Tool Planner


In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands



Work Experience

2-3 years

Educational Background

Other non-technical backgrounds



Remote Work

No (not at all)

Time Type

Full time

NEW Job ID: J-00281604

GMF EF NXE Production Logistics-Tool planner

Introduction to the job

Do you get excited about taking ownership for the planning of a part of our factory in order to secure timely shipment of our most advanced lithography systems? Do you have an education in Supply Chain Management or Business Administration and good organizational and analytical skills? We might be looking for you!

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.

Role and responsibilities

The Tool Planning department is responsible for the long and mid-term planning, execution and tool staging for the EF work centers. 

As a Tool Planner  you:

  • Analysis move rate capability long term |Prepare pool size for move rate increase
  • Pool size monitoring | Adjust pool size based on usage & miss bookings​.
  • Tool ordering OPEX & CAPEX | Create MRA-IP-prepare businesses case
  • Tool order monitoring | Ensure ordered tools are delivered on time
  • Tool staging | Prepare tools on time & in full for building blocks
  • Controls tool availability on the basis of the progress of one or more work centers within the factory.
  • Acts as a representative for the tool planning department in lean/progress meetings of one or more work centers.
  • Acts as trouble-shooter in the field of Tool escalation in order to avoid disruptions to the production process.
  • Contributes to the improvements in Tools control,  planning and parameters by participating in improvement projects.
  •  Reporting and communication to collaborate with higher management as well as production teams at the shopfloor
  • Analysis different planning parameters (for example safety time, safety stock), so in times of changing environment the planning method can be adjusted
  • and processing the administration.
  • The tool Planner reports to the Tool Planning team lead and works closely with specialists in Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Production Planning, Production engineering, Product Lifecycle Management and Global Logistics Services.

Education and experience

  • Bachelor degree Supply Chain Management or Business Administration.
  • 1-3 years of experience in planning and logistic processes (from previous work experience or traineeships/internships),stakeholder management, driving change, knowledge ERP systems


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:

  • Team player with good social and communication skills who is able to achieve personal and team goals.
  • Stakeholder management for aligning the best strategy plan;
  • Assertive attitude in order to prevent and solve issues on time;
  • Proactive person who is able to take ownership for the responsibilities of the department
  • Takes initiative in order to ensure production progress
  • Self-reliant planner who shows ownership and is able to make decisions;
  • Flexible and highly committed to contribute to the targets of the EUV Factory;
  • Ability to plan and set priorities (time management).

Strong communicator with power of persuasion and is able to collaborate with higher management as well as production teams at the shopfloor

Diversity and 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 sector Manufacturing within the EUV Factory (EF) is responsible for the production and installation of NXE systems in Veldhoven.
  • The Production Logistics organization within the EUV Factory is concerned with the flow of material and tools from supplier into the cleanroom. We provide executable production plans which meet requested EUV outputs, drive hardware availability during execution accordingly and drive continues improvement
  • In this role, you need to work in 2-shift schedule as following:

Mon to Fri from 06:30 until 15:30 and from 15:00 until 00:00.

In this schedule you always have 1 fixed day off per week.

You work one weekend per month from 07:00 until 16:00.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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