FLS Mechanical-Mechatronics Competency Project Lead | ASML

Oct. 24, 2022

ASML US, LP brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers – to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our headquarters are in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Wilton, CT, Chandler, AZ and San Jose, CA.

Job Mission

ASML is the world’s leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, manufacturing complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits or microchips. This position is for a First Line Support Mechanical-Mechatronics Competency Project Lead with innovative attitude to work in the Production Engineering department in Wilton Factory. Candidate will lead a group of FLS Production Engineers with multiple technical skills.

Job Description

  • Responsible for leading First Line Support Production Engineering group investigating technical issues both analytically using design documentation and physically with hands-on in a production environment
  • Responsible for driving cross-sector team to develop immediate containment action plans along with structural solutions for the root causes of production floor disturbances.
  • Support First Line Support production engineering team with involving cross-sector resources needed for multi-discipline structural solutions.
  • Responsible for leading First Line Support Production Engineering to disposition DNs/MNs within department targets
  • Responsible for leading First Line Support Production Engineering group supporting and maintaining module manufacturing processes
  • Responsible for leading First Line Support Production Engineering to support cross-sector team of engineers to converge on an overall design solution that addresses comprehensive production manufacturability with high level of diagnostics for troubleshooting.
  • Represent and support First Line Support Production Engineering teams in progress reviews and cross-sector meetings
  • Responsible for leading First Line Support Production Engineering group supporting operations to deliver modules on time that meet high standards of quality
  • Report production status, issues, gaps and barriers to Sr. Management.
  • Timely escalate in case of issue that can’t be solved within the own circle of influence
  • Drive internal DN KPIs development and maintenance
  • Support production Tier meetings especially towards structural solutions
  • Support cross-sector teams to achieve high standards of quality for both product and tooling
  • Support DRB/MRB meetings for all the modules for the three business lines
  • Participate in CCB/Triage meetings to drive structural solutions for top hitters creating sound business cases utilizing the AIR System.
  • Support PFMEA and Design Reviews for high profile disturbances
  • Support management with headcount analysis using DN/MN data
  • Support CT/LH roadmaps using DN/MN data


  • Minimum BS in Engineering with MS or MBA preferred


  • 2 - 5 years of experience working in production engineering environment for new products, including at least 2 years in a leading technical or management role
  • Experience in developing Manufacturing readiness plans to introduce new products into Production.
  • Experience in leading cross-sector teams to implement Manufacturing readiness plans for new product industrialization
  • Experience in developing budgetary needs for facilities, capital equipment and headcount.
  • Experience in managing new product introduction and industrialization
  • Background in optical engineering is preferred
  • Background in opto-mechanical metrology equipment/interface to data acquisition is preferred.

Personal skills

  • Ability to inspire and to coach individuals and groups to achieve career development and performance targets.
  • Possess strong leadership and ownership characteristics – demonstrated commitment to achieving results on time
  • Have strong written and oral communicative skills – ability to communicate effectively to your team and to senior management
  • Demonstrated “team player” with a quality orientation and interpersonal skills
  • Capability to interface with multidisciplinary groups (including senior leadership), and be willing to take on responsibility, follow through and keep multiple simultaneous projects on schedule

Context of the position

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. 
  • May require travel dependent on company needs.  
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  
  • Can work under deadlines.  
  • The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.  
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents. 
  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work. 
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.

Other information

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