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ASML Material Planner – LF logistics in Linkou, Taiwan

Material Planner – LF logistics

Location: Linkou, Taiwan

Level: Master

Experience: 2-5 Professional

Functional Area: Planning & Logistics

Background: Logistics / Supply Chain Management

Travel: 10%

Reference: req8932


Manages the supply chain and other internal

processes influencing the material availability. Furthermore managing the

appropriate stock-levels within LF factory and the supply chain for LF and hub

in NL.

Interfaces internally with Production Planning,

Procurement, Supply Chain Engineering, Quality Engineering, Customer support

logistics, Supply Chain Management, Logistic Strategy, Warehouse, Reversed

Logistics, LF Logistics, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Material Planner

in TW/NL/US. Externally with suppliers and forwarders

Job Mission

100% material availability for an agreed plan

within a timeframe and minimal costs

Job Description

Managing demand

  1. Analysis

· Output analysis of the MRP for assigned parts from Demand and

Supply point of view.

  1. Managing


· Responsible for managing the capacity on tactical and operational

level at the supplier, so the proper priority can be set.

  1. Ordering

· Responsible for different

types of ordering:

-NB (New Buy) ordering

-Intercompany ordering

-Repair ordering

· Ordering parts as agreed

within the Long Term Agreement (parts with a material-contract).

· Monitor ordering flow and

supplier’s logistic performance.

  1. Expediting

· Expedite complete

purchase-order backlog at supplier (incl. repair-orders)

-Prioritize these reschedules

to minimize risk on stock-outs and over planned within ASML

-In case of discrepancies

deliberate with the internal customer to be able to set the correct priorities.

-Responsible for the proper

escalation of these shortages.

· Translate performance in

vendor rating, communicate with suppliers, initiate and follow up improvements

(also a SAT(Supplier Account Team) member)

  1. R4V on

buy parts

· After checking different

parameters, an active take over of materials offered by PLM. Redefine master

data settings for “volume” ordering. Moving upstream in the process, by

actively taking over “pilot” parts (not necessarily meeting all R4V criteria)

Managing plan and product-changes (EC’s)

  1. Analyze

on demand

  1. Change

purchase orders within financial guidelines (SOX compliant)

  1. Advisory

role for demand control in checking feasibility on plan changes together with

the supplier

  1. Support

Procurement with cancellation of Purchase Orders

  1. More and

more take over responsibility of PLM of EC-changes before it is implemented.

  1. Responsible

for managing the product changes effected by RIO (Release In Order):

  1. Define

the cluster possibilities and costs with the supplier and advise the project

(before the EC is closed)

  1. Manage

shortages and over planned caused by RIO and advise the RIO team concerning the

costs and changed clusters (after EC is closed)


  1. Master

data; responsible for the correct logistic parameters for the assigned parts

and the maintenance of these parameters.

  1. Point

out discrepancies on master data settings to the responsible department in case

MP isn’t responsible (e.g. info record, duration of material contract)

  1. Supplier

relations; routine communication including conference call to improve and

maintain logistic performance with suppliers

  1. Internal

relations, improve and maintain internal processes

  1. Member

in SAT, responsible for logistic paragraph in supplier performance.

  1. Adapt,

implement and maintain new supply chain strategies at suppliers and the

internal settings as agreed with Logistic Strategy

Analyze and Communication

  1. Inventory

control, manage inventory level to an agreed target

  1. Communication

and reporting, report relevant KPI’s


for the Material Availability, analysis and improvement actions.


Bachelor or above in

Industrial Engineering/ Business Management


3+ years’ experience

material planning in a manufacturing environment (preferably equipment

manufacturing industry)

Personal skills


and Mandarin

.Solid understanding of

various operations functions.

.Experience in an ERP / MRP

environment, an understanding of those systems, and an ability to track product

and report issues is required. SAP

experiences is a plus

.Familiarity with the Theory

of MRP

.Skilled in the use of MS

Office. Strong excel skills are of particular importance.

.Analytic, initiative,

pro-active attitude

.Goal oriented, flexible

.Team player with good social

and communication skills

.Service minded

.Be self-employed

.Detail oriented. Demonstrated mathematical, analytical and

problem solving abilities

.Excellent interpersonal and

communication skills (verbal and written) between cross sectors.

.Ability to work well in a team

and independently

REQ ID: req8932