Senior Development & Engineering Process Architect

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands

Job ID: J-00251553-008

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:

  • Structuringthe D&E Process framework, according the BPM guidelines of ASML.
  • Overseemodelling of processes to ensure the integrity of the framework
  • Supportin assessing and releasing processes with the process owner or delegate.
  • Identifygaps in processes and provide improvements to the process owner.
  • Drivefor peer-to-peer process reviews, including support of internal andexternal audits.
  • Maintainthe D&E process competence network.
  • Maintainthe D&E Process convention rule set.
  • Coordinatingthe D&E Process improvements, provide process release notes.

Education and experience

BScor 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 internationalorganization(s).
Experiencein High Capital, Low Volume markets is a plus.
Proventrack record in initiating and facilitating changes in processes a qualityorganization and influencing senior stakeholders without direct authority.
Experiencewith project management methodologies or Scrum/Agile way of working.
Experiencewith ARIS as a business process modeling platform is highly valued, butnot required.


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:

Excellentanalytical skills, both “helicopter view” and eye for detail.
Excellentcommunication and presentation skills, being able to convince acrossdisciplines and management layers.
Excellentchange management skills.
Excellentorganizational, 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

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.

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