Quality Supplier Manager (m/f/d)

Sourcing & Supply Chain

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


Berlin, Germany


Sourcing & Supply Chain

Work Experience

3-7 years

Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management



Published: 17 days ago Job ID: 1380

Introduction to the job

We are a high-tech company and leading supplier to the semiconductor industry. We manufacture the complex lithography machines that chip manufacturers use to produce integrated circuits or computer chips. What we do is at the heart of all electronic devices that inform, entertain and connect us. More than 1.400 employees develop and manufacture key components for ASML lithography systems at our facility in Berlin.

Are you challenged by a global multi-tier supply chain in the high-tech industry? Do you want to contribute solving the worlds chip shortage and drive for Zero-Defects and the next level of Supplier Quality Performance? If so, we have an interesting challenge for you!

Every day, you make use of technology that contains microchips. From smartphones and laptops to cars and airplanes. Technologies such as AI, robotic process automation and 5G will fuel the growth of the semiconductor industry even more. Since we are the leader in high-end lithography systems for the semi-conductor industry, there’s a huge demand for our machines. This is why we are looking for new supply chain professionals to join our colleagues within Sourcing & Supply Chain.

We are looking for a Quality Supplier Manager with experience in a manufacturing supply chain environment. Building, developing and creating improvements to drive quality excellence at our suppliers and representing the supplier towards our internal stakeholders and customers will be the main responsibilities within this position.

Role and responsibilities

As a Quality Supplier Manager, you are responsible for Quality Management and Operational Performance of a selected number of key suppliers in the ASML supply chain. The continuously increasing business demands make this a challenge. You will drive suppliers to a Zero Defect mindset, enable accelerated learning, perform business process optimization and develop the supply chain to the required maturity level.

Your main responsibilities as a Quality Supplier Manager are:

  • Drive operational excellence and quality performance at suppliers, enabling on-time in-full and first time right material delivery to ASML.

  • Represent Quality as member of the Supplier Account Team—a multi-disciplinary team that strategically and operationally manages a key supplier on Quality, Logistics, Technology, Costs and Sustainability (QLTCS).

  • Act as the quality interface between ASML and suppliers—working with suppliers and internal stakeholders to find solutions to Material Quality Non-Conformities, including timely root cause analysis and structural prevention.

  • Assess and strengthen the supplier maturity for quality competences as stated in the Supplier Profile and Supplier Agreements, e.g. Quality Management System, Quality Control, Complaint Handling, Configuration and Change Management.

Education and experience

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Optical, Industrial).

  • 8+ years relevant work experience in similar roles with international scope or in a manufacturing environment.

  • Green or Black Belt / Lean Six Sigma experience including auditing and tooling (e.g. SPC, FMEA, 8D)

  • Experience in supplier quality management processes in high-tech, low-volume industry.

  • Experience in (supplier-) account management.

  • Experience with cross-sector projects to industrialize new product introductions towards volume manufacturing readiness.

Personal Skills

  • Excellent stakeholder management and relationship building skills.

  • Team player that communicates effectively.

  • Pragmatic and result driven.

  • Managing ambiguity.

  • Pro-active attitude, drive for improvement.

  • Familiarity with SAP.

  • Fluent in English, both oral and written as well as good German skills

We offer

  • A job with a promising future in Berlin Neukölln

  • Flexible structuring of daily work hours

  • We reward performance with attractive compensation (including Christmas and holiday bonuses as well as variable compensation components)

  • A varied and innovative work environment on a strong team

  • We offer you specific opportunities for advanced training and development so that we can realize your professional plans for the future together

  • Flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes that encourage independent work

  • The opportunity to convert variable compensation components into additional days off

  • We promote team spirit through regular company events

  • Extensive health and sports offers (e.g. subsidy for sports activities, health days, company doctor, free vaccinations, etc.)

  • A variety of attractive discounts


We are looking for people who can shape the future with us and inspire themselves and others for innovative technologies, new challenges and future-oriented solutions. Does this appeal to you? Then apply using our online application form, stating your salary requirements and earliest possible joining date. We look forward to receiving your application.

Your contact 

Elvira Stamm
HR Department

[email protected]

Please use our online portal for your application. You are welcome to submit your documents in English OR German.

Questions regarding the recruitment process? Here you can contact us directly: +49 71189989397.

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