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S&P PLM Cost Management Project Lead

Sourcing & Supply Chain

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Sourcing & Supply Chain

Work Experience

3-7 years

Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management



Job ID: J-00275071-888

Introduction to the job

In ASML’s Sourcing & Procurement (S&P) department the Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) sector is responsible for the introduction and industrialization of new modules and parts in our supply chain in order to support ASML’s product roadmap. We drive this via an integral approach on Quality, Logistics, Technology, Cost and Sustainability (QLTCS). In this Costs domain PLM manages the supply chain related cost and the Cost of Goods (CoG) on product level.

As project lead at S&P PLM it is your role to lead projects related to cost of good in collaboration with the sourcing clusters, finance department and product development departments. You will also support the S&P PLM Project Leaders and Managers on their product scope as well as the internal S&SC management organization. In this function you will report into the PLM NXE Cost Management Team Lead.

Role and responsibilities

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Drives CoG cost down opportunities (commercial and design to cost) throughout the organization.
  • Evaluates opportunities with cost savings potential;
  • Drives ‘should cost’ analysis to support the procurement sector;
  • Provides transparent and accurate insights on CoG status and roadmaps.
  • Provides support for multi year financial planning;
  • Interfaces with multiple stakeholders mainly with development, sourcing and finance to collect business insights.
  • Identifies and drives cost management process and tooling improvements.

Education and experience

  • Master's degree in Industrial Engineering or Supply Chain / Logistics or other engineering fields.
  • At least 3-5 years project leadership experience.


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:

  • Self-starter;
  • Team player, still able to act independently;
  • Can deal with ambiguity and shows pragmatic approach;
  • Ability to interface and cooperate with different people on different organizational levels;
  • Strong drive and able to influence without power;
  • Analytically strong, accurate, enthusiastic, flexible, assertive, proactive, structured;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English;
  • Experience in SAP and Microsoft Office, Spotfire is a pre.

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

ASML is a leading provider of advanced technology systems for the semiconductor industry, employing more than 40.000 people in sixteen countries. Its success is based on four pillars: technology leadership combined with customer and supplier intimacy, highly efficient manufacturing, and entrepreneurial spirit.

Within this organization the Sourcing & Procurement (S&P) department is responsible for all commercial and operational supplier interactions; sourcing strategy, supply chain phase-in and phase-out of new and changed products.

You will be working in the S&P Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) team. You report to the PLM NXE Cost Management Team Lead. As a team you are responsible for providing clear insights on product supply chain investments and on Cost of Goods.

This position may require access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

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