Applied Materials
Applied Materials is the leader in materials engineering solutions used to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world. Our expertise in modifying materials at atomic levels and on an industrial scale enables customers to transform possibilities into reality. Our innovations make possible the technology shaping the future.

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Dec 28, 2018
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. Key Responsibilities Develops, aligns and implements commodity strategies. Negotiates and manages the maintenance of agreements with suppliers that provide the structure for all business relationships between Applied Materials and the supply base. Engages with the PLC process to ensure alignment with the commodity strategies. Directs new supplier introduction and/or disengagement requirements to/from the Applied Materials supply base. Drives resolution to systemic supply chain issues affecting quality, cost, delivery or lead-time, which may include engagement with sub-tiers in the supply chain. Develops and presents high level cost reduction opportunities. Approves/final authority, delivers and manages Supplier Performance Improvement Plans. Drives formal supplier performance reviews. 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 Leadership 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 Impact 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 Education 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.
Applied Materials Santa Clara, CA, USA Full-Time
Dec 28, 2018
Applied Materials is a Fortune 500 company with over 14,000 employees in more than 90 locations and 20-plus countries. Everyday, we help high tech manufacturers around the world stay in the vanguard of technology and increase efficiency throughout the equipment lifecycle, so they can realize their technology roadmaps, solve tough problems, and overcome production challenges. We're where they need us, when they need us, with the in-depth process expertise, advanced services, and continuous innovations they demand. Join us as we turn today's innovations into the industries of tomorrow. FIELD SERVICE ENGINEERS As an Applied Materials Customer Engineer you will work side-by-side with our customer inside their factory. You will Install, Maintain,and Repair the most advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing systems in the world. During a routine work day, you may be working on systems that incorporate: Robotics Hydraulics Thermal Systems Lasers Advanced Control Software Precision Optics High Vacuum Computers and Networking High/Low Pressure Systems Scanning Electron Microscopes Gas and Chemical Delivery Systems Pneumatic Controls All of this within an ultra-clean environment that is much cleaner than an operating room in your local hospital! TYPICAL JOB DUTIES: • Installation and integration of multi-million dollar precision wafer fabrication systems thru customer handoff • Utilize advanced tools (Oscilloscopes, DVM's, Advanced Software Diagnostic's, etc.) to ensure that maintenance and calibration are perfect • Review equipment engineering specs and provide feedback to the factory for improvements • Build and maintain customer satisfaction through clear, consistent communication and the sharing of collective knowledge. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 3 or more years of electromechanical experience, or equivalent Requires current driver's license. Must be willing and able to travel, including internationally. Flexibility to work on shifts/overtime/stand-by/on-call/holidays when required. Position located in Austin TX. Other locations available too if interested. MILITARY SKILLS: Specifically looking for military with avionics, electrical, mechanical or nuclear engineering skill sets. CONTACT: Curtis_Geroy@contractor.amat.com, 408.235.6213.
Applied Materials Austin, TX, USA Full-Time
Dec 28, 2018
In Applied Global Services (AGS), we collaborate with customers to predict the and solve manufacturing challenges, making their equipment and factories more productive through innovative technology-enabled consulting, spare parts, services, automation software and upgrades. The Front End Product (FEP) Service Business Unit (SBU) group is seeking an ambitious candidate who possess a strong technical knowledge (preferably FEP semiconductor equipment in the areas of hardware, process engineering or customer fab operations) as well as solid business acumen. The candidate will work closely with a broad matrix team to understand both internal and external customer's need and help develop business strategy to meet them. This position requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise. Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends best practices. Candidate will be required to help solve complex problems and take a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions. You should be able to work independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations as well as the communication skills required to develop a great partnership with cross functional team. This position may lead functional teams or projects. Key Responsibilities Owns on demand service growth strategy and roadmap Collect and maintain competitive intelligence database Analyze marketing data, draw insight and develop it into a workable strategy Lead market and segmentation analysis activities Cost model development Own service should cost model for front end product equipment Develop robust methodology to improve the accuracy of the model Technical program management Identify, manage and drive to complete cost reduction programs with cross-functional teams Manage part obsolescence program Ability to multi-task and prioritize Background & Education • Bachelor's degree (MBA, Master's, PhD preferred) • 5+ years of experience • Candidate who can demonstrate strong aptitude in data analysis and project management a strong plus (SQL, Tableau, Excel, SAS) • Experience in technical roles (product / process development, engineering project management) strongly preferred • Experience with semiconductor equipment and process preferred, but not required Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Applied Materials Santa Clara, CA, USA Full-Time
Dec 28, 2018
The Automation Products Group (APG) in Applied Global Services seeks to hire a technical support engineer to support deployments, services, and customer support for our software products including but not limited to, fault detection (FD), Run-to-Run (R2R), Statistical Process Control (SPC), and Equipment Automation (EAP). The primary responsibilities for this role include the following: Provide customer support Review, validate, and approve Scope of Work (SOW) definitions for clients seeking APG services Review and respond to customers' Request for Proposal (RFP) Create and implement software demonstrations Participate in the deployment project management process Perform software installations Develop custom plug-ins or interfaces Successful candidates will have advanced knowledge FD, R2R, SPC, and EAP, and will be able to create, copy, and configure controllers within Applied Materials' framework. Further, candidates will be proficient in working with customers within multiple levels of the organization, gathering customer requirements, and resolving customer concerns. This positions requires 25%-50% travel. Preferred Knowledge and Experience Operational knowledge of typical factory automation and control systems with strong working understanding of use cases driving need for these systems. Includes MES, Dispatching, Scheduling, SPC, FDC, AMHS, Equipment Integration, R2R, general information technology and database technology. Familiarity working with enterprise automation software running on Windows/Linux platforms with Oracle database Experience with software development business processes. Strong written and verbal communication skills Knowledge of semiconductor manufacturing business Direct experience using R2R, FD, SPC software solutions Mandarin language skills not required but preferred Qualifications and Education Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Computer Science 2+ Years of direct experience creating automation solutions (e.g. FD, R2R, SPC, EAP) in a factory setting Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Applied Materials United States Full-Time
