Non-Technical Project/Program Management IV - (B4)
Santa Clara , California
April 04, 2017
Applied Global Services seeks to hire a Sr. Project Manager to be responsible for all aspects of a project including, Scope, Charter, Budget, Timeline, DOW, and leading the project team members to deliver best business results while avoid surprises. This position will require an innate ability to understand the business needs better than the business can articulate, including NBA. Highest contribution will require a Business Value Realization derived from the most efficient and effective method and by having a deep understanding that the driver is not only the technology but also it is the systems, processes, and policies. Key responsibilities of the incumbent will be:
  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 regarding Engineering/Lab notebooks, patents, confidentiality and safety.
  4. Ensures that the utilization of all material and financial resources is carried out in an effective manner.
  5. Effectively work with other staff to maximize productivity for the project / program.
  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.

Preferred Knowledge and Experience

  • Knowledge of AGS services and spares products and processes
  • Strong operational background with an excellent understanding of AGS/WWOPs business operations, processes and practices
  • Familiar with SAP concepts, principles and techniques

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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