30+ days ago - req29422

IT System Architect Planning & Optimization


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Veldhoven, Netherlands




8+ years



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Are you the supply chain planning expert, who is able to combine planning process knowledge and operations research experience to design and build planning solutions to support ASML’s complex planning decisions for the medium to long term planning horizon?

Job Mission

Together with your business and IT colleagues as well as specialized IT suppliers bring the ASML planning processes to the next maturity level.

Job Description

As IT architect you act as a first IT contact (subject matter expert) for business key players and business process owners in the ASML organization. Your main responsibility is to translate the business requirements about planning and optimization in IT solutions supporting the tactical planning decisions that ASML needs to make. You guide and control the build of these solutions and data models supporting them and act as an interface between our business experts and the IT suppliers doing the actual build work during the build and deployment of these solutions.

Are you getting energized by challenging the business about their requirements & processes in order to translate them in simple to use planning solutions with the latest complex algorithmics behind them? This is the job you’re looking for!

You create the architectural roadmap for planning and optimization solutions, build the data models needed to support this roadmap and ensure that specialized IT partners are developing the solutions in line with this architecture.


At least Master’s Degree in Operations Research or Information Technology or a combination of both.


Are you the IT system architect with:

  • At least 10 years’ experience as Business Process Analyst, Functional Planning Consultant or similar positions within Supply Chain Planning & Optimization;
  • Proven experienced in delivering architectural principles, processes, infrastructure and solutions;
  • Detailed hands-on knowledge of planning optimization implementations is a must;
  • Experience in combining this algorithmic approach with standard planning solutions such as SAP IBP, SAP Analytics Cloud or SAP PP/DS is a pre;
  • Experience within complex large high-tech industry or manufacturing organizations is a must.

Personal skills

As Business Process Analyst you recognize yourself at least in the following competences:

  • Strong customer focus, result-oriented and drive for excellence;
  • Excellent communication skills in English, preferable in Dutch;
  • Proactive and enthusiastic;
  • Able to deal with resistance;
  • Ability to influence without power;
  • A demonstrated ability to perform in high-pressure environments:
  • Well-developed consultancy skills with a strong go-getter mentality including willingness to perform hands-on activities
  • Team player

Context of the position

With its roots in the Netherlands, ASML has grown to become an international high-tech organization, with some 25,000 employees of over 100 different nationalities all working closely together. We work with each other, with clients, with suppliers, and with knowledge institutes.

The feeling of pride is a strong and tangible internal motivation at AMSL. We are proud of who we are, of our achievements, how we accomplish these achievements, and of the fact that we are the worldwide market leader in the chip market. This pride, combined with our outstanding employment conditions and terms, lies at the core of our exceptionally low turnover rate.

The IT division supports information management, infrastructure and key business processes across ASML. The ICT infrastructure, hardware and applications are absolutely mission-critical for almost all ASML’s internal and external activities.

A sub-department within the IT organization is the IT Enterprise Solution Delivery Operations organization. This team is responsible for providing the right IT systems for the core business processes of Operations (Manufacturing, Logistics, Planning, Sourcing, Service, Quality and Facility Management). Customers of this department are internal customers, whose goal is to provide world class systems and services for all major chip makers around the world, and who therefore need the best tools available.

Other information

The best people make ASML what it is today. To attract and retain the best people, we have an extremely comprehensive, competitive employment conditions package.

ASML creates the conditions that enable you to realize your full potential. We provide state-of-the-art facilities, opportunities to develop your talents, international career opportunities, a stimulating and inspiring environment, and most of all, the commitment of a company that recognizes and rewards outstanding performance.

Our selection process includes an online Talent Exploration that gathers information about your key drivers, your personal values, motivators and career ambitions. The Talent Exploration enables both you and us to explore if there is a mutual match - not only for today, but also for your future career at ASML.