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S&SC - Logistics Supplier Manager - Tainan

Sourcing & Supply Chain

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


Tainan, Taiwan


Sourcing & Supply Chain

Work Experience

8+ years

Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management



Job ID: J-00274804-882

Introduction to the job

ASML supports the semiconductor industry’s ongoing quest for producing faster, smarter and more energy efficient chips. We are a young, dynamic, international and highly skilled workforce. ASML creates the systems that the lithography industry needs to achieve its goals. This can only be accomplished with a strong support of our suppliers.

Are you challenged by managing our strategic suppliers and supply chain towards competitive performance? Would you like to deliver input for ASMLs 2020 strategy? Is change management part of you DNA? And do you enjoy managing stakeholders at senior and executive level at our suppliers? Then this might be the job for you.

Role and responsibilities

As a Supply Quality Manager, you will take a pivotal role as a linking pin between the ASML D&E development team and the related development team of the supplier, with a primary focus on parts quality. You maintains and develops at an operational level the relation to the supplier with the purpose to create an optimal engineering collaboration between supplier and ASML while managing all the critical quality elements of full lifecycle of product from NPI stage to Volume. Using your personal skills, you will work closely together with the supplier & ASML internal stakeholders to optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of the product generation process, in alignment with the ASML project plan. The main goal of this cross-sector activity is to secure an excellent quality of parts delivered by our suppliers.

Early supplier involvement in the D&E project to secure that technology expertise of ASML and supplier are merged in the best way.
•Ensure that not only parts quality, however, also manufacturability and serviceability aspects are covered in the design phase.
•Document the D&E project collaboration, including supplier & ASML responsibilities and roles via a Statement of Work (SoW).
•New product introduction (NPI) and supplier selection.
•Deliverables that secure parts quality from suppliers in the ASML product generation process
•Responsible for the entire Quality and Technical process performance for suppliers, including operational interface on deviations from specifications
•Monitor, review and drive supplier quality performance from incidents to structural improvement
•Contribute to supplier development (e.g. implementing SPC, lean, FMEA, operational excellence at suppliers)
•Optimize manufacturing processes at suppliers by improving quality, testing and qualification infrastructure
•Drive yield and process improvements at suppliers. Actively participate in improvement projects at suppliers (cycle time reduction, cost of goods reduction)
•Carry-out analyses of quality and logistical issues to drive technical solutions needed during material availability escalations
•Support implementation of hardware changes at suppliers

Education and experience

MSc degree in, supply chain, (industrial) engineering, or Business Administration.
* 8+ years relevant work experience
* Experience in high tech, low volume industry is a pre
* Experience in supplier management
* Experience with supply chain processes in production environment (e.g. supply chain improvements, supplier management, customer service, planning)
* Experience in project management (Lean 6S experience, Black Belt certification preferred)


The following personal skills are crucial to a successful execution:
• Ability to initiate, influence and steer without formal authority.
• Strong networker with good negotiating and team building skills
• Strong communicator.
• Ability to switch between complex matters and high-level conclusions.
• Self-propelling, showing initiative and drive.
• Flexible, result driven and committed.
• Team player
• Process oriented
• Fluent in English

The core competencies are:
•Production process qualification for R4V of mains products (PFMEA)
•Manufacturing conform standards (UL508A).
•Process to maintain and improve products-SPC
•Ability to added value testing strategy (zero NFF)
•Supply chain management / highest reliability
•Technology leadership for the specific (mains)product
•Technology competence/Technical Dev.Comp.(incl. EOL)

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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