Dec 28, 2018
Applied Materials, Inc. is the global leader in providing innovative equipment, services and software to enable the manufacture of advanced semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic products. Our technologies help make innovations like smartphones, flat screen TVs and solar panels more affordable and accessible to consumers and businesses around the world. At Applied Materials, we turn today's innovations into the industries of tomorrow. We are actively recruiting for a Financial Analyst to support Applied Global Services (AGS). AGS Business Summary The AGS segment provides integrated solutions to optimize equipment and fab performance and productivity, including spares, services, upgrades, remanufactured earlier generation equipment and factory automation software for semiconductor, display and other products. Customer demand for products and services is fulfilled through a global distribution network system with 90 locations and trained service engineers located in close proximity to customer sites in more than a dozen countries to support approximately 38,000 installed Applied Semiconductor, Display and other manufacturing systems worldwide. AGS is expected to continue to grow revenue at 15% or more by increasing our installed base and bringing a large portion of that equipment and tools under long-term service agreements. We are also developing new service products to help our customers accelerate the production ramp on new technologies. We are actively recruiting for a Senior Financial Analyst to support our Applied Global Services Team. Senior Financial Analyst, Applied Global Services Major Responsibilities: Responsible for supporting business partners for Applied Global Services including the Service Product Development & HQ Management teams. Track, analyze & ensure accuracy in reporting for the groups' ~$150M+ in Annual Spend. Support the Annual Operating Plan (AOP), quarterly Commit forecasting cycles, 5-year strategy review, as well as quarter-end processes for their respective Spend Groups. Lead analyst responsible for conducting analysis & tracking targeted performance on the sales incentive plans for 100+ sales employees across the BU. Manage & drive analysis regarding AR, DSO & Cash targets for the BU. Supports Quarterly Balance Sheet Reviews & prepares detailed external reporting backup. Key Competencies Proven competencies in financial analysis, communication and working cross-functionally with different levels of management to drive results. Self-starter: able to maintain financial cycle deliverables, identify change and drive items to closure with minimal management oversight. Ability to multi task, strong organization skills and a close attention to detail will help drive success in the role. Experience with financial modeling, proficiency in Excel and other financial ERP tools such as SAP & Hyperion. Education Master's Degree preferred but not required 3 - 7 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. #LI
Applied Materials Santa Clara, CA, USA Full-Time
Dec 28, 2018
Provides leadership and direction through managers. Is accountable for the performance and results of a region or related job families. Executes segment/functional business plans and contributes to the development of segment/functional strategy. Decisions are guided by segment/functional strategy and priorities. Directs and controls the activities of a broad functional area. Key Responsibilities Resolves complex field process issues utilizing systematic troubleshooting methodology generally involving multiple processes. Create a mechanism to communicate issues, track progress and pull resources from multiple business unit and/or functions. Uses sound statistical techniques like and problem solving methodologies DOEs (Designs of Experiment) to quickly determine root cause and action plans. Communicates learning's from this portion to rest-of-world to strengthen the product packages. Provides oversight of customer demos, including defining demo conditions and analyzing results. Assists account teams in managing the customer account to enhance customer satisfaction and increase AMAT's product and technical reputation. Works with business unit in technology development and transfer to customers including customized process development. Plans unit process sequence based on customer requirements. Negotiates process specifications and service offerings with customers. Takes ownership of delivering the required solution to the customers that meets specification. Serves as the customer expert across a broad range of products. Plays a key role in defining product strategy and identifying gaps. Provides feedback to business unit heads on process and hardware improvements to meet customer roadmap requirements. Takes the lead in positioning new technologies to customers utilizing technical information from business unit. Interfaces with customers at key development and manufacturing sites to form strategic partnerships to evaluate new and emerging technologies and oversees joint development activities or beta-site testing programs. Makes executive level presentations. Keeps abreast of new developments in own and related technology groups. Participates in publishing in ET conferences and journals. Forms strategic partnerships to evaluate new and emerging technologies and oversee joint development activities or beta-site testing programs. Functional Knowledge Demonstrates broad and comprehensive understanding of different systems, theories and practices Business Expertise Applies broad industry and commercial awareness to drive financial and operational performance across business unit, department or sub-functions Leadership Leads through subordinate managers of managers; executes segment/functional business plans and contributes to the development of segment/functional strategy Problem Solving Directs the resolution of highly complex or unusual business problems applying advanced analytical thought and judgment Impact Guided by segment/functional strategy, impacts results of a department, business unit or sub-function or facilitates the work done by other segments/functions by providing support to impact the business Interpersonal Skills Negotiates and influences the opinions of others at the senior executive level and in external organizations; exercises sensitivity to the audience 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. Education 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.
