30+ days ago - req21993

Material Handling Supervisor

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 candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Job Mission

Material Handling Supervisor is responsible for managing the actions of the Material Handling team executing the receipt, verification, financial transaction and physical movement of all material in and out of both Manufacturing and Engineering labs.

Job Description

  • Supervise daily work activities of Material Handlers, who provide 24/7 support for physical material movements and transactions to Manufacturing and Engineering customers.
  • Create and manage work schedule for the team to ensure all shift requirements are adequately covered to complete work within established timeframes.
  • Review and approve timesheets on weekly basis.Manage and approve scheduled leave, provide coverage and re-directing staff to critical functions when others take unexpected or unscheduled leave.
  • Evaluate processes and make/implement recommendations for safety, process improvements and continuous efficiency improvements and/or cost reductions
  • Provide training related to processes, schedules, safety, changes in policy and delivery
  • Ensure work instructions and Quick Reference Cards (QRCs) are up to date and being utilized
  • Maintain employee skills competency assessment and performance standards by establishing training schedules for employees and assigning new trainings as needed
  • Evaluate Material Handling performance and makes recommendations for merit increases and promotions.Manage employee performance via weekly one on ones and team meetings and executes reward initiatives and disciplinary actions including Performance Improvement Plans when needed
  • Maintain personnel resources calculator to determine headcount requirements to support changing workload.
  • Interview prospective employees and makes selection recommendations.
  • Attend critical daily Production meetings
  • Prioritize daily tasks for the day
  • Assign critical tasks, as necessary
  • Ensure shift pass downs are executed
  • Maintain a system of measurements & metrics to monitor service levels.Develop and maintain relevant Key Performance Indicators for management reporting and business reviews.Manage these (KPIs) including actions with clear deadlines when team is not meeting targets on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, & annual basis dependent on KPI
  • Apply Lean Manufacturing principles in the cleanroom and shipping & receiving areas. This includes maintaining 5S readiness and implementing improvements
  • Manage the safety and security of the loading dock, freight elevator, shipping & receiving areas and forklifts.
  • Maintain and adjust space layout plans, as needed
  • Work with reverse logistics to ensure that material flow out of the factory is happening in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for managing overall physical inventory control processes while assisting with root cause analysis on inventory discrepancies by coordinating with cross functional peers and 3PL warehouse
  • Escalate issues clearly and in a timely manner via written and verbal communication


Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management or similar business or engineering degree and 2+ years supervisory experience or 7-10 years relevant work experience


  • Ability to translate, statistically analyze data, and effectively report problems through written and/or graphical formats
  • Ability to use Outlook, MS Word, and advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience in managing a team of people, preferably within a manufacturing environment by utilizing coaching and development through a culture of accountability and metric driven objectives
  • Experience in stakeholder management
  • Experience in driving change
  • Knowledge of SAP or other ERP system

Personal skills

  • Team player with excellent social and communication skills who can achieve team and personal goals
  • Mentor who can counsel and support assigned employees in professional growth, training, and achievement of personal goals
  • Assertive and proactive attitude in order to prevent and solve issues on time
  • Self-reliant individual who shows ownership and can make decisions
  • Flexible and highly committed to contribute to the targets of the EUV Factory

Context of the position

The sector of Operations within the San Diego Factory (SF) is responsible for the production of EUV products. The Material Handling Supervisor reports to the Group Lead (GL) of Internal Logistics and works closely with Production Planning, Manufacturing (module/system owners, operators, and team & group leaders), Warehouse, and Customer Supply Chain Management (CSCM).

Other information

Physical Demands and Work Environment

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.
  • The employee may be required to travel based 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.
  • Must be able to operate in a cleanroom environment.
  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered during work.
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.
  • Must be able to unload trucks via forklift and pallet jack.
  • Ability to work with hand and power tools (impact wrench, drill, hammer, etc.)
  • Requires employees and sub-contractors to work in a safe, professional, and ethical manner.
  • Will require work for periods of time at a computer terminal, interspersed with meetings, phone calls and other communications activities.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability