12 days ago - req12889

Production Planner

Logistics & supply chain management

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


San Diego - CA, US


Logistics & supply chain management


3-7 years



Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management




ASML US 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 Chandler Arizona, San Jose and San Diego California, Wilton Connecticut, and Hillsboro Oregon.

“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 applicants who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.”

Job Mission

Production Planning is responsible for scheduling and monitoring the production plan for modules and machines, ensuring that all logistic requirements are fulfilled on time and in the most cost-efficient way by coordinating with Purchasing, Manufacturing and Engineering.

Job Description

  • Responsible for the planning, monitoring and adjusting production work orders so agreed MRP plan requirements are realized with optimized work-in-progress and stock levels
  • Attend daily kaizen Production meetings to review status of build schedule
  • Ensure material availability for planned production activities and define structural improvements to prevent material issues in the future
  • Analyzes and reports material shortages and impacts to ship schedule
  • Recommends reclaim forecast adjustments based on actual performance.
  • Identifies where allocation decisions are needed using impact analysis with Materials, Manufacturing, and/or Program Management
  • When engineering changes are implemented, manage scrap, schedule rework activities and secure logistic requirements
  • Executes special and/or ongoing research and data analysis tasks on behalf of management.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Business, or Production Management. Advanced degree or professional certification preferred.


  • Three to five years of experience with planning and logistic processes within production environment
  • Experience with ERP systems, preferably SAP
  • Experience with of Microsoft tools, especially Outlook, Skype, Excel and Power Point
  • Experience in stakeholder management and driving change
  • Knowledge and understanding of the following theories: APICS CPIM, MRP, JIT, Kanban and Lean Manufacturing.
  • Experience in the areas of cycle time reduction, process flow and cost optimization

Personal skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player with good social skills who is able to achieve personal and team goals
  • Excellent customer service skills, with an advanced understanding of customer-relationship building
  • Assertive and pro-active attitude in order to prevent and solve issues on time
  • Self-reliant planner who shows ownership, can make decisions, and escalates when necessary
  • Flexible and highly committed to contribute to the targets of the EUV Factory
  • Good time management skills with the ability to recognize priorities
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new information or skills

Other information


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 50 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.
  • 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.
  • Responsibilities include periodic travel to regional and overseas sites for product technical support and special support projects.
  • Work may include onsite technical support involving heavy lifting of equipment & modules.
  • Position will require technical work activity in a clean-room production environment and/or laboratory setting.
  • The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.
  • Occasionally may be exposed to loud noise bursts and may be exposed to toxic gases (fluorine).
  • Must be able to work in small, confined spaces.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401(K), and FSAs.

We are committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences of our workforce to create opportunities for our people and the business. EOE