Applied Materials Product Line Management III - (E3) in Austin, Texas

Requires in-depth knowledge and experience. Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Works independently, receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Owns product change management (PCM) and control

  • Unreleased product approval and control

  • ECO (Engineering Change Order) approval

  • Implementation of PCN (Part Change Notification), with Global Product Support

  • Provides guidance/input to Engineering and the Business Unit about the field service impact of part/supplier changes.

  • Accuracy of customer shipped configurations and BOMs (Bill of Materials)

  • CaRM (Configuration accuracy Review Meeting) reviews

  • BOM (Bill of Materials) accuracy

  • NSR (Non Standard Request) approval

  • Owns common modules roadmap and implementation post Phase 5 of ePLC.

  • Implementation of component roadmaps including part obsolescence, replacements, alternative vendors and cost reduction

  • Facilitates Intercompany communication to align on product strategies, provide guidance on pricing, spare level contents, and restricted part orders. Facilitates alignment meeting for product roadmap and market proliferation

  • Implementation of cost reduction roadmap

  • Manage strategic vendor issues

  • Manage all changes to the product after product release

  • whether driven by engineering, quality, safety, customer demands or supply obsolesce

Functional Knowledge

  • Demonstrates conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines

Business Expertise

  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market


  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements

Problem Solving

  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information


  • Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies

Interpersonal Skills

  • Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus



  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 4 - 7 Years of Experience

Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Primary Location: Texas-TX,Austin

Job Title: Product Line Management III - (E3)

Job: Engineering

Requisition ID: 1604383

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Posting Type: Internal / External

Relocation Package: No Relocation