30+ days ago - req27821

Tactical Buyer, Senior


Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands




3-7 years



Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management




Does building and maintaining sustainable relationships with suppliers while execution tactical
procurement activities energize you? Are you a self-steering and pro-active high potential? We
would like to welcome an enthusiastic Tactical Buyer with a proven track record as a professional
buyer and the motivation to make a difference in our organization.

Job Mission

Enable the business in reaching its strategic goals by relation- and stakeholder management while
optimizing procurement processes through standardization and continuous improvement.

Job Description

As part of a category team, you independently manage the sourcing process for multiple suppliers. Your challenge is to make and maintain the connection between the strategic goals, stakeholders, suppliers and day-to-day operational process.

- Build, maintain and extend a sustainable stakeholder relationship with suppliers and internal departments such as Logistics, Quality, Engineering and within Sourcing
- Manage Total cost of ownership, deal making and contract negotiations
- Optimize internal and external processes and develop the supply base
- Translate new and existing business requirements towards suppliers
- Contribute to the Strategic Sourcing & Procurement mission and vision


A Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in the direction of Commerce, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering,
(International) Business or Finance.


- Minimum 4 years’ experience in a procurement (related) role
- Negotiation and contracting
- Supplier management in a multidisciplinary context

- Work experience in an international high tech environment
- SAP knowledge and experience

Personal skills

Good communicator combined with a result driven, can do mentality. Proactive, customer focused and problem solving team player who creates strong commitment with internal stakeholders and suppliers.

Context of the position

ASML is a leading provider of advanced technology systems for the semiconductor industry, employing over 20.000 people in 16 countries. Its success is based on four pillars: technology leadership combined with customer and supplier intimacy, highly efficient manufacturing processes and entrepreneurial people.
Tactical Buying is part of the Strategic Sourcing & Procurement Department. The position is in a global team of approximately 30 sourcing professionals.