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Mechanical System Architect

Location Veldhoven, Netherlands
Level Master
Experience 5-10 Experienced
Functional Area Mechanical Engineering  System Engineering  
Background Mechanics  Mechatronics  
Travel No
Reference req2061


Do you have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar Architect role and a Master or PhD in Mechanical Engineering/ Mechatronics?
Are you eager to further develop your mechanical expertise, to be part of the state-of-the art technology innovation and multiple engineering disciplines? Do you want to work within a dedicated team to achieve breakthroughs? Do you have interest in a being a part of a high-qualified international oriented family? Are you in for developing you personal skills by being pro-active and inquisitive?

If so, then the job of Architect Mechatronics/ Mechanical at ASML could be the perfect next step in your career.

ASML is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of Chip-making equipment. ASML is a multinational company with offices in 60 cities in 16 countries, Headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands. We employ more than 17.500 people. Within ASML, the sector Development & Engineering (D&E) is responsible for the specification, design and engineering of the ASML products.  For this sector (D&E) we are looking for a Architect Mechatronics / Mechanical for the departments Machine Architecture & Industrialization, Mechanical Development and Opto Mechanics. When you react on this vacancy, landing spot, based in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, please let us know in the cover letter which department you are interested the most.

Job Mission

Deliver high level mechanical/ mechatronics system architecture that enables the optimal functionality and cost effective engineering of new systems.

Job Description

Creation and investigation of mechanical or mechatronics concepts. Discuss with project members, sectors and peer experts. Come up with well-considered choices, validated against system requirements;
Validate concepts on high level requirements regarding position accuracy, speed (system output) and other functional specification requirements;
Definition of high level modules and related technical interfaces. Monitor that projects stay within agreed specifications. Make use of your creativity and helicopter view to find solutions in case of conflicts;
Knowledge transfer to production and other relevant groups;
Contribute to system roadmaps;
Coaching and training on the job of mechanical/mechatronics engineers in the team;
Setting direction in and deployment of the Way of Working (a.o. using V-model, Product Generation Process (PGP)  and design reviews);
Ensure proper competence management within the group, teaming up with the mechatronics competence within the department Development & Engineering.


Master or PhD degree in Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering.


At least 5 years of experience in creating new machine concepts (or large complex modules);
Covering all aspects like position accuracy, speed (output), layout, serviceability, transportability, install, etc..;
Familiar with FEM and related development tools;
Basic knowledge of thermal management, flow control and static design;
NX (or other 3D design tool).

Other information

ASML creates the conditions that enable you to realize your full potential. We provide state-of-the-art facilities, opportunities to develop your talents, international career opportunities, a stimulating and inspiring environment, and most of all, the commitment of a company that recognizes and rewards outstanding performance.
What is working at ASML like? Check this out:
Our selection process includes an online Talent Exploration that gathers information about your key drivers, your personal values, motivators and career ambitions. The Talent Exploration enables both you and us to explore if there is a mutual match - not only for today, but also for your future career at ASML.

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