Sourcing lead - Farm-out


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Veldhoven, Netherlands




3-7 years



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Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00243534-903


Does Strategic Sourcing in a High Tech environment energize you? We are further professionalizing our Non-Product Related procurement department and would like to welcome an enthusiastic Sourcing Lead with a proven track record managing complex projects and the motivation to make a difference in our organization.

ASML is a leading provider of advanced technology systems for the semiconductor industry, employing over 30.000 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.

As a large-scale system integrator, ASML focuses on extensive outsourcing and integration of its supply chain. Approximately 90% of the manufacturing cost price is accounted for by purchased goods. Therefore, high level flexibility must be built into the supplier network. The Sourcing & Supply Chain cluster creates, maintains and qualifies this global network and is responsible for all supplier interaction.

This challenging Procurement position reflects the dynamics of ASML and high spend responsibility and frequent exposure to Senior Management in D&E. You will be working in a team of 10 procurement colleagues, reporting to a group lead.

Job Mission

The Sourcing Lead is responsible for further strengthening and development of ASML’s supplier relations. He or she acts as a strong leader and assures the setup and realization of strategic, tactical and operational goals.

Job Description

As Sourcing Lead Farm-out you will further strengthen and develop our Non Product Related (NPR) procurement team in the area of outsourcing of Engineering services. You act as a sourcing lead to co-develop & execute the category strategy to improve quality, speed & costs.

In this role as Sourcing Lead, you closely co-operate with internal stakeholders in Development & Engineering sector and our suppliers, with the objective of assuring a timely balance between expected demand and supply capacity. Furthermore you will be responsible for:

  • Develop & Execute the sourcing strategy for Engineering services.
  • Support the supplier selection process, including eSourcing, negotiating, and contracting with suppliers.
  • Manage the supplier relation & performance in terms of quality, logistics, technology, costs & sustainability.
  • Participate in project Steerco’s to ensure proper contracts are in place.
  • Support procure-to-pay process.


Bachelor/Master degree in a relevant area (e.g. Technology Management, Business Economics, Mechanics, Electronics).


5-8 years of relevant procurement experience in a professional, complex and international environment.

Personal 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 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:
  • Understanding of development & engineering processes and supplier markets.
  • Strong communicator to ensure buy-in from (senior) stakeholders in other departments.
  • Excellent project manager with proven ability to successfully manage complex projects.
  • Key competences: Analytical, Passion for technique, Action oriented, and Customer focused.

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.

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