Manufacturing Planning Manager


In a nutshell


Wilton, US



Work Experience

4-9 years

Educational Background

Other technical backgrounds



Remote Work

No (not at all)

Time Type

Full time

Job ID: J-00275873

Introduction to the job

Are you challenged by...Leading a team of a group of shift planners; Preparing our manufacturing organization for the challenge to ramp to high volume; If yes, join the Business Planning department as GL of Shift Planning.

The Wilton Factory is responsible for the production of Assembly and Optics modules for several lithographic business lines. The production process of the most advanced machines takes place within the Wilton Factory. Within the Wilton Factory the Business Planning department is responsible for all planning processes within the Wilton factory. 

The GL Shift Planning reports to the Senior Manager of Business Planning and works closely together with Production Planning, Assembly and Optics Manufacturing, Logistics, Production Engineering, and Supply Chain Planning to build, final assembly, test and prepack.

Production Planning is mainly responsible for the transformation of the Master Production Schedule (MPS) into a feasible machine- and module start plan for regular makes ensuring all requirements will be fulfilled in time and most cost-efficient way.

Role and responsibilities

As GL of Shift Planning your main responsibilities are:

  • Build and develop a team of shift planners and secure optimal allocation of resources. 

  • Drive performance management cycles including target setting, mid and end year reviews. 

  • Drive continuous development of shift planners, talent management, succession planning.

  • Secure timely material release and disposition on the shop floor. 

  • Develop, align, monitor and execute roadmap for Shift Planning process improvements. 

  • Setup and improve KPI’s to manage performance of Shift Planning proactively. 

  • Monitor progress and identify risks for the production plan.

Education and experience

  • MSc in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Business Administration.

  • Minimum 5+ years’ relevant experience within production environment (high-tech, low volume environment) and 3+ years management experience.

  • Experience in planning and logistic processes.

  • Experience in driving change.


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.

  • Taking ownership.

  • Assertive and pro-active 

  • Analytical and solution oriented with excellent organizational skills.

  • Team player with good social and communication skills.

  • Flexible and highly committed.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.


EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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