Manager IV, Product Line Management - (M4)
Location:
Santa Clara , California
Posted:
March 09, 2017
Reference:
1700471
Manages professional employees (jobs that typically fall on the B/E band) and/or supervisors. Is accountable for the performance and results of a team within own job family. Adapts business unit, department, site or sub-function plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges. Decisions are guided by policies, procedures and business unit, department or sub-function plan; receives guidance from manager. Provides technical guidance to employees, colleagues and/or customers.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
    • Manages field service related activities, reviews approves and filters all system feedback activities that will have customer impact
  • 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
  • Support or Lead as necessary effort and coordination between various intercompany groups (such as operations, Engineering and GPM) to achieve divisional cost targets and improve operational metrics for reduction in Build cycle time, Period, Burden and Variance
  • Relook at our Product Structure and Mfg. strategy
  • 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 in-depth understanding of concepts, theories and principles in own job family and basic knowledge of other related job families

Business Expertise
  • Applies understanding of the industry and how own area contributes to the achievement of objectives

Leadership
  • Manages a generally homogeneous team; adapts plans and priorities to meet service and/or operational challenges

Problem Solving
  • Identifies and resolves technical, operational and organizational problems

Impact
  • Impacts the level of service and the team's ability to meet quality, volume, and timeliness objectives
  • Guided by policies and resource requirements within business unit, department or sub-function

Interpersonal Skills
  • Guides, influences and persuades others internally in related areas or externally

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
  • 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.

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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