30+ days ago - req10714

Product Safety Engineer

Research & Development

Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


Wilton - CT, US


Research & Development


8+ years



Job Category

Other technical job categories


ASML 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 main headquarters are located in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we also have 18 office locations around the United States- including main offices in Wilton, CT, Chandler, AZ, San Jose, CA and San Diego, CA.

Job Mission

ASML supports the semiconductor industry’s ongoing quest for producing faster, smarter and more energy efficient chips. We are a young, dynamic, international and highly skilled workforce. ASML creates the systems that the lithography industry needs to achieve its goals. This can only be accomplished with a strong support of our suppliers.
We are looking for a Supplier Engineer that takes a pivotal role as a linking pin between the ASML D&E development team and the related development team of the supplier, with a primary focus on parts quality.

As a Product Safety Engineer (PSE) for D&E, you will be operating in a fast paced and multidisciplinary development environment. The PSE drives the compliancy of the ASML products (exposure tools, manufacturing and service tools) with safety regulations, by supporting projects with the implementation of those regulations during the design phase and the final safety validation. The PSE drives the strategic development of means and methods required for the above mentioned purpose.

ASML is a world leader in the manufacture of advanced technology systems for the semiconductor industry.ASML’s corporate headquarters is in Veldhoven, the Netherlands. Manufacturing sites and research and development facilities are located in Connecticut, California and the Netherlands. Technology development centers and training facilities are located in the United States, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, and Taiwan. Additionally, ASML provides optimal service to its customers via over 50 sales and service organizations in 16 countries. Founded in the Netherlands in 1984, the company is publicly traded on Euronext Amsterdam and NASDAQ under the symbol ASML.

Job Description

Within the D&E project, the PSE is primarily responsible to create/review safety specifications and definitions for complex sub-system functions and lead one or more safety risk areas and/or safety functions on a global scale.Partner on strategic product level or multiple functions/safety risk areas at product level. Responsible for knowledge within safety risk area, in joint effort with Competence Lead risk.
The main responsibilities are:
-Conduct reviews to evaluate product safety.
-Support product management in customer interaction regarding Product Safety.
-Isolate potential safety hazards.
-Review safety procedures when handling product.
-Anticipate, recognize, and evaluate safety hazards.
-Achieve safety compliance across multiple product lines and programs.
-Determine regulatory/certification/compliance issues and/or identify foreseeable misuses.
-Review and approve or modify changes to products.
-Conduct root cause analysis and implement due diligence actions to resolve customer issues.
-Maintain proficiency of worldwide safety regulations through research, development of network, and ongoing education.
-Reduce liability concerns and actions.
-Perform Safety Risk Assessments (SRAs).
-Maintain WoW regarding Product safety deliverables (compliancy, safety documentation).


BSc or MSc in Engineering, or equivalent experience.


Experience (at least 8 years) as an expert on product safety, who conveys theories and practices of the professional field to experts and non-experts.
-Internally & externally recognized authority on safety risk area knowledge.
-Knowledge of safety regulations (lasers, interlocks, chemicals, hoisting/lifting/transport, human safety/accessibility, electrical compliance, CE, ergonomics, EMC, etc).
-Experience in multidisciplinary project work.
-Inspection & auditing techniques.
-Extensive knowledge of Risk Assessment techniques.

Personal skills

The following personal skills are crucial to a successful execution:
-Ability to initiate, influence and steer without formal authority.
-Strong networker with good negotiating and team building skills.
-Strong verbal and written communicator.
-Ability to switch between complex matters and high-level conclusions.
-Self-propelling, showing initiative and drive.
-Flexible, result driven and committed.
-Team player.
-Process oriented.

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

EEO/AA (W/M/Vets/Disability) Employer.