30+ days ago - req10829

SCM - Asia Freight Infrastructure Manager - Linkou

Logistics & supply chain management

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


Linkou, Taiwan


Logistics & supply chain management


3-7 years



Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management




The Freight Infrastructure Manager Asia is positioned in Taiwan and is responsible to a) drive the compliant usage of our Transport Management System to secure right decision making within our global supply chain, b) analyze cost levels in the Asia region and determine and implement improvements, c) cooperate with our 3PL’s and the regions to safeguard On Time Delivery of our products to our customers. In this position you will be responsible to manage a group of non-direct reports to achieve our ambitions.

Job Mission

To be completed

Job Description

- Key Areas of Responsibility (KAR’s)

1. Prepare and validate the gap between the current Transport Management System (TMS) adherence and the desired levels
2. Determine and execute plan to manage the gap towards those levels together with stakeholders
3. Connect to the project team to align on scope, plan, tracking and report on TMS adoption deliverables
4. Get a profound understanding of transportation network and the associated cost levels in the Asia region
5. Determine, implement and report on sustainable cost improvements in our transportation network
6. Ensure ASML products are delivered on time to our customers against agreed SLA’s through regular communication and alignment between the shipping team, our 3PL’s and stakeholders

- Key Issues Facing Your Job

Resistance to change: Transition from a manual way of operating to a system driven way of working. The person holding this position should be able to apply change management techniques to deal with change resistance.
Deliver results under pressure: ensure people/teams are engaged in timely decision making in order to achieve your goals
Deal with other priorities from other departments.


Education level: Master or Bachelor


From 7 to 10 year of experience in complex supply chains.

Personal skills

Strong Logistics knowledge and experience in Transportation and Transport Management Systems
Strong analytical skills
Operational process expert,
Project Management skills e.g. Green Belt or equivalent
Office application knowledge
Industry Knowledge
Profound level of English speaking and writing
Leadership and Cultural awareness
Presentation Skills to different levels of the organization
Experience of using SAP is a plus

Context of the position

- Organizational context:

Products/services/technology and market dynamics:
Logistics Service Operations(LSO) guarantees thedistribution of materials by organizing and operating a logistic network ofwarehouses, customs and freight. The LSO Freight department is responsible toorganize and operate the global logistics network in line with customerrequirements. A flawless distribution network is key for a smooth supplychain. Fast and flexible transportation networks, differentiated warehousingsolutions and complex value-added services are some characteristics of ourlandscape in which we need to store and deliver anything from a tiny box to ahuge and sensitive system with leading edge technology. Differentrequirements towards our supply-chain due to development of our systems, thenumber of upgrades of systems on customer sites and the need fordifferentiated service level agreements drive the need for a flexible 3PLnetwork of integrators, freight forwarders, customs brokers and warehouses.Focused on the rapid developments a team of highly educated professionalsdrives the supply chain infrastructure towards 2020 based on marketintelligence, innovations, business needs, 3PL performance and processanalytics

Position in the value chain:
The Freight Infrastructure Manager Asia provides thetools to drive further automation of shipments process execution and enables networkoptimization and cost management. The specialists works with other infrastructurespecialists in freight, warehousing and customs to jointly manage thecapability of our logistics network. Main stakeholders are in Customer SupplyChain Management in local service organizations, 3PL’s, service warehouses, factorywarehouses, Supplier Network Management and Procurement

Other relevant organizationalaspects:
This a position has an Asia scope.

- Stakeholders:

Member of LSO Asia Freight Operations team (4p) and Freight Infrastructure team (2p); no direct reports

Other transportation specialists in EU and US, Freight Operations Managers, Freight Planners.

Other significant relationships – internal
Local Customer Supply Chain Management, Warehouse specialists, Customs specialists, Freight Procurement, IT, Logistics Supplier Managers.

Other significant relationships – external
3rd Party Logistics, ASML suppliers, TMS supplier.

Other information

To be completed