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Project Leader DUV Machine Conditioning

Research & development

Mechanical engineering

Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Mechanical engineering, Other technical job categories



Introduction to the job

Do you strive to partner with businesses and their customers to achieve their goals and deeply understand their requirements? Are you able to prioritize requirements and reprioritize them as your team moves through sprints? Just how good are your stakeholder management skills? Are you capable of providing a clear point of view and vision on a product for a development team?
Often brainstorming with the development team, our Project Leaders keep customers happy, prioritize issues, manage both internal and external stakeholders and lastly, keep the vision of the product intact. Would you like to be a part of the state-of-the art technology innovation happening at ASML? If so, then a job as a Project leaders within ASML’s DUV Machine Conditioning Team may be right for you!

Job Mission
The Project Leader is responsible for maximizing the value of the product for ASML and the customer. They steer the Development Team(s) to ensure the products generated are meeting, if not exceeding, the customers’ expectations.

Role and responsibilities

The Project Leader is the “middle man” between the customer and development teams. They often act as mini-CEOs. They ensure business critical and priority features are delivered to meet customer expectations across program increments.

Tangibly, they are responsible for managing the Product Backlog for their team, which entails, however is not limited to:

  • Clearly expressing and prioritizing Product Backlog items to best achieve goals and missions;
  • Balancing external business and internal ASML interests in this priority setting;
  • Ensuring and reviewing the value of the work the Development Team performs;
  • Securing relevant stakeholders are managed and expectations are aligned;
  • Ensuring that the Product Backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all, and shows what the Scrum Team will work on next;
  • Ensuring the Development Team understands items in the Product Backlog to the level needed to develop and deliver them;
  • Is held accountable for all work done and contributed by the Development Team
  • Alignment with end-users (internal customers / stakeholders).

Education and experience

The applicant should hold a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar
Certification as Project Leader is preferable.


Minimum 3 years of experience in the field of high-tech system development with a proven track record of leadership / managerial skills
Preferable prior experience as a Product Owner in an agile environment
Experience in working in and leading of multi-disciplinary teams.


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:

  • Strong stakeholder management skills;
  • Strong communicator;
  • Act like an entrepreneur;
  • Be able to maintain a helicopter view;
  • Open to change and knowledge gain;
  • Willingness to take responsibility.

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

Project Leaders take control of the autonomous teams, teams are part of scaled Agile organization. They are responsible for maximizing the value of their product and the work of the development team. Product owners report directly to the Development Project Manager or Chief Project leader.

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