30+ days ago - req16933

Production Planner

Logistics & supply chain management

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell

Location

Wilton - CT, US

Team

Logistics & supply chain management

Experience

3-7 years

Degree

High school

Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management

Introduction

ASML US, including its affiliates and subsidiaries, bring 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, 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.

Job Mission

To be responsible for the planning, management and adjustment of production activities so that the agreed production plan is realized with minimum stock and work-in-process.

As part of Manufacturing and Logistics, the Planning Department concentrates on the material flow and production planning as well as the network of suppliers. Within Logistics, the Production Planning group is responsible for the planning, management and adjustment of production activities, and delivery times according to the Master Production Schedule.

This position may require 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 the Company to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Job Description

  • Data-integrity: Understand and maintain Material-Master data and other settings and take action in case of discrepancies. Maintain proper MRP and Financial control of the orders: MRP-integrity.
  • Order preparation & control: Plan production orders for Manufacturing, taking into account all products, available resources (material and capacity), and the various demand-sources. Open, maintain and control production orders. Support the progress in production and coordinate the realization to the Master Production Schedule.
  • Analysis and optimization: Ensure optimal tuning of production-activities and material-flows, such that minimum stock and WIP result and critical situations can be dealt with effectively. Flexibility and initiative with active input to continuous improvement processes.
  • Product Generation Process and Release for Volume: Support the Product Generation ProcessPlan, maintain and control the logistic progress of new products.
  • Reporting and communication: Anticipate problems and proactively communicate across various departments to solution. Report on production progress, delays and causes. Initiate actions to correct deviations from planning, taking the necessary escalation steps.

Education

BA/BSdegree preferred, or equivalent experience.

Experience

  • 3 to 5 years experience in materials, inventory control or production planning.
  • SAP a plus.
  • Microsoft Office.
  • Awareness of Lean Manufacturing practices.
  • APICS.

Personal skills

  • The candidate is an analytical, results oriented, flexible, team-worker with excellent communication skills.
  • Has exceptional time management skills and is customer driven.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads and deadlines.
  • Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.
  • Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.
  • Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with manager, co-workers and customer.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

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.

Role within the Factory
Responsibilities:

  • Must be willing to work in a clean room environment, wearing coveralls, hoods, booties, safety glasses and gloves for entire duration of shift.
  • 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 may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • 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 with moderate to high noise level.
  • Must be willing to work a compressed work week schedule – twelve-hour long shift and rotating from three to four days a week.
  • This must include references to day and night shifts for accommodation purposes.

Additional responsibilities for Wilton Factory:

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.

  • The employee is required to work in a cleanroom environment: full gowning (full body coveralls, hood, CR safety shoes, face mask, nitrile gloves and safety glasses. Working under ISO 9000/14000 standards).
  • Operating/working around overhead cranes, fork trucks and motorized pallet movers.
  • Working around lasers; working with ladders; working on platforms; and working around chemicals.
  • 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.
  • The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability