30+ days ago - req12160

Freight Operations Analyst

Logistics & supply chain management

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


Chandler - AZ, US


Logistics & supply chain management


3-7 years



Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management




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. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers - to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our main headquarters are located in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we also have 18 office locations around the United States- including main offices in Wilton, CT, Chandler, AZ, San Jose, CA and San Diego, CA.

Job Mission

Secure an around-the-clock follow up to ongoing shipments and deliver accurate information through standardized communication methods. Provide support to standardize Freight Operation processes, including integration within the IT landscape. Enable and support effective and efficient execution and decision making in cooperation with line management, secure the freight spend according with carrier agreed rates.

Do you want to be in control of global goods movements by air, ground and ocean? Do you have a hands-on business mentality, being able to react quickly on changing circumstances and deliver results time over time? Are you always looking for improvements and able to implement them? Do you enjoy building up and being part of a network of global logistics professionals, within as well as outside ASML? Then this is your job!

ASML is a world leader in the manufacture of advanced technology systems for the semiconductor industry.ASML’s corporate headquarters is in Veldhoven, the Netherlands. Manufacturing sites and research and development facilities are located in Connecticut, California and the Netherlands. Technology development centers and training facilities are located in the United States, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, and Taiwan. Additionally, ASML provides optimal service to its customers via over 50 sales and service organizations in 16 countries. Founded in the Netherlands in 1984, the company is publicly traded on Euronext Amsterdam and NASDAQ under the symbol ASML.

Job Description

The LSO Freight department is responsible to design, build and maintain the global logistics transportation network in line with customer requirements. A flawless distribution network is key for a smooth supply chain. Fast and flexible transportation networks, differentiated warehousing solutions and complex value-added services are some characteristics of our landscape as LSO. Different requirements towards our supply-chain due to development of our systems, the number of upgrades of systems on customer sites and the need for differentiated service level agreements drive the need for a flexible 3PL network with integrators and freight forwarders. Focused on the rapid developments a team of highly educated professionals drives the supply chain infrastructure towards 2023 based on market intelligence, innovations, business needs, 3PL performance and process analytics.

In a nutshell activities with in this role aims to provide operational support for shipments within in the ASML supply chain, freight bill auditing, reporting and transport management system first line support.
Activities are grouped and not limited to:

Freight Ontime Delivery:
-Tracking and troubleshooting of ongoing shipments in cooperation with warehouses, forwarders and customs brokers to secure event communication and on-time delivery.
-Secure the data milestones completeness in the Transport Management System(TMS) and Freight Reporting.
-Transportation claim management.
-Execute transportation pre-bookings with carriers and freight forwarders to secure capacity when necessary.
-Some travel possible (Domestic/International).

Freight Bill Auditing/Cost control:
-Maintain and update rate cards in transport management system to secure exact match with the transport rate agreements and compare these with the actual freight bills making sure the registration of cost is done correctly.
-Log and follow up disputes with the freight service providers if mismatches are identified, request and track credit notes if applicable.
-Run cost simulations on demand keeping track of these requests.

Transport Management System user support:
-Update and Maintain Transport Management System master data and secure the process of shipment creation by the shipping users as well as monitoring the TMS usage and process adherence.
-First line support for requests related to Central Task list shipping requests, and monitoring the TMS idoc towards SAP.

You will support the LSO department and work closely together with other Freight Operations Analyst across the globe and with relevant stakeholders throughout the ASML supply chain management. The support concept is based in a follow the sun 24/7 setup. You will report to the Freight Operations Manager based in your geographical region.


Bachelor or High School diploma and/or secondary training in logistics, supply chain management, operational management or equivalent experience.


-2-5 years of relevant work experience.
-Experience in a challenging environment with high tech products and complex processes.
-Work experience in cross-functional teams.
-Intermediateto advance competencies in MS Excel and PowerPoint.
-Knowledge of logistics management systems (ERP), their set-up and application, SAP ECC preferred.
-Work experience using a transport management system (TMS).
-Knowledge of customs import and export regulations is a plus.

Personal skills

-Multi-tasking, team player with the ability to work in a fast paced environment, changing schedules to meet or exceed internal/external customer expectations.
-Ability to focus on coordination, documentation, detailed record keeping and communications skills.
-Attention to detail required while working under pressure with tight timelines.
-Willingness to continue learning and growing in a professional environment is a must.
-Open to cultural differences.
-Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
-Remain flexible in providing after hours support, as needed.

Context of the position

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch.
-The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.
-The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
-May require travel dependent on company needs.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
-Can work under deadlines.
-The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.
-Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
-Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
-Can learn and apply new information or skills.

Other information

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