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interim Senior Sourcing Professional / Account Lead - ASML Netherlands B.V.

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interim Senior Sourcing Professional / Account Lead - ASML Netherlands B.V.

Veldhoven Procurement High Tech HBO Interim/Self-employed, Secondment via YER
Marco Geijsels
Marco Geijsels

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ASML Netherlands B.V.


Veldhoven High Tech HBO Interim/Self-employed, Secondment via YER
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About this vacancy

As an Account Lead you will drive and execute supplier development as well as the commercial relationships with suppliers within a cluster of strategic suppliers.

Are you up to the challenge of joining our strategic sourcing & procurement team which operates in a highly complex, dynamic business environment and do you have experience with sourcing strategies for our direct categories like Light Sources & Optics part of the Cluster Metrology, Light Sources & Positioning Modules (MLP) in a demanding industry where ASML is in, and do you have a technical education background? If so, then we should talk!


Job Description

Strategic vision:

  • Co-develop vision and targets of supplier landscape by pursuing critical technology roadmap and product roadmap in collaboration with category manager while considering regional needs.
  • Negotiate (NPI-) contracts and represent Sourcing in complex internal projects.
  • Execute category strategy and strategic actions plans at suppliers.

Manage accounts:

  • Manage day-to-day contact with strategic suppliers (including owning agenda of interactions) and track all communication for full transparency;
  • Prepare and oversee supplier negotiations including tactics, spend base analysis, script, dry-run and orchestrating stakeholders involved as well as all contract details;
  • Track and formalize (long-term) supplier performance by executing Supplier Profile reviews based on Quality, Technology, Logistics, Cost and Sustainability (QLTCS), identifying gaps, initiating improvement opportunities, developing mitigation measures, and executing Cost of Goods roadmap.

Formal decision making;

  • Flag and resolve escalations in time with the Senior Account Lead and/or Group Supplier Manager in collaboration with other sectors related to supplier performance.
  • Head review meetings with the Supplier Account Team.
ASML is a successful Dutch high-tech enterprise that produces complex lithography systems used by chip manufacturers in the production of integrated circuits. ASML is at the cutting edge of this technology and delivers systems to all the world's leading chip manufacturers. ASML's employees are among the most creative talents in the fields of physics, mathematics, chemistry, mechanical engineering and software. Every day they collaborate in close-knit multidisciplinary teams in which members listen to and learn from one another and exchange ideas. It is the ideal environment for professional development and personal growth. ASML is headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands.

This is a temporary position for a period of 6 months (excl. extension)

There are 2 options:

  • work as a contractor: max. yearly salary: €100k
  • work as a freelancer: max. hourly rate: €95,-


Graduate degree in physics, engineering, electronics or another technical field preferred.



Minimally 10 years' work experience, ideally in strategic procurement in a technology intensive industry.


Personal skills

  • Ability to identify and structure issues independently.
  • Exceptional communication, presentation and negotiation skills up to executive level;
  • Strong vision of supplier landscape and technology roadmap;
  • Strong supplier relationship skills; continuously, but constructively, demanding of suppliers’ performance;
  • Ability to build a strong (internal) network;
  • Quick to understand a team’s dynamic;
  • Ability to get buy-in and commitment from both internal and external stakeholders;
  • Willingness to “constructively dissent” and challenge management thinking on key purchasing issues;
  • Accurate and able to maintain overview.
  • Entrepreneurial.

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