Lean Deployment Lead Manufacturing Service


In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands



Work Experience

10-15 years

Educational Background

Other technical backgrounds

Remote Work


Time Type

Full time

Job ID: J-00264198

Introduction to the job

The Lean team drives and supports the Manufacturing Services organization in becoming Operational Excellent as a means to realize the Manufacturing Services Business goals. As the Manager of the Lean team you will be the trusted partner for the business managers, guiding them through this major change transformation. 

The Manufacturing Services Staff embraced the concepts of Hoshin Kanri, Daily Management and Structured Problem Solving supported by Lean leadership behavior

The Lean Manager reports to the Manager Operational Excellence within the Organizational Excellence department of the Manufacturing Services. The Lean Manager is responsible for all Lean deployment aspects within this sector. He or she drives the deployment and supports and guides teams and leaders with implementing the daily management system, coaches them in developing problem solving techniques and Lean leaders behavior. As a Lean Manager, you will respectfully challenge the status quo and act as a role model for Lean thinking.

Role and responsibilities

- Lead a team of Lean Change Agents

- Driving the business performance impact of the Lean program (A3’s, 4C’s, Breakthrough Initiatives).

- Developing the Lean Roadmap and Organizational Excellence capabilities of the organization (training, coaching, challenge on Lean principles and being a catalyst in driving the change)

- Be role model in adapting Lean principles and coach on Lean behavior

- The holder of this position also contributes to ASML’s System of Mastering Lean by improving the Lean standards used within the Lean team and ASML.

- Challenge your colleagues adapting the Lean principles in our own team

- Improve our daily operations and participates in strategic steps

Education and experience

-       Master’s degree, industrial engineering is a pre

-       Fundamental knowledge of Lean principles.

-       The position also requires experience in both project & change management skills. (i.e. event planning, execution & follow up).

We are looking to hire a candidate that has approximately 5-8 years of experience in leading a Lean team within a Manufacturing and/or Internal logistics environment with proven experiences in Lean Deployment, Change Management and facilitation/training/coaching experience.


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:

-       The ability to enthuse and inspire colleagues in Lean Thinking as a business necessity;

-       Strong communications skills; 

-       Can easily connect with different levels in the organization 

-       Good presentation skills; can motivate and influence people; 

-       Has the potential to use a range of different influencing techniques (influencing without power);

-       Fluent spoken and written English required;

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.

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