Manufacturing Line Manager

In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US

Job ID: J-00263930-942

Introduction to the job

The mission of Manufacturing Team Leader is to produce SEM product according to standard work procedure and standard work package. The holder of this position reports to the D&E operation and functionally manages a production team. (S)he operationally manages and involves production- and quality engineers, Logistic representatives, First Line Support (FLS) and development representatives.

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.

Role and responsibilities

- To realize a world class effective and efficient implementation and execution of the manufacturing process with high quality standards and short cycle time driven by continuously improving ASML’s processes and products;
- To ensure ‘release for volume’ of a highly critical, but not yet mature product.
- Management: Manages and coaches a team of engineers. Controls and drives system progress and planning, sets priorities, delegates tasks, solves problems, manages skills, and contributes to a productive working climate;
- Output: Realizes the planned output, responsible for detailed manpower planning and supervises progress within quality, delivery time and cost objectives;
- Indicates, initiates and drives actions to improve production processes and/or the products;
- Takes part in project activities related to the introduction of new products in production;
- Ensures proper execution of policies and procedures.

Education and experience

Master or Bachelor’s degree with equivalent leadership experience
Experience in an Engineering environment.
Thorough knowledge of processes, prior management/Team lead or project management experience is desired.


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:

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

Directs the development and implementation of personnel and activities in production area(s) to meet safety standards, production goals, quality, and cost objectives.Prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, materials and supplies.Plans and administers procedures and budgets.Makes budgetary recommendations regarding and, at higher levels, controls capital expenditures and direct/indirect labor.Develops schedules and manpower requirements for assigned areas.Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
Administers and assists with implementing policies and processes that affect staff.
Typically leads, directs, and may perform work of the function supervised except in escalated situations.
May maintain departmental daily work schedule to ensure project and time commitments are met.
Ensures production schedules are met and escalates when those schedules are not going to be met.
Oversees cycle counting and inventory accuracy.
May act as interface with Finance Department for inventory audits or physical inventory counts.
Supports change order implementation with support from Engineering staff.
Assists in shop floor control insuring a safe working environment.
Ensures positive material flow in order to avoid stock-outs and escalates in the event of any material issues.
Ensures production schedules are met and escalates accordingly when those schedules are not going to be met.
Executes continuous improvement and Lean initiatives to ensure optimum production performance.
Audits execution of documented processes.
Performs other duties as assigned.

The California base annual salary / hourly range for this role is currently $117,000 - $179,000. 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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