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Tactical Buyer 2


Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands




3-7 years



Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management



Introduction to the job

Does building and maintaining sustainable relationships with suppliers while execution tactical procurement activities energizes you? Are you a self-steering and pro-active high potential? Wewould 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.

Role and responsibilities

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

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

Education and experience

A Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in the direction of Commerce, Supply Chain Management,
(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


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 to 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:

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.

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

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 and you report to a team lead.

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