Manager Technical Competences Corporate Real Estate

Real estate and facilities management

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Real estate and facilities management

Work Experience

10-15 years

Educational Background

Other non-technical backgrounds



Remote Work


Time Type

Full time

NEW Job ID: J-00266447

Introduction to the job

ASML is a high-tech company and leading supplier to the semiconductor industry. We manufacture complex lithography machines used by chip manufacturers to produce integrated circuits or computer chips. What we do is at the heart of all electronic devices that inform, entertain and connect us. More than 17,000 employees develop and manufacture key components for ASML lithography systems at our facilities in the Netherlands.

It is essential that ASML's property, plant and equipment, buildings, real estate and services are maintained at a consistently high level in order to further develop our worldwide facilities and the significant growth targets associated with that. The Corporate Real Estate (CRE) organization is a centralized department which is responsible for CRE activities worldwide, serving >30,000 employees. 

Role and responsibilities

As the manager Competence & Quality you are responsible for the development & performance of the Competence & Quality team within CRE Facilities & Maintenance.
The team consists of about 15 technical professionals, responsible for competence development in their respective areas of expertise as well as being the functional owner of the technical facility/utility/plant systems in the Netherlands. The purpose of the team is on the one hand to provide expert knowledge and technical standardization globally and on the other hand to properly manage our assets in the Netherlands for the mid to long term, hence ensuring business continuity, reliability and availability, sustainability, security, asset safety, etc. – all aligned with our customer roadmaps and CRE strategy. The team provides crucial inputs into the utility master plans and resulting capital investment programs, collaborates with both the maintenance organization as well as the project teams, and is heavily involved in the definition of requirements as well as commissioning and acceptance activities related to projects.
The manager Change & Standardization is responsible for resource planning and ensuring capacity to manage programs, commissioning and other activities within the boundaries of quality, time and cost. This requires both technical knowledge, stakeholder management skills, and entrepreneurial skills such as ownership, decision making skills and perseverance.
You will report into the Director CRE Facilities & Maintenance and are part of the F&M management team.

Your tasks


  • Ensure competence development in all relevant areas of expertise.

  • Ensure that required expert knowledge is being made available where needed, in projects as well as operations, and playing a leading role in relevant communities of practice, hence sharing knowledge and collaborating with your colleagues from other regions.

  • Ensuring the establishment of performance requirements, deriving strategies, policies, standards, and tooling. You are also responsible for the establishment and maintenance of the Engineering and Design Guideline documents for relevant assets (systems) and ensuring applicability of the guidelines worldwide.

  • Responsible for planning, driving and supporting the implementation of new or changed standards, guidelines and tooling and supporting colleagues at other sites in the translation of standards.

In the Netherlands (regionally), being the functional owner of the technical facility/utility/plant systems.

  • Manage our assets for the mid to long term, hence ensuring business continuity, reliability and availability, sustainability, security, asset safety, etc.

  • Definition of the performance requirements of relevant asset systems.

  • Ensuring the performance of assets, managing the risks related to the assets, effective set-up of assets and an effective cost strategy, resulting in an optimal balance between costs, risk and performance, hence ensuring safety.

  • Ensuring that the assets are reliable to minimize the risk on business disturbance or damage.

  • Continuously improve and optimize the use of the assets enhancing the life cycle, the performance, sustainability, safety, uptime and costs.

  • Definition of the site utility master plans.

  • Conducting (feasibility) studies to optimize performance and capabilities of the assets, supported with analysis, calculations or expert advice and propose projects to upgrade or improve certain aspects of systems or assets in order to improve and meet (changing) requirements from the business, regulations, policies and deliver input for budget, projects and programs.

  • Validate/review (concept) designs, test plans, test results for projects and participate in projects by defining user and technical requirements and acceptance criteria.

  • Manage and delegate work to engineering consultancy companies and provide them with the correct requirements, statement of work and briefing to execute work.


  • For all activities involving the team, ensure alignment with our customer roadmaps and CRE strategy. This includes being continuously informed about changes in the organization and business of ASML to understand needs and predict/anticipate on changes in needs and capacity.

  • Resource planning and ensuring capacity to manage programs, commissioning and other activities within the boundaries of quality, time and cost.

  • Translate strategic themes and opportunities and threats into a vision for asset management for the medium and long term. Determine the strategic objectives and elaborate in a program plan with a roadmap.

  • Explore market opportunities, innovations and consult the market or peer organizations to drive initiatives that support, enhance or elevate CRE F&M quality standards.

  • Act as the end-responsible person and/or in the role of steering committee, senior user, sponsor, quality assurance or project executive in order to give (strategic) directions to project teams.

  • In alignment with CRE Business Partners, inform business stakeholders and CRE F&M teams about impact and progress of projects and programs and ensure coordination between activities.

  • Derive a forward-looking plan and planning for business stakeholders (together with the Business Partner) in order to inform them about planned changes with (possible) impact on their operations.

  • Contribute to strategic reporting and (feasibility) advice substantiated with solid business cases (for example to board, senior leadership, stakeholders of business lines, industrial board etc.).

  • Calculate (or have calculated) business cases for change plans and cost estimates for impact considering balance between risks, performance and costs (TCO).

  • Develop and manage OPEX and investment budget of outsourced/consultancy activities.

Education and experience


  • Completed master's degree in industrial engineering, process engineering, building services engineering, asset management or business administration.


  • At least 5-8 years of relevant experience in a complex (industrial) environment.

  • At least 5 years of experience in management role on strategic level.

  • 5 years of facility management experience, preferably in a comparable environment (industrial/campus/large organization).


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:

  • Analytical and strategic, but also capable to implement tactical solutions with a team (pragmatic); managing complexity.

  • Social skills; emphatic, listening, enthusing, creating room for innovation/creativity, coaching & collaborating.

  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, versus senior and medior management levels, peers, teams, service providers, contractors and consultants.

  • Strong entrepreneurial skills such as ownership, flexibility, stress resistance, decision making skills and perseverance with a keen eye for innovations and vision.

  • Strongly results-orientated with a corresponding sense of responsibility; directs work and ensures accountability.
    Excellent decision-making skills in fast-changing and complex environments, including decision quality and dealing with uncertainties.

  • Strong stakeholder management and negotiation skills.

  • Fluent in spoken and written business 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

We offer

  • A job with a promising future in ASML Netherlands.

  • Flexible structuring of daily work hours.

  • We reward performance with attractive compensation.

  • A varied and innovative work environment in a strong team.

  • We offer you specific opportunities for advanced training and development so that we can realize your professional plans for the future together.

  • Flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes that encourage independent work.

  • We promote team spirit through regular company events.

  • Extensive health and sports offers (e.g. subsidy for sports activities, health days, company doctor, free vaccinations, etc.).

  • A variety of attractive discounts.

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