Business Unit Operations IV - (B4)

  • Company: Applied Materials
  • Posted: November 07, 2016
  • Reference ID: 1604908
Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise. Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends best practices. Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions. Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations. May lead functional teams or projects. Key Responsibilities
  1. Partner with product line or division management on cross-functional execution of programs to meet and exceed division and financial goals
  2. Coordinate product line or division portfolio prioritization and budget alignment
  3. Ensure OPEX (operating expense) spending is in alignment with project plans and spending targets for division
  4. Responsible for business process creation and continuous improvement
  5. Manage and drive division COGS (cost of goods sold) reduction plans to deliver GM (gross margin) targets
  6. Coordinate Division level business continuity planning and crisis management
  7. Drive Division safety compliance including lab safety practices
  8. Ensure all ePLC (enhanced product lifecycle) operational deliverables are supported and completed

Functional Knowledge
  • Demonstrates depth and/or breadth of expertise in own specialized discipline or field

Business Expertise
  • Interprets internal/external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services

  • May lead functional teams or projects with moderate resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity

Problem Solving
  • Leads others to solve complex problems; uses sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions

  • Impacts the achievement of customer, operational, project or service objectives; work is guided by functional policies

Interpersonal Skills
  • Communicates difficult concepts and negotiates with others to adopt a different point of view

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 7 - 10 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.

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