Manufacturing - Production Planning Manager - Tainan


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Tainan, Taiwan




8+ years



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Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00250195-523

Introduction to the job

Factory Production Planning Management provide services to manufacturing on production planning for all outputs within the Tainan factory scope. To manage the market dynamics (demand) as well as factory output (Capacity), the flexibility is the most important culture in this organization.
Factory Production Planning Management is the main gateway on balancing/connection between IBP/SCP and Manufacturing in the value chain of ASML product delivery. It is important to understand ASML Planning and factory capacity operation and create collaboration also cross-factories (mainly HMI SanJose/Beijing & Twinscan Factory) to secure TNF (Tainan Factory) output.

The role is to manage TNF entire production planning activities to support manufacturing from pilot build to volume ramp and service parts demand. Lead the team by close connection with key stakeholders in Tainan factory and other functions within ASML.

Role and responsibilities

The missions of the role are to lead Planning Production department, management team to enlarge planning accuracy toward operation excellence.

As Production Planning department head, the jobcontents of this position include follows:
Lead &motivate management team including group & team level managers of Planningdepartment to share the vision & to meet organizational ambition.
Secure eBeamPP (Production Planning) performance (Ex. KPIs) & continuouslyoptimization of work process (Ex. efficiency, quality, cost, safety,time, compliance) to achieve Hoshin Kanri target for Tainan factorylong-term vision.
Master & Production Planning, including SBI/MBI newbuild systems, modules & CS spares. Liaison the demand (Central& supply chain planning) and supply (Manufacturing resources &materials availability) as well as give strategic direction to themaster planning, manage and adjust production activities so that theagreed output plan is meeting customer required date (CRD).
Manage work order and give insight of projected future productionoutput to ensure capacity utilization within agreed strategic levels andfulfill customer with flexibility.
New Product Planning & Production Capability
Participate in the new product launch planning with factory NPI projectteam to secure product capability is secured prior to transfer tovolume ramp.
Collaborate with cross-sector Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) teamto secure all Engineering Change (EC) implementation plan at TNF siteincluding master data readiness, tool availability, ramp plan.
Project Management
Organize & lead necessary resources, budget and timing to makecontinuous improvement of the departmental value chain from end to endto create efficiency gain in both process and cost to sustain thedepartment growth.
StrengtheningPlanning core competence by developing Production Planning leaders’leadership capability, planners, planning know-how, and projectcapability to drive continuous improvement. Make sure Production Planninga learning group.
Manageto make best of the Opex & Capex to with the consensus of businessline to meet business plan priorities and at the same time satisfycustomer needs.
SupportPlanning & Logistics department head to build up a motivativeorganizational climate & a good place to work
Makesure the strong engagement & cross-sector / department collaboration.

Education and experience

Bachelor or above with major in Industrial Engineering or Business Administrative related; or MBA degree.

3 to 5 years of leadership experiences inleading, motivating and influencing dynamic matrix teams and crossfunctions.
Supply Chain management expertise in Material planning / Production & Capacity planning, problem solving, overall Supply Chain and Logistics cost management, budget/resourcing planning, people and organization development
>10 years semiconductor/equipment ProductionPlanning and Supply chain process, demand and supply planning related.
Project experience to drive change & influence cross-sector / department stakeholders would be must


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:

Good business sense with professional presentation skill
Excellent social and communication skills
Experience with working in multi-cultural environment
Familiar with supply chain management
Familiar with manufacturing capacity management
Able to manage fast pace and dynamic change environment
Project management professional certified is an asset
Familiar with ERP; SAP experience is preferred
Fluent in English & Mandarin
Good peers’ network as an added advantage

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 position reports to head of TNF Planning & Logistics department
Key stakeholders: TNF head & other department managers, CSCM, D&E, IBP/SCP,
Sponsor: TNF head
Peers: Other TNF department heads, WW factory Planning leaders
Other stakeholders: Linko /Tainan factory employees

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