30+ days ago - req26204

Supply Chain Expertise Manager, Freight Infrastructure

Logistics & supply chain management

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Logistics & supply chain management


8+ years



Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management




ASML Sourcing & Supply Chain (S&SC) is an industry-leading sourcing and supply chain management organization, responsible for ensuring material availability to ASML's factories and customers. Our DNA contains customer focus, concurrent engineering, virtual integration plus the ability to thrive in a volatile market, accelerate the supply chain and deliver creative solutions.

S&SC plans up to five years ahead while customer requirements and system bill of materials can change at any time. Any break in material availability can have an unacceptable impact for our customers. So S&SC must proactively identify and solve potential issues by working closely with our technical departments and customers, and actively managing an extensive supplier base.

Job Mission

The Freight Infrastructure Manager works within the Sourcing and Supply Chain Operations department and is responsible for analyzing trends in the transportation infrastructure and formulating and/or implementing changes to structurally improve the ASML’s supply chain. In the current and future supply chain environment ASML must always improve company margins and increase customer satisfaction, this role is key to accomplish this.

Job Description

- Key Areas of Responsibility (KAR’s)
-To secure the transportation infrastructure for a flawless product delivery.
-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.
-Determine, implement and report on sustainable cost improvements in our transportation network
-Carrier Portfolio Management
-Source together with NPR Procurement the right parties for the business needs.
-Carrier usage compliance.
-Provide data analytics to support the logistics services procurement processes (RFQ’s)
-SME for transportation and logistics topics.

- Key Issues Facing Your Job
-Resistance to change, 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’s priorities.


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


- 7 -10 years in supply chain management, Freight/Transportation expertise.
- Proven knowledge of the transportation market.
- Proven track record and achievements in a large international company with direct exposure to processes development and implementation.
- TMS/ERP/Business intelligencesystems.
- MS Office advance knowledge.
- LEAN Methodologies, Black/Green belt certification is desirable advantage.

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