Material Handler Supervisor (Spares Kitting)

Sourcing & Supply Chain

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


San Diego - CA, US


Sourcing & Supply Chain

Work Experience

3-7 years

Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management

Job ID: J-00262143-744

Introduction to the job

ASML US, including its affiliates and subsidiaries, bring 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, 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.

Job Mission

We have an exciting opportunity for an Spares Kitting Supervisor at our location in San Diego, CA. This position will be responsible for the production and kitting of DUV products. The position will report to the Senior Manager of Warehouse Operations and will work closely with Material Planning, Warehouse, and Customer Supply Chain Management (CSCM).

The candidate will be responsible for managing the actions of the Spares Kitting team executing the receipt, verification, organization and on floor of kitting parts, systematic transactions and physical movement of all material in and out of the work center. Organize and handle a variety of departmental quality audits including monitoring accuracy and completeness of work. Champions inventory issues with cross-functional departments including Planning, Purchasing, Manufacturing and Finance. Provides analysis for production planning and volume analysis. Participates in process improvement efforts. Assist various internal departments and planners with expediting work center inventory escalations. Assist with plans, schedules and monitors the availability of material in the work center. Audits to insure quality controls are in place for work integrity. Coordinates the efficient movement of materials in and out of the work center.

This position may require 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 the Company to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Regular schedule will be 1st shift, 7:00am - 3:30pm. Position will require flexibility to work 2nd shift based on business needs.

Role and responsibilities

  • Supervise daily work activities of Material Handlers, and provide on floor support for physical material movements and transactions within the Spares Kitting work center.
  • 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 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 and monitor staffing requirements to support changing workload.
  • Interview prospective employees and makes selection recommendations.
  • Attend critical daily meetings as needed.
  • Prioritize daily tasks for the day and 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 principles for efficiencies in the work center. This includes maintaining 5S readiness and implementing improvements.
  • Manage the safety and security of the work center, for employees, material and Material Handling Equipment (MHE).
  • Maintain and adjust space layout plans, as needed
  • 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.
  • Prepare monthly reports and statistics analysis.
  • Create key performance indicators (KPI) reportsutilizing ORACLE, Business Objects, Agile, Spotfire and Power BI.
  • Analyze and review work centertrends and transactions.
  • Process development andimprovement initiatives within the work center.
  • Investigate and analyze issuesand prepare recommendations for policy/process action.
  • Assist in developingperformance metrics, reporting tools to enhance department efficiency aswell as creation of ad-hoc analysis and reporting.
  • Assist with analyzing inventoryusage, business needs and review recommendations to optimize inventory.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and experience

  • Minimum of five (5) years related experience in warehousing, logistics, manufacturing or distribution.
  • AA or Bachelor’s Degree in Business,Operations Management, Inventory Management or Supply Chain Management is a plus.
  • Oracle, Business Objects, PowerBI and SharePoint experience strongly preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel,Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Teams.
  • Strong problem solving skillsand self-starter.
  • Process improvement experienceplus.
  • Project management experience aplus.
  • Experience working in anContinuous Improvement environment a plus.


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:

  • Requires working knowledge of warehouse operations andinventory planning.
  • Requires understanding of Lean principles, Lean experiencea plus.
  • Can apply basic principles, techniques, and methods inmanaging a department.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such asvariances, ratios, percentages.
  • Requires ability to evaluate existing processes andwork instructions.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a fast pacedworking environment.
  • Knowledge of inventory management, cycle counting,quality audits, material receipts and order filling.
  • Ability to work independently on jobfunctions and departmental tasks
  • Can observe and respond topeople and situations and interact with others encountered in the courseof 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.
  • 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.

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

  • This position is located off-site 3PL warehouse in San Diego, County. It requires onsite presence to attend in-person work-related activity in the work center, trainings and meetings and to further teamwork, collaboration and innovation.
  • Regular schedule will be 1st shift, 7:00am - 3:30pm. Position will require flexibility to work 2nd shift based on business needs.

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 35 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    Role within the Warehouse
  • Must be willing to work in a warehouse environment, sometimes operating material handling equipment and wearing proper PPE as needed for safety.
  • 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 35 pounds. Must be willing to spend the majority of time (greater than 90% less break time) on the warehouse floor, walking, standing and sitting.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The California base annual salary/hourly range for this role is currently $63,375.00 -$105,625.00. Pay scales are determined by role, level, location and alignment with market data. Individual pay is determined through interviews and an assessment of several factors that that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to, job-related skills, relevant education and experience, certifications, abilities of the candidate and pay relative to other team members. Our recruiters can share more information about our bonus program, benefits and equity during the hiring process.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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