Country warehouse manager

Sourcing and Supply Chain Management

In a nutshell


Eindhoven, Netherlands


Sourcing and Supply Chain Management

Work Experience

10-15 years, 16+ years

Educational Background

Mathematics, Data Science, Other technical backgrounds



Remote Work

No (not at all)

Time Type

Full time

Job ID: J-00280313

Country Warehouse Manager

To support our customers, ASML keeps parts and tools in Warehouses close to our customers. In total we currently have 50+ of these local service warehouses globally, which are outsourced to Logistics Service Suppliers (3PL’s).

The Warehousing team is tasked to make sure the warehouses are ready to support our customers in the most efficient way, which means that all facilities are fit for purpose, there is enough space and sufficient manpower and that activities are performed in line with the agreed SLA’s and budgets. Facilities in our warehouses include Clean Technology Infrastructure (such as clean rooms) to inspect parts and clean tools, to make sure we supply our customers with parts and tools in the right quality.

To further increase the efficiency in warehouse operations, we are enabling 3PL’s to implement a Warehouse Management System (WMS) that will connect to ASML’s ERP system.

Job mission

You manage the 3PL’s that are selected operate the service warehouses in your assigned countries on:
- Budget and cost saving initiatives
- Performance and performance improvement initiatives Ensure these warehouses are operated flawlessly by the 3PL’s by auditing on adherence of the right procedures and systems by putting proper controls in place. The growing number of ASML machines at our customers requires us to setup new warehouses or expand or relocate existing warehouses. It will be your responsibility to translate the business requirements into warehouse requirements and manage the infrastructure projects successfully to completion. Time, money and (internal) customer satisfaction will be your main drivers. You will be involved in the deployment of the WMS in the warehouses in your assigned countries and you will be responsible for a smooth handover of the WMS deployment project to operations.

Job description

  • Plan and manage the budget for the warehouses in the assigned countries
  • Manage the 3PL’s on performance through periodical business reviews (weekly / monthly)
  • Ensure warehouses stay fit for purpose at all time by driving infrastructural changes: Translate parts and tools handling and storage requirements into the logistics facilities needed.
  • Manage the assigned budget for the Infrastructure projects
  • Manage Logistics suppliers to deliver the requested infrastructure on time
  • Build relationships with wide range of internal and external stakeholders, for example: Procurement, Suppliers, local CSCM teams
  • Define, drive and deliver optimization projects in the Warehousing domain to drive cost down,  material availability up and/or performance up.
  • Support the WMS implementations in warehouses.
  • Act as a subject matter expert in your field


MSc. or Bachelor in Supply Chain Management


  • 10+ years experience in a Supply Chain or Logistics position in the High-Tech industry
  • Experience with Project Management
  • Experience with Service Logistics and/or managing 3PL’s
  • Experience with WMS implementations
  • Experience with SAP
  • Process standardization
  • LEAN

Personal skills

  • Self-starter and finisher
  • Dive into details where required, while keeping the overview and prioritizing
  • Able to build rapport and communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders


  • Up to 20%

Context of the Position

A flawless distribution network is key for a smooth supply chain. Fast and flexible transportation networks, differentiated warehousing solutions and complex value-added services are some characteristics of our landscape. Different requirements towards our supply-chain due to development of our systems, the number of upgrades of systems on customer sites and the need for differentiated service level agreements drive the need for a flexible 3PL network. Hence the Logistics Service Operations department is responsible for managing and developing the supply chain / distribution infrastructure in line with business requirements and against aligned norms. A team of highly educated professionals drives the supply chain infrastructure towards 2030, focused on the rapid developments, based on market intelligence, innovations, business needs, 3PL performance and process analytics.

Diversity and 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 Supply Chain Management (SCM) is an industry-leading supply-chain management organization, responsible for ensuring material availability to ASML’s factories and customers. Our DNA contains customer focus, concurrent engineering, virtual integration plus the ability to thrive in a volatile market, accelerate the supply chain and deliver creative solutions. SCM plans up to four years ahead while customer requirements and system bill of materials can change at any time. Any break in material availability can have an unacceptable impact for our customers. So, with over 700 highly educated and motivated people, SCM must proactively identify and solve potential issues by working closely together with our technical departments and customers while actively managing an extensive supplier base.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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