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    Full-time Position
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    Finance and Economics
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    Supply Chain and Procurement
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  • Experience Required
    1 - 2 Years
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      January 04,2021
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    Teamlead Customs & Export Control Classification


    Together with her customers and suppliers ASML is heading towards an interesting and challenging era growing today’s company into and beyond 20bE company. Are you the person that wants to be part of this challenge? Are you hands on and at the same time capable of leading a team of classification experts, drive process improvements and to translate technical documentation into customs and export control classification and to determine (preferential) country of origin. Are you the person that can build relationships with our engineering community who have the technical expertise that you need to decide on complex classifications questions? Do you want to help building a team of classification experts that is globally responsible for classification?Why not join us?

    Job Mission

    The customs & export control classification process is an enabling process that delivers output to multiple business processes. The ambition of the classification team is to execute and continuously improve, simplify & automate the classification process in order to keep servicing the business with a high-quality output to ensure compliance.

    Job Description

    • Performing customs and export control classification;
    • Determining country of origin for both preferential and non-preferential purposes;
    • Handling legal control blocks (GTS);
    • Team lead for the global classification team;
    • Setup, drive and implement improvement processes;
    • Setup, drive and implement automation to realize efficient classification processes;
    • Maintaining and improve the master classification database;
    • Setup and execute controls to ensure a compliant and timely classification process;
    • Stimulate and establish good working relationships at different levels with relevant departments within ASML (for example Development & Engineering);
    • Collaborate and advise internal stakeholders on core issues of customs & export control classification and licensing to ensure compliance;
    • Function as the go to person in case of classification related questions from the authorities or internal stakeholders;
    • Assist and prepare for classification requests.


    You have completed the Dutch Customs Broker exam (Douane Declarant opleiding) or have similar classification working experience with a minimum of 8 years relevant experience in Customs and Export Controls within a multinational or consulting company.


    Technical background and/or knowledge and experience with SAP and GTS is preferred.
    Experience in leading a team is a pre, working in a multidisciplinary environment and in multi-cultural teams.

    Personal skills

    • Strong drive with a hands-on, structured, accurate and result oriented working style;
    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to motivate and drive others, build relationships and influence other functional areas;
    • Able to cope with a multicultural, dynamic and changing and complex environment;
    • Good time management skills and able to manage towards tight deadlines;
    • Show ownership of issues from start to finalization;
    • Eye for detail, proactive and capable of making decisions.

    Context of the position

    In your role as teamlead classification (located in Veldhoven) you will lead the internal global centralized classification team, located in Veldhoven and San Diego, and work together with the team on the daily classification related activities. Correct customs and export control classification and therefore a compliant supply chain is not only essential to enable the ASML organization to meet the commitments we made to our customers, but compliance is also considered to be one of the core values within ASML.

    Other information

    The ASML business requires a 24/7 support in relation to classification. This full service level will be realized by the team in the Netherlands and the US, in combination with a backup call-center team to cover the out of office hours outside the NL and US business hours.

    The working hours of the classification specialist will be during regular business hours, but could require incidentally to be standby during the evening or the weekend.

    Please submit your CV and cover letter stating your motivation to apply for this role at ASML to be considered.

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