Applied Materials Technical Project/Program Management III - (E3) in Austin, Texas

Technical Project/Program Management (E3/E3 Senior)

  • Description:

  • 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.

  • Must demonstrate efficiencies in following areas:

  • Fully demonstrates in-depth knowledge and experience CMP process, CMP equipment, HeadSmart head functionality, and QuickStart polishing process.

  • Works independently, receives guidance in only moderately complex situations

  • Must have extensive experience with successful collaboration with cross functional teams.

  • Must have project/program management experience.

  • Must have strong skills in LEAN, Six Sigma, SPC, DOE, and FMEA.

  • Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all technical support related aspects at all HeadSmart global sites: escalations, technical support, data analysis, improvement programs, cost reduction, LEAN, Six Sigma, SPC, and new product introduction.

  • Acts as intermediary and field escalation focal point between customer, FSO, and SBU by providing technical support and documentation to all global HeadSmart sites.

  • Initiates and provides review of ECO's to ensure standardization of all procedures, documentation, and OMS across all global sites.

  • Develop, release, and proliferate new BKM’s as required.

  • Evaluates work methods, procedures and policies. Participates in the development and maintenance of new and existing business processes; updates as necessary to ensure current practices are documented.

  • Gathers operational and test data and evaluates results; may takes corrective/continuous improvement actions.

  • Determines root cause and corrective action analysis for issues that arise at customer sites and/or global HeadSmart sites; provides failure analysis report as required.

  • Initiate and lead project and coordinates the attainment of project deliverables from planning to implementation.

  • 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

  • Leadership

  • 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

  • Impact

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

  • Skills

  • Requires strong skills in change management, problem solving, communication skills, customer orientation, product technology, personal effectiveness, team skills, and quality.

  • Requires knowledge of systems and software necessary to perform job function such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Flowcharting, CAD, PDM, Oracle BOM, Oracle ECO, FRACAS, and Team Center.

  • Must have strong skills in LEAN, SPC, DOE, and FMEA.

  • Education

  • BS level degree in Engineering: preferred Mechanical Engineering discipline.

  • 7+ years manufacturing engineering experience, or equivalent.

  • 2+ years of project and/or program management

  • PMP Certification a plus



  • 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: Technical Project/Program Management III - (E3)

Job: Project/Program Management

Requisition ID: 1803103

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Posting Type: Internal / External

Relocation Package: No Relocation