Corp Real Estate- Contract-Supplier Manager - Guaranteed sign on bonus and relocation

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Wilton - CT, US

Published: 13 days ago Job ID: J-00256062-583

Introduction to the job

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ASML US brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers - to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our headquarters are in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Chandler, Arizona, San Jose and San Diego, California, Wilton, Connecticut, and Hillsboro, Oregon.

A well-rounded mechatronics engineer in this position will work on mechatronics, precision handling of delicate parts, product and system integration and software functionality, all specific to ASML products. The main focus will be mechatronics and control systems on advanced modules in lithography tools. Candidate should have direct experience in the design and test of mechatronic systems and control systems, preferably in the area industrial robotics integration.

The Contract & Supplier manager is responsible for managing the supply chain that delivers the CRE F&M outsourced services. The Contract & Supplier manager contributes to maintaining a consistent set of physical assets buildings, grounds and services for ASML by optimizing the supply chain and partnerships with suppliers. At the core of this position lies the purpose to continuously ensure an aligned, consistent, fit-for-purpose, agile and forward-looking collaboration with suppliers. Key focus areas concern: professional procurement, contract management, performance management and supplier management.

The Contract & Supplier manager is both responsible for local contracts and supplier management in Wilton and U.S. Customer Service Sites as well as global support and guidance to contract and supplier managers at other ASML sites.

Role and responsibilities

Contract management strategies:

  • Develop strategic advice and sourcing strategies for the CRE F&M products, services and utilities in order to enhance existing supplier relations, optimize contracts and decide upon necessary tenders to procure new/changed products and services.
  • (co-)Develop policies for contract management in order to enable and optimize efficient business processes and contribute to the realization of business objectives.
  • Prepare content of contracts, programs of requirements, pricing models and performance management models to be applied in contract as well as the accompanying control mechanisms to manage the contracts.
  • Manage the contract base and ensure that tenders are run in time, with proper preparations and aligned content and related documents that are of professional quality.
  • Develop a strong framework of contracting agreements, service levels, KPI-models, financial models etc. that allow for transparent and uniform supplier agreements and performance management.

Supplier & partnership management:

  • Manage the supplier relations with the aim to establish durable and reliable partnerships stimulating suppliers to develop their products and quality in order to contribute to CRE F&M objectives. Achieve the next level in partnership management and continuously develop partnership models.
  • Develop and maintain the sequence of contract management activities throughout the year (such as monthly contract management meetings, QBR’s, innovation sessions etc.).

Strategic planning:

  • Manage the (multi) year plan process with suppliers in which the service delivery and allocated budget for each year is elaborated. Ensure that suppliers deliver constructive year plans and improvements and innovations, substantiated with relevant information (such as costs, volume information, quality specifications etc.).
  • Manage the process of contract renewal and redesign of existing contracts, to continuously ensure the best-fit contractual agreement to the specific services and occasions.
  • Together with the Asset Managers and Hard & Soft Service experts judge supplier plans and decide about the financial OPEX budget plans and how to translate this to the supply chain contracts.
  • Develop the short-term and long-term sourcing strategy and plan, anticipating to developments within ASML as well as developments in the market. Take into account conditions for contracting relations such as flexibility, cost awareness, supplier risks etc. that are topical for ASML.

Performance and financial management:

  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive system for performance management and metrics to monitor supplier performance and compliance.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive system for structural financial analysis, forecasting and long term financial planning and control of supplier spend.
  • Manage contracts and suppliers by monitoring performance, providing budgets and developing the (multiple) annual plans with suppliers.
  • Responsible for the evaluation cycles, business review meetings, budget and performance reviews and managing scope changes in a structured manner.
  • Responsible for the continuous optimization of cost, performance and risk of products and services.
  • Responsible to set-up, manage and maintain benchmarking processes for relevant products and services in order to continuously improve performance.


  • Initiate and stimulate structural product and quality development together with suppliers and the CRE F&M content experts to continuously meet (new) requirements and innovate products and services through innovation boards, pilots, joint product developments etc.
  • Develop the requirements and contractual conditions that are essential to run innovation processes together with suppliers or to achieve a next level in partnership.

Education and experience

  • BS is required with degree in business administration, engineering & management, facilities management.MS degree preferred or equivalent experience.
  • 5-7 years of relevant working experience
  • Must have strong communication 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:

  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads and deadlines.
  • Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.
  • Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.
  • Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with manager, co-workers and customer.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.


  • Stakeholders’ management/relationship management (establishing effective networks).
  • Analytical.
  • Financial insights.
  • Entrepreneurial.
  • Innovation and vision.
  • Result oriented.
  • Judgement and informed decision making.
  • Collaboration.
  • Ensures accountability.
  • Communicative and advisory skills.
  • Strategic mindset.

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

Role within Office


  • Routinely required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch.
  • Occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • May require travel dependent on business needs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Role within the Factory


  • Must be willing to work in a clean room environment, wearing coveralls, hoods, booties, safety glasses and gloves for entire duration of shift.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch.
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Can work under deadlines.
  • The environment generally is moderate in temperature with moderate to high noise level.
  • Must be willing to work a compressed work week schedule – twelve-hour long shift and rotating from three to four days a week.
  • This must include references to day and night shifts for accommodation purposes.

Additional responsibilities for Wilton Factory:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee is required to work in a cleanroom environment: full gowning (full body coveralls, hood, CR safety shoes, face mask, nitrile gloves and safety glasses. Working under ISO 9000/14000 standards).
  • Operating/working around overhead cranes, fork trucks and motorized pallet movers.
  • Working around lasers; working with ladders; working on platforms; and working around chemicals.
  • The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • May require travel dependent on company needs.
  • The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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