Transfer 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-00264005-314


Are you challenged by managing strategic product transfers in ASML’s supply chain? Would you like to deliver input for ASMLs 2023 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.

Job Mission

The Supply Transfer Manager leads x-functional teams responsible for a number of supply chain transfers within ASMLs supply chain. Focus is to secure ASMLs material needs. Activities of the team include risk assessment, re-design of modules, release of new suppliers and phase in/phase out planning.

Job Description

The Supply Transfer Manger is responsible for:

·Transfer Management:

oMaterial availability at all phases of the program: ensuring right quality before and after shipment / ensuring on time delivery during the project

oSet up a full phasing out/transfer product overview including (non) transfer and last buy decisions

oContribute to best practices among the different tools, way of working andinto the organization

oArrange good cooperation with stakeholders a.o. D&E, Sourcing and Factories

oDeploy decision from decision boards (SPB/SPFT) so all stakeholder are informed and activated

oSupport in arranging sufficientFTE for the program execution

oAble to manage project with landing spots at different suppliers and internal teams

·Supply Chain Risk Mitigation:

oCapacity alignment across n-tier supply chain

oAnalyzetotal past demand phase out supplier and strategize transfer policy

oProactively execute supply chain risk analysis and execute action plans to mitigate risk

oManage escalations within transfers to solve bottlenecks in supply chain and avoid re-occurrence

oLead risk mapping sessions and keep track on progress

oArrange and decide on safety stocks

oSet up a full phasing out product overview including (non) transfer and last buy decisions as input for the program

oDefine technical release procedure per product category with transfer team and execute these

oGive solid logisticalinput on phasing out negotiations to the Sourcing team

·Project Management:

oManage and lead multidisciplinary technical orientated team

oManage and align with internal and external stakeholders. Set up governance models for the multi-disciplinary team(s).

oSteer a project of high mix-low volume in international transfers context

oDeploy decisions from project boards into the projects and executed implementation

oSteer and guide the logistical and release activities

oArrange a set up tools and trainingfor proper project execution

oReport KPIs on planning , risk mitigation, budget and FTE usage


MSc degree in Supply Chain Management, (Industrial) Engineering) or Business Administration.


·5-10+ years relevant work experience

·Experience in high tech, low volume industry

·Experience in re-allocating products

·Experience with supply chain processes in production environment (e.g. supply chain improvements, supplier management, customer service, planning)

·Experience in project managementin a high tech environment

Personal skills

·Excellent stakeholder management and relationship building skills

·Conceptual thinker on strategic level

·Strong analytical skills

·Convincing /negotiation skills

·Pragmaticand result driven

·Pro-active attitude, drive for improvement

Context of the position

One of Sourcing & Supply Chain (S&SC) key responsibilities is material availability for ASML’s factories and Service Business. In today’s complex multi-tier supply chains, this is only possible by addressing potential bottlenecks, supply risks and disruptions before they impact our customers

S&SC manages its supply chains up to seven tiers deep to ensure ASML’s supply keeps pace with technological developments and can adapt to changing business conditions and external threats.

Other information

To be effective as Supply Transfer Manager requires close cooperation with involved suppliers and hence significant travel for business (40% to 60%), as such you must be able to travel accordingly.

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