Applied Materials Santa Clara, CA, USA Full-Time
Dec 28, 2018
The Automation Products Group in Applied Global Services seeks to hire an Equipment Automation (EAP) development engineer for new EAP deployments. Responsibilities for this role include defining, designing, creating, testing, and deploying Equipment Interfaces for Applied Materials' customers. The EAP development engineer will work closely with the R2R solution architect and deployment manager to create turnkey solutions for our customers. There are additional responsibilities to be involved in presales activities and deployment activities. These responsibilities include the following: Review, validate, and approve Scope of Work (SOW) definitions for new customers seeking EAP services Review and respond to customers' Request for Proposal (RFP) Review and manage SOW change requests Participate in the EAP deployment project management process Participate in the design, development, testing, and deployment of Equipment Interfaces based on EAP framework. Successful candidates will have advanced knowledge of Equipment Automation and will be able to create Equipment Interfaces within Applied Materials' framework. Further, candidates will be proficient in working with customers within multiple levels of the organization, gathering customer requirements, and resolving customer concerns. Preferred Knowledge and Experience Operational knowledge of typical factory automation and control systems with strong working understanding of use cases driving need for these systems. Includes MES, Dispatching, Scheduling, SPC, FDC, AMHS, Equipment Integration, R2R control, general information technology and database technology. Experience with software development business processes. Strong written and verbal communication skills Knowledge of semiconductor manufacturing business Direct experience using E3 Strategy Engine Mandarin language skills not required but preferred Education Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Computer Science 2+ Years of direct experience creating R2R controllers in a factory setting Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Applied Materials United States Full-Time
Dec 28, 2018
Cost & Gross Margin Senior Analyst who will support the World Wide Operations with various activities including system and module costing, variance analysis, WIP recons and gross margin reporting for a business unit. Responsibilities Perform analysis on built material costs to ensure correct valuation to final bill of materials Support Costing team on work order variance analysis & bridge activities Perform various WIP Recons Provide group support on consolidated Inventory Details Provide group support of S1 gross margin reporting Support analysis of material overhead burden credits & appropriate accounting. Support Group Lead in performing Ad Hoc or Process Efficiency related projects Consolidate team input to inventory & variance team for standard revaluation cost impacts & Inventory outflow model inputs Complete and deliver built MCOS analysis to WWO team Provide analysis on mcos build by location schedules Job Specific Knowledge Accounting and financial knowledge are required. Advance knowledge of systems capabilities and overall business processes. Knowledge of Applied's culture, products, markets and processes. Skills Knowledge of Oracle and SAP Problem-solving techniques. Basic negotiations skills (timelines, resources). Write process documentation and updates. Understanding of Applied Materials' systems and processes Education B.S. level degree or equivalent in related discipline; 4 years of experience in Finance/Accounting. Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Applied Materials Austin, TX, USA Full-Time
Dec 28, 2018
Has developed expertise in a variety of work processes or activities typically developed through a combination of job-related training and considerable on-the-job experience. Typically acts as a lead, coordinating the work of others- but not a supervisor. Works autonomously within established procedures and practices. Key Responsibilities Performs startups through Tier III including process qualifications with assistance. Understands all qualifications performed on tool and verifies operational quality (process qualification) of systems equipment including ability to use customer's metrology equipment. Plans for and completes all levels of preventative and corrective maintenance within timelines. Troubleshoots key technical issues at the component level. Diagnose and recommends solutions for complex system downs. Uses process data to diagnose hardware problems. Resolves some sustaining process issues on well characterized tools. Troubleshoots key technical issues at the component level. Uses routine process data and on site data logging functions to diagnose system downs. Diagnoses and resolves hardware and software issues. May resolve sustaining process issues with assistance or on very well characterized tools. Performs complex retrofits. May occasionally organize and lead retrofit activities. Ensures the correct revs of procedures and schematics. Identifies and corrects procedural issues. Applies global best practices to solve problems for their customer. Occasionally contributes to global best practices. Creates methodologies and procedures as necessary. Participates in patent processes/discussions and documents IP as appropriate. Anticipates and responds to fab issues including communicating with CE's in other locations. Drives corrective processes through key stakeholders (PBG, Customer Spec owners, ECO owners, GPS, etc.) or escalates as appropriate. Communicates findings to others and provides suggestions to improve checklists and procedures. Participates in customer meetings and escalations. Within assigned scope, assist management in operation of site service business. Assists Applied Materials field management in establishing and achieving objectives for assigned accounts. Keeps field management informed on customer perception of system performance. Takes initiative to avoid and resolve customer problems. May occasionally initiate projects to drive down costs or increase uptime. Provides technical guidance to less experienced CE's on complex system problems including sustaining process issues. Instructs customers in the operation and maintenance of system. Follows all checklists and procedures, including safety. Functional Knowledge Has developed depth of skills in a range of processes, procedures and systems, or acts as the technical expert in an area Business Expertise Uses knowledge of how related teams impact achievement of objectives Understands the impact of various actions/decisions on the account(s). Takes initiative to avoid and resolve customer problems. Leadership May act as a team lead, may allocate work to more junior team member; provides subject matter guidance to more junior team members Problem Solving Gathers and analyzes data to identify and solve problems that arise with little or no precedent Impact Impacts own team and other teams whose work activities are closely related; suggests improvements to existing processes and solutions to improve the efficiency of the team Interpersonal Skills Evaluates and communicates technical content in a clear manner Education Associate'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.
