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SAL Ichor & Matheson

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands

NEW Job ID: J-00267140-151

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.In this job you will join the machine conditioning(MC) category with focus on product layouts

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 in complexinternal 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 and supplier selections which can be reviewed up to Executive Management

Education and experience

A technical education background is preferred like a graduate degree in industrial engineering or other field.

Minimally 7 years work experience, ideally in strategicprocurement/buyer/purchase position in a technology intensiveindustry.

Experience with New Product Introductions (NPI).

Project Management

Change management

Manage improvement, projects with Suppliers

Experience in managing with multiple stakeholders.


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.

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