Product Change Manager

Organisatie- en afdelingsomschrijving

The organization is a Dutch company and currently the largest supplier in the world of photolithography systems for the semiconductor industry. The company manufactures machines for the production of integrated circuits. Their customers include all of the world's leading chipmakers, who use their product portfolio to manufacture a wide range of semiconductor chips.


You will manage different Ccoss-sector teams who create change requests based on improvement ideas, problem reports and customer requests. These teams need optimal guidance and coordination. Your job is to steer for a complete impact analysis and business case for each change request. The analysis and business case should cover aspects from engineering, supply chain, the company ‘s  factory and customer service. The product changes also include implementation strategies through the product life cycle. Furthermore, you will chair a “change board” meeting with cross-sector representatives, where the prepared change requests are to be discussed and accepted before the work planning will be started. Your tasks will be:

  • To manage the quality of the impact analysis and business case for change requests.
  • To manage on realistic implementation strategies.
  • To organize and chair the Change Board meeting, managing multiple stakeholders.
  • To manage on clear decision making and decision recording.
  • To steer for an optimal and agreed balance between cost, time and quality of changes.
  • To manage on a minimal processing time of any change request, while balancing quality.
  • To coordinate and coach the members of the change board on the product change process and how this process is evolving
  • To monitor the implementation of changes.
  • To contribute to the implementation and development of configuration management (CM) including supporting the professionalization of the team of change managers.
  • To provide input on CM set-up (baselines, product plan) in an early stage of the Product Generation Process (PGP).



Bachelor or Master degree


  • At least 5 years of work experience, of which at least 2 years of experience in new product
  • Experience in organizational change management.
  • Experience in a role combining analytical and conceptual skills with business sense; ability to compile a business case while dealing with many uncertainties.
  • Experience in operations; ability to foresee impact of changes.
  • Configuration Management certification (CMII module 1-4) is preferred.

Personal skills

  • Natural leader, outgoing, easy to be approached.
  • Emphatic, can build a coalition.
  • Focus on structure, prioritization and decisiveness, remains persistent until the goal has been reached.
  • Demonstrate effective, constructive cooperation, gives feedback and can highlight the learnings.
  • Can make a work breakdown, paving a path to a longer term goal.
    Analytical and creative skills.


  • Analytical and creative skills.


Will you strengthen the Trinamics team by using your technical expertise at one of our clients? After a period of secondment and in the event of proper functioning, you will be permanently employed by them. At Trinamics you can expect a suitable salary, future perspective and excellent secondary employment conditions. There are also nice extras, such as a discount on health insurance and application premiums.


Do you feel you are the most suitable person for this position or do you have any further questions?

Send your CV to or call 040-4015200 and ask for Luuk Strack van Schijndel

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