30+ days ago - req5195

Product Change Leader

Logistics & supply chain management

Logistics & supply chain management

Other technical job categories

Mechanical engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Logistics & supply chain management


3-7 years



Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management, Other technical job categories, Mechanical engineering




Can you visualize yourself as a light in our changing machine? Driving the process for impact analysis with a complete business case, implementation planning and monitor actual implementation of changes at customers, factories and suppliers? Then,this might be the right job opportunity for you!

Job Mission

Fast market introduction of ASML’s newest technologies requires a high level of product integrity throughout their lifecycle to enable affordable microelectronics. New hardware and changes on hardware are requested on daily basis for our products. A smooth implementation of these changes is crucial for our business. It is your responsibility to deliver solid product changes with a multidisciplinary team and at the same time embed (hands on) our new change process in the organization.

Job Description

Make the difference in the efficiency and profitability of ASML by coordinating product change requests through the product life cycle.

Tactically facilitate our product change process, apply your configuration management experience and your ability to influence people.

You help our cross sector teams, on operational level, to protect the business of ASML against uncontrolled and unplanned changes while balancing speed and quality.

Main responsibilities:
- Manage quality of change implementation plans while optimizing implementation cost and planning
- Manage quality of impact analysis of changes, to minimize processing time and reliable planning
- Organize and chair cross sector project change control board for impact analysis, planning and disposition of changes
- Recognize and advise on scope of change requests (scope control, new or update change)
- Coordinate and coach cross-sector project team on the product change process
- Monitor and control the implementation of approved changes
- Monitor and give feedback on changes being processed according agreed [email protected] policy
- Be involved in embedding improvements delivered from [email protected] roadmap on operational level
- Contribute to development of [email protected]


MSc degree


- At least 5 years’ work experience of which at least2 years’ experience in new product introductions
- Requires combination of specialist (Configuration Management) and project management skills
- Appliance of organizational change management techniques
- Proven analytical and conceptual skills combined with business sense
- Know upstream impact of changes (e.g. logistics, operation, customer support)
- Proven experience in managing multiple changes, configurations and their dependencies
- Configuration Management certification (CMII module 1-6) is preferred.

Personal skills

• Natural leader, in providing structure, prioritization and decisiveness
• Persistent and persuasive towards results in an emphatic and pragmatic manner
• Motivational, energetic, pro-active attitude and drive for improvement
• Sensitive on value of relations: entrepreneur,networker, facilitator, team player
• Strong communicator who can influence without power
• Good presentation skills
• Eager to learn and able to self-reflect

Context of the position

Since the start of 2017 a Configuration Management (CM) organization is in place within ASML. This organization is governed by the CM Board, with executives across the sectors of ASML. You work together with other Change Catalysts on different levels in the organization, project leaders, cross sector stakeholders. Support is provided by CM experts, trainers and management to achieve the perfect configurations throughout the organization of ASML.