30+ days ago - J-00234729-576

Senior Production Planner


Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


San Diego - CA, US




3-7 years



Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management



Introduction to the job

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 Wilton, CT, Chandler, AZ, San Jose, CA and San Diego, CA.

The Senior Production Planner plans, schedules and monitors the movement of material through the production cycle. Determines material requirements from engineering and production schedules, and plans offsetting the use of new material with reclaimed material where possible. Coordinates the efficient movement of materials with Purchasing, Manufacturing and Engineering.

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.

Role and responsibilities

  • Create and maintain production work orders and prioritize for production optimization.
  • Analyze short and long term constraints and establish recommendations for resolution to ensure output targets are achieved.
  • Follow-up with stakeholders to expedite the flow of materials to meet production schedules.
  • Provide frequent updates/presentations to management advising the status of WIP, material availability and potential risk to ensure personnel, equipment, materials are provided as needed.
  • Complete status reports and data analysis to review and evaluate clear to build, evaluate production progress, achieving build output goals and managing WIP.
  • Develop and achieve department /company goals . Make suggestions for process improvement opportunities.
  • Understand and take ownership for material flow into/out of assigned product line.
  • Perform cycle count reconciliation reviews and propose/drive corrective action to mitigate future risk.
  • Manages scrap or rework activities resulting from engineering change orders.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management Logistics, Business Administration, Production Management, Industrial Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering.

5 years or more relevant experience.

Advanced degree or professional certification preferred (APICS).


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.
To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

  • 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. Minimum of four (4) years of experience is required.
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of theories of ASCP/MRP, JIT, Kanban and Lean Manufacturing.
  • Understanding of the concepts and functionality of integrated manufacturing systems, SAP preferred.
  • Experience creating and managing manufacturing production work orders
  • Experience in the areas of cycle time reduction, process flow and cost optimization.
  • Personal skills
  • 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.
  • Proficient in Outlook, Skype, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

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.
  • This position is located on-site in San Diego, CA. It requires onsite presence to attend in-person work-related events, trainings and meetings and to further ensure teamwork, collaboration and innovation
  • 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.
  • 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.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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