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Data Governance Business Lead

Logistics & supply chain management

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Logistics & supply chain management


3-7 years



Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management




Do you like to work as an advisor with a strong affinity for data governance within (product) data management. Are you keen to work in a data-driven environment within a high-tech global enterprise? Are you challenged by working in such an environment and while doing so striving for the highest possible (data) quality and essentially making great business impact through that. If so, then this might be the right opportunity for you!

Job Mission

ASML strives to become ‘best-in-class’ in operational excellence. We as a department enable ASML to be in control of product master data (model) as the foundation for efficient business execution, at any point in time.

You are responsible to drive and secure product data quality within the product domain for ASML by leading and managing multidisciplinary data governance boards and actively participating in business improvement projects, ensuring adherence to the data framework and governance.

Secure data quality through adherence to data framework and governance by managing data governance boards.

Job Description

1. Lead and manage data governance boards, which are multidisciplinary teams across business processes and IT, to enable and support business process owners to achieve their data roadmap, and drive adherence to master data quality, meta data quality and data maturity targets.

2. Challenge the master data management vision and mission and contribute to the corporate data strategy and tactical (managerial and controlling) and operational (execution of data maintenance) processes.

3. Contribute to data improvements, projects and programs, ensuring data governance is embedded.

4. Define and maintain the data framework in order to improve the data quality:

• Complete and further improve business data model, including standards and ownership.
• Optimize data processes with business and IT.
• Embed roles and responsibilities in the organization.
• Define data metrics and reporting dashboards.

5. Support the creation & maintenance of data definitions & checks by aligning with business stakeholders as a single point of contact.

6. Review and analyze impact of change requests on the data framework.

7. Execute audits on adherence to the data framework and on data creation and maintenance processes.

8. Contribute to gathering business process requirements into both transactional data and master data requirements towards IT.

9. Contribute to monitoring data quality and maturity (reports and KPIs).

10. Participate in a network with peer experts in external companies, keeping knowledge on master data framework and governance up to date to achieve business objectives.

11. Govern, create, and maintain ASML DGC (on Collibra) platform structure.

12. Govern meta data and ensure the according implementation.


Bachelor or Masters in information technology, business management or related field.


The data governance business lead preferably has 7+ years’ working experience and has knowledge or has been trained in these expertise areas:

  • Supply chain management.
  • (Product master) Data management with a focus on governance.
  • Understanding how governance is embedded within global enterprises.
  • Understanding of data architecture(s) and understanding of data modelling.
  • Knowledge on product data model and the different types.
  • (Product master) Data quality management.
  • MS office (Excel/Access).
  • Reporting, metrics and KPIs.
  • SAP (or ERP) applications, SAP MDG, SAP Data Services, Collibra.
  • Change management / configuration management (CMII) is a pre.

Personal skills

  • Able to navigate between strategic, tactical and operational levels.
  • Understanding the business, IT and operations side of the story.
  • Able to communicate complex information clearly and concisely.
  • Able to work independently and also to collaborate across the organization.
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Result driven. Drive for improvement. Stress resistant.
  • Analytical mindset in data and process.
  • Pro-active attitude.
  • Familiar with LEAN and SCRUM.

Context of the position

The Data Governance Business Lead is part of the data governance business lead team and part of the master data management & status accounting department. The department manages global product related data, enabling ASML to achieve high data quality leading to operational excellence by supporting time to profitability. It manages data governance boards for ASML’s manufacturing, supply chain management, finance and procurement departments. In this context the data governance business lead established and secures the governance structure involving a wide group of stakeholders and drives quality of material master data in the ASML ERP system to enable ASML’s global operational activities.

Other information

The Master Data Management organization is an industry-leading organization, responsible for ensuring material availability to ASML’s factories and customers. Our DNA contains customer focus, concurrent engineering, virtual integration plus the ability to thrive in a volatile market, accelerate the supply chain and deliver creative solutions. Plans are made up to four years ahead while customer requirements and system bill of materials can change at any time. Any break in material availability can have an unacceptable impact for our customers. So, with all our highly talented, educated and motivated people, we must proactively identify and solve potential issues by working closely together with our technical departments and customers while actively managing an extensive supplier base.

Check for more information our website www.asml.com