30+ days ago - req30506

Sourcing Lead

Procurement

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell

Location

San Jose - CA, US

Team

Procurement

Experience

8+ years

Degree

Bachelor

Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management

Introduction to the job

The Sourcing Lead has responsibility for the overall relationship between ASML and a set of our key suppliers. Current suppliers will be managed for performance, while potential new suppliers will be uncovered and readied for future business as
needed. This position requires a combination of skills in strategic thinking, leadership, initiative, professional communication,
financial/business analysis, and is greatly aided by a background in engineering or technology.

This is an outstanding opportunity in our San Jose, CA facility to join our Procurement team. In this position you will manage assigned suppliers and an overall commodity (supply base) to ensure ASML is supported by world-class suppliers delivering on time, at spec, and at the lowest total cost. You will be expected to actively pursue continuous improvement with current suppliers and potential suppliers. You will be expected to continually explore opportunities arising from process and product improvements, new technology, alternative materials and suppliers, enhancements in supply chain activities, cost reduction programs and any other opportunities that may present a competitive advantage.

Role and responsibilities

  • Monitors developments and trends within the supply base and ensures ASML is prepared to react appropriately.
  • Drives supplier selection activities by leading one or more Sourcing Teams.
  • Negotiates Long Term Supply Agreements (LTSA), NPI Agreements, and associated addenda.
  • Monitors contractual compliance of the supplier as well as ASML.
  • Drives continuous cost and lead time reduction.
  • Prepares supplier spending forecasts.
  • Monitors supplier financial health.
  • Ensures all communication to the supplier is coordinated and consistent.
  • Executes the QLTC (supplier performance measurement) process.
  • Prepares for, leads, and follows-up from SAT (“Supplier Account Team”) meetings.
  • Drives supply base rationalization within the commodity.
  • Initiates and drives closure on supplier corrective action requests (SCARs) and Non-Conformances.
  • Participates in supplier quality audits and drives closure of findings.

Education and experience

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration or Engineering is required or equivalent experience and a minimum of 7-10 years of progressive experience in supplier management in a high-tech, international manufacturing environment, including a minimum 5 years of experience in strategic sourcing.
  • MBA is strongly preferred.
  • Understanding of one or more technology-related supply chains is strongly preferred.
  • Proven track record in developing strong business relationships with key suppliers and experience in developing and executing long term agreements is required.
  • Experience with complex negotiations, problem solving, strategic planning and financial analysis are essential.
  • Must be proficient with Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of SAP is a plus
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally required.

Skills

Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.

To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential. Negotiation skills are critical.
  • Operate effectively with all levels of management both internally and externally.
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams is essential to performing the job.
  • Must be able to professionally represent ASML to outside companies.
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement techniques is a big plus and a strong familiarity with technology manufacturing is highly preferred.
  • Must thrive in an environment where multi-tasking is the norm.

Diversity & 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.

Other information

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch.
  • The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • May require travel dependent on company needs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Can work under deadlines.
  • The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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