30+ days ago - req19835

Value 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 engineer 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 and help ASML move from linear to circular economy by improving reuse of material, than Value Engineering might be something for you.

Job Mission

Value Engineering is a structured approach to increase ASML profitability by improving the Value of our products for our customers and/or reducing its Cost.
you are an expert and partner of Development and Engineering, Sourcing, Supply Chain Management and the project teams for cost and value optimization of products in all phases of their lifecycle.

Job Description

Main Responsibilities:

  • Initiation of Value Engineering workshops and identification of Value
  • Cost optimization and reuse improvement opportunities in cross-functional collaboration with project teams, technical experts, procurement and suppliers
  • Leading Value Engineering activities for selected key projects
  • Analyzing the best recondition method and recondition supplier proposal for material reuse
  • Improving reuse analysis means and method
  • Driving development of new recondition method
  • Supporting Development and Engineering, sourcing, Supply Chain Management and Business Lines in the application of value, cost and reuse optimization methods:
    - During the product design phase / during other phases of the product lifecycle
    - In cross-functional workshops including suppliers
    - Via training on Value Engineering methodologies
    - Maintain network with internal and external partners


Master in Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Mechatronics, Industrial Engineering or similar


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in product architecture, product design, industrialization or Minimum 5 years’ experience in sourcing and supply chain
  • Experience in cost structure analysis, product cost optimization, cost driver analysis, target costing and recycling material
  • Being familiar with Value Engineering methods and techniques is a must
  • Lean and Agile

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
  • Creative, Conceptual
  • Optimistic
  • Flexible per situation

Context of the position

Value Engineering is a structured approach to increase profitability, either by improving the Value of our products for our customers and/or reducing its Cost.

Value Engineering can be applied to all phases of the product lifecycle. It is a method for Product Lifecycle value & cost management.

Value Engineering prevents waste in product design and manufacturing, hereby improving project throughput time and cost.

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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