Senior Business Planner

Sourcing & Supply Chain

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Sourcing & Supply Chain

Work Experience

8+ years

Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management



Job ID: J-00270198-781


Are you challenged by creating a plan that impacts the operation of all worldwide ASML factories and more than 100 supply chains? Do you love being a spider in the web for planning and work closely with stakeholders from many different departments like Sales, Marketing, Central Planning, Customer Support, worldwide ASML factories, Sourcing, Program Management and other SCM departments? Do you like improving planning processes and tools? And are you good at solving complex planning puzzles? Then we are probably looking for you!

Job Mission

Responsible for the MPS (Master Production Schedule) in which business opportunities, costs and risks are balanced and agreed with all stakeholders. Drive the execution of the MPS, monitor progress and manage deviations. On top of the planning activity this job has a clear responsibility to contribute to our major planning improvement projects.

Job Description

Create and maintain the MPS by balancing business opportunities, costs and risks

Enable the business to make conscious decisions on a plan scenario by providing alternative scenarios and the impact on business opportunities, costs and risks

- End 2 End Planning across all demand types

- Align plan cross sector (SCM/Factories/Sourcing)

- Drive the execution of the MPS, monitor progress and manage deviation

- Drive and control the critical path and decision gates of the MPS

- Drive planning process, methodology and tooling improvements

- Align plan cross sector (SCM/Factories/Sourcing)

- Ensure 100% transactional data- and MRP integrity

- Determine buffer strategy

- Continuous control on D&S on full planning horizon

- As-New planning (field reverse plan)


MSc in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Econometrics, Mathematics or Computer science


- Min. 5-10 years relevant working experience. Preferably in High-tech industry with low volume and discrete manufacturing.

- Experience with Master Planning / S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning)

- Experience with Master Production Schedule

- Leading / participate in SCM Improvements Projects

- MS Office

- SAP (knowledge & experience)

- Financial knowledge related to decision making

Personal skills

• Analytic, accurate and strong drive towards results

• Pro-active, hands-on and plan-do-check-act mentality

• Excellent communication (English/Dutch) and strong in building networks

• Confident, convincing and calm under stress

• Capable to initiate and lead process and tooling improvements

Context of the position

The Supply Chain End Item Planner reports to the Senior Manager Supply Chain Planning.

The sector Supply Chain Management (SCM)(part of Operations) is an industry-leading organization, responsible for ensuring material availability to ASML's factories and customers in an efficient and cost-effective way. Because 90% of all components in an ASML machine come from externally sourced specialist manufacturers, our supply chain planning activities are even more critical to our operation than you would normally expect. SCM consists ~900 supply chain professionals worldwide and is the proud winner of the VLM 'Nederlandse Logistiek Prijs 2013'.

The Supply Chain Planning department (part of SCM) has the mission to satisfy the consolidated Business Line demand by constructing an agreed Integral Supply Plan that optimizes business opportunities, costs and risks and by driving the execution of the plan.

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