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Quality Manager

Wilton, CT
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Company ASML

Job Title: Quality Manager

JobID: 12540-119933#10730733

Location: Wilton, CT, 06897, USA

Description: ## Introduction

ASML brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers – to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our headquarters are in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Wilton, CT, Chandler, AZ and San Jose, CA.

Are you eager to apply your management skills in a challenging high tech environment? And are you challenged by driving quality in a team with a multidisciplinary mechatronic and optics design focus? If so, then this job within ASML could be your perfect path to new knowledge in multiple engineering disciplines.

## Job Mission

As a quality manager you take responsibility for the department quality roadmap and for monitoring the quality of the development department’s deliverables. You and your staff drive quality improvements in way of working, development processes, reporting tools, and training. In this role you also have the opportunity to help shape a new quality management system and group within a design and development organization.

## Job Description

* Define the quality strategy (roadmap) of the Wilton Development & Engineering department, working together with Competence and Function owners who take operational responsibility within their groups and competences.
* Enable the staff to execute their accountability in quality control by maintaining and deploying department’s processes, providing regular reporting on process adherence to group leaders and project leaders.
* Align department quality strategy with ASML Global Quality roadmap and peers.
* Set Up the required Quality organization for Departments, Groups and teams to ensure the Quality objectives will be met and hire/support hiring of capable personnel
* Manage the quality team and deploy quality specialists (quality engineers) to enable the mission.
* Execute process assessments on key processes to drive data driven process improvements.
* Execute process improvement projects as part of the quality strategy at department level and/or sector level.
* Lead department quality in collaboration with other sectors (manufacturing, customer, support, etc)
* Bring the voice of the customer into the department by providing feedback from customers, factory and integration to the department. Improve the feedback loop.
* Drive for continuous improvement; drive engineers to find root causes of technical issues and translate them into lessons learned. Drive competence leads/owners to translate lessons learned into guidelines, design rules or process improvements.
* Supporting, reviewing and coaching projects and their engineers on the quality of technical solutions proposed and deliverables produced.
* Detect issues and bottlenecks in the quality circle and drive their solution.
* Drive the use of processes and embed the D&E; Way of Working including industrialization.
* Travel up to 20% including international

## Education

* Bachelor or Master degree in Applied Physics, Electrical, Mechanical, Optical, or Mechatronic Engineering or equivalent experience.

## Experience

* Demonstrated leadership skills in quality, project or line management.
* 5-10 years of work experience in complex technically-driven international organization(s) preferably with direct experience of mechatronic or optical system design and integration.
* Affinity with managing specifications and test results within one or more of the following technical areas: control, dynamics, actuator systems, signal analysis and testing.
* Theoretical or practical experience with mechatronic systems, optical systems, control engineering, actuator design, dynamics.
* Any lean manufacturing certification. Preferably Black Belt, will consider Green Belt
* Prefer candidate to be an certified by American Society of Quality Engineering or similar.

## Personal skills

* Highly motivated, enthusiast, flexible and a good communicator.
* Result driven, good organizational, planning and prioritizing skills.
* Think broad, learn fast, take responsibility, act decisive and show critical sense.
* Demonstrated management reporting skills
* Work in multidisciplinary team(s).
* Proven quality management skills (incl Six Sigma)
* Drive for continuous improvement; making use of the lessons learned.
* Project management skills
* Convince others of your ideas.
* Change management skills.
* Strong analytical ability with a pragmatic attitude.
* Good knowledge of English.

## Context of the position

The department DE US Wilton is responsible for specification, design, integration, qualification, industrialization and delivery of the reticle positioning, reticle handling, and alignment sensor functions and modules which fit into ASML end products and meet ASML business requirements.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch.
* The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.
* The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
* May require travel dependent on company needs.
* Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
* Can work under deadlines.
* The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.
* Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
* Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
* Can learn and apply new information or skills.

## Other Information

EEO/AA (W/M/Vets/Disability) Employer

*Location:* Wilton - CT, US

*Level:* Bachelor

*Experience:* 5-10 Experienced

*Available since:* 2017-07-19

*Functional area:* Quality

*Background:* Others - Technical

*Reference:* US03217


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