Operational Supplier Manager

  • Salarisindicatie Max. € 115k / year
  • Vakgebied Supply Chain
  • Full time/Part time Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 9287400
  • Locatie Veldhoven
  • Dienstverband Detachering via YER
  • Branche Manufacturing


Would you like manage a team of ambitious people? Would you like to act on operational and tactical level and drive goals in line with the supply chain management 2020 vision? Do you like building and maintaining a network of in- and external stakeholders/partners? Then please apply now!

Job Mission

Your team is responsible for 100% material availability against minimal costs. You and your team not only contribute to ASML’s supplier quality and logistics performance, but also support the strategic plans to realize ASML’s supply chain roadmap for 2020. In order to achieve this, you must have strong people and change management skills. You will also take an active role in the continuous improvement of our processes

Context of the position

Supplier Network Management (SNM), a department of Supply Chain Management (SCM), represents ASML’s logistics and quality interface to its supply base and is responsible for material availability for ASML’s factories. In today’s complex multi-tier supply chains, this is only possible by creating full transparency in the chains and flexibility at suppliers. SNM manages over 100 chains up to seven tiers deep, addressing potential bottlenecks and supply risks before they impact our customers. It must handle the increased complexity of ASML’s systems while reducing cost of ownership for customers. To do this, the SNM supply chain Quality and Logistics professionals work with suppliers to continuously reduce cycle time for components, modules and assemblies, increasing supply chain flexibility and customer value. SNM also monitors suppliers’ quality, flexibility, cycle time reductions, move rate compliance and on-time delivery reliability, driving supplier development in all areas to ensure ASML’s supply keeps pace with technological developments and can adapt to changing market conditions.The manager Material Planning reports to the Sr. Manager SNM and has direct reports.

Over de functie

  • You will act on operational and tactical level in management teams of the Supplier Network Management department and drive goals in line with the supply chain management 2020 vision
  • You will coordinate and manage operational annual plans
  • You will build and maintain a network of in- and external stakeholders/partners and represent the organization
  • You will evaluate organizational design for own functional discipline, (work)processes and systems and initiate and implement changes and improvements
  • You will be responsible to coach and develop employees

Over het bedrijf

ASML is a successful Dutch high-tech enterprise that produces complex lithography systems used by chip manufacturers in the production of integrated circuits. ASML is at the cutting edge of this technology and delivers systems to all the world's leading chip manufacturers. ASML's employees are among the most creative talents in the fields of physics, mathematics, chemistry, mechanical engineering and software. Every day they collaborate in close-knit multidisciplinary teams in which members listen to and learn from one another and exchange ideas. It is the ideal environment for professional development and personal growth.

ASML is headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to ASML. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, lease car, bonus model)
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies



A Master degree is a must


  • 8-12 years relevant experience in a complex supplier oriented environment, relevant experience in logistic engineering concepts
  • Knowledge as well as a proven track record of SAP is a must
  • Excellent social and communication skills and demonstrated ability to coach and develop employees
  • Strong data analysis and problem solving abilities

Personal skills

  • Leadership skills, changemanagement skills, drive for results, act under high pressure
  • Being self-employed, initiative, pro-active attitude, goal oriented, flexible
  • Out of the box thinking and change management skills are essential
  • Obviously, you will need a strong personality that is both flexible on some occasions and firm on others
  • Excellent professional communication in English and Dutch

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