S&SC - Senior Sourcing and Supply Chain Group Leader - Linkou

Sourcing & Supply Chain

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Linkou, Taiwan


Sourcing & Supply Chain


8+ years



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Published: 28 days ago Job ID: J-00245642-414

Introduction to the job

Are you challenged by managing our suppliers towards competitive Supply Chain performance in the field of quality, operational performance, product and process robustness, capacity and lead- and cycle time?

Role and responsibilities

The S&SC Group Lead of Quality & Logistics Asia manages one of the categories within Asia region of ASML’s suppliers towards competitive quality, technical/process and logistics performance. He/she focuses on the reliability and flexibility of the supply while understanding and controlling the risks within the supply chain. He/she is responsible for managing a team of Logistics Supplier Managers (LSM) and Quality Supplier Managers (QSM) to secure Asia supply base material quality and availability.

Manage ASML’s suppliers towards competitive quality, and logistic performance through managing a team of logistics and quality supplier managers
Building relationships with key suppliers and managing them towards operational excellence
Member of the Asia Category Management team that drives the supplier selection process and secures longer term Quality & Logistics performance
Actively manage improvement programs at suppliers and their n-tiers (Cycle Time reduction, Lean, Quality/Yield Improvement projects)
Plan and execute material quality and availability from suppliers to ASML production and ASML’s customers including operational escalations to suppliers
Plan, implement and control the required capacity, buffers and flexibility at suppliers.
Manage execution of QLTC audits at critical suppliers together with ASML’s Sourcing and Development organization
Represent Operations in the handover process / transition of new products to volume phase
Ensure that the quality of the contributions of the suppliers meets the overall standard of quality for ASML products and services. Secure effective communication internal as external

Education and experience

MSc degree in (Industrial) Engineering, Supply Chain Management Business Science or equivalent

10+ years relevant work experience in e.g.,:
Proven line management track record in high tech, automotive, medical device, aerospace, process industry or equivalent
Operational Management of Supply chain and/or manufacturing functions in one of the above mentioned industries
Experience in building and maintaining strategic relations with suppliers
Experience in managing and coaching of professionals in a production / operations environment


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.
To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

Strong analytical skills, process oriented, business sense and capability to develop vision and strategy
Excellent communication skills, interfacing and convincing on all levels.
People Development skills and leadership
Drive for solutions, result oriented, hands-on mentality.
Pro-active, act under high pressure. Thinking out of the box.

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

One of Sourcing & Supply Chain (S&SC) key responsibilities is material availability for ASML’s factories and Service Business. In today’s complex multi-tier supply chains, this is only possible by addressing potential bottlenecks, supply risks and disruptions before they impact our customers
S&SC manages its supply chains up to seven tiers deep to ensure ASML’s supply keeps pace with technological developments and can adapt to changing business conditions and external threats.

Language skills: Fluent in English, both oral and written.
Location: Linkou/Tainan, Taiwan. Occasional travel (~35%) within Asia region and/to Europe and USA is required

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