Team Lead Configuration Management

Sourcing & Supply Chain

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Sourcing & Supply Chain


3-7 years



Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management



Published: 3 days ago Job ID: J-00261614-859

Introduction to the job

Do you want to make a difference to the efficiency and profitability of ASML?Do you have the qualities to manage a team of Product Change Leaders who drive the performance and execution of the product change process, directly impacting ASML’s customers, factories and suppliers? If so, this could be your next job!

The Configuration Management department at ASML is organized across Operations and Engineering. This position reports into the Sourcing and Supply Chain (S&SC) department. We are looking for people that can extend the management team to support our growth and next steps in development of configuration management at ASML.

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 executionRole 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 Product Change Leaders. 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 Product Change Leaders to meet their change management, leadership, interpersonal, collaboration, and problem solving objectives.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Show leadership as direct manager of Product Change Leaders 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 Product Change Leader
  • 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

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent interpersonal Configuration Management work experience)
  • 5+ years interpersonal configuration management work experience
  • Line management experience
  • Problem solving techniques
  • Continuous improvement focused
  • People development experience
  • Preferred: Interpersonal configuration management knowledge in Change Specialist 2 role (or equivalent)
  • Project coordination experience
  • Configuration Management Specialist experience
  • Experience in operations and/or development; ability to support product changes
  • Implementation planning (envisioning D&E and operations execution impact)
  • Preferred: Configuration Management Certification (CMII modules 1 thru 4)


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, outgoing, and approachable
  • Able to create an inclusive setting in which employees feel rewarded and perform at their best.
  • Able to provide and to receive constructive feedback.
  • Able to have crucial conversations
  • Able to build trust in relationships
  • Effectively demonstrates constructive cooperation with stakeholders.Strong and empathetic communicator

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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