Director, Epi Technical Program Manager - (M6)
Location:
Santa Clara , California
Posted:
February 24, 2017
Reference:
1605491
Provides leadership and direction through managers. Is accountable for the performance and results of a region or related job families. Executes segment/functional business plans and contributes to the development of segment/functional strategy. Decisions are guided by segment/functional strategy and priorities. Directs and controls the activities of a broad functional area.Key Responsibilities
  1. Resolves complex field process issues utilizing systematic troubleshooting methodology generally involving multiple processes. Create a mechanism to communicate issues, track progress and pull resources from multiple business unit and/or functions. Uses sound statistical techniques like and problem solving methodologies DOEs (Designs of Experiment) to quickly determine root cause and action plans. Communicates learning's from this portion to rest-of-world to strengthen the product packages.
  2. Provides oversight of customer demos, including defining demo conditions and analyzing results.
  3. Assists account teams in managing the customer account to enhance customer satisfaction and increase AMAT's product and technical reputation.
  4. Works with business unit in technology development and transfer to customers including customized process development. Plans unit process sequence based on customer requirements. Negotiates process specifications and service offerings with customers. Takes ownership of delivering the required solution to the customers that meets specification.
  5. Serves as the customer expert across a broad range of products. Plays a key role in defining product strategy and identifying gaps. Provides feedback to business unit heads on process and hardware improvements to meet customer roadmap requirements.
  6. Takes the lead in positioning new technologies to customers utilizing technical information from business unit. Interfaces with customers at key development and manufacturing sites to form strategic partnerships to evaluate new and emerging technologies and oversees joint development activities or beta-site testing programs. Makes executive level presentations.
  7. Keeps abreast of new developments in own and related technology groups. Participates in publishing in ET conferences and journals.
  8. Forms strategic partnerships to evaluate new and emerging technologies and oversee joint development activities or beta-site testing programs.

Functional Knowledge
  • Demonstrates broad and comprehensive understanding of different systems, theories and practices

Business Expertise
  • Applies broad industry and commercial awareness to drive financial and operational performance across business unit, department or sub-functions

Leadership
  • Leads through subordinate managers of managers; executes segment/functional business plans and contributes to the development of segment/functional strategy

Problem Solving
  • Directs the resolution of highly complex or unusual business problems applying advanced analytical thought and judgment

Impact
  • Guided by segment/functional strategy, impacts results of a department, business unit or sub-function or facilitates the work done by other segments/functions by providing support to impact the business

Interpersonal Skills
  • Negotiates and influences the opinions of others at the senior executive level and in external organizations; exercises sensitivity to the audience

Position requires understanding of Applied Materials global Standards of Business Conduct and compliance with these standards at all times. This includes demonstrating the highest level of ethical conduct reflecting Applied Materials' core values.
Qualifications:
Education
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 10 - 15 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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