ASML Wafer Clamping-Equipment Engineer in Veldhoven, Netherlands


Do you have a strong drive to represent the voice of the customer? Are you energized by continuously looking for improvements for our factory and customers by interfacing between them and the development design team? Are you the one that goes the extra mile to bring industrialization in our group to the next level? If so, then we can offer you an attractive position as industrialization engineer in our wafer clamping team. Together with your input we create our complex high-end product including its service deliverables that minimize cycle time in our factory and maximize our customer’s system availability.

Job Mission

Guard the industrialization aspects (design to service) in early development phases, support introduction of new products to and at the customer site. Generate industrialization deliverables and transfer towards the operational sectors Manufacturing and Customer support.

Job Description

The responsibilities of an Equipment (Industrialization) Engineer within EUV wafer clamping group consist of;

  • Support new product introduction to the field.

  • Provide the industrialization deliverables (Procedures, Diagnostic Tests, Knowledge transfers, OCAPs, etc) towards the factory and customer support, for installing, diagnosing, upgrading, replacing wafer clamps, all aimed at minimizing cycle time in our factory and maximizing system availability for our customers.

  • Active contribution to the definition of the project concerning serviceability, availability, operational expenses

  • Deliver Knowledge transfers and training to EUV factory and customer support.

  • Be the expert in analysis of complex issues on-site and in the factory, thereby collaborating with other manufacturing and customer support teams and the analysts/architects from the clamps project.

  • Provide operational feedback on availability, cost, reliability, dead on arrivals back to the projects and actively generate improvement proposals.

  • Participate in cross sectoral meetings and be the link between Customer Support and the development project.

  • Ability to travel up to 10%.


Bachelor or Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Physics or Electronics

*Experience *
  • Experience in a production environment with high tech products and complex production processes.

  • Troubleshooting complex systems.

  • Experience in the field of Technical Manufacturing Engineering and quality methodology such as statistical process control, 8D, DMAIC, six sigma.

Personal skills
  • Strong technical background combined with good analytical skills;

  • Interested in product and process.

  • Hands-on mentality

  • Solve customer issues with focus on quality, and continuous improvement.

  • Remain persistent in achieving goals

  • Pro-actively drive deliverables that meet internal and external customer requirements

  • Adequate English language skills in speech and writing.

  • Dutch language skills in speech and writing are considered to be an advantage.

Context of the position

Within ASML the sector EUV is responsible for the development of ASML EUV scanner and source. The wafer clamping group is responsible to develop and deliver qualified electrostatic clamps which clamp the wafer onto the wafer stage. Wafer clamps are crucial to make lithography happen against the ever demanding specs on overlay, focus, defectivity and throughput while ensuring high availability. The holder of this position reports to the Group lead ED EUV DE WCP Wafer Clamping and is operational within multidisciplinary projects.


Location: Veldhoven, Netherlands

Level: Bachelor

Experience: 2-5 Professional

Available since: 4/10/2018

Functional area: EUV, Industrial Engineering

Background: Mechanics, Electronics, Physics

Reference: req1413