Supply Chain Inventory Management Team Lead – Inventory Performance management

Sourcing & Supply Chain

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Sourcing & Supply Chain


3-7 years



Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management



Published: 28 days ago Job ID: J-00250187-460

Introduction to the job

In this job you will:

Understand the complex supply chain and its characteristics within ASML. You understand how planning decisions impact the financial position of the company and identify how the financial position can be improved via state of the art inventory management. This enables you to:

  • Lead (multiple) projects related to inventory optimization and operational excellence
  • Lead a team of highly motivated team members working on inventory improvement projects
  • Align with stakeholders and program managers on content and deliverables to contribute to the organization goals
  • Come up with improvement proposals yourself and align with stakeholders how to best implement these improvement

Role and responsibilities

  • People management including selection, development, target setting and performance management of inventory experts in the team
  • Drive Inventory Management within ASML
  • Lead monthly inventory steerco preparation for inventory management
  • RAW inventory improvement lead and contact point per workstream as delegate of the director of SCP
  • Act as consultant to support the Business Lines and Sectors with insights into the inventory consequence of planning, business and operational decisions
  • Lead Improvement projects to improve inventory efficiency by closely cooperating with sectors and Business Lines
  • Be contact person for inventory related topics towards the stakeholders and Set-up inventory related improvement actions and drive the execution of it.
  • Enable ASML to set and achieve its financial targets,
  • oBe part of the yearly TAP and LTFP processes to define inventory budgets for sectors and Business lines and Inventory board
  • Understand and have experience with the planning processes in ASML

Education and experience

  • >5 years working experience
  • Inventory management experience preferably within ASML
  • Experience with Supply chain management /Master Planning / S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning)
  • Financial knowledge related to decision making
  • Leading / participate in S&SC Improvements Projects
  • Experience with Lean concepts


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:

  • Excellent communication skills (including stakeholder management) and strong in building networks
  • Analytic, accurate and strong drive towards results
  • Pro-active, hands-on and plan-do-check-act mentality
  • Problem solving, flexible and critical thinking
  • MS Office
  • SAP (knowledge & experience)
  • Confident, convincing and calm under stress
  • Motivational / Persuasive skills (influencing without power)
  • Capable to initiate and lead process and tooling improvements
  • Able to keep an helicopter view and ability to switch between operational and strategic level Dealing with conflict

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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