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Group Manager Factory Automation

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering



Introduction to the job

Can you lead, coach and inspire a team of software and engineering professionals? Do you have the vision to constantly nurture and shape that team to guarantee next year’s challenges will be not just met, but wholeheartedly surpassed? Do you like to challenge yourself and your team and are flexible enough to adapt to new challenges as they come along? If so, then you’re maybe the group lead we are looking for!

Role and responsibilities

Job Mission
As Group Leader in ASML’s Machine Control & Infrastructure (MCI) department you will be active in the area of high level control and data access software of complex lithographic machines. So obviously you will need excellent technical skills. But it’s not just your own performance that you must optimize.
Central to your role as Group Leader is your insight into the different skill sets and motivational factors of each individual member of your team. This insight is essential, because it will enable you to correctly align targets with personalities and thereby optimize your team’s day-to-day performance. You will also need a technical vision of what will be required in the near future. This will enable you to set-out and navigate a roadmap of required expertise and thereby ensure that ASML will continue to push the boundaries of software development in years to come. Undoubtedly, this is a major challenge, but one that comes with the rich feelings of pride, accomplishment and team spirit.

Job Description
You will manage part of the development of Factory Automation scanner system interfaces by leading a team of software engineers and architects. You will interact with internal and external customers and stakeholders, but most importantly, you will optimize the contribution of each member of your team by focusing and building on each member’s individual strengths. Your group works in a SAFe Agile Release Train for almost 2 years, together with teams of three adjacent groups in the department.

Main responsibilities:
- Managing a group of about ~20-25 FTE of professionals being responsible for people, process and product.
- Define an implement resource roadmaps for the group; hiring, onboarding and coaching team members.
- Agree targets with the best-suited person(s) for the job.
- Coach group members in their job and optimize their personal growth.
- Create, maintain and validate enabling technologies and competencies.
- Agree on overall development targets for the group.
- End responsible the quality of the deliverables.
- Cooperate with other ASML departments to ensure on-time and on-budget competitive products.

Education and experience

University level degree in Computer Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering or related technical field with explicit experience in software development.
At least 10 years of experience in developing software solutions in an industrial production environment. A profound engineering background, combined with several years of hands-on project management involving direct customer contact. Having prior experience as a people manager in a high-tech R&D environment is a plus.


- Flexible, pragmatic, sharp and determined.
- Ability to provide direction and motivate a team of professionals
- Highly motivated team player with excellent social, coordination and communication skills.
- Ability to think and act on a strategic level.
- Driving innovation
- In-depth Quality mindset
- Fluent in English.
- Entrepreneurial spirit

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

Context of the position
Within ASML, the sector Development & Engineering (D&E) is responsible for the development of ASML products. Within this sector the department Machine Control & Infrastructure (MCI) is responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of the high level control and data access software of the complex lithographic machines. ASML creates high tech machines; software engineers from MCI are facing several aspects of production control, data management and interface control.
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.
What is working at ASML like?
Check this out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXpAMguP-vQ