9 days ago - req20494

Sustainability Project Leader

Research & development

Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Other technical job categories




ASML brings 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 to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. We can only do so by using the real strength of ASML, the employee. We are proud of who we are, of our achievements, how we accomplish these achievements.
Do you take the lead in driving multidisciplinary projects to successful delivery? Do you see the big picture without missing important details? Then we want to get in touch with you.

Job Mission

In the position of Sustainability Project Leader New Product Introductions (NPI) projects you and your team take responsibility for exploring and initiating re-use and waste reduction opportunities in the New Product Introductions.
You take end-to-end responsibility for defining, executing and release for volume of re-use opportunities within the assigned NPI projects. You drive the team to analyze module roadmaps, investigate and challenge the need for change and/or redesign of a module. With your team you define the work packages and requirements for the module projects to maximize re-use and minimize waste as a result of a new product introduction. You align these requirements, work packages, needed budgets and resources with the module project leads for execution in the module projects and support the module projects with the volume release of these re-use opportunities.
You will also capture the learnings related to process, tooling, documentation and design guidelines within each project and support to embed them into the standing organization.

Job Description

-With your Development & Engineering (D&E) core team (Mechanical development, Electrical development, Machine Conditioning, Optics) initiate sustainable opportunities by preparing business cases and defining new work packages for module teams.
-You define risk mitigation plans and proposals to optimize introduction scenarios to prevent excess & obsolescence and align them with the Business Lines and relevant sectors.
-Organize technical assessments with the module teams and definition of sustainability requirements.
-Work intensively with manufacturing, suppliers and supply chain management to ensure pilot release testing of the proposed sustainability opportunities and a smooth transition to volume production.
-You interact with module project leaders on technical content, capacity reservation and planning.
-Create and maintain project plans and proactively drive project realization.
-Align on priorities, content and resources with your architect and competence lead.
-Report Excess & Obsolescence heatmap and re-use savings to the product team and in progress reviews and drive for risks responds namely re-use.
-Act as transformational leader, capture and embed learnings on technical content, sustainability processes and reporting.


MSc or BSc in technical/industrial engineering or technical business administration.


->3 years of experience in project management of complex technical projects cooperating with technical professionals.
->5 years of experience in developing, integrating, testing and realization of volume production for complex multidisciplinary products, preferably high tech production equipment.
-Solid technical background (both theoretical and practical) in one or more of the following hardware disciplines: mechatronics, mechanics, electronics, optics or machine conditioning.
-Affinity with managing integral business processes in fast growing and dynamic business environments.

Personal skills

-Ability to plan and set priorities.
-Capable in dealing with resistance and influencing without power.
-Self-assured, capable of convincing people, also at higher management levels.
-Excellent interpersonal skills, work pleasantly with people with differing backgrounds and in different departmental and geographical cultures; at various hierarchical levels
-Think broad, learn fast, take responsibility, act decisive and show critical sense.
-Strong communicator in English.
-Pragmatic and a pro-active initiating attitude.

Context of the position

The D&E Sustainability department is part of the cross sector sustainability cluster. The mission of the sustainability department is to:
-Accelerate leaning on lifetime and failure modes of products, re-use processes and design guidelines to enable re-use
-Reduce cost within our operations
-Eliminate waste
-To collectively contribute to ASML’s circular economy and sustainability goals.
-You will report to the D&E sustainability department manager and the sustainability Project Cluster Manager.

Other information

Please submit your resume and cover letter when applying for this position.