Applied Materials Tempe, AZ, USA Full-Time
Dec 28, 2018
Has developed specialized skills or is multi-skilled developed through job-related training and considerable on-the-job experience. Completes work with a limited degree of supervision. Likely to act as an informal resource for colleagues with less experience. Key Responsibilities Is proficient on primary toolset and demonstrates ability to acquire additional systems and applications. Performs startup activities through Tier II with limited support. Able to complete qualifications with minimal assistance. Completes quality repairs. Actively responds to fab issues by communicating with engineers in other locations and participating in escalation conference calls. May initiate or participate in projects to drive down costs or increase uptime. Ability to carry out action plans and report findings. Verifies operational quality of system equipment. Follows all checklists and procedures and ensures correct Revs of procedures and schematics are available prior to performing work. May identify procedural issues. Can perform most retrofits on equipment. Assists in process issues. Applies diagnostic techniques and the use of documentation and test equipment with assistance from senior engineers. Assumes responsibility for full customer satisfaction assuring excellent relations within assigned area. Demonstrates strong interest and knowledge of the customer's business. Builds and maintains customer satisfaction through clear, consistent communication and the sharing of collective knowledge. Is consistently able to operate in high pressure or ambiguous situations. Solicits customer feedback. Understands the impact of various actions/decisions on the account. Is aware of potential dissatisfies and escalates as appropriate. Develops and executes corrective action plans. Performs BKM's. Actively engages in the use of knowledge management systems. Complies with all IP guidelines. Complies with all safety procedures and consistently demonstrates safety as a value. Functional Knowledge Is skilled in a range of processes, procedures, systems and tool sets to carry out assigned tasks or has developed deep skills and knowledge of tools in a single area Business Expertise Uses knowledge of how the team integrates with others to accomplish the team objectives Builds and maintains customer satisfaction through clear, consistent communication and the sharing of collective knowledge Leadership Provides informal guidance and support to more junior team members Problem Solving Provides solutions to problems in situations that are atypical or infrequently occurring based on practice and existing precedents or procedures Impact Impacts the quality, timeliness and effectiveness of the team; uses discretion to modify work practices and processes to achieve results or improve efficiency Interpersonal Skills Explains technical information within the team Education Associate's Degree 4 - 7 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.
Applied Materials Hillsboro, OR, USA Full-Time
Dec 28, 2018
Applied is seeking an energetic team player with a strong business partner mindset and commercial contracting experience, who will also be able to provide counsel on emerging issues, processes and strategic planning focused primarily on our SPG and AGS businesses. Candidate should be comfortable interacting with colleagues, business executives, our sales force, and our customers. The Applied Materials Global Law Department environment is fast paced, challenging, collegial and collaborative. Key Responsibilities : Provide business and legal advice to fast-growing high-tech business. Review, draft and negotiate a broad range of commercial, IP and other contracts. Perform risk analysis, provide actionable insight and recommendations. Work with Applied Materials Global Law Department to ensure understanding of legal and contract concepts and implications, development of negotiation roadmaps, and proper review and approval of non-standard terms and conditions. Contribute to the development of Applied Materials policies and practices. Create, implement and improve processes to mitigate risk, reduce inefficiencies and improve responsiveness; advise on special projects. Provide training and develop programs to protect IP and accomplish business goals. Perform general legal research and due diligence in connection with the above. Education and Skills Juris Doctorate (JD) 10-15 years of legal experience with a focus in the following area: Commercial matters and transactions (buy-sell) Transactions involving the sale, licensing, purchase of IP assets Also beneficial would be experience in: Software licensing Understanding of intellectual property law Antitrust/competition law Ethics and Compliance Revenue Recognition Excellent negotiation skills including first-hand experience of leading negotiations with parties across multiple jurisdictions Work experience in law firm and/or in-house legal departments of multinational corporations Experience with international transactions Preferred Qualifications, Skills and Attributes: Strong intellectual capacity and high personal standards of excellence. Strong business acumen; capacity to learn the business quickly. Understand how to translate business needs into contract language, including creativity in finding solution to help resolve business issues. Passionate, proactive, highly motivated self-starter with a fairly good sense of humor. Ability to work independently on a wide variety of tasks and drive results. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple competing tasks/projects at the same time. Excellent organizational skills, including attention to detail and ability to define specific action plans based on general guidance and deliver results. Ability to see the big picture and identify and design-out problems from the outset; continuous improvement mindset. Strong customer focus, both internal and external. Ability to work collaboratively across organizational boundaries, and with a diverse group of colleagues and internal clients in multiple countries. Personal presence that inspires trust and confidence; sound judgment; highest integrity; willingness to engage in constructive debate; influence leadership skills. Excellent communications skills; active listener; inclusive. Ability to lead and ability to perform as part of a team. Flexible, personable and enjoys a dynamic corporate culture. Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. #LI
Applied Materials Santa Clara, CA, USA Full-Time
Dec 28, 2018
