30+ days ago - req15683

Transportation Specialist

Logistics & supply chain management

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Logistics & supply chain management


3-7 years



Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management




Would you like to run the show and use your analytical and people skills to improve ASML's transportation infrastructure? Do you get challenged by managing and driving decision making processes together with your stakeholders? Then do apply for this position.

Job Mission

The Transportation Specialist is responsible to secure the transportation infrastructure to support the distribution of the ASML product and services, this position manage transportation/freight service providers to secure on-time delivery and cost performance.Acts as subject matter expert for logistics operations topics and related projects. A key aspect of this role is the streamlining of operational processes, leading operational improvements and actioning operational escalations promptly.

Job Description

  • Manages the efficiency and effectiveness of the delivery service provided to different supply chain stakeholders.
  • Identifies areas of improvement in the transportation operations in alignment with the network and 3PL capabilities.
  • Analyses of freight related data to determine improvement actions
  • You will conduct operational reviews with 3PL’s to manage amongst others, service, cost and quality
  • You will work with internal stakeholders, business analysts and Logistics Service Providers to ensure data availability, data accuracy and process alignment
  • You will have ownership (validation, development, improvement and documentation) of transportation related processes.
  • You will support Request for information/Request for quotation data analysis, and subsequently the tracking of actual performance one RFP outcome is implemented
  • You will manage the transportation cost and budget
  • You will identify, initiate and lead assigned transportation management related projects that


Relevant MSc (Bachelor degree will only be considered if work experience is a right match).


  • Deep transportation management understanding, Air Freight / Ocean / Road Freight
  • Process improvement applying Lean Six Sigma principles.
  • Hands-on logistics operations experience
  • 5-7 years managing stakeholders within the Supply Chain holding freight relevant responsibilities
  • 3PL management
  • Proven track record in a large international company with direct exposure to logistics/freight processes development and implementation.

Personal skills

  • Excellent communication skills and stakeholder management.
  • You are analytical and process focused
  • Ability to keep an eye on details while keeping overview
  • Structured approach in problem solving
  • Proactive attitude

Context of the position

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. 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. Hence the Infrastructure team is responsible to manage and develop the supply chain/ distribution infrastructure in line with business requirements and against aligned norms. Focused on the rapid developments a team of highly educated professionals drives the supply chain infrastructure towards 2020 based on market intelligence, innovations, business needs, 3PL performance and process analytics.