Safety Engineer

  • Job category Engineering
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10015215
  • Location Veldhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry High Tech

About this vacancy


Safety comes first, whether it is in design or in a work instruction. You are an engineer with an eye for detail and a strong affinity with safety. You understand the complexities of the design of the source laser, but you also have a drive to ensure that the people who work on our systems can do so safely. You know what is needed to prevent the risks of arc flash and confined spaces 

Scope of the role

You will be working in the department ED DE Industrialization, where you bridge the gap between the Industrial Engineers and DE Safety. This requires insight into the technical products and processes of the Industrialization department as well as an expertise in safety.

Job Mission

You own the safety competence within our department. From design to procedure, from knowledge transfer to review, your support structurally improves the safety of our deliverables. You are the main interface for all safety related issues, tooling and processes.

Job description

Job Description

  • Own the safety competence within the department, including means & methods
  • Align with Process Safety Competence and the relevant Safety Competence Owners 
  • Help introduce changes in Way-of-Working / Safety Standards in the department, e.g. by supporting impact analysis.
  • Act as facilitator or expert in Safety Risk Assessment (SRA) and Failure Mode & Effect Analysis (FMEA)
  • Review work instructions and/or sequences in relation to safe and healthy use of parts/tools, including the related administrative tasks such as PLET
  • Actively share knowledge, e.g. best practices, training
  • Report on proactive/reactive safety activities and incidents
  • Communicate to suppliers with regards to ASML-related safety topics


ASML is a successful Dutch high-tech enterprise that produces complex lithography systems used by chip manufacturers in the production of integrated circuits. ASML is at the cutting edge of this technology and delivers systems to all the world's leading chip manufacturers. ASML's employees are among the most creative talents in the fields of physics, mathematics, chemistry, mechanical engineering and software. Every day they collaborate in close-knit multidisciplinary teams in which members listen to and learn from one another and exchange ideas. It is the ideal environment for professional development and personal growth.

ASML is headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands.

Offer description

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Other information

Context of this position

The goal of Manufacturing and Equipment Engineering is to industrialize ASML products while development is ongoing. This means thinking about the manufacturing environment, the use and maintenance at the customer site, and to take into consideration lessons learned from the past. If we focus on product industrialization early, we can prevent most of the manufacturing and quality problems in our factory as well as at the suppliers and even improve our delivery time. The role of the Department Safety Engineer is to work as a team with D&E, CS, Manufacturing, Safety and Suppliers to ensure safety and deliver on time.

Candidate profile


  • Bachelors (HBO) degree mechanical/ electrical/ mechatronics engineering, preferably with 3 years of experience in safety.


  • Proven knowledge of:
  • Procedural and/or sequence safety
  • Risk assessment techniques

Preferable knowledge of:

  • ASML NXE platforms
  • D&E PGP
  • ASML D&E organization (incl EF/TF/CS/FM)
  • CE process for machine safety 
  • ISRS8 
  • ISO 12100, OHSAS 18001

Personal Skills

  • Be able to clearly state your own opinion, even in difficult and conflict situations and work towards aligning efforts with others;
  • Be able to convince others to make safety a priority.
  • Keep deadlines within the framework of daily operations by continuously balancing safety and progress.
  • Have a high quality standard.
  • Be proactive within your own area of expertise.
  • Be creative in finding safety solutions in a wide variety of circumstances.