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Tactical Buyer

Company: ASML
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Introduction to the jobDoes building and maintaining sustainable relationships with suppliers while execution all (operational) procurement activities energizes you? We are further professionalizing our Supplier Operationsdepartment and would like to welcome an enthusiastic Tactical Buyer with a proven commercial track record and the motivation to make a difference in our organization.The Supplier Operations department's mission is to secure material availability at the right cost, right quality and right time for our customers. To realize this mission, we need to set ourselves up for success to navigate the volume ramp, while managing the growing installed base & supply chain complexity in a smarter way. This means that we need to drive both structural step changes and continuous improvements in our core processes at the same time. Your role as Tactical Buyer is to ensure effective and efficient execution of the (operational) procurement activities by for example arranging adequate material supply, resolving operational procurement issues, driving cost down / cost efficiency and ensuring master data control.You will independently manage the operational procurement process for multiple suppliers and Sourcing Lead. To prepare and oversee supplier negotiations including tactics, spend base analysis, script, dry-run and orchestrating stakeholders involved as well as all contract details.Your focus is on operational execution and timely availability of required materials within boundary conditions. Next, is to manage day-to-day contact with our suppliers (including owning agenda of interactions) and track all communication for full transparency.Role and responsibilitiesOperationally manage suppliersActively manage your stakeholders at ASMLBuild, maintain and extend a sustainable relationship within Procurement, Logistics, Suppliers and EngineersSupport in solving issues and development needsTranslate business and improvements needs towards suppliersProvide reports on performance and planningEducation and experienceMaster's or Bachelor's degree in the direction of Supply Chain Management, (International) Business, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Finance.1 to 6 years' experience in a procurement / sourcing or commercial (related) role, ideally in a technology intensive industry.SkillsWorking 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:Ability to identify and structure opportunities independentlyExcellent professional communicationGeneral:Ability to identify and structure opportunities independentlyExcellent professional communicationResult-oriented skills:Assertive, proactive problem solving skills and driving improvementsEnsuring accountabilityStrong planning and alignment skillsAbility to deal with resistance and organizational changesSocial and communication skills:Stakeholder managementCustomer focusPersuasion skillsCollaboration; team player orientationAble to manage ambiguityResilienceTime / priority management skillDiversity & InclusionASML 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 informationEOE AA M/F/Veteran/DisabilityNeed to know more about applying for a job at ASML? Read our frequently asked questions.

Keywords: ASML, San Diego , Tactical Buyer, Other , San Diego, California

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