Safety Cultural Change Lead

Research & development

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Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



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Published: 9 days ago Job ID: req33574

Introduction to the job

The Development & Engineering (D&E) Safety & Compliance department, as part of the D&E Quality & Continuous Improvement Cluster, is responsible for supporting Global Product Safety & Compliance, Procedure Safety and Environmental Health & Safety at D&E. The D&E business function is responsible for process and product development within ASML and is mainly located in Veldhoven, Wilton and San Diego (US) and consists of approximately 11.000 employees.
Within D&E Safety & Compliance, we facilitate & ensure that ASML is developing products that comply to regulations and customer requirements.

Role and responsibilities

As part of our drive to ‘future-proof’ our products, ASML aims to comply with legislation on product safety. Driven by D&E objectives, a mature (safety) cultural awareness is required for this.
To achieve these goals, the Improvement Program develops continuous improvement Safety & Compliance projects and Safety Culture & Awareness projects from feasibility to deployment to pro-actively meet (customer/country) compliance legislation, regulation and guidelines. Additionally (safety) cultural awareness, also on global scale, is being developed towards an independent level.
Your role is to successfully and pro-actively drive the program and project to a next level.

Key Activities

  • Contribute to safety culture & awareness mission, vision and strategy
  • Develop a 3-5 years direction and roadmap for safety culture & awareness (hein program, DuPont cultural maturity program)
  • Safety awareness content development (take-over from co-developer)
  • Development of a global communications plan
  • Global deployment and data analysis
  • Auditing at D&E cluster- and department level

Position in the organization
The Safety Cultural Change Manager / Project Lead functionally reports to the global Program Manager of the Safety & Compliance Program – Safety Culture & Awareness Program.
The direct reporting line is to the Manager D&E Improvement Program within the D&E Safety & Compliance department / part of the D&E Quality & Continuous Improvement Cluster.

Education and experience

  • Master degree with a Psychological background (specialized on behavior)
  • Cultural change knowledge and experience. Furthermore Safety awareness knwoledge is preferred;
  • Change management and trainer skills
  • Experience in people and project management;
  • 5 to 10 years of experience a in high-tech product development environment


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.
To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

  • Team player with excellent communication (all levels), coordination and influencing skills
  • Negotiation specialist at all levels
  • Eager to learn and ability to self-reflect
  • Ability to build stakeholder relations
  • Discrete, independent self-propelling and showing initiative

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.

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