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SCM - LSO Freight Operations Analyst - Linkou

Logistics & supply chain management

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


Linkou, Taiwan


Logistics & supply chain management


0-2 years



Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management




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!

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.

Job Description

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.

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 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
• Some travel possible (Domestic/International)

Context of the position

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