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Supply Chain Manager

Logistics & supply chain management

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


San Diego - CA, US


Logistics & supply chain management


3-7 years



Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management


ASML US 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 headquarters are in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Chandler Arizona, San Jose and San Diego California, Wilton Connecticut, and Hillsboro Oregon.

This position requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Job Mission

The Supply Chain Manager (SCM) is ASML’s logistics interface to its supply base and responsible for material availability for ASML factories. In today’s complex multi-tier supply chains, this is only possible by creating full transparency in the chains and flexibility at suppliers. The SCM addresses potential bottlenecks and supply risks before they impact our customers. The SCM must handle the increased complexity of the ASML light source while reducing cost of ownership for customers. To do this, the SCM works with strategic suppliers to continuously reduce cycle times, secure capacity & increase flexibility and develop supply chain performance of suppliers. Driving supplier development in these areas ensures ASML’s supply base keeps pace with technological developments and can adapt to changing market conditions.

Job Description

  • Manage strategic suppliers towards competitive supply chain performance
  • Manage all logistics aspects in the Supplier Account Team together with the Souring Lead (commercial aspects) and the Supply Quality Engineer (quality and technical aspects)
  • Drive Cycle Time Reduction projects at suppliers
  • Plan, align and control the required capacity, buffers and flexibility at our strategic suppliers
  • Optimize output of the supply chain (n-tier) to meet ASML demand and demand changes
  • Continuously monitor supply chain risks & action plans to mitigate/improve
  • Implementation of the ASML supply chain planning roadmap at suppliers
  • Escalation management to solve structural bottlenecks in the supply chain
  • Execute logistic audits at new, strategic or critical suppliers
  • Identify and implement internal logistics process improvements


MSc/BSc in Supply Chain / Logistics, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Business Administration.


  • Typically has 5-10 years of direct work experience; of which a minimum of 3 years working experience with complex supply chain processes in manufacturing (Industry and/or Consultancy)
  • Experience with a business-to-business (high-tech, low-volume) environment
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience in project management
  • Well versed in New Product Introduction processes
  • Proven track record in building and maintaining strategic relations with suppliers
  • Experienced in completing and presenting effective PowerPoint presentations to senior management
  • Proficiency with MRP software (SAP) is a plus

Personal skills

  • Self-starter with strong business acumen
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills with the ability to influence and motivate others
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capable to make deep-dive analyses whilst maintaining top-level overview regarding problem & solutions

Other information


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 business 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.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability