30+ days ago - req10306

Optical Capacity Planning Manager


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Logistics & Supply Chain Management

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Wilton - CT, US




8+ years



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ASML brings 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 main headquarters are located in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we also have 18 office locations around the United States- including main offices in Wilton, CT, Chandler, AZ, San Jose, CA and San Diego, CA.

Job Mission

ASML is the world's leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, manufacturing complex machines critical to the production of integrated circuits or chips. ASML's corporate headquarters is in Veldhoven, the Netherlands. The company has lithography research, development and manufacturing operations in Wilton, Connecticut and in Veldhoven, the Netherlands. Technology development centers and training and application facilities are located in Asia, Europe and the United States. The Manufacturing Operations in Wilton Connecticut is responsible for the production of lithography tools and optical fabrication as well as purchasing and logistics. The complete production process of the most advanced machines takes place within Manufacturing. This position is based in the Plans and Controls group within the manufacturing sector in Wilton, Connecticut.

ASML is a world leader in the manufacture of advanced technology systems for the semiconductor industry.ASML’s corporate headquarters is in Veldhoven, the Netherlands. Manufacturing sites and research and development facilities are located in Connecticut, California and the Netherlands. Technology development centers and training facilities are located in the United States, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, and Taiwan. Additionally, ASML provides optimal service to its customers via over 50 sales and service organizations in 16 countries. Founded in the Netherlands in 1984, the company is publicly traded on Euronext Amsterdam and NASDAQ under the symbol ASML.

Job Description

To realize 'World Class' support to Manufacturing in order to ensure highest product quality, short lead-times and 'short time-to-market' by continuous improvement of ASML's new and existing products and processes.The capacity manager will be responsible for the overall department capacity planning and execution, leading a team of production control and tracking to schedule, monitor, and prioritize the movement of material through the optical fabrication cycle to ensure on time delivery.
-Implement lead time scheduling by being the expert in SAP APO, including working with production engineering on work center capacities and management of bottleneck resources.
-Work cross functionally with engineering, optical fabrication management, production planning and final assembly to deliver on time and to customer specifications.
-Develop and monitor key in-house production reports.
-Monitor and manage inventory to target, develop inventory and cycle time reduction strategies.
-Coordinate daily production reviews.
-Identify, schedule and monitor utilization of key capacity restraints (CnC machines and coating chambers).
-Work with D&E and world-wide customers to schedule and monitor new product introduction and developmental activities to ensure on time delivery to project milestones.


Bachelor of Science in engineering, business or data analytics, or equivalent experience.


-8-12 years experience in manufacturing.
-Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement experience.
-Knowledge of manufacturing resources planning theories, principles and industry practices.
-SAP Business Warehouse and Business Objects a plus.
-APICS certification a plus.

Personal skills

-Excellent communication skills.
-Advanced computer skill and data analysis skills.
-Expertise with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Context of the position

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-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 is occasionally required to move around the campus.
-The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
-May require travel dependent on company needs.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
-Can work under deadlines.
-The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.
-Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
-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.

Other information

EEO/AA (W/M/Vets/Disability) Employer.