Sourcing Lead - Consultancy & Outsourcing

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Veldhoven, Netherlands

Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00254058-057

Introduction to the job

Do you have a proven track record of managing complex projects and the motivation to make a difference in our High-Tech organization? We are continuously developing our Strategic Sourcing & Procurement department and would like to welcome an enthusiastic Sourcing Lead.

ASML is a leading provider of advanced technology systems for the semiconductor industry, employing over 33.000 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 department creates, maintains and qualifies this global network and is responsible for all supplier interaction. This challenging position reflects the dynamics of ASML and high spend responsibility and frequent exposure to Senior Management in our organization.

Role and responsibilities

You will further strengthen and develop our Non Product Related (NPR) Procurement team in the area of Consultancy & Outsourcing services. In this role you unlock the potential of our supplier networks, to deliver solutions that execute ASML’s business strategy and optimize the balance between total cost of ownership, performance and risk to ASML and our customers.

You co-operate closely with various internal stakeholders (e.g. Finance, Corporate Strategy, HR, and Legal) and our suppliers, with the objective to assure a long term balance between expected demand and supply capacity.


  • Co-Develop & execute the sourcing strategy for Professional Services
  • Challenge & support internal stakeholders to improve the setup of the collaboration
  • Drive supplier selection process (RFP’s) in alignment with internal stakeholders
  • Conduct supplier negotiations, in terms of long term contracting and sustainable commercial deal structures
  • Manage the supplier relation & performance in terms of quality, logistics, technology, costs & sustainability
  • Organize an efficient procure-to-pay process

Education and experience

Bachelor degree in a relevant area e.g. Business Economics, Technology Management, Business Economics.

  • 6-10 years of relevant work experience in a complex, project-driven or matrix environment
  • Knowledge of the Consultancy & Outsourcing markets
  • Strategic procurement experience
  • Excellent project management skills combined with a proven track record of successfully managing complex projects


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:

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

You will be working in the ‘Non Product Related’ Procurement department in a team of 15 Procurement colleagues.

We will only consider candidates with a strong motivation presented in their cover letter.

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