6 days ago - req32345

Supply Chain Inventory Analyst

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



Introduction to the job

Are you ready for the next step in your career? Become one of the key inventory analysts for ASML! And use data driven methods to identify and implement inventory efficiencies in one of the most complex service supply chains in the world.

You will contribute to the success of ASML by minimizing costs related to inefficient stock in the service supply chain. Be part of a team with supply chain talents in which every member has a direct impact on the profitability of ASML.

Role and responsibilities

You will be using analytics, including data analyses in Python, in combination with process analyses to steer the service supply chain towards an optimized spare parts inventory pool. Based on your insights we will create a dynamic reporting environment, forecast inventory levels and inform the organization on various opportunities for improvements.
Moreover, you will partake in continuous improvement trajectories to further simplify our highly complex service supply chain.

This job is a combination of operational analyses and continuous improvement trajectories (about 50/50):

Operational analyses activities

  • Work together in a team of 6 inventory analysts to together optimize our service inventory position
  • Perform inventory data analyses in Excel/Python, including forecasts and trends
  • Design & create tooling/reporting (Business Intelligence) to support in the inventory management process
  • Create transparency on excess and obsolescence risk (forecasting/machine learning)
  • Create transparency on optimized service tool pools (forecasting/machine learning)

Continuous improvements activities

  • Define inventory reduction opportunities, strategies and align with our internal stakeholders to realize reductions
  • Analyze service supply chain processes to drive down supply chain costs, by leading and participating in process mapping workshops
  • Convince stakeholders with data-driven inventory reports and visuals
  • Participate/drive cross sector initiatives to reduce inventory inflow that results in excess and obsolescence

Education and experience

Relevant Master degree (e.g. Industrial Engineering & Management Science, Operations Management & Logistics, Supply Chain or Econometrics)


  • Experience with data analyses
  • Has > 2 years of experience in (service) supply chain
  • Experience in working in a team driven by continuous improvement
  • Statistics and stochastic processes
  • Familiar with analytical technologies like Python and Business Intelligence platforms


You recognize yourself in most of the following skills:

  • Analytical
  • Likes to work in a team
  • Pro-active in his/her communication
  • Is process oriented
  • Drives continuous improvements

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Other information

Sourcing and Supply Chain Operations (S&SC-Ops) is an industry-leading 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. SCM plans up to four 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-Ops must proactively identify and solve potential issues by working closely with our technical departments and customers, and actively managing an extensive supplier base. With over 350 highly educated and motivated people, S&SC-Ops has been awarded the best logistic company of the Netherlands award in 2013.

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