22 days ago - req25036

Representative, Supplier Coordination

Logistics & supply chain management

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell

Location

Veldhoven, Netherlands

Team

Logistics & supply chain management

Experience

3-7 years

Degree

Bachelor

Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management

Travel

10%

Introduction

Will you be our stress-resistant team-player, with can-do mentality and excellent communications skills? Pro-active and process oriented, continually driving for improvements? First point of contact to our internal customers and suppliers?

We are looking for an analytical person with strong time- and priority management skills as our new Representative in Supplier Coordination.

As Representative, your main focus is to secure and assure material availability to the factories and the field and resolve shortages. You are the first point of contact for Inbound Supply Chain Management towards our suppliers and internal customers.

Job Mission

You contribute a reliable, responsive and robust Global Supply Chain Network delivering the right materials, at the right moment, the right quantity and quality against the lowest integral costs to the factory and the field by:
- Minimizing inventory costs
- Maximizing re-use
- Balancing stakeholders
- Performing supply investigations
- Supporting move rate assessments
- Optimizing part replenishment strategies (e.g. de-coupling, logistical engineering, buffer management)
- Train suppliers

Job Description

You manage the short term Materials Availability Performance of your suppliers. You make sure that your suppliers deliver and execute according to existing agreements. Your responsibilities and activities will be:

- First point of contact for Inbound Supply Chain Management towards our suppliers and internal customers.
- Secure and assure Materials Availability to the factories and the field by continuously monitoring and following up agreements and performance indicators with the supplier. Resolving possible stagnations and issues.
- Pro-active Supply Management of a portfolio of parts by understanding and clarifying sources and potential impact of demand changes, throughout the supply chain.You are able to translate trends at supplier into concrete actions targeting weak spots (e.g. supply investigations, optimizing replenishment strategies, logistical engineering).
- Participation in (supplier) improvement projects together with the Logistic Supplier Manager and Quality Supplier Manager and driving operational improvement plans with suppliers.
- Coaching and training of suppliers to increase the maturity level and correct use of ASML designed systems, portals, processes, procedures, tools and techniques
- Process improvements by applying LEAN methodologies like 4C/A3 problem solving techniques and participation in (complex) projects on department level.
- Analysis and reporting on Materials Availability, while understanding the Materials Requirements Planning logic and dependencies with other processes and departments in the supply chain. Regularly updating key interfaces on status, progress, impact and performance.

Education

- Education and qualifications: Bachelor or Master degree preferably in Logistics or Supply Chain Management
- Knowledge: good knowledge of and/or experience with Logistics processes, Supply Chain and flows within scope of department, Planning systems (e.g. MRP).

Experience

- 1 to 5 years relevant and proven experience in logistics / supply chain management
- Experience in planning, Inbound Supply Chain Management processes and quality in a high-tech, low-volume environment
- Experience in driving material planning
- Experience with planning (ERP) systems, preferably SAP
- Experience in complex work environment with multiple stakeholders
- Experience with supply chain processes in production environment 

Personal skills

- Team player
- Process oriented
- Excellent communication skills
- Pro-active attitude, drive to continuously seek for improvements
- Strong time and priority management skills
- Strong analytical skills
- Ability to initiate, influence and steer without formal authority
- Can do mentality, positive critical
- Flexible, result driven and committed, ability to deal with resistance and organizational changes
- Relationship builder (internal and external)  
- Stress Resistant

Context of the position

Key interfaces (internal, external):
- Internal: As an direct interface and single point of contact for supplier Inbound Supply Chain Management you work closely together with the Logistics Supplier Manager (LSM), Quality Supplier Managers (QSM), Sourcing Leads (SL), Operational Buyers, Project Coordinators (PLM), Service Planners (CSCM), Production Planners (PP) and Supply Chain Planners (SCP), warehousing interfaces and reverse logistics.
- External: Operational logistic supplier counterparts and depending on complexity, supplier operational management. 3PLs, service providers like DHL.

Stakeholders: Suppliers, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement, Factory, Production Planning, Field representatives, Supply Chain Planning.

Other information

Sourcing & Supply Chain (S&SC) represents ASML’s Sourcing, Supply Chain and Quality interface to its supply base and is responsible for Materials Availability for ASML’s factories. In today’s complex multi-tier supply chains, this is only possible by creating full transparency in thechains and flexibility at suppliers. S&SC manages over 100 chains up to seven tiers deep, addressing potential bottlenecks and supply risks before they impact our customers. It must handle the increased complexity of ASML’s systems while reducing cost of ownership for customers. To do this, LSM’s work with their suppliers to continuously reduce cycle time for components, modules and assemblies, increasing supply chain flexibility and customer value. S&SC also monitors the suppliers’ quality, flexibility, cycle time reductions, move rate compliance and on-time delivery reliability, driving supplier development in all areas to ensure ASML’s supply keeps pace with technological developments and can adapt to changing market conditions.