Supply Chain Product Project Lead

ASML (Veldhoven, Netherlands)

  • TU, Academisch
  • Bedrijfskundig Management, Industrial Engineering, Logistics, Lean, Techniek
  • Medior, Senior
  • Latest update 6/20/2024
  • Halfgeleider industrie, Machinebouw, Maakindustrie, Semiconductor

About the company ASML

+ Read complete description


Introduction to the job

A challenging project management opportunity for academic professionals within ASML’s Strategic Sourcing & Procurement (SS&P) sector Within this sector the Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) department is responsible for the supply chain Introduction and industrialization of new products.

SS&P PLM enables concurrent engineering and manage the product lifecycle of all ASML products towards a lean supply chain. For our Business Lines, in close cooperation with other sectors like Development & Engineering, Departments like the Quality & Logistics clusters and our supply chain partners, we carefully manage the supply chain requirements, the Introduction and phase out of products, complex parts, engineering changes, related material availability and changes in infrastructure.

Role and Responsibilities

Fast market Introduction of ASML’s newest technologies requires concurrent engineering by all disciplines. The SS&P PLM product project manager fulfills this need by bridging the gap between new product development, supply chain volume operations and phase out.

As product project manager, you will make a real difference to the efficiency and profitability of the company by determining and managing the supply chain project plan of platforms, new products, associated Introduction types (new builds, installs and upgrades), industrialization and phase-out strategies.
Managing risks and requirements at product level across the full life cycle (feasibility, design, ramp, release-for-volume, and phase down). To achieve this, you will be using your unique mix of technical, creative, and people skills and you will guide and coordinate your team in successful execution.

  • Manage the supply chain Introduction of new products from technical feasibility towards ramp and release-for-volume by means of driving an integral approach on Quality, Logistics, Technology, Cost and Sustainability (QLTCS) during the entire Product Generation Process.
  • Plan & mobilize resources of the PLM project team to fulfill the plans.
  • Manage supply chain requirements & deliverables through key decision gates of ASML’s Product Generation Process
  • Manage material availability balanced against customer service levels, inventory, quality, costs, and risks: Identify bottle necks, prepare decisions, and take actions towards engineering, suppliers, factories, field to manage the critical path both for time-to-market and ramp new modules and parts in our supply chain to support ASML’s product roadmap.
  • Drive the Industrialization KPI’s; roadmap on Cost of Goods, supply chain Cycle Time, supply chain Move rate capability and Supply chain quality performance.
  • Manage the Non-Recurring Engineering budgets (Opex and Capex) of Strategic Sourcing & Procurement at Product Level
  • Represent all Strategic Sourcing & Procurement Departments in the cross-sector Product management Team.

Education and experience

  • MSc degree in (industrial) engineering or supply chain.
  • 8-year work experience in a large organization of which 2 – 5 years’ experience in managing new product Introductions preferably in high-tech, low-volume environments.
  • Experience in planning and logistic processes in a high-tech, low-volume environment 
  • Experience as a project lead in a high-tech, low volume environment (e.g., Supply Chain Engineering, Production Engineering).
  • Experience in driving continuous improvement of processes.


Working at the cutting edge of technology, you will always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You will not work in a silo, instead, you will be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you will collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You will have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.
To thrive in this job, you will need the following skills:

  • Pro-active analytical person, action and result oriented.
  • Stakeholder management: Effectively manage stakeholders both at operational and executive levels.
  • Collaborative personality able to organize cross functional cooperation.
  • Natural leader, able to lead, coach and motivate team members.
  • Strong negotiation skills for interacting with other sectors and suppliers.
  • The drive, energy, and initiative to achieve continuous improvement.
  • Strong business sense enabling optimal balancing of stakeholders' interests.
  • Excellent professional communication in English.

Other information

ASML is a leading provider of advanced technology systems for the semiconductor industry, employing more than 42.000 people in sixteen countries. Its success is based on four pillars: technology leadership combined with customer and supplier intimacy, highly efficient manufacturing, and entrepreneurial spirit. Within this organization the Strategic Sourcing & Procurement (SS&P) sector is responsible for all commercial and operational supplier interactions.

You will be working in the S&P Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) team. You report to a SS&P PLM Program Manager.

"This position requires access to U.S. controlled technology, as defined in the United States Export Administration Regulations. Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such U.S. controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access U.S. controlled technology."

Diversity and 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.

Need to know more about applying for a job at ASML? Read our frequently asked questions.

Work Experience: 4-9 years,10-15 years

Travel: 10%

Education Level: Master

Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Team: Projects, Programs and Change

Technical Field:

Sign up now!


Enjoy the benefits along with 100.000 other candidates

Discover 0 related jobs