Tactical Buyer – Veldhoven


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.


Enable Strategic Sourcing & Procurement in reaching its 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
You have a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in the direction of Commerce, Supply Chain Management, (International) Business or Finance.

Functie eisen

• 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.


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.


Carel Verspaget
+31 (0)40 2484228


Carel Verspaget
+31 (0)40 2484228