Supervisor, Procurement

Sourcing & Supply Chain

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


Sourcing & Supply Chain


3-7 years



Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management



Published: 14 days ago Job ID: J-00249369-020

Introduction to the job

Do you have the charisma to both work and lead? Do you wish to 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.
  • This role will serve as a working supervisor responsible for facilitating optimal personal development of all team members and coaching 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

  • This role is a working team lead role within operational procurement. On top of managing complex accounts, you will also be responsible for supervising and leading a team of tactical buyers within your department.
  • You will drive people and process performance and development and secure continuous service for internal and external customers (eg factories, suppliers, sourcing & supply chain(SS&C), customer supply chain, product lifecycle management, category, logistics, and quality).
  • You will act on operational and tactical level in management teams of the S&SC Management department and drive goals in line with the S&SC vision.
  • You will coordinate and manage operational annual plans for the San Jose factory.
  • You will build and maintain a network of in- and external stakeholders/partners and represent the organization.
  • You will evaluate organizational design for own functional discipline, (work)processes and systems and initiate and implement changes and improvements.
  • You coach and continuously develop employees.

Education and experience

  • Relevant Bachelor degree (e.g. Business Administration, Supply Chain, etc.) or equivalent experience.
  • 6-8 years relevant experience in a complex supplier oriented environment.
  • Knowledge as well as a proven track record of ERP systems, preferably Oracle.
  • People management and previous procurement or supply chain management experience.
  • Excellent social and communication skills and demonstrated ability to coach and develop employees.
  • Strong data analysis and problem solving abilities.
  • Knowledge of lean principles and continuous improvements 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 high pressure.
  • Being self-employed, initiative, pro-active attitude, goal oriented, flexible.
  • Out of the box thinking and change management skills are essential.
  • Obviously, you will need a strong personality that is both flexible on some occasions and firm on others.
  • Excellent professional communication in English.

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 requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.***

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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