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Senior Development & Engineering Process Architect

Research & development

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In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

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Introduction to the job

Are you an experienced business process architect specialized in design, innovation and product generation processes? Can you apply your experience to improve the Development & Engineering (D&E) processes towards an E2E business process? Do you enjoy the challenge of teaming up with the stakeholders in the process and make the D&E processes more effective? Do you have the ability to be the connecting factor between our process competence and process owners and users? If so, then we can offer you an attractive position as Senior D&E Process Architect. A great opportunity for your professional and personal growth at the heart of the ASML innovation engine!

Role and responsibilities

As D&E Process Architect, you will take responsibility for structuring and modeling the D&E processes into the E2E concept. You will be supported by business process analysts and work within the guidelines of the ASML Business Process Modeling (BPM) community. The D&E Development process framework will be used as a baseline to guide the engineering community in their day-to-day work. Special focus will be required on identifying communication of processes and their changes through knowledge management and learning.

A second area of responsibility is to contribute to the creation of the D&E process management competence. This process competence team will become the center of process excellence in D&E.

As a Process Architect you execute the Competence vision and strategy. You contribute to having the process competence available and mature for D&Es’ development process. Together with stakeholders of the process in the D&E clusters you secure that the processes fit into the D&E E2E process flow. You ensure that lessons learned are considered and translated into process improvements.

Activities drill down to:

  • Structuring the D&E Process framework, according the BPM guidelines of ASML.
  • Oversee modelling of processes to ensure the integrity of the framework
  • Support in assessing and releasing processes with the process owner or delegate.
  • Identify gaps in processes and provide improvements to the process owner.
  • Drive for peer-to-peer process reviews, including support of internal and external audits.
  • Maintain the D&E process competence network.
  • Maintain the D&E Process convention rule set.
  • Coordinating the D&E Process improvements, provide process release notes.

Education and experience

  • BSc or MSc in Business Administration or any other technical domain.
  • (Master) Black Belt – certification is a plus.
  • 10+ years of work experience in complex technology and international organization(s).
  • Experience in High Capital, Low Volume markets is a plus.
  • Proven track record in initiating and facilitating changes in processes a quality organization and influencing senior stakeholders without direct authority.
  • Experience with project management methodologies or Scrum/Agile way of working.
  • Experience with ARIS as a business process modeling platform is highly valued, but not required.


  • Excellent analytical skills, both “helicopter view” and eye for detail.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, being able to convince across disciplines and management layers.
  • Excellent change management skills.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and team building skills.

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Other information

Would you like to be part of the ASML Development & Engineering (D&E) organization, home of a world-class engineering community focused on high tech new product development? For the D&E organization, we will redesign the development processes towards an End to End (E2E) process. In addition, the D&E process management competence will be set up to drive improving and maintaining the processes.

D&E is the largest sector in the ASML organization with approximately 10,000 employees. Excellence in hardware and software engineering is a powerful combination in D&E, enabling ASML to create some of the world’s most complex machines. You will report directly to the D&E Group Leader ‘D&E PGP Processes’ as part of the Processes & Learning Department within the Quality and Continuous Improvement Cluster. The primary internal interfaces are the process owners or -delegates, other stakeholders in the D&E Clusters like Quality Managers, process improvement teams, as well as members of the ‘D&E PGP Processes’ team.

This position requires access to U.S. controlled technology, as defined in the United States Export Administration Regulations. Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such U.S. controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access U.S. controlled technology.