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Design Engineer precision mechanics


9041294 | VELDHOVEN | Detachering | WO | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

Within ASML the sector Development & Engineering (D&E) is responsible for the specification and the design of the ASML products. The department Mechanical Development (MDEV) is designing, building and testing mechanical systems and sub-systems which are fitted into the end products. The group Precision Mechanics is responsible for the engineering of mechanical modules for the positioning systems like wafer stages at ASML. The main focus is on nanometer-accuracy positioning of high speed components.
Job Mission
As a Designer in Precision Engineering you are responsible for the development and application of mechanical designs to meet system specifications and operational requirements.
Job Description
Specifies and designs the modules and/or functionality to realize the required performance.
Uses state of the art design methods and construction principles to ensure adequate designs that can be realized from a technical and supply chain perspective.
Drives the qualification of the design by contributing to the specification of tests and the design and realization of test equipment.
Ensures that prototypes are built and tests are carried out.
Delivers the technical product documentation that is needed to release the design for volume production.


Master or PhD in Mechanical Engineering, preferable with specialization in Precision engineering, Mechatronics, Structural and dynamical analysis, control engineering or dynamics.
Well educated and experienced in the application of construction principles and accurate position principles. Design for degrees of freedom. High-class abilities to make stiffness and strength calculations.
Well-developed analytical ability, ability to design concepts and a pragmatic attitude and capability to translate concepts into practical designs that meet the specified requirements.
At least three years of relevant working experience designing multidisciplinary complex systems.
Experience with design of high tech materials like ceramics, high strength steel, titanium, carbon
Experience with 3D CAD modeling tools is required, NX 7.5 certified.
Experience with FEM and analytic tools, like NX structure, ANSYS, Matlab, Mathcad
Personal skills
Strong analytical ability with a pragmatic attitude
Creative thinking capability
Planning and prioritizing own work
Good communication skills
Good knowledge of English (mandatory), knowledge in Dutch and German is convenient
Context of the position
A Designer in precision engineering reports to a Teamleader of the group Precision Mechanics. The Designer will work in a team within a mechatronic project.


We will boost your career through personal and technical growth. We’ll support you by offering a personal coach and the possibility to follow courses and training via our highly recommended Yacht Academy. We’ll offer interesting benefits and a market conform salary. You’ll become member of the team of professionals who share your education, ambitions and your competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues from Yacht in your own technology language! You’ll become a member of the yacht network, which stretches the high tech industry. You will be challenged by your peers. As a result you’ll be able to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date!


Yacht is a contractor for highly educated professionals (BSc, MSc, or PhD) who’ll work on site and innovate together with our customers to find smart solutions. Being part of the world wide Randstad Group we have an extensive network of clients and professionals.
Working as a high tech professional within Yacht means you will work on interesting and challenging long term projects for our clients in the Dutch “Brainport” Eindhoven region, mainly on projects at our clients’ Research & Development departments. Our Brainport region is considered to be the smartest region in the world! We cooperate with high tech companies that work on the cutting edge of technology. To give you an example of our portfolio: ASML, Philips Healthcare, Philips Lighting, Philips Research, TNO, FEI company, DAF, VDL ETG, Océ and many others.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Edmond Niculin via telefoonnummer 06-83525308

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