We are looking for a Program Purchase Lead for our client in Eindhoven.
As program purchasing lead you are part of the ASML DUV program management team.
Key responsibility areas are:
Developing and implementing sourcing strategies for the ASML DUV program;
Managing a team of (junior) initial buyers in line with business / customer objectives to ensure that business targets are met;
Responsible for the complete product life cycle (new product introduction, release for volume, spare parts);
Manage overall procurement processes (initial purchasing) and drives for continuous improvements;
Drive cost price reduction and lead time reduction programs at suppliers;
Report to program managers on supplier delivery and quality performance and initiate improvement programs;
Provide support in case of escalations and define plan to avoid escalations in the future;
Built and sustain a global network with people in relevant related business areas to ensure knowledge transfer and sharing best practices.
A bachelor or master degree, preferably in mechanical engineering/electronics and/or supply chain management/business administration experience;
Minimal 10 years experience in the high tech industry;
Team player with proven ability to successfully manage project teams and complex supply chains;
In-depth understanding of the purchasing processes and industrial sourcing;
Strong analytical competences, flexibility; adapting easily in changing highly dynamic environments, excellent communicator and results driven;
Focused and problem solving team player who creates strong commitment with internal and external stakeholders;
Strategic, analytical, structured, accurate and able to maintain overview, asses priorities and focus on concrete results;
Strong and experienced negotiator: hard on results, while keeping the focus on long term relationships.