Sourcing Manager

Sourcing & Supply Chain

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


San Diego - CA, US


Sourcing & Supply Chain

Work Experience

8+ years

Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management



Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00263017-537

Introduction to the job

This is an outstanding opportunity in our San Diego, CA facility to join our Sourcing & Supply Chain (S&SC) Sector. In this position you will manage a team of professionals that are assigned suppliers and an overall represent the site in one or more categories (supply base) to ensure ASML is supported by world-class suppliers delivering on time, at spec, and at the lowest total cost. You will be expected to actively pursue continuous improvement with current suppliers and potential suppliers. You will be expected to continually explore opportunities arising from process and product improvements, new technology, alternative materials and suppliers, enhancements in supply chain activities, cost reduction programs, and any other opportunities that may present a competitive advantage. It is critical that the candidate is able to foster and support technology roadmap alignment between the local Development & Engineering group and the global supply base, working with various Category Managers, and other ASML sourcing teams throughout the world. In this regard, it is essential to be able to reach a balance between local and global priorities, and to represent local needs to the global teams, and global priorities to the local teams.

The Sourcing Team Leader has responsibility for aligning category strategy with world-wide category team and managing a group of Sourcing Leads (SL’s) that oversee the relationship between ASML and a set of our key suppliers that support the local site. Current suppliers will be managed for performance, while potential new suppliers will be uncovered and readied for future business as needed. This position requires a combination of skills in management, cross-sector leadership, initiative, professional communication, financial/business analysis, and is greatly aided by a background in engineering or technology.

This position is based in San Diego, CA.It requires onsite presence to attend in-person work-related events, trainings and meetings and to further ensure teamwork, collaboration and innovation.A flexible workplace arrangement may be available to employees working in roles conducive to remote work (up to two days a week).

This position may require 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 the Company to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Role and responsibilities

  • Monitors developments and trends within the supply base and ensures ASML is prepared to react appropriately.
  • Drives supplier selection activities by leading one or more Sourcing Teams.
  • Negotiates Long Term Supply Agreements (LTSA), NPI Agreements, and associated addenda.
  • Monitors contractual compliance of the supplier as well as ASML.
  • Drives continuous cost and lead time reduction.
  • Prepares supplier spending forecasts.
  • Monitors supplier financial health.
  • Ensures all communication to the supplier is coordinated and consistent.
  • Executes the QLTC (supplier performance measurement) processes.
  • Prepares for, leads, and follows-up from SAT (Supplier Account Team) meetings and ORM’s (Operational Review Meetings).
  • Drives supply base rationalization within the category.
  • Initiates and drives closure on supplier Non-Conformances (NC’s).
  • Participates in supplier quality audits and drives closure of findings.
  • Travel domestically and internationally 15-25% of the time.

Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Business or Engineering and a minimum of 15 years of progressive experience in supplier management, preferably in a high-tech, international manufacturing environment.
  • MBA is strongly preferred.
  • Proven track record in developing strong business relationships with key stakeholders and experience in developing and executing long term agreements is required.
  • Experience with complex negotiations, problem solving, strategic planning and financial analysis are essential.


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:

  • As the leader of a highly critical function, the following competencies are essential:
  • Lead, motivate, inspire and influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of ASML and our Customers.
  • Develop people to their highest potential
  • Build strong networks and effectively engage and manage stakeholders including the ability to drive, steer, convince and influence others
  • Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization
  • Determine strategies to move the organization forward, prioritize, set goals, and evaluate the process and results

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 is based in San Diego, CA.It requires onsite presence to attend in-person work-related events, trainings and meetings and to further ensure teamwork, collaboration and innovation.A flexible workplace arrangement may be available to employees working in roles conducive to remote work (up to two days a week).

TheCalifornia base annual salary/hourly range for this role is currently $137,000 -$237,000. Pay scales are determined by role, level, location and alignment withmarket data. Individual pay is determined through interviews and anassessment of several factors that that are unique to each candidate,including but not limited to, job-related skills, relevant education andexperience, certifications, abilities of the candidate and pay relative toother team members. Our recruiters can share more information about our bonusprogram, benefits and equity during the hiring process.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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