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Change Catalyst

Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Other job categories

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Logistics & Supply Chain Management


3-7 years



Job Category

Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Other job categories




A catalyst?! Yes, that's the best way to describe one of the newest roles within our company. People in this role fancy high dynamics together stakeholders from all sectors, make the change process work by appliance of their leadership skills and influence without power towards a new mindset on configuration management. Do you like to generate a lot of energy with your colleagues to ensure success of changes? Like to embed and sustain a new process in an organization? Are you able to balance your hard and soft skills to plan the perfect change? Then you can be the next Change Catalyst joining our team!

Job Mission

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 responsibility to deliver solid product changes with a multidisciplinary team and at the same time embed (hands on) our new change process in the organization.

Job Description

Make the difference in the efficiency and profitability of ASML by managing product change requests through the product life cycle. Tactically facilitate our product change process, apply your configuration management experience and your ability to influence people. You lead our cross sector teams through the product change process to protect the business of ASML against uncontrolled and unplanned changes while balancing cost, speed and quality.
Main responsibilities:
• Recognize and advise on scope of change requests (scope control, new or update change)
• Manage quality of impact analysis of changes, to minimize processing time and assure reliable planning
• Manage quality of change implementation plans to optimize implementation cost and planning
• Monitor and control the implementation of approved changes
• Lead, coordinate and coach cross-sector project team on the product change process
• Chair and organize a cross-sector change control board
• Monitor and give feedback to ensure changes are processed according Configuration Management policy
• Embed improvements from the configuration management roadmap in your team
• Contribute to further development of configuration management


MSc degree


• Preferred 2 years’ work experience where stakeholder management was key to achieve success
• Proven analytical and conceptual skills combined with business sense
• Proven experience in planning and managing changes
• Know upstream impact of changes (e.g. logistics, operations, customer support)
• A mix of project management skills and specialist skills
• Appliance of organizational change management techniques

Personal skills

• Natural leader, in providing structure, prioritization and decisiveness
• Persistent and persuasive towards results in an emphatic and pragmatic manner
• Motivational, energetic, pro-active attitude and drive for improvement
• Sensitive on RequisitionLocal of relations: entrepreneur,networker, facilitator, teamplayer
• Strong communicator who can influence without power
• Good presentation skills
• Eager to learn and able to self-reflect

Context of the position

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 other Change Catalysts on different levels in the organization, project leaders, cross sector stakeholders. Support is provided by CM experts, trainers and management to achieve the perfect configurations throughout the organization of ASML.

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