Strategic Sourcing Project Manager

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Veldhoven, Netherlands


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Work Experience

3-7 years

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Job ID: req33013

Introduction to the job

Are you passionate about technology? Do you want to further develop your business skills and are you also passionate about human mechanisms that are crucial for relationship management and deal making?

‘Making an ecosystem work together to create leading edge technology is where ASML excels. The Strategic Sourcing Experts play a pivotal role in the internal and external network to make this happen. A great role to learn and grow!’ -
Jan Keller,Executive Vice President Strategic Sourcing & Supply Chain

The Strategic Sourcing Project Manager role might be the perfect spot for you to broaden your experience or even make a switch in your career into a commercial function and still be very intimately engaged with high tech technologies and system engineering/product design.

With the vast majority of parts being sourced externally, that team is key to success. The Strategic Sourcing Project Manager uses his/her strategic and analytical capabilities along with his/her excellent stakeholder management skills to develop the sourcing strategy that prolongs AMSL’s amazing business performance.

Role and responsibilities

The Strategic Sourcing Project Manager is responsible for:

  • making make-buy proposals on new products and new technologies for decision in the executive committee of ASML.

  • develop the supply strategy for areas such as Optics, Mechatronics & Mechanics and Electrical Sourcing together with the responsible Category manager and all cross-sector stakeholders: Technology, Operations, Finance and Legal.

    This includes: landscaping the supply base, creating early supplier involvement in development projects balancing long-term supply capacity with expected market requirements, prevents strategic lock-ins, optimizes deal structures to maximize ASML’s Total Cost of Ownership, and scouts new suppliers.

  • Building expertise to help building strategic deal structures in order to execute and capitalize on the different sourcing strategies that are developed: strategic deal making.

Education and experience

  • Master/PhD in technology
  • Passionate on human mechanisms needed for relationship management and deal making
  • 4+ years strategy consulting and/or management experience in corporate high-tech environment and/or extensive design/system-engineering experience
  • Passionate about advanced technology

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 role of Strategic Sourcing Project Manager is a proven way for first-tier consultants to secure a promising career path within ASML. Potential next steps include product management, corporate marketing or a more senior sourcing function like category management. The Strategic Sourcing Project Manager works internationally which involves occasional travel.

This is a proven landing spot for talented architects and engineers as well as for external strategy consultants. In the past 10 years, several architects and consultants have successfully made the transition into ASML’s Strategic Sourcing team. Some of them stayed, others have grown into Category Management positions or into different positions in BL EUV, DUV or APPS.

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.

*This position requires access to U.S. controlled technology, as defined in the United States Export Administration Regulations. Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such U.S. controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access U.S. controlled technology.

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