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Project Lead Manufacturing


Mechanical engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands



Job Category

Mechanical engineering



Job ID: J-00270164-849

Introduction to the job

The holder of this position reports to the Groups Lead Wafer Stage and primary supports a Wafer Stage test stations (Test-Rig). (S)he manages the delivery of a module from start preparation up until delivery to the internal customer. This also includes after care, meaning staying in contact with the internal customer. Focus areas are NPI preparation and Continuous Improvement for the complete scope of Quality, Lead Time and Cost. (S)he involves Team Leader, Production Planners, Production Engineers, First Line Support (FLS) and development representatives.

Role and responsibilities

To realize a “WorldClass” effective and efficient implementation and execution of themanufacturing process with high quality standards and short cycle timesdriven by continuously improving ASML’sprocesses and products;
To ensure‘release for volume’ of a highly critical, but not yet mature product.

Management: Secure the Move Rate Capability of the Wafer Stage Test Facilities and monitor the Move Rate actual. Support the Team Leaders in coaching a team of engineers. Represent the Customer in team of engineers, but a also represent the team outside Wafer Stage test.

Output: Realize the planned output of all deliverables of production, conform plan. Initiate escalations to help the team in realizing the delivery goals. Evaluate the module finishes and together with Factory Project Leads determine further improvements.

Planning: Is responsible for detailed production planning and supervises progress within quality, delivery time and cost objectives;
Indicates, initiates and drives actions to improve production processes and/or the products;
Takes part in project activities related to the introduction of new products in production;
Owns module configuration and guards administration (open issues, tests out of spec list, SAP, etc.);
Communicates and ensures proper transfer of the module / service to the internal customer.

Education and experience

Higher Vocational level (HBO) on specific technical area.

Experience in production management and LEAN;

Experience in a complex working environment;

Experience in improvement projects (A3 projects).


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:

·High quality and safety standard;

·Good communicator (in at least Dutch and English);

·Great networking skills, both among peers as well as ‘below’ and ‘above’ and therefor able to successfully act on different levels within the organization;

·Strong personality;

·Independent and pro-active;

·Decision maker (priority setting and delegating tasks);

·Service oriented and customer focus;

·Solution driven but flexible and open to different approaches to one solution;

·Analytical and persistent in acting on available information;

Able to deal with stressful situations

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

·Day shift operation;

·Flexible in working hours and available for call out;

·Partly in clean room environment.


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