ASML Buyer 1 in Wilton, Connecticut


ASML US, LP brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers – to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our headquarters are in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Wilton, CT, Chandler, AZ and San Jose, CA.

Coordinates purchasing activities to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner. Acquires and maintains technical understanding of products purchased. Issues purchase orders for material and/or services and ensures on time delivery from suppliers with acceptable quality. Analyzes and executes MRP planned supply messages to maximize the use of reclaimed material supply while minimizing new material expenditures for these components. Negotiates material push outs and cancel actions with suppliers to optimize inventory levels in accordance with material planners. Aligns with AP to resolve supplier invoice and payment issues. Coordinates with Warehouse personnel to correct receiving discrepancies. Monitors the cost, schedule and scope of assigned subcontracts to assure highest quality at best value. May recommend cost saving proposals alternative sourcing and vendor evaluation criteria.

Reviews and analyzes purchase requisitions. Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning and engineering departments to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner. Processes purchase requisitions, purchase orders, purchase order changes, repair orders and requests for quotes to suppliers. Responsible for procurement business system data input and integrity. Participates in maximizing the procurement teams' changes, part parameters; quote table maintenance, supplier database information, error report analysis, and part number/supplier code information.

Job Description
  • Communicates and or negotiates with suppliers regarding forecasts, engineering change notices, schedule changes, discrepant material issues, and delivery schedules.

  • Attains quotes, considers bids, and makes awards.

  • Launches purchase orders to satisfy the manufacturing demand when reclaim supply is not sufficient to meet material requirements.

  • Adheres to ASML’s inventory model.

  • Collaborates with manager on various projects such as cost target planning, supplier qualification and assessment, out-sourcing sub-assemblies, inventory model planning, and resulting execution to plan.

  • Keeps in mind cost reductions and cost targets of assigned materials.


Minimum of two (2) years of experience or a bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management is required or equivalent experience.


General proficiency with tools, systems, and procedures required to accomplish the job. May need to consult with higher level staff members on some technical issues.

Experience using Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems such as SAP.

Personal skills
  • A solid understanding of principles, techniques, and industry standards.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to translate, statistically analyze data, and effectively report problems through written and/or graphical formats.

  • Excellent customer service skills, with an advanced understanding of customer relationship building.

  • Ability to use MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Oracle and electronic e-mail systems.

Context of the position

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch.

  • The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.

  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

  • May require travel dependent on company needs.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

  • Can work under deadlines.

  • The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.

  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.

  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.

  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.

Other information

EEO/AA (W/M/Vets/Disability) Employer

Location: Wilton - CT, US

Level: Bachelor

Experience: 2-5 Professional

Available since: 3/13/2018

Functional area: Supply Chain Management

Background: Logistics / Supply Chain Management

Reference: req1162