Applied Materials, Inc. is the global leader in providing innovative equipment, services and software to enable the manufacture of advanced semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic products. Our technologies help make innovations like smartphones, flat screen TVs and solar panels more affordable and accessible to consumers and businesses around the world. We are actively recruiting for a Senior Financial Analyst III to support PDC (Process Diagnostics Control) and our Mask business unit within our Applied Global Services team. AGS Business Summary The AGS segment provides integrated solutions to optimize equipment and fab performance and productivity, including spares, services, upgrades, remanufactured earlier generation equipment and factory automation software for semiconductor, display and other products. Customer demand for products and services is fulfilled through a global distribution network system with 90 locations and trained service engineers located in close proximity to customer sites in more than a dozen countries to support approximately 38,000 installed Applied Semiconductor, Display and other manufacturing systems worldwide. AGS is expected to continue to grow revenue at 15% or more by increasing our installed base and bringing a large portion of that equipment and tools under long-term service agreements. We are also developing new service products to help our customers accelerate the production ramp on new technologies. Here is your chance to support a winning growing team! Senior Financial Analyst, Applied Global Services Key Responsibilities Lead and facilitate engagement between finance and non-finance executives to drive decisions for the service business you support Work with business partners on new product development, drive the development unit cost model and associated economics broken down by major cost components and develop the following Key cost drivers within each cost component and the impact of variability on these drivers on the overall cost of service Identify the key cost reduction roadmap for each cost component as relevant. Identify assumed impact, timing and actions required. Prepare 4-8 Qtr. customer engagement plan, revenue and margin plan by product, units, ASP and cost Prepare valuation model of the incremental value the product creates relative to the investment required and associated risks Identify opportunities to improve near term financial performance and to focus on the strategic priorities necessary to achieve the longer term profitable growth targets for the business you support Prepare QoQ and YoY revenue and standard margin analysis, monitor performance throughout the quarter Continuously identify and track 'execution opportunities' to improve standard margins, identify issues, help address/improve, track impact Identify and communicate cost model outliers to ensure accurate costing information Build KPI / trackers to prioritize management around the highest value opportunities and critical strategic priorities Work with business development to verify cost models and build the business case for new service offerings, quantify consequence of no agreement, help align/rationalize walk away price and manage risk Manage investment spending, develop ROI analyses on new projects and prioritize investments accordingly Monitor tool I&W performance, track improvements, identify sources of variances, highlight risks and work with partners to resolve issues Facilitate the integration of operational improvements into the product portfolio and track impact Monitor profitability and share by critical part over time, QoQ, Track associated inventory levels by profitability segmentation by region, Monitor reverse logistics and repair loop development for high value parts, track cycle time, financial improvement vs. assumptions Provide support for special projects and/or M&A activities Key Expectations Continuously develop your knowledge of our business environment Effectively work within cross functional teams and drive results Be curious to understand the drivers of top and bottom line growth Education Master's Degree 4 - 7 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. #LI
Applied Materials Santa Clara, CA, USA Full-Time
Dec 28, 2018
Provides leadership and direction through senior managers. Is accountable for the performance and results of multiple regions or diverse job families or departments within a major region or business unit. Develops and executes business unit, department or sub-functional strategy to achieve key business objectives. Decisions are guided by company and segment/functional strategy and objectives. Directs and controls the activities of one or more functional areas. Key Responsibilities Provides leadership and direction for technical interface between the BUs, field and customers on technical engagements, developing and positioning winning roadmaps. Develops and articulates strategies and corrective actions to meet business objectives for a broad functional area Accountable for the performance and results of cross functional groups within a business to integrates products into a coherent portfolio of products focused on the market. Manages portfolio like a "product" (business plan, positioning, buying process, market requirements, and marketing plan) Analyzes market data to identify trends/opportunities, develops strategic direction from market information, and creates compelling market analysis presentations Directs and controls the activities of a broad function area and provides guidance to personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function. Drives the growth process Maps the needs within targeted markets and analyzes abstract market segmentations. Determines which segments to actively pursue Works with management team to ensure that overall marketing function is effectively meeting the organization's strategic goals Creates a product strategy based on market trends, opportunities and treats to product roadmap Illustrates the vision and key strategies for products within a broad functional area Functional Knowledge Demonstrates broad and comprehensive understanding of different systems, theories and practices as well as the changing business environment Business Expertise Applies in-depth knowledge of own segment/function, business and commercial expertise to differentiate itself from the competition Engagement with value chain, validation of trends/inflections, modeling with a view toward sizing implications for WFE Prefer multiple experiences/background in end markets ( Marketing, Technology development, engineering) for key markets - phones, SSD, server, smart devices Leadership Leads a business unit, department or sub-function generally through multiple levels of managers of diverse activities; develops and executes business unit, department or sub-functional strategy to achieve key business objectives Problem Solving Evaluates key business challenges; directs the development of new or innovative solutions Impact Guided by company strategy and business objectives, impacts results of segment/function Interpersonal Skills Influences and negotiates at the top executive levels, with great latitude on outcomes; presents and defends complicated or delicate issues 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. Education Bachelor's Degree 15+ Years of Experience Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. #LI
