Team Lead Change Specialist 2

Sourcing & Supply Chain

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


San Diego - CA, US


Sourcing & Supply Chain


3-7 years



Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management



Published: 21 days ago Job ID: J-00261453-309

Introduction to the job

Fast market introduction of ASML’s newest technologies requires a high level of product integrity throughout their lifecycle to enable affordable microelectronics. New hardware and changes on hardware are requested on daily basis for our products. A smooth implementation of these changes is crucial for our business. It is your mission to organize and secure the process for product changes to ensure quality to minimize costs and processing time.

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 the Company to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Role and responsibilities

  • Lead, develop, and coach Product Change Leaders towards realizing ASML business goals while driving quality, cycle time and efficiency towards product change implementation. Incorporate configuration management, methodologies within the change process, initiate improvements, and improve Change Specialist knowledge to support teams towards:
  • An efficient and optimized change control board (CCB)
  • Facilitating the way people are organized and activated to contribute to the process via cross-sector representation during scoping, agreements, and execution
  • Role modeling and driving behaviors of people towards improved collaboration, visibility, and efficiency
  • Developing maturity of team members towards a continuous improvement mindset and thinking in configurations.
  • As a manager you will lead a team of Change Specialists 2. You are responsible for the efficient and effective execution of a change process in a dynamic product environment. You need to develop and coach your team to drive efficient changes that are in scope, of high quality and on time.
  • Ensure department process and way-of-working cohesion, alignment and collaboration with other managers within Configuration Management. Good stakeholder relationships and network-building is essential due to the cross-sector collaboration, including global counterparts at other ASML sites.
  • Develop, and coach the Change Specialists 2 to meet their change management, leadership, interpersonal, collaboration, and problem solving objectives.
  • Your main responsibilities are:
  • Show leadership as direct manager of Change Specialists 2 in own team
  • Set up a successful, collaborating team that enjoys working at ASML
  • Ensure positive and constructive feedback among team members
  • Facilitate interactive team discussions & knowledge sharing
  • Develop the CM organization in collaboration with other CM managers
  • Empower, stimulate and develop the team towards continuous improvement mindset.
  • Contribute and support key ambition projects in line with the CM roadmap and communicate effectively to keep teams aligned and informed
  • Align on optimization of our Configuration Management processes and Way-of-Working.
  • To translate ASML’s vision, mission and strategy towards the what and how a change specialist does to add value for the organization
  • Coach and develop behavioral competences in line with the Change Specialists 2
  • Coach Product Change Leaders on related data driven continuous improvement initiatives
  • Support business lines and sectors via performance management initiatives triggered by business priorities.

Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • At least 5 years’ work experience of with at least2 year’s experience in new product introductions or configuration management
  • Requires combination of specialist (Configuration Management) and project management skills
  • Appliance of organizational change management techniques
  • Proven analytical and conceptual skills combined with business sense
  • Know upstream impact of changes (e.g. logistics, operation, customer support)
  • Proven experience in managing multiple changes, configurations and their dependencies
  • Configuration Management certification (CMII module 1-6) is preferred
  • Problem solving techniques
  • Continuous improvement focused
  • People development 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:

  • Natural leader in providing structure, prioritization and decisiveness
  • Persistent and persuasive towards results in an emphatic and pragmatic manner
  • Convincing, pro-active attitude and drive for improvement
  • Sensitive on value of relations: entrepreneur, coalition former,networker, good facilitator
  • Create learning situations and give feedback to achieve effective behavior from a team
  • Strong communicator to influence without power
  • Eager to learn and ability to self-reflect
  • Adapts and adopts change

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

  • A flexible workplace arrangement may be available to employees working in roles conducive to remote work (up to two days a week).
  • Since the start of 2017 a Configuration Management (CM) organization is in place within ASML. This organization is governed by the CM Board, with executives across the sectors of ASML. You work together with peer configuration change leaders, product change leaders, project leaders, project members from different sectors, trainers and CM experts.
  • Routinely required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch. Occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • May require travel (specify domestic and/or international) dependent on business needs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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