30+ days ago - req9822

Tactical Buyer


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Veldhoven, Netherlands




3-7 years



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Does building and maintaining sustainable relationships with suppliers while execution tactical procurement activities energizes you? Are you a self-steering and pro-active high potential? We would like to welcome an enthusiastic Tactical Buyer with a proven track record as a professional buyer and the motivation to make a difference in our organization.

Job Mission

Enable SS&P in reaching its strategic goals by relation- and stakeholder management while optimizing procurement processes through standardization and continuous improvement.

Job Description

As part of a category team, you independently manage the sourcing process for multiple suppliers. Your challenge is to make and maintain the connection between the strategic goals, stakeholders, suppliers and day-to-day operational process.
-Build, maintain and extend a sustainable stakeholder relationship with suppliers and internal departments such as Logistics, Quality, Engineering and within Sourcing
-Manage Total cost of ownership, deal making and contract negotiations
-Optimize internal and external processes and develop the supply base
-Translate new and existing business requirements towards suppliers
-Contribute to the Strategic Sourcing & Procurement mission and vision


A Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in the direction of Commerce, Supply Chain Management, (International) Business or Finance.


-Minimum 4 years’ experience in a procurement (related) role
-Negotiation and contracting
-Supplier management in a multidisciplinary context
-Work experience in an international high tech environment
-SAP knowledge and experience

Personal skills

Good communicator combined with a result driven, can do mentality. Proactive, customer focused and problem solving team player who creates strong commitment with internal stakeholders and suppliers.

Context of the position

ASML is a leading provider of advanced technology systems for the semiconductor industry, employing over 20.000 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.
Tactical Buying is part of the Strategic Sourcing & Procurement Department. The position is in a global team of approximately 30 sourcing professionals and you report to a team lead.