Applied Materials Santa Clara, CA, USA Full-Time
Dec 28, 2018
Applied Materials is the leader in materials engineering solutions used to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world. Our expertise in modifying materials at atomic levels and on an industrial scale enables customers to transform possibilities into reality. At Applied Materials, our innovations make possible the technology shaping the future. We are actively recruiting for a Financial Analyst for the CTO Business Unit CTO Business Summary The Office of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) business unit leverages new growth opportunities centered on precision materials engineering to profitably solve customers' high-value problems faster and better than our competitors. Job Summary: Major Responsibilities Spending co-lead: Annual Operating Plan, Quarterly Forecast - collaborate with program managers and other CTO finance staff to gather, report, and submit on time; hold growth program reviews to update checkbook and gather commentary on performance Balance Sheet Review: update and validate Excel and presentation; present to management Accounting support (close journal entries, assisting with PO and SAP SRM shopping carts, A/P support and liaison, Capital Asset Request initiation, fixed asset audit etc.) and timely submission; function as team Policy Lead ensuring all transactions and approvals according to AMAT policy Government programs: reporting and ensuring compliance; being an integral lead in providing input into setting up new programs; annual government audits; timely submissions, reviews, and approvals by key customers Ongoing process improvements, increased efficiency and reducing cycle time on all owned processes/programs Key Competencies Proven competencies in communication, financial analysis and working across functions with different levels of management to drive results Self-starter: able to maintain financial cycle deliverables, identify change and drive items to closure with minimal management oversight Experience with financial modeling, with proficiency in using Excel or other related tools Education 4 - 6 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.
Applied Materials Austin, TX, USA Full-Time
Dec 28, 2018
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, with guidance in only the most complex situations. May lead functional teams or projects. Key Responsibilities: Responsible for delivering hi-tech equipment installation and tenant improvement construction projects using multiple project delivery and execution strategies at a competitive advantage. Manage project scope, schedule, and budget through all phases of design, contracting, and construction. Knowledgeable of construction processes, startup, testing, commissioning and acceptance of systems and buildings. Ensure projects are completed according to project plans. Candidate has a proven track record in managing a safety culture with leading indicators and methods that promote a safe working environment including incident investigation and corrective actions. Participate in the planning of facilities changes for laboratories and equipment layouts Coordinate with internal business partners, architecture/engineering firms, Facilities Operations, and EH&S in developing, reviewing and approving design criteria, layouts and detail drawings. Work to ensure re-use of existing designs that have been permitted and inspected previously, and works with EH&S to maintain compliance with laws and local codes. Resolve issues related to design criteria and performance specifications required to meet unique operating requirements and building and safety codes. Review and estimate design costs including equipment, installation, labor, materials, preparation and other related costs. Inspect construction and installation progress for conformance to established drawings, specifications, and schedules. Participate in commissioning of facility or improvement and hand-off to lab owner and/or building operations. Schedule building inspections and obtain inspection approvals Manage/direct construction for RFI's, project scope of works, bid comparisons, work plan generations, conditional use, and full use approvals Manage project budgets, cost reporting and closure Functional Knowledge Demonstrates depth and/or breadth of expertise in own operational management discipline Business Expertise Interprets internal/external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services Leadership 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 Impact 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 Education Bachelor degree 7 to 10 years relevant working experience Additional qualifications include: Working experience as a project manager or facilities operations in semiconductor manufacturing (wafer fab) facilities a strong plus Knowledge of semiconductor facilities systems including but not limited to acid waste and exhaust, solvent waste and exhaust, chilled/condenser water, hot water, process chilled water & DI water, process gases, controls, and monitoring systems Knowledge of Fire Life Safety and Gas Life Safety Systems and requirements Knowledge of City Permit requirements, National Electrical Code, Uniform Building Code, and Fire Codes Knowledge of Environmental & Safety regulations and requirements. Knowledge of building control systems and remote energy management systems Strong analytical skills and knowledge of SPC, 8D, DMAIC, FMEA and other tools Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills Ability to work effectively as an individual with minimal direction, and as part of a larger multi-functional team Good team player in any environment; extensive experience using these skills to resolve differences amongst peers and stakeholders Highly proficient in Windows based software including Excel, Word, Project, Visio & PowerPoint Excellent written and verbal communication skills Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Applied Materials Santa Clara, CA, USA Full-Time
Dec 28, 2018
