Quality Supplier Manager Team Lead

Sourcing & Supply Chain

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


San Diego - CA, US


Sourcing & Supply Chain

Work Experience

8+ years

Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management



Job ID: J-00267519-740

Introduction to the job

Are you challenged by managing technical supply chain performance with a supplier network in a high tech-low volume environment in the field of operational performance and quality engineering?

Are you challenged by managing technical supply chain performance with a supplier network in a high tech-low volume environment in the field of operational performance and quality engineering?

One of Sourcing & Supply Chain (S&SC) key responsibilities is incoming supplier quality 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.

Job Mission
The Quality Supplier Manager Team Lead manages a group of ASML’s suppliers within a certain category towards competitive quality performance.He/she works with suppliers of complex modules on process optimizations and de-risking the supply network of quality and technical risks.Focus of the work is on continuous improvement and operational excellence by managing and improving volume control, process optimization and supplier development.He/she is responsible for managing his/her team of Quality Supplier Managers (QSMs).

Role and responsibilities

  • Manage group of ASML’s suppliers within certain category towards competitive quality performance through managing a team of Quality Supplier Managers responsible for overall quality process performance and supplier development
  • Building relationships with key suppliers and managing them towards operational excellence
  • Initiate and drive yield and technical process improvements of critical supply chains
  • Member of the Quality Supplier Management team thatdrives the supplier selection process and secures longer term
  • Quality performance and operational excellence
  • Actively manage improvement pro-active programs at suppliers and their n-tiers (Supplier Quality Roadmaps)
  • Represent S&SC in the handover process / transition of new products to volume phase
  • Secure effective communication internal as external
  • On behalf of Supplier Quality Engineering Management group, responsible for quality escalation processes and reporting
  • Build-up and develop technical competences within ASML (SPC, lean manufacturing, FMEA, operational excellence)

Education and experience

BS degree in (Industrial) Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Quality Management or related field. MS degree preferred.

8+ 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 and 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

The California base annual salary/hourly range for this role is currently $135,000 – $225,000/yr. Pay scales are determined by role, level, location and alignment with market data. Individual pay is determined through interviews and an assessment of several factors that that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to, job-related skills, relevant education and experience, certifications, abilities of the candidate and pay relative to other team members. Our recruiters can share more information about our bonus program, benefits and equity during the hiring process.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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