ASML Contamination control Team leader in Veldhoven, Netherlands


Are you a true teamleader, with an eye for your teammembers' personal development and growth?With the technical skills to fight ASML's machine's contamination? With a Master or PhD in physics, mechanical or chemical engineering? Then please apply for the position of Defectivity team lead, because we are looking for you!

Job Mission

The group EUV Defectivity is responsible for optimizing the system’s performance by providing the means and methods to prevent, detect, analyze, predict, control and eliminate particle contamination sources in the scanner. Furthermore, the group must ensure that the designs of the tools and systems are industrializeable. In the D&E; organization, the EUV defectivity group owns the particle contamination control competence and owns the integration cluster for EUV defectivity.

Job Description

Each EUV system as a whole must be such that the particle levels on the reticle, wafers, optics and sensors are according to specification.

To achieve this, people from the Defectivity group work in project structures to define, integrate and qualify solutions both in the EUV factory as at customers. The team leader in the defectivity group agrees with the project leaders that the right number of people are allocated to the projects in line with RFF and hires new people if needed. The team leader ensures that the people have the right skills and experience levels and identifies and closes gaps in the competence. Feedback is given to the people on performance and personal development. The team leader aligns with the group leader on strategic staffing, performance management cycle, RFF, and improvement initiatives. The team leader participates in the competence and integration cluster roadmap activities.


Physics, mechanical or chemical engineering. Master level or PhD.

  • Has industrial experience in multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Is familiar with “contamination control”.
  • Has experience with leading a team of people.
Personal skills
  • Has focus on personal development of people, sees opportunities for personal development and growth. Has coaching skills to support people in a team.
  • Creates an atmosphere of cooperation and trust.
  • Can get people on board (influencing without formal power/negotiating skills), has good communicational skills (verbal and written).
  • Has quality focus
  • Highly committed and flexible (sometimes working outside office hours, changing requirements and boundary conditions).
  • Robust personality is a must.
Context of the position

Our challenge is to develop, integrate and qualify the EUV systems according to customer specifications, and deliver within time and budget. The Wafer Clamping & Particle Contamination Control department is part of the sector EV EUV DE in development and engineering. Do you enjoy using your creativity to the develop a complex system, do you like solving multi-disciplinary problems, do you like teamwork, sharing your vision, and interacting and working together with many different disciplines? If so you will enjoy ASML – it will be a great opportunity for your professional development and personal growth.

The holder of the position reports to the group leader EUV Defectivity.

Other Information
  • Willing to travel, few times per year (USA, Asia).
  • Driving license.

Location: Veldhoven, Netherlands

Level: PhD

Experience: 2-5 Professional

Available since: 2017-05-30

Functional area: Project Management, General Management

Background: Physics, Mechanics, Chemistry/Material Science

Reference: RC05714