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Factory Planner

United States, California, San Diego
17075 Thornmint Ct (Show on map)
January 29, 2023

Factory Planner

Location San Diego - CA, US
Degree High school
Experience 0-2 years
Team Manufacturing
Job category Other job categories
Travel No
Reference J-00252913-966

Introduction to the job

Plans, schedules and monitors the movement of material through the production cycle. Determines material requirements from engineering and production schedules and plans offsetting the use of new material with reclaimed material where possible. Coordinates the efficient movement of materials with purchasing, production, engineering, quality, and logistics.

Role and responsibilities

  • Reviews Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and develops an approved build plan for assigned manufacturing work center.
  • Recommends reclaim forecast adjustments based on actual performance.
  • Manages manufacturing work orders to drive weekly build schedule to released configurations.
  • Analyzes and reports material shortages and impacts to ship schedule.
  • Participates on process development/improvement teams as a departmental representative.
  • Manages scrap or rework activities within the factory work center.
  • Publishes weekly and monthly planning metrics/reports. Performs data analysis of material requirements and build plan.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to translate, statistically analyze data, and effectively report problems through written and/or graphical formats.
  • Excellent customer service skills, with an advanced understanding of customer relationship building.
  • Ability to use MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and electronic e-mail systems.
  • Ability to use general business system (ERP/MRP) experience preferred. Oracle experience a plus.
  • Ability to work through and achieve goal-related activities and improvements.


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:

  • Strong competence with the various tools, procedures, used to accomplish the job. Minimum of two (2) years of experience is required.
  • High School diploma or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of planning, scheduling, purchasing, production, and inventory control practices and processes.
  • General understanding of theories of Supply Chain Planning (ASCP)/MRP, Just in Time (JIT), Lean Manufacturing.
  • Understanding of the concepts and functionality of integrated manufacturing systems, Oracle preferred.
  • Experience in the areas of cycle time reduction, process flow and cost optimization.

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

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 business needs.
  • 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.

The California base annual salary/hourly range for this role is currently $25.96-$43.27. 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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