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Team Lead Packaging & Transport systems

Research & development

Mechanical engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development

Work Experience

8+ years

Job Category

Mechanical engineering



Job ID: J-00274496-530

Introduction to the job

Join our Handling & Transport technology (H&TT) team today! Become a specialist in packaging and transport systems of high end machine parts and modules. This delicate job is covering all the packaging and transport systems designs that are required from the first assembly of the machine in the cleanroom in Veldhoven, all the way to installation, servicing and upgrading our machines at customer plants all over the world.

Role and responsibilities

In the position of Team Lead Packaging and Transport Systems, you and your team are key contributors to the Mechanical Architecture of our ASML systems. The goal of the H&TT department is to develop and maintain handling and transport solutions for ASML’s products and related goods over their full life cycle. Within H&TT, the packaging team specifically is responsible for the development of packaging and transport system for safe, reliable, efficient and cost-effective transport and installation of ASML systems and modules. As a Team Lead you’ll drive the efficiency of your people, processes and products, by using your technical, communication and teambuilding skills. As a Team Lead your responsibilities are:

  • Supervisor of packaging coordinators or an engineering team ( ~ 5 to 10 people)
  • To own and maintain the team plan/resource plan (packaging) and discuss it with the (junior) project leads
  • Ensure tasks are delivered as planned with the right quality.
  • Ensure ways of working/best practice are used by engineers. Connect the team members to the relevant Design & Engineering processes.
  • Support project coordinators & designers with technical issues and reviews.
  • Together with Group Leaders: steer, support and coach team members (onboarding, wellbeing, training, development, talent management, ambition, succession planning)
  • Contribute to short- and long-term capacity team plan (supporting the group leader)
  • Setting priorities for the team in collaboration with stakeholders
  • Perform and support recruitment activities
  • Perform People performance of team members (continuous conversation, yearly target setting, mid-year review and end-year reviews (incl. ranking))

Education and experience

  • Master in Mechanical Engineering or a similar technical master degree.
  • 8 - 10 years working experience in relevant field
  • Experience in management in a technical high-tech environment.
  • Several years of experience in a multidisciplinary technical environment.
  • Experienced in coaching and leading teams
  • Experienced with project planning & resource management
  • Broad knowledge in the area of mechanics, safety, ergonomics and logistics.


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:

  • Recognized as leader within group
  • Stakeholder management
  • Able to manage complexity
  • Strong planning and aligning skills
  • Decision quality
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Drives Results
  • Collaboration
  • Mentor & Coach
  • Effective Communication

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 group Handling Tools & Transport Systems (H&T) is part of Development & Engineering group (D&E) and is part of the Mechanical Development cluster (MDEV) within ASML. The H&T group is responsible for the specification, definition, realization and qualification of all handling and transport tools and packaging for ASML machines. You will be reporting to the Group leader.

This position may require access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

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