Head of Supplier Quality & Logistics Group Category Electronics

Sourcing & Supply Chain

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Sourcing & Supply Chain


8+ years



Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management



Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00247270-749


Are you challenged by a supply chain over 7 tiers deep? Are you thrilled by managing our suppliers towards growth and best in class performance in the field of quality, operational performance, product and process robustness, capacity and lead- and cycle time? Then this might be the job for you.

Job Mission

The Head of Supplier Quality & Logistics group category Electronics leads the department with 3 (senior) team managers reporting into him/her.

He/she is responsible for Quality & Logistics (in QLTCS) in for preparing the external ASML supply chain for suppliers that deliver Electronic modules for ASML business in 2025 in close cooperation with the accountable Senior Director group category Electronics.

The scope of responsibilities include a contribution to the selection of Electronics suppliers in line with ASML’s long term needs, managing the suppliers to required competitive performance and to de-risk the external supply chain for our customers with respect to material deliveries, quality and MR capabilities for today’s production and future production plans.

Job Description

The Head of Supplier Quality and Logistics group category Electronics is responsible for:

  • The co-design of the Electronics supply chain to secure ASML Business
  • Managing the growth, preparing capital investment decisions in the external supply chain to enable ASMLs business growth
  • Leading a department of highly qualified Quality & Logistics supplier management professionals
  • Deployment of ASML’s business priorities and transformation programs in his/her department
  • Integrating stakeholders requirements and decide on the supplier quality & logistics policies to fit the specific situation for Electronics suppliers
  • Ensuring QLTCS metrics for Electronics suppliers are understood and continuous improvements are realized
  • Ensure Supplier intimacy to a level that guarantees fair/constructive two-way communication/interaction and enable the right traction and follow up on material escalations, capacity preparation, structural quality improvements etc.
  • Escalation path for Quality & Logistics internally and towards suppliers, including New Product Introductions (NPIs). Address performance escalations towards supplier executive management to accelerate improvement progress.
  • Accelerate people development and foster talent. Ensure adequate organization and staffing is in place fit for the future, maintain and further develop people competence to increase impact on suppliers.


Master of Science degree in (Industrial) Engineering, Supply Chain Management or Business Science


  • 10-15 years relevant international management experience in a large international company
  • 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 senior managers in an operations environment

Personal skills

  • Excellent stakeholder management and relationship building skills
  • Conceptual thinker on strategic level with business sense
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Convincing / negotiation skills
  • Pragmatic and result driven
  • Pro-active attitude, drive for improvement

Context of the position

Sourcing & Supply Chain (S&SC) represents ASML’s Sourcing, Logistics and Quality interface to its external 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 the chains and flexibility at suppliers. S&SC manages over its Complex Supply Chains (CSCs) 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, S&SC works with 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.

Other information

  • Successful supplier management requires visiting ASML suppliers’ as such you can be expected to spend 30-50% of your time at suppliers’ locations
  • Language skills: Fluent in Dutch and English, both oral and written. French and/or German is a pre

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