Facilities Engineer IV - (E4)
Santa Clara , California
May 12, 2017
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, and leads teams to solve complex situations and projects.

Key Responsibilities
This is a Technical Facilities Engineer position. This position is to provide technical leadership in the operations, maintenance, planning, design, reconfiguration, and construction of facilities equipment, systems and buildings.
• Responsible for overseeing the physical maintenance and of the buildings and facilities support
systems to ensure maximum safety and building uptime
• Manage 3rd party facilities maintenance service provider to ensure proper maintenance of
mechanical, electrical, fire life safety, exhaust, waste water treatment, process piping, and
controls systems
• Monitor 3rd party facilities maintenance provider's performance and report Key Performance
Indicators (KPIs)
• Respond to business interruptions or internal customer escalations
• Perform problem solving, troubleshooting, and root cause analysis
• Ensure that systems operate to design specifications
• Evaluate facilities system capacities and capabilities
• Identify and conceptually scope safety, compliance, capacity, redundancy, and cost savings
• Obtain funding and manage facilities projects per scope, schedule & budget
• Review and approve facility systems, fit-up and tool hook-up designs
• Review operation, maintenance, trouble shooting, project commissioning & acceptance related
documents for facilities systems; recommend and implement improvements
• Coordinate with 3rd party hazardous waste management service provider to ensure safe handling
and disposal of gas, liquid and solid effluents
• Coordinate with multiple groups (planning, construction, safety, maintenance service provider,
building owners, management, etc.) to minimize facility or system downtime and business

Functional Knowledge
• Demonstrates depth and/or breadth of expertise in own specialized discipline or field as well as support fields (i.e. mechanical, electrical, controls, etc.).

Business Expertise
• Interprets internal/external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve
products, processes or services
• Analyzes budgets and assists in fiscal budget planning

• Lead functional teams or projects with high 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 of Science, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering degree
• Masters of Science, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering degree, highly preferred

Additional Qualifications
• Excellent at multi-tasking, able to respond promptly to issues, and effectively and quickly restore facilities systems
• 15 years working experience as a facilities engineer in semiconductor manufacturing (wafer fab) facilities
• Experience and expertise with design and operation of industrial waste water treatment systems
• Working knowledge of building management system (BMS), PLC based controls systems, and
networking equipment
• Experience with MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, AutoCAD, SCADA (e.g. GE Cimplicity), and CMMS (e.g.IBM Maximo)
• Knowledge of local Fire, Building, and Environmental codes
• Strong analytical skills and knowledge of 8D and DMAIC
• Ability to work effectively as an individual with minimal direction, and as part of a larger multifunctional team
• Professional Engineer preferred
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Foreign language capability a plus

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

A little about us:
A global leader in materials engineering solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic (PV) industries.

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