Factory Logistics Manager - Guaranteed sign on bonus and relocation

Logistics & supply chain management

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Wilton - CT, US

Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management

Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00246327-073

Introduction to the job

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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.

Lead efforts behind key organization for ASML and Wilton factory: manage organization responsible for material delivery and availability for all of Wilton Factory. Organization value stream is comprised of Warehousing & Inbound Logistics (Material Inbound Contamination Control (MICC/Dispatch), Clean Room Logistics personnel, and EUV clean street). This branch of the logistics organization is in front of coordination of all material movements and delivery to the factory up to ensure material availability on time for production builds. This role will own management of the 3rd party logistics providers supporting the WF central warehouse along with all functions within the departments of inbound logistics. Role is expected to drive the strategy for all material delivery and availability across the organization and work with factory leaders to develop continuous improvement objectives and improve current processes/competences for overall factory logistics in order to continually meet the continuous increasing material demands of WF production.

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.

Role and responsibilities

Organizational context:

  • Direct Manager: Senior Logistics Manager or Cluster Manager.
  • Direct Reports: (2-3) WF MICC Group Leads, (1) Warehouse manager.
  • Indirect reports: Organization comprised of ~40 persons across all disciplines.
  • Key interfaces (internal, external): External 3rd Party logistics providers, ASML sectors involved with planning and logistics, ASML WF sub-sectors –direct interface will be with other logistics departments with primary customer being internal Wilton Factory manufacturing.
  • Interaction with stakeholders: Role will be direct interface for WF logistics to work closely with other logistics and planning colleagues in Wilton and around the world to ensure strategies to evolve the material processing within Wilton is best in class. Interact with multiple disciplines across the factory with operations, D&E, finance, and other support groups to ensure process adherence initiatives are being addressed as well as evolved. Drive the strategy of the organization to ensure superior customer service is provided, request and evaluate feedback as means of developing team and performance across organization.

Roles, Responsibilities & Key Decisions

  • This manager will oversee all functions within the logistical departments related to material delivery, inclusive of ownership of 3rd party logistic performance as critical service provider for WF. Role is expected to lead and coach the team of logistics personnel across multiple disciplines related to material delivery strategy and communication. Manager is expected to develop, enhance, and implement policies and practices as well as group targets to create synergies across functions supporting warehousing and factory logistics. Leader will leverage experience to create linkage and collective process improvement projects across WF logistics and 3 p/l providers to enhance processes and create best in class communications for efficient and effective material delivery to our internal customers. This leader will manage the organization from a strategic lens, building performance management measures (KPI development and adherence) to ensure the realization of (strategic) objectives to meet corporate targets for Wilton Factory related to on time and in full material availability. Manager will provide continuous assessment of organizational performance and develop strategy to drive continuous improvement and development of functional areas.
  • Work together with various other WF leaders responsible for building modules to create strategies to further enhance impact across operations.

Job content:

  • Leads and helps develop organization of ~40 material handling professionals spanning multiple disciplines related to internal factory logistics and warehouse management.
  • Drive performance management cycles including target setting, mid and end year reviews.
  • Drive development, talent management and succession planning within the production logistics team.
  • Develop, align, monitor and execute an improvement roadmap for Production Factory Logistics process improvements and driving structural improvements through project initiatives-with regular update communication internally and to external stakeholders.
  • Setup, improve and maintain key performance indicators to manage performance of Factory Logistics proactively-understand and manage On Time in Full (OTIF) KPI (critical KPI).
  • Participates in cross-sector improvement projects related to material availability.
  • Coaches competencies within team, as well as guides WF subsectors on material movement improvements.

Main interface and liaison for other sectors and communication surrounding all items related to material delivery strategy, such as (but not limited to):

  • Organization structure to support 7x24 support of Manufacturing activities.
  • Strategy surrounding warehouse management operations and fit to LEAN structure.
  • Cross-sectoral best known methods (competency centers).
  • Hoshin Kanri/Breakthrough project initiatives for factory logistics.
  • Strategic team decisions, guidance and clarification for internal subsectors to deliver results.
  • Communication to WF management on behalf of factory logistics.
  • Interfaces and builds relations to create best known methods within ASML related to material availability.

Education and experience

  • Master’s degree with focus on supply chain management, logistics, or Business Administration, or equivalent experience.
  • 10+ experience working in operations within factory environment, with strong understanding of material flows within factories with multiple work centers and operations.
  • Basic knowledge technology and SAP operating system.
  • Advanced knowledge of warehousing operations, internal factory logistics, and all corresponding processes for material flow.
  • Minimum of 5 years leadership experience of large organizations >25 people.
  • Experience in driving organizational change & can demonstrate change management.


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:

  • 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.
  • Analytical and solution oriented with excellent organizational skills.
  • Takes ownership, is assertive and pro-active on autonomous basis to drive organization in respectful manner.
  • Team player with good social and communication skills.
  • Flexible and highly committed to organization.
  • Affinity with a technical environment.

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

Role within Office


  • 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


  • 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

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