30+ days ago - req2573

Optical Coating Technician 3rd shift



In a nutshell


Wilton - CT, US




3-7 years


High school

Job Category





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 headquarters are in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we 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

Independently prepares and coats precision optical components using a variety of equipment and verifies accuracy of finished products Follows detailed work instructions with engineering support. Supports process development testing.

Job Description

-Ability to follow detailed work instructions and request support when necessary
-Is able to operate multiple types of optical coating equipment used for coating critical glass and ceramic components
-Is able to perform visual inspection of optical surfaces under high intensity lamps
-Is able to read and interpret prints and technical documents
-Is able to make critical optical measurements using spectrophotometers
-Follows ASML safety guidelines and wears PPE where appropriate
-Is responsible for safe handling of hazardous materials such as solvents and hazardous waste
-Is able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously
-Offers suggestions for process improvements
-Prioritizes work schedule based on build plan
-Develops a technical expertise
-Is able to perform dimensional inspection of products
-Has knowledge of pumping systems and maintenance
-Is able to perform intermediate arithmetic calculations


High School or trade school graduate or GED or equivalent experience


-3-7 Years related technical experience.
-Works in shifts

Personal skills

-Has a strong ability for attention to detail
-Has good communication skills and communicates professionally
-Is a team player
-Trains lower level technicians
-Works in a structured manner
-Embraces the ASML 5S+1 way of working
-Adherence to ISO 9001 and ISO 14000 requirements

Context of the position

-Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts & solvents
-May also be exposed to laser energy, magnetic fields and open flames
-Typically handles parts that could weigh up to 35 pounds
-Will be required to stand, sit, kneel and bend to load and unload the surfaces of the machine tools
-Production areas are maintained at 70 to 76 degrees and 40 to 50% relative humidity
-The noise level in the manufacturing areas is usually moderate
-Occasional travel may be required

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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