Technical Author

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  • Offer € 50,000 - € 60,000
  • Job category Engineering
  • Contract Fulltime
  • Reference number 7976200
  • Location Veldhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry High Tech, Manufacturing

About this vacancy

Are you the proactive experienced Technical Writer/Author with a proven track record in a fast paced, dynamic and demanding environment like ASML? Are you experience in creating or editing all technical documentation? Then this could be your next challenge for at least one year.

Your job mission is to create or edit all technical documentation (Procedure, PCS, FCO, Newsflash, comments, etc.) for Equipment and/or Manufacturing Engineering. You will be the main interface for all authoring related issues, tooling and processes.

Job description



  • Raises urgent matters without waiting for others to do so

Planning & priorities:

  • Creates and maintains planning to ensure the timely availability of information
  • Reports progress on planning to PL/GL

Quality commitment:

  • Ensures the completeness and accuracy of publications
  • Contributes to the increase of professional expertise at a personal level as well as within the team
  • Adapts intelligently to ways of working, processes and procedures
  • Contributes to the continuous improvement of ways of working, processes and procedures

Professional communication:

  • Knows and uses the appropriate channels of communication
  • Can give a clear explanation of complex matters to people from other professions


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.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to ASML. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, lease car, bonus model)
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies

Candidate profile

Bachelor degree.


  • Bachelor degree in a technical area with 2-5 years of work experience
  • Proven work experience as a Technical Author

Personal skills

  • Is able to convert a document to a different format
  • Can maintain the archives (single copy, version control)
  • Can make basic changes to illustrations and convert illustrations to the required publishing format
  • Is able to convert input from Engineers and/or development documentation into effective technical documentation for ASML products according to the specifications and standards
  • Applies work methods and tools of the department effectively and efficiently
  • Uses documentation tools
  • Specifies requirements concerning illustrations, technical input or user feedback

Team work:

  • Has good communication and social skills. Dutch is a pre
  • Has a focus on getting the job done
  • Is a team player, engages others to take action

Knowledge sharing:

  • Gives requested information immediately and willingly
  • Gives guidance to Engineers and other Authors on all aspects of technical documentation
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