18 days ago - req19891

System Engineer Circular Economy

Research & development

Mechanical engineering


Electrical engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Mechanical engineering, Mechatronics, Electrical engineering




Are you an architect with broad interest and technical knowledge, who wants to work and challenge highly technical skilled teams and bring insight in cost structures of our products, than Lifecycle Cost and Value Management might be something for you.

Job Mission

The Lifecycle Cost and Value management group focusses on structural improvements to increase ASML’s profitability. Means of optimization are improving the Value for our customers and/or reducing the cost of our products and services.

Job Description

  • The Sr. Cost Architect ReUse is an expert and partner of Development and Engineering, sourcing and the project teams for Re Use optimization of products and service in all phases of their lifecycle.
  • The Sr. Cost Architect ReUse focusses on:
    - Creating predictive models for Excess and Obsolescence (E&O)
    - Create/maintain E&O heat map
    - Drive for Re Use as risk mitigation for functions and designs
    - Root cause analysis of E&O and manage E&O to cross sector owners
    - Review and challenge Designs for re-manufacturability and disposal cost
    - Investigate the Re-use/harvesting possibilities and create business case
  • Define targets for Re Use and Excess and obsolescence risks
  • Create predictive models related to Re Use
  • Train the D&E community on ReUse methods like Total Cost of Waste calculations and E&O forecast
  • Report on financial risk in NPI programs
  • Challenge Design teams to improve on Reuse (workshops, idea generation sessions)
  • Gather best practices (feedback loop)
  • Initiation of Value Engineering workshops and identification of Re Use optimization opportunities in cross-functional collaboration with project teams, technical experts, procurement and suppliers
  • Leading Value Engineering Re Use activities for selected key projects
  • Maintain network with internal and external partners


  • Master or Bachelor in technical study, combined with financial interest or on-top study.


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in product architecture, product design and industrialization
  • Experience in cost structure analysis, product cost optimization, cost driver analysis and target costing
  • Being familiar with circular economy methods and processes

Personal skills

  • Build relationships
  • Drive change
  • Show cost awareness
  • You dare to challenge
  • High analytical skills
  • Influencing skills towards cross functional partners as well as suppliers.
  • Personal engagement, customer orientation, empathy, excellent communication skills, pioneering spirit and assertiveness.

Context of the position

  • Finisher with drive and persistence
  • Creative, Conceptual
  • Optimistic

Other information

ASML creates the conditions that enable you to realize your full potential. We provide state-of-the-art facilities, opportunities to develop your talents, international career opportunities, a stimulating and inspiring environment, and most of all, the commitment of a company that recognizes and rewards outstanding performance.

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