Sourcing and Supply Chain Line Manager

Sourcing & Supply Chain

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Sourcing & Supply Chain

Work Experience

8+ years

Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management



Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00251315-759

Introduction to the job

The Customer Supply Chain Management (CSCM) team is responsible for meeting service level agreements (SLAs) with customers. System downtime costs customers up to a million USD per day so SLAs are extremely tight, with downtime waiting for parts and tools limited to as little as 20 minutes per system per week. CSCM manages such challenges in a global network with thousands of unique spare parts and delivers true customer satisfaction through differentiated and affordable supply chain services. ASML’s aggressive time-to-market strategy and increasing system functionality means machines are often upgraded at the customer during their lifetime. CSCM’s highly educated workforce drives planning and execution of the supply chain aspects of commercial upgrades, field change orders, machine shipments and transfers. You will functional lead a team that will enable CSCM to be successful in this challenging environment and deliver upon the CSCM 2025 roadmap.

Role and responsibilities

Together with your team you will be responsible for availability of high tech parts and tools, to match the demand of complex events and after sales activities at the customer sites. Ensuring that (thousands of) high-tech parts and tools are available on-time, on-spec and at the right quality. Drive the Customer Supply Chain Management department to entirely new levels of operational excellence.

  • You will act on operational and tactical level in the management teams of the Customer Supply Chain Management department and drive goals in line with the supply chain management 2020 vision
  • Ensure and deliver Supply Chain performance at optimal cost levels of one of our business lines
  • Coordinate and manage operational KPI’s, using lean techniques to streamline operations and bring these in line with customer requirements
  • Translate voice of the customer to supply chain performance & cost improvements
  • Managing and controlling day to day KPIs and local alignment
  • Translate targets and set priorities regarding to cost & performance for Business Line
  • You will build and maintain a network of in- and external stakeholders/partners
  • Initiate and drive continuous improvement to optimize logistical performance & costs
  • Evaluate organizational design for your own functional discipline, (work)processes and systems and initiate and implement changes and improvements
  • Lead and manage a team of highly skilled supply chain professional (+/- 10 FTE)
  • Responsible to coach and develop employees
  • Ensure quality of deliverables Field Material Availability Business Line team

Education and experience

  • Relevant master degree (e.g. supply chain, business administration or engineering)
  • > 10 years of relevant experience in a large international company, ideally supply chain, engineering, operations or procurement background
  • Knowledge of business complexity, supply chain and/or relevant industry
  • Experience in leading multiple disciplinary teams
  • Experience in coaching and developing employees
  • Leading global projects


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:

  • Leadership skills, drive for results, act under high pressure
  • Result oriented, convincing, pro-active and “can do” mentality
  • Proven experience in lean six sigma

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

Supply Chain Management 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 SCM must proactively identify and solve potential issues by working closely with our technical departments and customers, and actively managing an extensive supplier base. With over 550 highly educated and motivated people.

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