27 days ago - req20286

Competence Lead Dangerous Goods

Research & development

Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Other technical job categories




Do you have experience on Dangerous Goods and looking for a challenging job within a dynamic environment? Then our Competence Lead position might be a great fit for you!

Job Mission

As a Dangerous Goods Technical Competence Leader within ASML you are responsible to safeguard the focus on Dangerous Goods, to classify them and to make sure the definitions and classification are communicated cross-sectorally to ensure a safe and compliant process from design and engineering phase upon manufacturing and transportation.

Job Description

The Dangerous Goods Competence Leader will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining the competence network structure and align with stakeholders
  • Reviewing early triggers of possible Dangerous Goods (DG) creation in the design process (PGP) (Engineering environment)
  • Working out possible scenarios during the PGP to check consequences of design decisions for DG, together with Competence Leads and Product Design Engineers
  • Leading DG-classification processes, when necessary with external partners (DG consultant and notified bodies)
  • Maintaining relationship with DG consultant, including contract(s)
  • Staying up to date on changes in rules and regulations with regard to Dangerous Goods and initiating adequate measures for the ASML organization (change of procedures, classification)
  • Master Data Management to validate if DG classifications are consequent over similar product groups
  • Maintaining DG attributes and documentation in Teamcenter, SAP and other IT systems
  • Helpdesk function to support organization (D&E, SCM, CS) on Dangerous Goods related questions
  • Communicating on Dangerous Goods related challenges and improvements


  • MSc/Bsc degree in technical studies (preferably related to EHS or chemical technology, material science)
  • IATA certification and/or Hazcom certification preferred


  • More than 5 years relevant working experience in the high-tech industry
  • Overview on engineering processes, production organization, supply chain and customer services
  • Extensive knowledge about Dangerous Goods and Hazardous substances (compliance and legislation)
  • Industry, product and process knowledge
  • Experience in multidisciplinary project vs. line work.
  • Proven leadership in deploying company-wide projects
  • Extensive experience with Enterprise Resource Planning system (SAP)

Personal skills

  • Excellent communication skills (stakeholder management), bility to interact with senior leaders within D&E organization and beyond
  • Takes initiatives to change procedures and systems and has good convincing skills to do so
  • Teamplayer with excellent social, coordination and influencing skills, able to interface with and motivate different stakeholders
  • Excellent English language skills
  • System overview: is able to create high level overview & but can deep dive in details of Dangerous Goods
  • Accurate, systematic, and analytical in approach
  • Able to communicate effectively complex technical matters to different stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently/self-propelling
  • Eager to learn and able to self-reflect
  • Customer oriented
  • Continuous Improvement attitude

Context of the position

You will operate within the Development & Engineering (D&E) Safety & Compliance department (responsible for supporting Global Product Safety & Compliance, Process Safety and Environmental Health & Safety at D&E). Because of this overarching responsibility and the link to other safety related competences (product design engineer, EHS), the role of Dangerous Goods Competence will be part of this department.

The Dangerous Goods Competence Lead reports to the Manager of D&E Safety & Compliance, and frequently interacts with team members of D&E Safety, and relevant members of the different sectors.