Manager, Procurement & Material Planning

Sourcing & Supply Chain

Logistics & supply chain management

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San Diego - CA, US


Sourcing & Supply Chain


8+ years



Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management



Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00246648-041

Introduction to the job

Do you have the charisma to lead, inspire, develop and empower a team of qualified professionals? Would you like to drive the Supplier Operations department to entirely new levels of operational excellence? And do you have the communication and relation-buildings skills that can create powerful networks that will help you and your team to achieve high targets?

Your team enables material availability from our suppliers at the right quality and cost for our customers. You will drive timely execution of the Requisition to Pay process flawlessly and contribute to ASML’s supplier performance. Creating a positive and productive work environment is key.Searching for solutions and assuring a certain level of flexibility also under pressure will help making your job a success.

You will facilitate optimal personal development of all team members and coach them in their short- and long term challenges. Alongside driving the activities of your team you will work closely together with the other managers within the Supplier Operations departmentto actively contribute to further develop our roadmap and participate in structural improvement projects further optimizing our processes.

Role and responsibilities

  • Manage a team of both Material Planners andBuyers
  • Drive people and process performance and developmentand secure continuous service for internal and external customers (e.g.factories, suppliers, sourcing & supply chain(SS&C), customersupply chain, product lifecycle management, category, logistics, andquality)
  • Act on operational and tactical level in managementteams of the S&SC Management department and drive goals in line withthe S&SC vision
  • Coordinate and manage operational annual plans
  • Build and maintain a network of in- and externalstakeholders/partners and represent the organization
  • Evaluate organizational design for own functionaldiscipline, (work)processes and systems and initiate and implement changesand improvements
  • Coach and continuously develop employees

Education and experience

  • Relevant Bachelor degree (e.g. Business Administration,Supply Chain, etc.) or equivalent experience
  • 8-12 years relevant experience in a complex supplieroriented environment
  • Knowledge as well as a proven track record of ERPsystems preferable SAP, Ariba, or Oracle.
  • People management and previous procurement or supplychain management experience
  • Excellent social and communication skills anddemonstrated ability to coach and develop employees
  • Strong data analysis and problem solving abilities
  • Knowledge of lean principles and continuousimprovements methodology


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:

  • Leadership skills, drive for results, act under highpressure
  • Being self-employed, initiative, pro-active attitude,goal oriented, flexible
  • Out of the box thinking and change management skillsare essential
  • Strong personality that is both flexible on someoccasions and firm on others
  • Excellent 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

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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