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R&D Engineer High-NA EUV research Lab

Be one of the first R&D Engineers to work with the next stage of EUV Lithography tools.




Electronics & Engineering

What you will do

As R&D Engineer, you will offer technical support to a team of 3 Project Engineers that support customers in defining their experimental plans and track the progress of the experiments. This includes occasional work in the cleanroom. If needed, you will start in 2022 with a few months of training at imec Leuven and will complete your training at ASML Veldhoven (NL). From 2023 until 2025, you will work together with a team of 4 imec colleagues in the lab at ASML Veldhoven, and the ASML demo team. You will spend part of your time at ASML VHV, but will also support from imec Leuven, or, from home office when possible. After 2025, you can continue your career at imec Leuven.

You will work together closely with colleagues who define and track experiments in the lab at ASML Veldhoven. You answer the technical questions of the Project engineers. You are a bridge to the technical knowledge at imec and ASML, that will help improve the quality of the experiments. You analyse shortcomings and errors, look for solutions and help implement the solutions in a constructive way. You are a real team player, After your training, you are sufficiently familiar with state-of-the-art computerized equipment to evaluate if the equipment works correctly and if they are being used correctly. Accuracy and quality are important requirements in this high-tech environment.

What we do for you

We offer you the opportunity to join one of the world’s premier research centers in nanotechnology at its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium. With your talent, passion and expertise, you’ll become part of a team that makes the impossible possible. Together, we shape the technology that will determine the society of tomorrow.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and proud of our open, multicultural, and informal working environment with ample possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility. We commit to supporting and guiding you in this process; not only with words but also with tangible actions. Through imec.academy, 'our corporate university', we actively invest in your development to further your technical and personal growth.

We are aware that your valuable contribution makes imec a top player in its field. Your energy and commitment are therefore appreciated by means of a market appropriate salary with many fringe benefits.

Who you are

  • Master, in engineering or scientific area.
  • You can work on your own; you are flexible and proactive;
  • You have interest, or experience, in process development in a high tech cleanroom.
  • Expertise in lithography is a plus.
  • You are willing to work be based in Belgium and to travel regularly (with overnight stays) to the ASML cleanroom in Veldhoven, The Netherlands, for about 2 years, afterwards, you will work in our cleanroom and offices in imec Leuven.
  • You work accurately and have attention to detail;
  • You are an excellent project planner;
  • You are experienced in working with external customers;
  • You are a fluent communicator and team player. Good knowledge of English

How can we help?

The Leuven MindGate team is at your disposal for any questions about the Leuven Innovation Region. Do you want to invest, work or study in the region? We can help you find your way.

We also facilitate collaboration and innovation between companies, knowledge institutes and government within the Leuven Innovation Region, and we are happy to guide any of these stakeholders towards innovation.