Applied Materials' technologies help make innovations like smartphones, flat screen TVs and solar panels more affordable and accessible to consumers and businesses around the world. We just celebrated our best year ever in our 50 year history! At Applied Materials, our Global continuous improvement (GCI) is leading the deployment of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma to improve Quality, Cost and Delivery. Key goals are to identify & reduce waste and variation, to develop a problem solving culture, challenge the status quo, build a resilient organization culture and embrace Change. Position Purpose: Lead the deployment of the Applied Materials Production System (AMPS) Lean initiatives across Applied Materials manufacturing sites. Ensure achievement of operational targets in partnership programs working with manufacturing operations leaders, materials management, manufacturing engineering, quality and other functional disciplines as required. Responsible to benchmark external best in class practitioners and adapt lean manufacturing in AMAT environments. Facilitate best practice proliferation across WWOPS and where appropriate, the supply base. Lead required Lean Six Sigma transformation projects in support to WWOPS strategic objectives. Ensure consistency of application of AMPS Lean Maturity elements and consistent improvement of these elements across all participating enterprise value streams. Promote continuous improvement culture change with partners and leadership required to build a self-sustaining continuous improvement environment. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Work closely with manufacturing leaders, align project pipelines with Manufacturing strategy and playbook and establish a periodic cadence to review the progress. Lead Global AMPS team to facilitate roll out of Lean Six-Sigma value stream improvements at all AMAT plants working with Manufacturing, Materials and Logistics organizations. Benchmark other industries and improve AMPS Lean Maturity methodology based on new "learnings". Promote actively the proliferation of best practices across WWOPS and where appropriate, the supply base. Ensure consistency of application of AMPS across all participating plants by utilizing the AMPS Lean Maturity methodology. Drive continuous improvement culture across the manufacturing sites. Identify and develop talent with continuous improvement skills. Job Specifications Knowledge: Strong experience in Lean Six-Sigma enterprise philosophy and methodology, and in change leadership challenges. Good understanding of the Toyota Way culture. Strong understanding of semiconductor manufacturing equipment business and associated manufacturing practices, Logistics process and Supply Chain challenges. Skills and Abilities: Ability to communicate and influence in executive level for leading change Excellent analytical, communication, presentation, influencing, problem solving and troubleshooting skills. Ability to take decisions based on a mature judgment. Ability to work in a team and independently. Ability to act as mentor and provide technical training to less experienced employees with problem solving skills. Ability to lead and/or supervise projects. Ability to identify and select temporary employees, consultants, and analytical laboratories in various technical areas of expertise. Ability to represent the product business groups in external professional societies. Excellent project/program management skills. Ability to build synergies between the different functional silos. Education and Experience: INCUMBENTS TYPICALLY SHOULD HAVE THE FOLLOWING CHARACTERISTICS: Engineering degree (IE, ME, EE, etc...) Prefer Accredited Lean Master, Six-Sigma Black Belt or Master Black Belt level. 10+ years of experience in Manufacturing / Supply Chain / Sourcing (supplier development, supplier quality, etc...) Experience with large lean / continuous improvement deployment across multiple value streams. Proven experience with Kaizen and strong employee engagement capability. Not satisfied with the status quo - proven experience with change leadership processes. Thrives in an ambiguous environment where creativity & "try-storming" are required. Practical experience with APS or similar problem solving methods. Practical experience in DMAIC projects. Experience with team leadership. Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. #LI
Applied Materials Austin, TX, USA Full-Time
Dec 28, 2018
Requires knowledge and experience in own discipline; still acquiring higher-level knowledge and skills. Builds knowledge of the company, processes and customers. Solves a range of straightforward problems. Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction. Key Responsibilities Review and understand internal metrics/KPIs and how daily tasks impact these metrics. Follow and adhere to established business processes. Align operational process with Outsourced Logistics Operations providers and internal organizations. Identify opportunities for process improvements which result in increased service level performance and/or minimize costs. Support compliance and control to Quality standards by adhering to documented work instructions and QMS operating procedures. Identify and participate in continuous improvement programs and initiatives. Execute to wide range of inventory responsibilities to include MRB, cycle count, and inventory reporting. Support research and data requirements for internal/external audit requests. Manage inbound and outbound performance with Outsourced Logistics Operations providers Prepares files for import/export documents such as customs declarations, (SLI) shippers letter of instruction, SED (shipper's export declaration), IC (import certificate), etc. required for the lawful completion of import/export activities. Assists in ensuring that commercial and sales invoices are accurate in accordance with physical shipment and customer's SLI, quantities, value of goods, country of origin, and other regulatory requirements. Administers the efficient and economical movement of goods in compliance with relevant local, country and international customs laws and processes. Functional Knowledge Demonstrates expanded conceptual knowledge in own discipline and broadens capabilities Business Expertise Understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work Leadership No supervisory responsibilities but provides informal guidance to new team members Problem Solving Solves problems in straightforward situations; analyzes possible solutions using technical experience and judgment and precedents Impact Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team; works within guidelines and policies Interpersonal Skills Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations Education Bachelor's Degree 1 - 2 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.
