Sr. Program Manager Cross Sector Improvement

vervuld Gepubliceerd op: 21-06-2022

Gepubliceerd op: 21-06-2022
In het kort
Academische werk- en denkniveau, bij voorkeur in de richting van engineering of business
Minimaal 8 jaar werkervaring in een cross sectoral program management positie bij een multinational of in consulting
Positie vervuld

Sr. Program Manager Cross Sector Improvement


This position is part of the growing development and engineering, quality and continuous improvement cluster,(DE QC&I) and in this role you will report to the Head of the Cross sectoral, Structural Improvements (CSI) department within a larger team of senior program- and line managers.



  • Manage the execution of projects to improve business processes in ASML Development and Engineering together with other parts of ASML towards achieving the business benefits
  • Responsible for budget and planning activities 
  • Drive the cross-sector team of representatives to create an aligned view and support organization for the solutions.
  • Apply Lan thinking to streamline development processes and increasing focus on value add activities across the entire value chain 
  • Understand the principles of change management, knowing how to deal with resistance and able to lead and influence without power. 
  • With a large and complex group of stakeholders (30+) on different levels in the organization, building your own network and using the network of others to generate support, and activate stakeholders throughout the organization.
  • Define KPI’s and set up reporting to measure the value of proposed and implemented process improvements and make data driven decisions
  • In partnership with IT drive the development of supporting tooling for new or improved business processes
  • Manage the development of required trainings and support organization for the testing and roll out of new processes and or tooling.
  • Serve as a visible, credible and respected role-model, coach to the future program managers in D&E and ASML
Persoonlijk profiel

Personal skills

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:

  • A strategic thinker with business sense. Combines strong analytics with a pragmatic attitude
  • Strong people management skills: leading, coaching and developing different (cross sectoral) teams 
  • Ability to interpret and communicate technical information in business language
  • Good stakeholders management particularly during changes and projects
  • Project- and program management skills
  • Strong decision making skills. High degree of autonomy, self starting and proactive
  • Ability to influence without authority
  • Agile Mindset


Education and experience

  • Master, preferably on the cross-section of technology/engineering and business/economics (e.g. econometrics, industrial engineering, supply chain management, mathematics or computer science)
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in a cross sectoral program management role in a multinational organization (industry or consultancy). 
  • Project Management skills: Ability to manage project plans, budget, risk, mitigation, action logs and timelines
  • Adaptive Thinking: Ability to think strategically for long term vision and in terms of culture, behavior, business processes and tools, yet can meet tactical needs and tailor solutions to be fit-for-purpose and deliver quick wins.
  • Transformation leadership and change management skills required including strong vision and influencing in a multi-national and cross-cultural work environment
  • Experience in working within matrix and multi-disciplinary project teams, including virtual working with teams across a number of regions

ASML is leading in the worldwide development, production and sales of high-end lithography systems for the semiconductor industry. Worldwide more then 20.000 people work at ASML, with important settlings in the United States, Asia and the head office in Veldhoven. The employees of ASML share a passion for technology with a customer focus. At ASML one works ongoing for the further development and implementation of complex and high-quality technological systems. Working at ASML is therefore challenging and extremely dynamic. To remain successful the company has ambitious objectives and high standard requirements. ASML brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. 

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