Production Engineer - Processes


In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands



Work experience

0-1 year, 2-3 years

Educational background

Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, Other technical backgrounds



Workplace type



Full time

Job ID: req30275


Are you that team player that prefers a leading role in executing and improving technical control processes, aiming to optimize the overall use of all resources in a challenging, high-tech manufacturing environment?

We might be looking for you! The sector TwinScan Factory is responsible for the production and installation of TwinScan systems. The complete production process of the most advanced machines takes place within this sector.

The FAB Operations organization, consist of departments Execution, Technical Support, Motion and Process Improvement and is organized by end-to-end responsibilities based on LEAN principles. 

Job Mission

Supports the FAB organization by maintaining, initiating and implementing technical improvements and drives the change by implementation of the Lean transformation roadmap. 

Job Description

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Responsible to maintain and provide up-to-date procedures and blueprints / sequences, that meet the safety and quality requirements of FAB Execution and comply with the applicable standards. Validate procedures and blueprints / sequences on the shop floor.

  • Proactively connect with Execution and Technical support and transfer improvement ideas concerning structural technical problems, material quality issues and bottlenecks into improvement actions, involve other departments if applicable and drive these actions until successful implementation

  • Use technical knowledge and experience to contribute in improvement projects

  • Define the required quantity and secure the availability of production tools, initiate upgrades, support  maintenance actions and solve safety issues

  • Initiate, review and implement EC's and Service Packs on products in FAB

  • Represent FAB towards Development & Engineering, LAB and cross sector projects, and protects the interests of TF and lean principles in general

  • Coordinate material quality related escalations to suppliers and support Execution in securing production progress


BSc. in Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Mechatronics or other relevant technical area. 


  • Knowledge of complex production processes, preferably in a high tech, low volume environment

  • Fluent in English

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, process optimization, statistical process control, FMEA, Quality Management Systems and Q-methods/techniques (preferred)

  • > 2 years of working experience as production/quality engineer (preferred)

  • Knowledge and experience with SAP and MS office

Personal skills

  • Leadership and behavioral competencies

  • Analytical, pragmatic, pro-active and customer oriented

  • Result driven, focusing on quality and continuous improvement

  • Takes initiative, shows ownership, hands on mentality

  • Good social/communication skills on different levels

  • Is a reliable team player, listens to and absorbs other ideas and opinions

  • Is a quick learner, able to prioritize and operate independently and adapt to changing circumstances

  • Has a broad technical and business knowledge, is a networker, shares information and knows how to find relevant information

  • Self-assured and able to engage and convince people, also at higher management levels

  • Is visibly present on the shop floor on daily basis

Context of the position

Reports to the Group Lead Process Improvement. Supports FAB Technical Support and FAB Execution.

Do you want to be part of progress as a Production Engineer? Please apply with both a CV and cover letter with your motivation for ASML as well for this position. Without cover letter we will not proceed

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.

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