Scrum Master Thermal and Flow Engineering

  • Job category Engineering
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10012138
  • Location Veldhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry Engineering

About this vacancy

Are you challenged by demanding product development in a multidisciplinary context? Do you have the capabilities to coach multidisciplinary teams to innovative solutions through the AGILE/scrum/SAFe wow? Does contributing to the world’s most advanced lithography machines together with a highly motivated team make you feel responsible and proud? Then we are looking for you! ASML’s Development & Engineering sector is responsible for the specification, design and integration of the ASML machines. In the Machine Conditioning cluster we’re looking for a talented Scrum Master to lead a team that is contributing to the new product design and field issue resolution. As Scrum Master, you will work with multidisciplinary teams with mechanical, thermal and flow engineers on the next generation machines and help solve challenging problems for our chip manufacturing customers. On top, you will contribute to the adoption and maturity of AGILE/scrum/SAFe in your team, group and department. The department EUV Scanner is part of the Machine Conditioning cluster of development and engineering (D&E) within ASML. The task of this department is to develop, deliver, integrate and qualify functional modules & parts of ASML’s lithography tools related to temperature control and gas conditioning. Technology areas are: gas, vacuum and water flow and pressure control, fluid architecture and design, temperature control.

Job description

As Scrum Master you steer and coach a team of technical professionals and an average day may look like this:

You lead the Scrum meeting with your team of engineers with different disciplines to align on the short term plan. You work closely together with your Product Owner to align priorities and planning. From the Release Train Engineer you receive the communication on the next Agile Release Train, and you will work on your team’s input. Later that day, you have a team meeting where you facilitate decision-making on the best solution for a complex thermal problem. After this, you meet one of your team members to discuss progress and risks.

We have:

  • A team of some of the brightest minds to work with
  • A bustling and driven company culture
  • Great development opportunities

Main responsibilities:

  • Coach team members towards building a high-performing team
  • Remove team impediments, contribute with initiatives to improve efficiency in team WoW
  • Facilitate a product development team to execute the work in an AGILE/scrum environment
  • Develop ways to have a view on team velocity and planning/tracking together with the Product Owners
  • Get involved in the technical details and decision-making
  • Work in a team of Scrum Masters and help improve the Agile Release Train
  • Play an important role in creating an inspiring climate for innovation and improvement
  • Be able to confront while maintaining a good relation


ASML is a successful Dutch high-tech enterprise that produces complex lithography systems used by chip manufacturers in the production of integrated circuits. ASML is at the cutting edge of this technology and delivers systems to all the world's leading chip manufacturers. ASML's employees are among the most creative talents in the fields of physics, mathematics, chemistry, mechanical engineering and software. Every day they collaborate in close-knit multidisciplinary teams in which members listen to and learn from one another and exchange ideas. It is the ideal environment for professional development and personal growth.

ASML is headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands.

Offer description

You will be employed by YER and seconded to ASML. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, lease car, bonus model)
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Program with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies

Candidate profile

Must have:

  • MSc Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management, Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related field of study.

Nice if you have:

  • SAFe SSM, SAFe SASM or CSM certificate

Must have:

  • More than 3 years working experience in a product development environment
  • More than 2 years of experience coordinating a team in a large-scale product development environment
  • Good people manager experience - coaching, motivating individuals in developing a high performing team
  • Experience managing (external) suppliers and stakeholders

Nice if you have:

  • Coaching certificate
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies and practices or even better Scaled Agile Framework
  • Experience in Change Management

Personal skills

  • People focused leadership, empathy, involvement
  • Listening, influencing, networking
  • Team building
  • Adaptability
  • Ability to address, give feedback
  • Operational Leadership, planning, organizing
  • Structuring decision-making
  • Strong desire to work in thermal engineering environment
  • Profound interest in high-tech systems