Quality Manager Digital Data Platform

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering



Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00258694-295

Introduction to the job

Are you eager to apply your management skills in a challenging high tech environment? Are you challenged by driving quality in a team of highly skilled technical people with a design focus? Do you have affinity with design processes in a technical environment? Then this job position could be your stepping stone to further develop yourself in an interesting ASML career.

Our mission is to support and strengthen technology development by ensuring and improving Quality Control, reducing risks, driving Improvement and Quality Assurance providing insight on D&E processes and deliverables with a predictable outcome. With a continuous growing demand for faster delivery of latest technology, good Quality and reliability becomes more and more challenging. This means that the quality of our products must increase. We do this by monitoring and driving product Quality through the complete process from idea to customer acceptance (Quality control), securing process adherence and implement lessons learned (Quality assurance) and continuously improve our WoW (Quality improvement).

The position is part of Business Line Applications, Business Unit Digital Platform & Services (DPS), Development & Engineering Digital Data Platform (DDP). The Q Manager will be a member Quality & Integration department to align the quality improvement projects and facilitate leverage with Q activities in the rest of ASML.
DPS is responsible for the digital platform and data foundation roadmap for our customers and ASML. DPS will focus on topics like common digital platform deployed at customer, ASML servers, cloud or a hybrid of both server and cloud, end-to-end secure data management, an applications foundation on the platform to rapidly build applications and integrated (cross domain) analytics functions for our customers and own engineering community.

Role and responsibilities

  • Defines and aligns the department’s quality vision and strategy
  • Providing regular reporting on process adherence and quality status of product and project, to Department Manager, Function Owners, Group Leaders and Project Leaders.
  • Improve responsiveness to customer interest of the department by closing the customer-feedback loops to the development teams SAFe (ART), RTE and CPO.
  • Defines, Executes and reports on process improvement projects (i.e.: Continuous Integration) as part of the quality strategy at department level.
  • Leads/participates in project teams in analyzing process gaps, identifies improvements, supports implementation and secures consolidation within the department. Makes the improvement proposal measurable. Process improvement proposals are based on analyses of measured data, and are fact based.

Education and experience

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Applied Physics, Software / Electrical / Mechanical / Mechatronic Engineering or (technical) Quality management.
  • More than 3 years of work experience in technically-driven international organization(s), preferably within a development environment.
  • Experience as project manager, program manager or line/quality manager.
  • Experienced in quality methods and tools like e.g., 6 Sigma, value stream analysis, 5 Why’s analysis, Kaizen, brainstorming sessions, problem solving techniques, FMEA, 8D , Ishikawa diagrams.
  • if possible: Knowledgeable in international quality standards (ISO9001), process assessments and audits.


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:

  • Ability to manage complex relationships between various professional disciplines and organizational levels from engineer to VP.
  • Excellent stakeholder management and team leader skills, able to collaborate across all levels of the organization with an open attitude.
  • Excellent ability to manage change with the ability to overcome resistance and persist in achieving mission.
  • Strong communication skills, good listener, with the ability to present information verbally and in written format.
  • Self-propelling - learning & (Quality) improvement mindset and change management.
  • Hands-on mentality to get the job done.
  • Drive for continuous improvement; making use of the lessons learned.
  • Strong analytical ability with a pragmatic attitude.
  • Good knowledge of English.

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

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.
An assessment will be part of the recruitment process.

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