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Product Safety Engineer

United States, Connecticut, Wilton
77 Danbury Rd (Show on map)
January 30, 2024

Job Title

Product Safety Engineer


Bachelor, Master, PhD

Work Experience:

10-15 years, 16+ years, 2-3 years, 4-9 years



Workplace Types:


Job Description:

Introduction to the job

ASML US, including its affiliates and subsidiaries, bring 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, Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices inChandler, Arizona, San Jose and San Diego, California, Wilton, Connecticut, and Hillsboro, Oregon.

Within D&E (Development and Engineering) projects, the PSE (Product Safety Engineer) is principally responsible to create/review safety specifications and definitions for tooling designs and complex sub-system functions, while leading one or more safety risk areas on a global scale as part of the global product safety competency. Partner on multiple strategic product levels focusing on human safety risk areas. Responsible for knowledge within assigned core safety risk area.

Role and responsibilities

  • Conduct reviews to evaluate product safety with human safety emphasis.
  • Support product management in customer interaction regarding Product Safety.
  • Identify and isolate potential safety hazards.
  • Review safety procedures.
  • Anticipate, recognize, and evaluate safety hazards.
  • Ensure safety compliance across multiple business product lines and programs.
  • Determine regulatory/certification/compliance issues and/or identify foreseeable non-compliance.
  • Review and approve or modify changes to product safety design.
  • Maintain proficiency of worldwide safety regulations through research, development of network, and ongoing education.
  • Reduce liability and human safety risks by performing Safety Risk Assessments (SRAs).
  • Maintain WoW (Way of Working) regarding Product Safety deliverables (compliancy, regulatory, safety documentation).

This position is located on-site in Wilton, CT. It requires onsite presence to attend in-person work-related events, trainings and meetings and to further ensure teamwork, collaboration and innovation. (Important to insert additional onsite language specific to the role: i.e., inspection, specific training and supervision, etc.)

Education and experience

Degree in Engineering, Science, or related discipline.

Bachelor's degree with 5 years experience.

Master's degree with 3 years experience.

Minimum qualifications - the hired candidate must possess all of the minimum qualifications to be initially considered for the position including:

  • Minimum # of years of relevant experience (see above) in product safety, who conveys theories and practices of the professional field to experts and non-experts.
  • Internally & externally recognized authority on human safety risk area knowledge.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations (i.e. lasers, hoisting/lifting/transport, human safety/ergonomics, electrical compliance).
  • Experience in multidisciplinary project work.


  • 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.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads.
  • Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.
  • Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.
  • Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and customer.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.
  • Ability to initiate, influence and work autonomously.
  • Strong networker with good negotiating and team building skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communicator.
  • Ability to switch between multiple complex projects.
  • Self-starter, showing initiative and drive.
  • Flexible, results driven and committed.
  • Team player.

Diversity and 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

This position requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. * 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Additional Responsibilities (as needed in the cleanroom and/or labs):

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.

  • Must be willing to work in a clean room environment, wearing coveralls, hoods, booties, safety glasses and gloves. Working under ISO 9000/14000 standards.
  • The environment in the cleanroom is moderate in temperature with moderate to high noise level.
  • Working around lasers; working with ladders; working on platforms; and working around chemicals.
  • The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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