Technical Project/Program Management V- Commodity Technologist, OEM Automation - (E5)

  • Company: Applied Materials
  • Posted: December 22, 2016
  • Reference ID: 1605465
Recognized as an expert within the company. Anticipates internal and or external business challenges and/or regulatory issues; recommends process, product or service improvements. Solves unique and complex problems that have a broad impact on the business. Contributes to the development of functional strategy. Leads project teams to achieve milestones and objectives. Progression to this level is typically restricted on the basis of business requirements.

General Duties
  • Drive technology requirement alignment across the BU's and across the supply base
  • Investigate emerging suppliers and technologies that can be disruptors for Applied
  • Liason with Applied engineering teams to understand BU technical requirements and look for / drive commonality where appropriate
Specific Duties
  • Assess the technical trade-offs compared to cost tradeoffs at a component level for different architectures
  • Conduct should costing on supplier products to understand actual cost drivers and the technical and commercial impact of changing them
  • Investigate insourcing of flow solution supply chain where appropriate
Key Responsibilities
  1. Develops project plan and oversees from conception and planning to implementation, including strategies, processes and resources. Ensures objectives are clearly defined and agreed to across the business unit.
  2. Responsible for managing schedule and task details by utilizing project management tools such as reports, tracking charts, checklist and project scheduling software.
  3. Drives allocated resources from other organizations to achieve on-time and within budget performance objectives for the project. Initiates and manages capital allocation requests, purchase requisitions, and purchase orders.
  4. Manages cost schedule performance of equipment for internal and external customers and vendors worldwide.
  5. Leads multifunctional design teams comprised of internal, external and/or matrixed headcount to complete project/program. Provides technical leadership to team members to achieve goals.
  6. Interfaces and coordinates with customers to define objectives, provide status updates and prepare for release and deployment.
  7. Provides engineering and business process expertise to team and other members on various significantly complex programs/issues.
  8. Identifies and resolves potential complications within the program and develops solutions for resolution.

Functional Knowledge
  • Regarded as the technical expert in their particular field
  • Demonstrates in-depth and/or breadth of expertise in own discipline and broad knowledge of other disciplines within the function

Business Expertise
  • Anticipates business and regulatory issues; recommends product, process or service improvements

  • Leads projects with notable risk and complexity; develops the strategy for project execution

Problem Solving
  • Solves unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business; requires conceptual and innovative thinking to develop solutions

  • Impacts the direction and resource allocation for program, project or services; works within general functional policies and industry guidelines

Interpersonal Skills
  • Communicates complex ideas, anticipates potential objections and persuades others, often at senior levels, to adopt a different point of view

  • 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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