Strategic Supply Chain Manager Electronics

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Strategic Supply Chain Manager Electronics

Combine your expertise in Electronics and Supply Chain Management

Full-time · Rotterdam

About Nearfield Instruments

It is difficult to imagine the modern world without electronics. From televisions to cars, and from fridges to the device you are reading this on right now, they are all interconnected by semiconductor devices (chips). To get the most use out of them, and the limited space in these devices, new methods are constantly being discovered to shrink them . Now, they have shrunk to the point that they cannot be measured anymore.

That is where Nearfield Instruments comes in. We developed new technologies to make Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) so fast and accurate that it can be used as in-line metrology tool in the manufacturing of the most advanced semiconductor wafers . This solves one of the biggest challenges for our (potential) customers, which are the largest Semiconductor Manufacturers in the world.

This will be your team

You will part of a team of SCM experts reporting directly to the Director Production Operations. With your expertise you will be chairing the teams working with our suppliers, as a spider in the web you will monitor and manage the total cost of ownership using QLTC (Quality, Logistics, Technology and Cost) working methodologies.

What will you be doing

As Strategic Supply Chain Manager you are responsible for the Electronic accounts. As a team you need to execute, together with other parts of the organization, NFI’s challenging supply chain strategy and prepare for our ramp up. Together with your colleague Strategic Supply Chain Managers you create a Roadmap for QLTC developments in the supply chain.

You will maintain, establish and consolidate long-term (strategic) partnerships with selected suppliers for the supply of integrated modules for our state-of-the-art semiconductor metrology systems in our ISO 5 clean room and laboratories.

You are responsible for:

  • Execution of NFI’s challenging supply chain strategy and roadmap; 
  1. negotiate and manage Framework and product specific contracts. 
  2. implement and monitor QLTC process and its parameters.
  • The overall supply chain of the electronic accountsSupport NFI Development & Engineering projects from start to Release for Volume (R4V).
  • Continuously Improve leadtime, quality and cost and facilitate early supplier involvement.
  • Challenge the organization and suppliers to reach our industrialization targets.

Why is the position interesting for you?

  • You feel at ease in a dynamic and exciting environment working with people and high tech to get things done.
  • You know how Strategic Supply Chain Management for Electronics should work and are interested to bring and use your experience into a scale up;
  • You want to be part of NFI’s aggressive growth strategy and will be responsible for the successful ramp up of system deliveries to our customers;
  • Changing the SCM strategy and creating a way of working is appealing to you.

What experience do you have?

  • At least a BSc, preferably a MSc in Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics or Mechatronics;

  • At least 10 years of experience in Supply Chain management of high-tech systems;
  • Previous experience with semiconductor equipment manufacturing or high-tech environment is a strong plus;
  • Good knowledge of and network in the Dutch and European technology eco-system is a plus;
  • A real team player with strong interpersonal skills and a quality orientation.

    What can you expect from us?

    Getting on board now is a great opportunity to grow with the company from a technical, personal, and financial perspective. Nearfield's momentum is energetic and promising!

    Our starting point is of course to pay someone a fair and competitive salary and besides this we offer you:

    • 30 holidays per calendar year (based on 40 hours);
    • 8% holiday allowance;
    • Commuting allowance;
    • Work from home allowance;
    • Discount on your additional health insurance;
    • We are here to support one another, and colleagues are there to help you. TEAM is very important, Together Everyone Achieves More!

    Recruitment Process

    If the above challenges excite you, we encourage you to send us your details using the Apply now button on our career site.

    Our recruitment process:

    • Screening by recruitment;
    • Minimum 2 rounds of interviews;
    • interview with CEO/CTO;
    • Offer;
    • Onboarding and welcome at Nearfield Instruments!

    If you have any questions? Feel free to contact me:

    Rutger Schröder, / +31 638721026.

    Recruitment, consultancy and/or other agency?

    We appreciate the interest, but we source all our candidates directly. We understand that you as an intermediary want to present candidates to our interesting positions. This is not how we have structured our recruitment.

    This means that all profiles offered to Nearfield Instruments will be treated as direct applications. Unless we have explicitly agreed otherwise.