D&E Quality Manager Machine Conditioning DUV Scanner & Apps

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands

Job ID: J-00263089-201

Introduction to the job

Are you eager to apply your leadership skills in a challenging high tech environment? Are you challenged by driving quality in a team of technical people with a design focus?Do you have affinity with development and risk management processes in a technical environment? Then this job position could fit you perfectly

Role and responsibilities

As Quality Manager in the Machine Conditioning DUV Scanner & APPS department, you take responsibility of defining, aligning, and the execution of the quality strategy and roadmap of that department to bring product and process quality to the next level. You drive operational performance and lead organization development and process improvements to improve customer satisfaction, ensure product compliance, and meeting the quality targets of the department.

  • Defines and aligns the MC DUV scanner & APPS department’s quality strategy and quality plan as member of the department management staff and ensures execution thereof
  • In project execution, identify Product Generation Process (PGP) quality risks and drive them to resolution
    Identify and monitor critical to quality parameters in product performance in supply chain, manufacturing, and customer environment
  • Drive the root cause analysis of issues and define structural preventive solutions, typically by process improvement or knowledge sharing
  • Act as change agent to establish the right quality culture and ownership for delivering excellent products
  • Work together with the Machine Conditioning Quality team to co-create the cluster Quality strategy and plan by providing input from department into cluster and Development & Engineering (D&E) Quality roadmap and vice versa
  • Be the “go to person’ in the Machine Conditioning cluster for all quality issues and work together with the experts in the organization
  • Train and/or coach people in quality competences
  • Facilitate closed loop processes enabling continuous improvement and support a learning organization
  • Drive implementation and execution of Quality Processes and supporting tools
  • Organize, be involved in, and support Quality Audits and “go Gemba” and ensure appropriate follow up

Education and experience


Master/Doctorate degree in Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering or Applied Physics or any other technical oriented study with relevant experience in the field of Quality Management.


  • ~8 years of relevant work experience with at least 3 years of work experience in technically-driven international organization(s) and within a development environment
  • Experience as quality manager, or as quality engineer and project/program manager
  • Experienced in quality methods and tools like e.g., 6 Sigma, value stream analysis, 5xWhy’s analysis, Kaizen, problem solving techniques, FMEA, 8D , Ishikawa diagrams
  • Experienced in developing and maintaining business processes, especially processes used in a development and engineering 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:

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of project management principles, methods, and tools and experience as a project manager
  • Knowledge of change management principles, methods, and tools and experience as a change manager
  • Experience in auditing, international quality standards, and (development) process assessments

Personal skills

  • Ability to build and manage complex relationships between various professional disciplines and organizational levels
  • Excellent stakeholder management and team leader skills, able to collaborate across all levels of the organization with an open attitude, able to influence without formal power
  • Strong communication skills, good listener, with the ability to present information verbally and in written format
  • Excellent ability to manage change with the ability to overcome resistance and persist in achieving mission
  • 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
  • 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

The Development & Engineering Machine Conditioning cluster is critical in securing the right environment in the ASML products, dealing with regulatory compliance, assuring product quality, cleanliness, lifetime, vacuum and potentially dangerous gasses. Hence quality is critical to our cluster to support and strengthen technology development whilst managing risks, driving product and process improvements and assuring that by following agreed Development & Engineering processes we deliver Technical Product Data, Industrialization information and products with a predictable and qualitative outcome.

With a continuous growing demand for faster delivery of latest technology, the relevance of good quality, compliance and reliable designs becomes more and more essential. This means that our processes must be effective and efficient, by keeping it simple, with clear ownership, roles and responsibilities and easily explainable. The quality team enables this by implementing quality principles, monitoring execution and driving continuous improvements.

The Quality Manager in the Machine Conditioning DUV & APPS department will report to the Cluster Quality Manager and will work closely with the manager of the department that covers the development of the DUV scanner and of the products in the Applications Business line.

Next to this the Quality Manager will work with the other Machine Conditioning Quality Managers to drive quality in the organization and being the change agent to bring the department and cluster overall to a higher quality level. This includes also to coach/facilitate line managers and project managers with regard to quality matters and being the subject matter expert on quality methods, tools, initiatives and quality improvement in the various departmental groups.

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