ASML EF - source Project Leader in Veldhoven, Netherlands


An interesting position for a person who feels challenged in improving the production process to ensure high product quality, short lead-times, high efficiency and ‘short time to market’ for Production. Leading a team of Production Engineers in a dynamic and challenging ASML environment.

Job Mission

Ensure “world class” support for Manufacturing to ensure production- and product quality, flexibility (quick ramp –up and –down), on-time delivery and short time to market by continuous improvement of production processes and products.

  • Continuous Improvement:

  • Cycle Time and Costs to be reduced, Quality and Efficiency to be improved

  • Drive New Product Introduction to ensure ‘short time to market’

  • Provide 2nd line support to Manufacturing

Job Description
  • Project lead: Be a recognized solution provider for the factory. Know what the real issues are for execution by being frequently on the shop floor. Manage the Production Engineering activities: Workload, set priorities and assure timely and correct execution of all tasks, projects and escalations. Define and claim needed engineering capacity based on shipment plan and planned new introductions

  • New Product Introduction: Participate actively in the introduction of new/changed: products / processes / material flows / tools. Ensure the release for Volume by managing pro-actively the 6p=P deliverables, Cycle Time and Cost. Prepare input for key decisions including the risk overview and proposed solutions. Guard safety in all situations.

  • Means of production: Ensure the timely availability and the usability of tools and other means of production, including the knowledge transfer for proper use.

  • Improvement: Drive the cycle time and Manufacturing costs roadmaps for assigned MileStones. Improve on existing problems and initiate actions for further reduction.

  • Trouble Shoot/Support: Ensure problem solving of escalated issues. Ensure proper solutions, or necessary follow up actions. Ensure initiation of support of other departments and drive follow up. Drive the Zero Repeats of owned Milestones.

  • Analysis and reporting: Direct the process of analyzing the production processes on effectiveness and efficiency, in order to:

  • indicate structural problems and solve them

  • predict the feasibility of production- and product performance

  • define and improve process parameters


Bachelor or Master in a technical degree.

  • Broad technical and business knowledge.

  • Experience in project management, quality systems, -methods

  • Experience in people management

  • Experienced in problem analysis and production processes, asses technical solutions on feasibility and impact on the total process

  • Preferably 510 years ASML (Manufacturing) experience

Personal skills
  • Coordinate groups of employees from different levels of education.

  • Effective interpersonal skills; able to convince others

  • Flexible, can cope with stress

  • Teamwork, good social skills, service attitude.

  • Enterprising, goal-oriented, flexible and plenty of initiative (pro-active).

  • Analytic, structuring persistence on available information.

  • Focused on quality and continuous improvement

  • Fluent in Dutch and English.

Context of the position

The sector Operations is responsible for the production of wafer scanners. The complete production process of the most advanced machines takes place within Manufacturing.

The EUV Factory (EF) produces the newest generation EUV wafer scanners. Within this Factory, EF Source is responsible to build, adjust and qualify the EUV light source.PE Vessel and MAQ Source supports the Mile Stones as performed in Vessel install, Vessel Commissioning and Source Qualification. Both in factory and during field install.

The holder of this position reports to the Program Manager of EF Source.

Other information

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Location: Veldhoven, Netherlands

Level: Bachelor

Experience: 5-10 Experienced

Available since: 3/13/2018

Functional area: EUV, Manufacturing

Background: Other- Technical

Reference: req569