Applied Materials Austin, TX, USA Full-Time
Dec 28, 2018
General Profile: Provides leadership to managers and professional staff. Is accountable for the performance and results of multiple sites or related teams. Develops business unit, department or sub-function plans, including business, production and/or organizational priorities. Decisions are guided by resource availability and segment/functional objectives. Key Responsibilities 1. Forecasts financial, manpower, and operational requirements for key businesses (start up, warranty, service agreements, paid service). Identifies and pursues service agreement business in conjunction with marketing and sales. 2. Manages startups in terms of time and cost requirements. Manages local inventories and RMA procedure. Maintains DSO according to goal. Manages systems start up and warranty cost under reserve. 3. Ensures customer satisfaction with Company service and system performance. 4. Interviews, hires, and trains customer engineers as necessary to support regional business 5. Ensures employee satisfaction through: Communication of business progress and all related action. Setting goals and controlling achievements. Establishing training and career development plans. Ensures the appropriate safety practices among customer engineers. Develop CE skills. Spots and develops managerial/other specialist talent. 6. Escalates system downs according to valid escalation procedure, to ensure earliest possible return to service. Reports in a timely and accurate manner as required. 7. Achieves guaranteed up time and other parameters as sold to customers 8. Promotes quality improvement processes to: Reduce cycle time Drive continuous improvement of technical performance Empower the work force. Responsible for following departmental procedures to safeguard the health, safety and welfare of themselves and those around them who may be affected by their acts or omissions Functional Knowledge Demonstrates comprehensive understanding of concepts and principles within own job family and knowledge of other related job families Business Expertise Applies in-depth understanding of how own discipline integrates within the segment/function Leadership Manages multiple related teams, sets organizational priorities and allocates resources Problem Solving Identifies and resolves complex technical, operational and organizational problems Impact Impacts the business results of a team or area by supporting and funding of projects, products, services and/or technologies and developing policies and plans Guided by business unit, department or sub-functional business plans Interpersonal Skills Influences others internally and externally, including senior management 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. Education 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. #LI
Applied Materials Malta, NY 12020, USA Full-Time
Dec 28, 2018
Applied Materials is the leader in materials engineering solutions used to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world. Our expertise in modifying materials at atomic levels and on an industrial scale enables customers to transform possibilities into reality. At Applied Materials, our innovations make possible the technology shaping the future. This position is for a Finance Manager supporting CVD, which is one of the largest business units within the company. This position will assist in leading interaction with BU Business Management & Operations to analyze the customer revenue and margins on existing and new products, conducting reviews to understand incentives tied to product and application growth roadmap, and reporting of the various analyses to BU as well as Finance management. The position will report to BU controller. Candidate should be able to use best practices and knowledge of internal and external business issues to improve financial processes and reporting. He or she should be able to work independently under minimal guidance and should act as a financial expert to BU management & GM staff. The person should be able to take ownership and follow-through to close the actions in a timely manner. Key Responsibilities Lead contributor to key financial forecast cycles, balance sheet reviews and close activities while managing highest level of data integrity Develops complex models in support of strategic plans, business sizing and performance mgmt Provides leadership and guidance to the revenue, costing, and I&W analysts who assist with the forecasting and reporting processes Partners with business management, marketing, engineering and other functions to align NPV and large order deal analyses and influences outcomes Collaborates with Business Management on customer deals, including profitability analysis Consolidates and analyzes financial information pertaining to annual budgets, recurring monthly/ quarterly forecasts and long term strategic plans with minimum oversight Identifies trends and deviations from plans, follows-up with business owners to re-prioritize spend plan if needed, and summarizes the analyses for management presentations Reviews, monitors and authorizes transactions for subgroups within finance. Develops presentation of results as well forecasts along with the storyboard to explain the trends and it aligns with long-term growth plan. Takes lead in process improvement initiatives, including adoption and integration of new systems and automation of reporting needs. Functional Knowledge Candidate should be able to demonstrate in depth expertise of financial concepts, including understanding of GAAP rules Business Expertise Candidate should have a good awareness of company products and services. The candidate coming into this role should be able to interpret internal/external business challenges, shortcomings and inefficiencies within existing BU processes, and recommend best practices to improve upon those. Leadership Person should be able to plan, coordinate and execute towards financial deliverables working with a broad organization, which includes Engineering, Business and Marketing personnel. Interpersonal Skills Communicates difficult concepts and negotiates with others to adopt the path most beneficial to the organization, consistent to company policies. Education Master'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. #LI
Applied Materials Santa Clara, CA, USA Full-Time
Dec 28, 2018
Requires knowledge and experience in own discipline; still acquiring higher-level knowledge and skills. Builds knowledge of the company, processes and customers. Solves a range of straightforward problems. Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction. Key Responsibilities Review and understand internal metrics/KPIs and how daily tasks impact these metrics. Follow and adhere to established business processes. Align operational process with Outsourced Logistics Operations providers and internal organizations. Identify opportunities for process improvements which result in increased service level performance and/or minimize costs. Support compliance and control to Quality standards by adhering to documented work instructions and QMS operating procedures. Identify and participate in continuous improvement programs and initiatives. Execute to wide range of inventory responsibilities to include MRB, cycle count, and inventory reporting. Support research and data requirements for internal/external audit requests. Manage inbound and outbound performance with Outsourced Logistics Operations providers Prepares files for import/export documents such as customs declarations, (SLI) shippers letter of instruction, SED (shipper's export declaration), IC (import certificate), etc. required for the lawful completion of import/export activities. Assists in ensuring that commercial and sales invoices are accurate in accordance with physical shipment and customer's SLI, quantities, value of goods, country of origin, and other regulatory requirements. Administers the efficient and economical movement of goods in compliance with relevant local, country and international customs laws and processes. Functional Knowledge Demonstrates expanded conceptual knowledge in own discipline and broadens capabilities Business Expertise Understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work Leadership No supervisory responsibilities but provides informal guidance to new team members Problem Solving Solves problems in straightforward situations; analyzes possible solutions using technical experience and judgment and precedents Impact Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team; works within guidelines and policies Interpersonal Skills Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations Education Bachelor's Degree 1 - 2 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.
Applied Materials Austin, TX, USA Full-Time