21 days ago - req12888

Manager; Freight Operations

Logistics & supply chain management

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


Chandler - AZ, US


Logistics & supply chain management


8+ 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

The Manager; Freight Operations is responsible to manage a team of transportation experts, analyzing trends in the transportation infrastructure, and formulating and/or implementing changes to improve the trends. Improvements may be related to process optimization, delivery performance management, quality, Transportation Management System (TMS) and cost.

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

Key Areas of Responsibility (KAR’s):
-Team management, responsible to mentor, develop, and perform performance reviews annually.
-Determine, implement and report on sustainable cost improvements in our transportation network.
-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.
-Get a profound understanding of transportation network and the associated cost levels in the USA region.
-Freight Supplier Management:
Secure performance, quality and cost. Stablish MBR.
Secure process alignment with Freight Operations and Shipping teams.
-Carrier Portfolio Management:
Source together with NPR Procurement the right parties for the business needs.
Carrier usage compliance.
-Provide data analytics to support the NPR procurement processes (RFQ’s).
-Prepare and validate the gap between the current Transport Management System (TMS) adherence and the desired levels.
-Determine and execute plan to manage the gap towards those levels together with stakeholders.
-Connect to the project team to align on scope, plan, tracking and report on TMS adoption deliverables.

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.


Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management or similar discipline, or equivalent experience.


-7 -10 years in supply chain management, Freight/Transportation expertise.
-Experience leading major change & growth initiatives within the same space.
-Proven knowledge of the transportation market.
-Proven track record in a large international company with direct exposure to processes development and implementation.
-TMS and ERP systems.
-MS Office advance knowledge.
-BI tools.

Personal skills

-Excellent communication skills.
-Good negotiator.
-Good at getting things done with a wide variety of stakeholders in different cultures.
-You are analytical and process focused.
-Ability to keep an eye on details while keeping overview.
-Structured approach in problem solving.
-Proactive attitude.
-Great people management and leadership.

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

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability