Manager IV, Technical Project/Program Management - (M4)
Location:
Hillsboro, OR
Posted:
January 30, 2017
Position Type:
Full Time
Category:
Project Management
Reference:
1605844
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
  1. Ensures that specific project and program objectives are defined for areas of responsibility, and that necessary preliminary activities (e.g., determination of outcomes, milestones, viability studies, and resource planning, among others) are completed to allow for effectiveness and focus during later stages of completion.
  2. Ensures that all projects and programs assigned are completed in accordance with predetermined requirements, with specific attention to product/process specifications, project/program costs, resource utilization, and timeliness for completion.
  3. Ensures that all phases of project, program and/or process development are documented and that information required in other functional areas is reported, disseminated, or transferred, as appropriate. Ensures compliance with company policies including (but not limited to) engineering/lab notebooks, patents, confidentiality, ISO (International Standards Org.) , safety and others as required.
  4. Ensures that the utilization of all material and financial resources is carried out in an effective manner.
  5. Effectively assigns work to subordinate staff, providing for professional development in addition to maximum productivity for the area. Responsible for development, support, maintenance and implementation of a large complex project/multiple medium sized projects through a team, utilizing team leads. End to end people management responsibilities for the assigned group.
  6. Spearheads research and development of new technologies, as appropriate, and ensures that newly created processes, designs, and/or methodologies are incorporated into Applied Materials products/services, and/or disseminated to other areas as needed.
  7. Effectively utilizes computing resources for optimization of design development activities and timelines.
  8. Drives the application of principles, theories and concepts and determines the best course of action. Resolves complex problems of department wide operations.

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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