Senior Warehouse Team Lead

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands

Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00247525-315

Introduction to the job

Make the future now.

At ASML we make world leading high tech lithography machines for our chip making customers. These tailor made machines can image billions of structures in a few seconds with an accuracy of a few silicon atoms. We bring together the most brilliant minds and offer them the ultimate challenge to solve complex technical problems. Every day we dare you to push your limits.

Would you like to lead a highly skilled team of warehousing professionals and help establish a new dimension of added-value processes? Are you eager to achieve truly world-class quality standards? And are you passionate about continuous improvement –for both your operation and your own skill set? If so, then we should talk.

Role and responsibilities

As Team leader Outbound - Reversed Logistics , your first mission is to organize and prepare your team to ensure a smooth running and highly flexible Reversed Logistics operation. To achieve this you will set priorities, delegate tasks, and deploy your manpower where and when it is needed. You will also identify and resolve potential bottlenecks. But this is also a position for those who want to grow in their job, because you will be expected to initiate and coordinate several improvement proposals– taking the Outbound – Reverse Logistics Operation up to the next level of world-class performance. This is a position for someone who enjoys to take up challenges and manages his team to deliver measurable results while enjoying the rewards.

The Team leader Reversed Logistics is responsible for the following:

  • Safety: Ensure a safe working environment for all persons in Warehouse operations and collaborate on operational level with our 3PL partner;
  • Quality: Responsible for the quality of the delivered output. Setting up improvement plans and implement these for your department;
  • Planning/Output: Creating, managing and implementing the necessary resource & order planning, within the scope of the output plan and the capabilities available, taking into account the necessary level of flexibility, the agreed standard of quality anddelivery reliability for reversed logistics flow within the department. Solving problems, setting priorities, ensuring that operational objectives are achieved within the department. Informing those stakeholders (in and outside the department) involved in the event of deviations. Responsible for performance reporting;
  • Support: Organize all supporting processes in order to be able to realize the deliverables in time;
  • Infrastructure: Ensure infrastructure to assure effective and efficient production tasks. Ensure the availability and proper use of effective production and qualification procedures and systems;
  • Management: Ensure adequate organization and staffing to realize output at optimized cost levels. Ensure proper execution of HR&O policies and procedures. Coaches and develops team members, delegates tasks, sets priorities, solves problems and contributes to a productive working environment. Setting personal targets for your team, regularly evaluating their performance;
  • Continuous Improvement: Initiates and implements organizational improvements for the Outbound – Reverse Logistics operation in terms of processes, products and people capabilities. Drives improvement projects within the department and organizes opportunities for employees to contribute and execute within projects that contribute to the realizing the TF/EF Warehouse & Logistics mission and vision. Supports & leads in achieving LEAN improvements, including 5S+1. Coordinates and participates in cross-sector improvement projects.
  • Collaboration: Contributing towards effective collaboration with other TF/EF (Warehouse & Logistics) departments, Logistics Service Providers and other ASML Departments.

Education and experience

HBO level (logistics discipline or industrial/business engineering).

The applicant is required to have extensive knowledge and experience in:

  • Minimum of 5 years in a leading position within (Reversed) logistics, Warehousing or comparable logistics functions and groups (span of control);
  • Warehousing & Supporting processes and –complexity both inside and outside a cleanroom
  • SAP/WMS knowledge
  • Problem analysis, asses potential solutions on feasibility and impact on the total process
  • Affinity with the other areas and business processes.
  • Continuous process improvement


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:

  • Process way of thinking, customer orientation
  • Able to make (last minute) changes happen
  • Communication / presentation skills both in English and Dutch language
  • Goal-oriented, flexible and drive for initiative
  • Strong analytics, structured in his/her approach, persistent
  • A good Teamworker & -builder with social skills, hands-on and a service attitude
  • Experience with change management (both process and people related)

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.

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