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Life cycle management lead EUV

Job in Veldhoven, the Netherlands

Degree level


Job function

Supply chain

Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

3 to 7 years

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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 2020 roadmap.

Job Mission

Do you like to work in a very challenging work environment and able to handle demand and supply chain challenges? As Life Cycle Management Lead you are involved in all areas of the life cycle of materials. During  the introduction of new materials, phasing out of end of life materials and managing scarcity with critical materials you are determining the impact for our customers and ensuring that the impact will be as low as possible. You play a key role in this chain of many stakeholders.

Job Description

  • Ensure material availability on New Product Introduction & End of Life materials
  • Support in life cycle programs and drive CSCM agenda within New Product Introduction process
  • Conduct projects related to new product introductions in Customer Supply Chain
  • Drive and maintain costs vs norms calculation for KD releases
  • Manage material availability on escalated critical materials
  • Signal, mitigate and improve processes within Supply Chain to improve material availability on critical materials
  • Monitor trends & execute analysis on scarce materials to determine mitigating actions to prevent material unavailability
  • Communication and pro-active information sharing with internal and external stakeholders w.r.t. critical parts & quality issues
  • Drive critical material management process
  • Prepare, execute & inform on demand allocation of critical materials
  • Continuous improvement of LCM processes


  • Relevant bachelor/master degree (e.g. supply chain or engineering)


  • > 5 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
  • SAP knowledge is a pre

Personal skills

  • A tactical thinker with strong interpersonal, communication and decision making skills
  • Ability to influence without power
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and be able to manage many stakeholders
  • Can do mentality
  • Process oriented personality

Context of the position

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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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 innovation that help tackle the world’s toughest challenges.

20,000 employees

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