Supply Chain Field Operations Planner – based in Dresden

Introduction to the job

Manage the operations for CSCM for your region(s) to ensure material availability in warehouses close to our customer-factories, or directly at customer sites, by translating customer needs and contract commitments into material-planning. Drive continuous improvement for material availability to improve our after-sales contract performance and material availability for install/upgrade events. Deliver the right customer service at agreed cost, together with the stakeholders both in the regions and in Veldhoven (headquarter).

Role and responsibilities

We are looking for people who are passionate about day to day operations, able to manage unexpected customer demands under high time pressure. You are responsible to solve the most urgent and complex issues as last point of support. Next to that for Upgrade & Installs, we are searching for professionals who can plan and prepare (complex) events at our customer’s facilities. In the preparation phase of these events you ensure parts and tools are available on time at the right location. To achieve this, you need to plan and prioritize customer requirements, report to your stakeholders and drive escalations when needed.


  • 2-7 years relevant experience in a large international company (industry or consultancy), ideally Supply Chain, Engineering, Operations or Procurement background
  • Knowledge of business complexity, supply chain and/or relevant industry
  • A tactical, analytical thinker with strong interpersonal and communication skills, decision making and project management skills
  • Drive for results, act under high pressure and stakeholder management
  • Cultural awareness and SAP knowledge are a prerequisite
  • Lean experience preferred

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


  • Strong interpersonal, communication and decision-making skills
  • Self-driven and independent
  • Service oriented & problem-solving mindset
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload
  • Ability to influence without power
  • Can do mentality
  • Excellent professional communication in English and German

Other information

The Customer Supply Chain Management Field Operation team is the last mile of ASML supply chain towards our customers. We 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/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.

This position is open to Full-time and Part-time employment.

This position requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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.

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