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Supply Chain Planner

Job in Veldhoven, the Netherlands

Degree level


Job function

Supply chain

Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

5 to 7 years

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Are you ready for the next step in your career? Do you have at least 5 years of experience working in a similar supply chain planner position, preferably in the high tech industry? Then we have an excellent opportunity for you to grow in the ASML Supply Chain Department!

Job Mission

You will operate in an ambiguous environment with many different stakeholders and responsible for material availability of complete modules and feasibility investigations of plan scenario’s. This includes for example: creating a module supply plan, allocation requests to decision makers to safeguard the supply plan, support capability increase decisions and indicating risks and opportunities.

In order to be successful in this role it’s crucial to build a strong network for providing the right information as you will have to connect the dots and ensure the quality of the information as business decisions are depending on this. You will need to communicate and align with different levels in the organization and deal with fast changing business dynamics.

Job Description

Key elements of the job include:

  • Align with stakeholders on the best supply plan possible
  • Align with demand owners (internal customers)
  • Responsible for material availability of complete modules
  • Drive supply chain operation to secure the factory (output) plan feasibility and realization

Candidate’s profile:

  • Proven track record in areas of service and operations management, in a high-tech or otherwise highly complex and cross-sectorial business environment.
  • Can manage high dynamics, whilst having the drive to structure.
  • Advanced analytical and complex problem solving skills, to identify relevant supply chain drivers, as well as perseverance and project management skills to actually generate impact.


Relevant Bachelor or Master's degree (e.g (Technical) Business Administration, Supply chain or Engineering)


  • At least 5 years of experience;
  • Highly analytical and able to organize and prioritize workload.
  • Experience in working with ERP; SAP experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of business complexity, supply chain and relevant markets
  • Decision making skills, people management skills, project management skills
  • Relevant experience in a large international company, ideally Supply Chain Management, Operations or Procurement background
  • Fresh university graduates can be considered, major in supply chain management, or trading, or logistics; excellent in English.

Personal skills

  • Customer dedicated and service minded
  • Drive for results and act under high pressure
  • Result oriented, convincing
  • Pro-active and “can do” mentality
  • Capable to make deep-dive analyses whilst maintaining top-level overview regarding problem & solutions
  • Excellent professional communication in English.

Context of the position

Supply Chain Management (SCM) at ASML 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 around 1000 educated and motivated people, SCM has contributed to ASML being named “Best Factory” in the Netherlands and in the top 4 in Europe.

About ASML
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We make machines that make chips; the hearts of the devices that keep us informed, entertained and safe. Our key technology is the lithography system, which brings together high-tech hardware and advanced software to control the chip manufacturing process. All of the world’s top chipmakers like Samsung, Intel and TSMC use our technology, enabling the waves of...

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