Optical Production Engineer – ORION First Shift | ASML

Date Posted: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

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ASMLis the world's leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, manufacturing complex machines critical to the production of integrated circuits or chips. ASML's corporate headquarters is in Veldhoven, the Netherlands. The company has lithography research, development and manufacturing operations in Wilton, Connecticut and in Veldhoven, the Netherlands. Technology development centers and training and application facilities are located in Asia, Europe and the United States. The Manufacturing Operations in Wilton Connecticut is responsible for the production of lithography tools as well as purchasing and logistics. The complete production process of the most advanced machines takes place within Manufacturing


To realize 'World Class' support to Manufacturing in order to ensure highest product quality, short lead-times and 'short time-to-market' by continuous improvement of ASML's new and existing products and processes. This position is based in New Product Introduction Group (NPI) within the manufacturing sector in Wilton, Connecticut.

Job Description

  • Develop Manufacturing specifications
  • Work with Optical, Mechanical, Electrical and Software Engineering staff to develop overall design of Opto-Mechanical/Electrical Modules
  • Develop assembly concepts  and qualification tests for new product design
  • Introduce new products into production in an existing “Concurrent Engineering” environment
  • Develop production sequence and routings
  • Develop Manufacturing procedures and technical work instructions
  • Support in-production issues by assisting Production Assembly and Test Engineers and Technicians with concise troubleshooting of Opto-Mechanical/Electrical Modules and Sub-Modules
  • Evaluate and disposition failed parts with proposed solutions
  • Review Failure Analysis Reports from suppliers and help validate the root-cause of the failure Interface with internal and external customers regarding contamination test result, testing methods, and control strategy
  • Create and direct equipment calibration, upkeep, and new equipment specification and procurement for all analytical instruments used in manufacturing
  • Able to read optical, mechanical and electrical drawings
  • Knowledge of Code-V and /or Zemax
  • Knowledge of MATLAB, LabVIEW and Python  


BS/MS in Engineering or Physics (Optical Engineering background preferred)


  • 1-3 years’ experience in an Engineering environment
  • Working knowledge of best practices for opto-mechanical design and testing
  • Working knowledge of geometric optics, wave optics, Gaussian propagation, and aberration theory
  • Working knowledge with epoxy application in opto-mechanical designs
  • Working knowledge with optical assy/ alignment/ test equipment/ tools
  • Working Knowledge in opto-mechanical assembly tolerance analysis, including use of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Experience in a production environment with high tech products and complex production process
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing
  • Working knowledge with Optical-Electrical sensors is a plus
  • Experience in the field of technical Production Engineering and quality methodology such as statistical process control and FMEA is a plus
  • Working knowledge of NX, Teamcenter and SAP is a plus

Personal Skills

  • Broad technical knowledge
  • Focused on quality and continuous improvement
  • Highly motivated and takes the initiative
  • Works well in a dynamic environment and team player
  • Good communication skills