Sourcing Lead

Sourcing & Supply Chain

Logistics & supply chain management

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Sourcing & Supply Chain

Work Experience

8+ years

Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management, Logistics & supply chain management



Job ID: J-00267116-028

Introduction to the job

Are you up to the challenge of joining our strategic sourcing team which operates in a highly complex, dynamic business environment and do you have a buyer, purchase or procurement background and do you have experience with sourcing strategies for direct categories like mechanical, mechatronics, electronics in a demanding industry where ASML is in and do you have a technical education background? If so, then we should talk!

Role and responsibilities

As a Sourcing Lead you will drive and execute supplier development as well as the commercial relationships with suppliers within a cluster of strategic suppliers.

Strategic vision:

  • Co-develop vision and targets of supplier landscape bypursuing critical technology roadmap and product roadmap in collaborationwith the category manager while considering regional needs.
  • Negotiate (NPI-) contracts and represent Sourcing incomplex internal projects.
  • Co-define and execute category strategy and strategicactions plans at suppliers.

Manage accounts:

  • Manage day-to-day contact with strategic suppliers(including owning agenda of interactions) and track all communication forfull transparency.
  • Prepare and oversee supplier negotiations includingtactics, spend base analysis, script, dry-run and orchestratingstakeholders involved as well as all contract details.
  • Track and formalize (long-term) supplier performance byexecuting Supplier Profile reviews based on Quality, Technology,Logistics, Cost and Sustainability (QLTCS), identifying gaps, initiatingimprovement opportunities, developing mitigation measures, and executingCost of Goods roadmap.

Formal decision making:

  • Flag and resolve escalations in time with the categorymanager in collaboration with other sectors related to supplierperformance.
  • Head review meetings with the Supplier Account Team.
    Prepare meetings regarding make/buy decisions andsupplier selections which can be reviewed up to Executive Management.

Education and experience

NEVI-2, NEVI-3 preferable
HBO/WO Technical business administration

Non product related for it comes to hourly rates

5-10 years work experience in sales or procurement

Project Management

Spend Management Results

Driving license B


  • Ability to identify and structure issues independently.
  • Speaking and understanding on Dutch language ismandatory.
  • Self-Starter
  • Building bridges, maintain longer term businessrelations.
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Ability to influence without power.
  • Ability to build a strong (internal) network.
  • Result driven (win win)
  • Ability to get buy-in and commitment from both internaland external stakeholders.
  • Willingness to “constructively dissent” and challengemanagement thinking on key purchasing issues.
  • Accurate and able to maintain overview.
  • Max 25km commuting distance.

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

We are currently looking for several new Sourcing Leads to join ASML's S&SC (Sourcing and Supply Chain) department. When applying for this vacancy you will be considered for all positions available within the different functional clusters to find the best possible match.

As a Sourcing Lead for the functional cluster of Electronics you would be responsible for the procurement activities of electronic components, the Sourcing Lead for Mechatronics is in charge of the mechatronic modules and mechanical components while Machine Conditioning concerns the parts related to lay-out, temperature control, gas handling, vacuum systems and pneumatics.

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