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Tactical Buyer (Indirect)


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San Jose - CA, US




3-7 years



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Introduction to the job

The U.S. NPR (non-product related or indirect) procurement team is responsible for sourcing, supplier management, and contracting across all non-product related goods & services nationally. The team is comprised of procurement professionals who leverage procurement skills and market insights and align with internal stakeholders and so as to unlock value for ASML.

The NPR Tactical Buyer drives procurement and contracting activities for assigned areas of spend.Achieve financial and non-financial goals that align with those of ASML’s Sourcing organization as well as the stakeholders.

This role is responsible for national and local supply management of all assigned areas of spend. They act independently to ensure delivery of products and services that meets the business needs of their stakeholders.Additionally, this individual provides support to the Sourcing organization, aiding in the administration of transactions within our procurement technology tools.

Role and responsibilities

  • Develop technical expertise and market intelligence for area of spend.
  • Seeks out, develops, and actively manages key supplier relationships.
  • Interface with Legal, Finance, and other areas as needed.
  • Ensure procurement activities are consistent with ASML Procurement Policy.
  • Manages key stakeholder relationships: ensuring alignment between Procurement’s and the business’ strategies, promoting early engagement of Procurement by stakeholders, executing against plans and communicating successes
  • Leads end-to-end procurement processes and promotes continuous improvements both internally and externally.
  • Effectively administer processes within procurement technology tools.
  • Support other members of the Procurement organization to ensure team goals are achieved.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and experience

  • Bachelors in a relevant area (Business, Economic, or other related field required)or combination of education and 3 years of relevant work experience required.
  • Experience working procurement technology tools (i.e., Ariba or related tools) is a plus.


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:

  • Ability to establish and manage positive stakeholder relationship is a key success
  • Able to work independently, managing initiatives through to successful completion.
  • A team player.
  • Able to navigate a complex organizational landscape.
  • A great attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
  • Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads.
  • Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.
  • Addresses bottlenecks and identifies improvements.
  • Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.

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

  • This position is located on-site in either San Jose or San Diego. It requires onsite presence to attend in-person work-related events, trainings and meetings and to further ensure teamwork, collaboration and innovation.
  • A flexible workplace arrangement may be available to employees working in roles conducive to remote work (up to two days a week).
  • Approximately 10% - 20% travel required.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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