30+ days ago - req10230

Quality Manager MD DE Industrialization

Research & Development

Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & Development


8+ years



Job Category

Other technical job categories




Are you eager to apply your management skills in a challenging high tech environment? Are you challenged by driving quality in a team of highly skilled technical people with a design focus? Do you have affinity with design processes in a technical environment? Then this job position could be your stepping stone to further develop yourself in an interesting ASML career.

Job Mission

As a quality manager you take responsibility for the definition, alignment and execution of the departments Quality strategy and roadmap.

Job Description

-Defines and aligns the departments quality strategy as member of the department management staff
-Execute and reports on process improvement projects as part of the quality strategy at department level and/or sector level.
-Leads/participates in project teams in analyzing process gaps, identifying improvements, support implementation and securing consolidation within the department.
-Provide input from department into cluster and sector Quality roadmap and vice versa.
-Report on quality status, communicate quality message in groups and on department level. Improve transparency.
-Supporting, reviewing and coaching project teams and their engineers on the quality of technical solutions proposed and deliverables produced.
-Enable the staff to execute their accountability in quality control by maintaining and deploying department’s processes, providing regular reporting on process adherence to group leaders and project leaders.
-Facilitates the Feedback loop and Lessons Learned in the various departmental groups and competences.
-Manages departmental Technical Competences and chairs regular meetings with competence leaders.


Bachelor or Master degree in Applied Physics, Electrical / Mechanical / Mechatronic Engineering or (technical) Quality management.


-More than 3 years of work experience in technically-driven international organization(s) with (outsourced) hardware development, integration and industrialization functions.
-Experience as project manager, program manager or line/quality manager.
-Experienced in quality methods and tools like e.g., 6 Sigma, RequisitionLocal stream analysis, 5 Why’s analysis, Kaizen, brainstorming sessions, problem solving techniques, FMEA, 8D , Ishikawa diagrams.
-Knowledgeable in international quality standards. (ISO9001/14001/ TS16949), process assessments and audits.

Personal skills

-Ability to manage complex relationships between various professional disciplines and organizational levels.
-Strong leadership: excellent stakeholder management and team leader skills, able to collaborate across all levels of the organization with an open attitude.
-Excellent ability to manage change with the ability to overcome resistance and persist in achieving mission.
-Strong communication skills, good listener, with the ability to present information verbally and in written format.
-Self-propelling - learning & (Quality) improvement mindset and change management.
-Hands-on mentality to get the job done.
-Drive for continuous improvement; making use of the lessons learned.
-Strong analytical ability with a pragmatic attitude.
-Good knowledge of English.

Context of the position

The industrialization department is responsible for industrialization solutions for all ASML Litho tools. The quality manager reports to the cluster Q manager and will be part of the department management team. He/she is a coach/facilitator for the group-leads with regard to quality matters and will collaborate with the Quality managers of other departments.