Operational Excellence Intern

Interns and Trainees

In a nutshell

Location

San Diego, US

Team

Interns and Trainees

Work Experience

0-1 year

Educational Background

Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Other technical backgrounds

Travel

No

Remote Work

No (not at all)

Time Type

Full time

Job ID: J-00283485

Introduction

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

As an Operational Excellence Intern, you will work with various teams to optimize work process, systems, human and material resources using qualitative and quantitative skills to increase quality and efficiency. Along with the Operational Excellence and Quality teams, this role will execute projects, across departments, that represent improvements to the manufacturing organization.

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.

Job Description

  • Participate and lead continuous improvement project plans along with department managers, engineers, and shop floor supervisors to instill Lean disciplines and implement continuous improvement projects across the Mfg. organization.
  • Apply the principles of `waste reduction', Muda, Mura, and Muri
  • Drive measurable improvements in quality, material control, throughput, flexibility, and cost.
  • Analyze production/service schedules, engineering/technical specifications, process flows, and other information to improve methods and activities in manufacturing and services.
  • Optimizes Manufacturing and Logistics material flow, process flow, and layouts using LEAN/Six Sigma principles.
  • Make recommendations for improvements to management based on business case and analysis.
  • Interface with the various department functions to ensure improvements are implemented and sustained.
  • Model a culture of learning, continuous improvement, and commitment to high quality.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Job description subject to change at any time

Education and Experience

  • Must be pursuing a degree in Industrial Engineering, equivalent engineering discipline, or Operations Management.
  • Knowledge or experience in quality methods and tools like Lean, 6 Sigma, value stream analysis, 5 Why’s Analysis, Kaizen, brainstorming, problem solving techniques, FMEA, 5S, and 8D.
  • Familiar with manufacturing processes, bill of materials, work instruction development, Manufacturing Execution Systems, and Quality Management Systems
  • Knowledge with interpretation of mechanical, optical, electrical drawings, and specifications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to solve problems and implement solutions with available resources.
  • Ability to analyze and communicate complex data using statistical tools.
  • Ability to apply project management knowledge, including project planning, execution and leading project teams.
  • Ability to use MS Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and statistical software (e.g., Minitab, JMP, others...)
  • Knowledge in the following areas: Operations, Lean, General Engineering, Quality Control, and Data analysis.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.

Skills & Competencies

  • 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.
  • 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 co-workers and customer.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

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 on-site in San Diego, CA.  It requires onsite presence to attend in-person work-related events, trainings and meetings and to further ensure teamwork, collaboration and innovation.
  • 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.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • 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.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

Potential candidates will meet the education and experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role.   All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check band any other tests that may be required.    

The current base annual salary range for this role is currently $17.00  -  $53.00. 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: 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.