Sourcing Manager

| Wilton, CT, USA
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Introduction to the job

This is an outstanding opportunity in our Wilton, CT facility to join our sourcing team. In this position you will manage assigned suppliers and/or an overall commodity (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, risk management, alternative materials and suppliers, enhancements in supply chain activities, cost reduction programs and any other opportunities that may present a competitive advantage.

The Sourcing Manager represents ASML's sourcing, supply chain management/logistics and quality interface to its supply base and is responsible for materials availability for ASML's factories and customers. Our DNA contains customer focus, concurrent engineering, virtual integration plus the ability to thrive in a volatile market, accelerate the supply chain and deliver creative solutions.

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 agreements as needed.
  • 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.
  • Executes the QLTC (supplier performance measurement) process.
  • Prepares for, leads, and follows-up from SAT ("Supplier Account Team") meetings.
  • Leverages cross functional teams for business improvements and communications.
  • Drives supply base rationalization within the commodity.
  • Participates in supplier quality audits and drives closure of findings.

Education and experience

  • Bachelors in business Administration, engineering or related field or equivalent experience.
  • 10 years of progressive experience in supplier management in a high-tech, international manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with sourcing and procurement of highly technical, complex engineered products (mechatronics, robotics, electronics, etc).
  • Due to the strategic nature of the commodities involved, a proven track record in developing strong business relationships with key suppliers and experience in developing and executing long term agreements is required.
  • Experience with complex negotiations, problem solving, strategic planning and financial analysis are essential

Skills

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:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Negotiation skills are critical.
  • Candidate needs to be able to operate effectively with all levels of management both internally and externally.
  • The ability to lead cross-functional teams is essential to performing the job.
  • Must be able to professionally represent ASML to outside companies.
  • Must thrive in an environment where multi-tasking is the norm. Must be proficient with Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Knowledge of Oracle/SAP is a plus.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally required.

Other information

Role within Office

Responsibilities:

  • Routinely required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch.
  • Occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • May require travel dependent on business needs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

This position requires 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 ASML to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

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Diversity and 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.

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More Information on ASML
ASML operates in the Semiconductor industry. The company is located in Wilton, CT. ASML was founded in 1984. It has 34760 total employees. To see all 71 open jobs at ASML, click here.
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