum of a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Physical Sciences or equivalent experience
  • The candidate should have around 8 years of experience in semiconductor industry
  • 3+ year experience in product marketing and management with working knowledge in lithography, metrology and process control.
  • Experience working with semiconductor customers worldwide
  • Experience in leading cross functional teams in global operations


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:

  • Have strong customer focus and broad industry connections
  • Own customers. Be a customer expert and advocate.
  • Leadership skills to influence, organize and lead across multiple functional organizations with ability to bring ideas and plans to desired results
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with engineering, sales and field support organizations
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, in a multi-cultural environment
  • Attention to details to ensure clear product definition and performance to market plan

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

The California base annual salary/hourly range for this role is currently $134,625.00- $224,375.00. 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.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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