21 days ago - J-00245023-957

Senior Materials Planner

Sourcing & Supply Chain

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


San Diego - CA, US


Sourcing & Supply Chain


3-7 years



Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management



Introduction to the job

Senior Material Planner is responsible for ensuring the effective flow of production materials, manage inventory levels, reduce waste, and balance output.Manages the supply requirements of material through production.Analyzes and executes MRP planned supply messages to ensure manufacturing material requirements are met in a required manner.

Role and responsibilities

  • Manages the supply requirements of material through purchasing and logistics supplier managers.Will set planning parameters on purchased items.Ensures manufacturing material requirements are met in a timely manner.
  • Actively monitors the flow of material from the supply base to inventory location, and adjusts planning parameters as required.
  • Coordinates activities across multiple groups including, manufacturing, warehouse, factory planning, purchasing, and logistics supplier managers.
  • Reviews MRP plan requirements and develops an approved materials supply plan for assigned work center.Resolves incorrect MRP messages with planning and master scheduling.
  • Reviews MRP plan requirements and develops an approved supply plan for all material components.
  • Analyzes and reports material gaps and impacts to production schedule.
  • Coordinates activities to resolve material availability escalations.
  • Maintains metrics to ensure measure material performance activities including safety stock, adherence to reschedule messages, yield rates, etc.
  • Participates on process development/improvement teams as a departmental representative.
  • Drives allocation decisions using impact analysis with Central Planning, and Logistics Supplier Managers.
  • Executes special and/or ongoing research and data analysis tasks on behalf of professionals or management.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and experience

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience is required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Business, Production Management or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of planning, scheduling, purchasing, production, and inventory control practices and processes a must.
  • Knowledge and understanding of theories of ASCP/MRP, JIT, Kanban and Lean Manufacturing.
  • Understanding of the concepts and functionality of integrated manufacturing systems, Oracle preferred.
  • Experience in the areas of cycle time reduction, process flow and cost optimization.
  • Knowledge of process mapping and flow charts to help improve methodologies and processes desired.
  • Experience with a semiconductor or equivalent level IC/Electronics equipment manufacturing organization preferred, but not required.
  • Strong competence with the various tools, procedures, programming languages used to accomplish the job.


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:

  • 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, and electronic e-mail systems.
  • Ability to use general business system (ERP/MRP) experience preferred.Oracle experience a plus.
  • Ability to work through and achieve goal-related activities and improvements.

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.
  • 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 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.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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