Handling & Transport Designer

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  • Offer € 35,000 - € 60,000
  • Job category Engineering
  • Contract Fulltime
  • Reference number 8528300
  • Location Veldhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER, Contract with client
  • Industry High Tech

About this vacancy

Are you the critical Handling & Transport Designer who is able to create high level concept designs?

Job description

ASML Manufacturing & Logistics introduces, produces and delivers leading edge lithographic systems, related products and services in a continuously changing market, on time, against competitive cost, with quality exceeding customers’ expectations. They provide quality solutions for technical disturbances to secure delivery performance of NXT systems. They value mutual respect, teamwork, ownership, a proactive attitude and a continuous drive to improve. They are committed to all their customers and are proud to strive for world class operations while having fun in their jobs.

Responsibiities for the Handling & Transport Designer;

  • Definition of lifting tools for safe, reliable, efficient and cost-effective transport and installation of ASML systems and modules
  • Work with local team and co developers to create designs, documentation and hardware
  • Educate yourself, and at the same time your team, your colleagues of all sectors, co developers, suppliers, etc. on safety and regulation concerning lifting tools
  • Translate high level deliverable into feasible tooling specifications (concept design, choice of new or existing dedicated or universal tools, swap paths, inter modular interfaces, costs, cycle time, hardware need dates, volume constraints)
  • Review entire lifting operations and tooling used therein on safety, ASML policies, machine damage risks, contamination
  • Create specifications, concept designs and small feasibility studies from conflicting, uncertain or already fixed requirements
  • Find all the risks that are associated with the lifting operation and find solutions to negate those risks
  • Perform and guide risk analysis sessions, both from a manufacturers and end-users point of view
  • Create and maintain a planning on the progress of all deliverables in your team, managing safe design, timing, costs and risks
  • Manage a team of local designers in their personal development and performance
  • Farm out development of tools to co-developers and manage changes and refinements in specification as well as working to receive 'first time right' designs


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


  • Education: Bachelor or Masters degree in Mechanics
  • Be able to read, understand and interpret complex English documents, such as legislation and standards
  • Be able to create simple models and navigate the machine surrounding with CAD (UG)
  • Mechanics skills: focus on static forces/strength/kinematic constraints, verify analytical and FEM calculations
  • Be able to create high level concept designs and find elegant solutions for conflicting requirements

Personal skills

  • Critical thinker (be able and willing to see what possibly can go wrong, but also how this can be prevented)
  • Helicopter view without losing the in depth details
  • Communicative
  • Take initiative
  • Good understanding of safety
  • Structural (ability to create structure with inputs from multiple directions)
  • Self-supporting
  • Assertive, able to found and defend a point of view
  • Influence without power
  • Abstract thinker (both in processes as well as technical designs)
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