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Working in Japan

Japan is home to tech giants and major semiconductor players, with whom ASML collaborates closely.

Jobs in Japan

Japan at a glance

ASML Japan delivers, installs and maintains the lithography machines that keep the semiconductor industry running, focusing on unparalleled customer support.


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ASML customers in Japan

In my work, there are many challenging opportunities. Whenever I face an issue, I can always count on my colleagues around the world for advice and support. Many of them I can call my friends. Together, we keep growing and improving.
Yuya Watanabe

Customer support engineer


A semiconductor legacy

Japan’s history of semiconductors goes back to the beginnings of the industry in the 1950s. Today, the country boasts more than 30 companies with fabs.

Lens wafer

ASML first started working in Japan in 1992. Now, we have opened multiple offices across its sprawling metropolises and beautiful countryside to provide a rapid response to our customers.

At ASML Japan, we deliver on our commitments to both customers and employees. The international culture that combines a Dutch company with Japanese employees creates a dynamic, engaging environment in which to work.

Customer support

Our core focus in Japan is customer support. Our engineers enjoy an international environment and work closely with a range of high-tech companies, including Kioxia (formerly Toshiba Memory), Sony and Micron. Our Japan headquarters are in Tokyo, but we also have offices in Hiroshima, Kumamoto, Nagasaki, Tsuruoka Yokkaichi and Kitakami.


Employee benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid vacation and other time off
  • Performance-based variable pay plan
  • Long-term incentive plan
  • Employee share purchase plan
  • Comprehensive health and welfare benefits package
  • Retirement pension plan
  • Life insurance
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Long-time service award
  • Training and development opportunities, including educational assistance through our Global Training and Studies program
  • Commuting allowance

Read our most frequently asked questions about applying for a job at ASML in Japan. 

What is working at ASML in Japan like

Find out  more about working at ASML here, including our culture and values as well as employee benefits. During the interview process, the HR department will provide you with detailed information about compensation and benefits.

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