Team Leader Quality


In a nutshell


Oirschot, Netherlands



Work Experience

4-9 years

Educational Background

Other non-technical backgrounds



Remote Work


Time Type

Full time

Job ID: J-00276324


ASML is a Dutch, innovative high-tech company. ASML is one of the most important manufacturers of machines that are often used in the making of chips. Now, there is a worldwide shortage of chips, which means that technological developments worldwide come to an abrupt halt. The continued production of ASML machines is therefore essential for technological developments.

The Twinscan Factory (TF) is responsible for the production of ASML lithography systems including planning and logistics. A place where we strive to be the role model Lean Factory where quality comes first but where safety goes before all.

Within this sector ASML Motion is responsible for production and qualification of complex, high quality litho-specific linear actuators for the ASML Litho Systems (XT, NXT, NXE, EXE). These systems are built and delivered according to customer requirements, in time and at the right quality. To reach these goals we use the full capability and knowledge of our employees empowering them to excel in their jobs, work as a team and improve every day.

Do you want to be part of our dynamic and innovating working environment and lead a team to further strengthen our manufacturing process? We might be looking for you! 

In the role, the task is to lead and inspire a sub team within Engineering, Quality and Support consisting of different competencies assuring cooperation within Motion and with other ASML relevant departments. You ensure timely delivery against the requested demand and control the quality of the production process. You realize the planned objectives in the field of, for example, customer satisfaction, delivery, quality and efficiency/costs. You lead the organizational change by supporting the implementation of the Lean transformation roadmap.  Integral research of this task is the initiation/roll-out of structural improvement projects.

Job description

  • People management, including selection, development, goal setting and performance management. Ensure overall high level of engagement

  • Enable self-supporting natural teams (consisting of hierarchical and non-hierarchical engineers)

  • Facilitate and stimulate an environment for continuous improvement aiming at raising quality, cost reduction (decrease cycle time, labor hours, asset reduction) and increasing customer satisfaction

  • Develop knowledge and experience in the team, through cross training and sharing BKM

  • Enables the right level of support for the assembly process of linear actuators

  • Indicates, initiates and drives actions to improve production processes and/or the products

  • Main drivers: Safety, Quality, Delivery performance, Customer satisfaction, Cost effectiveness, Inventory and People engagement

Education & experience

Relevant HBO thinking and working level (e.g., Industrial Engineering and Management Science, Business Administration, Supply Chain or Engineering).

  • Experience as a team leader

  • Experience in production management

  • Experience in a complex working environment

  • Experience in Lean as a natural team leader

  • Experience in improvement projects

  • Experience with project management

  • Broad technical and business knowledge

Personal skills

  • You are a team builder with good social skills.

  • You are analytical, structured, persistent in acting on available information.

  • Able to deal with, or even enjoy, high degree of uncertainty and pressure.

  • Able to enthusiasm colleagues about Lean thinking as a business necessity

  • Leadership skills, result orientation, acting in a changing environment.

  • Able to understand and speak Dutch on minimum A2 level

  • Good networking skills, able to work at multiple levels of the organization, from team member on the shop floor to senior managers

  • Good communicator who can inspire not only the Production Engineering team, but also all other disciplines collaborating with PE (Quality, Production, Production Planning, Cleanroom Logistics, Warehouse).

Other information

  • Full-time position available

  • Day shift

  • Good working conditions: attractive salary, 8% holiday pay, 13th month, allowances, good pension, 27 vacation days (and 13 ADV days in the day shift)

  • Unique and challenging work

  • Excellent guidance by experienced colleagues from the profession

  • A work environment with an open culture where results are achieved

  • Training to upgrade your skills and development opportunities.