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.

Our highly qualified engineers and scientists bring the most advanced knowledge and extensive hands-on experience to solve tough problems. Join our team to help make possible™ the technology shaping the future.

The Applied Materials Program

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May 26, 2018
Requires in-depth knowledge and experience. Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Works independently, receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. Key Responsibilities Responsible for business success from the technology point of view by management of install Base and new products Application Performance to drive Customer Satisfaction & Identify Business Risks. Responsible for managing the definition and implementation of processes and applications, to meet the customer's current and future requirements for productivity and leading edge technology, using Applied Materials products. Manages agreed process roadmaps at customer sites and presents technology and product roadmaps both internally and externally. Keeps in depth knowledge of process development roadmaps and strategies up-to-date. Works closely with the account and factory based process and technology groups, the product sales engineers and Accounts Management, Defines/approves process support plans for installation and warranty periods depending on product and process maturity. Determines and implements continuous improvement plan (CIP) for assigned installed base. Own install base application performance by ensuring optimization of tool utilization and driving local capability and knowledge. Manage and take ownership of new system evaluations Supports local support service resources during installation and warranty as required to achieve CPS (Customer Process Specification) and/or 'best known' process performance. Trains local support service resources to obtain and maintain required process knowledge to support installed base Responsible for installation and (product) qualification of 'new' processes and technologies. Executes process ß-sites. Keeps detailed knowledge of installed process performance in assigned technological area up-to-date. Functional Knowledge Demonstrates conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines Business Expertise Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market Leadership Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements Problem Solving Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information Impact Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies Interpersonal Skills Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus Education Bachelor'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 Santa Clara, CA, USA Full-Time
May 26, 2018
Fully demonstrates in-depth knowledge and experience. Assigned as a resource for colleagues with less experience including as a coach/mentor. Works independently, receives guidance in only moderately complex situations. Key Responsibilities Design, collect data, analyze and compile reports on a variety of difficult process engineering experiments, within safety guidelines Perform hardware characterization on a variety of difficult systems, within safety guidelines Troubleshoot a variety of complex problems, perform Root Cause Analysis and resolve a variety of difficult process engineering issues Generate internal and external documentation for products, presentations and technical reports Interact with customers to resolve a variety of difficult process engineering issues/problems with limited supervision Measure film properties and interpret data Identify, select and work with vendors and suppliers with limited supervision Implement new technology, products and analytical instrumentation Functional Knowledge Demonstrates conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines Business Expertise Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market Leadership Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements Problem Solving Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information Impact Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies Interpersonal Skills Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus Education Bachelor'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 Santa Clara, CA, USA Full-Time
May 26, 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 Drive innovative techniques to characterize hardware, define methods and new technologies and apply them to characterize hardware, and/or perform hardware characterization on significantly complex systems for a range of programs, within safety guidelines. Design, collect data, analyze and compile reports on significantly complex process engineering experiments for a range of products, within safety guidelines Design and implement new technology, products and analytical instrumentation Train engineers, define and implement new methodologies, define and apply new technologies, and/or troubleshoot and resolve significantly complex process engineering issues/problems for a range of products Develop, plan and execute process engineering projects for a range of products Interact with key customers to resolve significantly complex process engineering issues for a range of products to address our customers High Value Problems (HVP) Generate internal and external documentation for products, presentations, technical reports for integrated products and generate process engineering specifications for integrated products Define and validate film measurement techniques. Train engineers on the techniques and guide them in the interpretation of the data This technical staff position leads and/or develops and executes exceptionally complex technology and engineering projects and leads research and development of new technologies as appropriate. Works on critical complex issues that impact longer term product development and business success measured by one or more of the following: incremental revenue growth, market share increases, key customer penetrations, time to market improvement and commercial value of the work. Within safety guidelines design, perform, collect data, analyze and compile reports on unusually complex engineering experiments and provides solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious. Develop innovative solutions as part of proven track record of significant technology contributions. Recognized internally (across Business Units) as one of the limited number of technical experts in their field of expertise Conceive and implement new technology, normally named as primary inventor on numerous critical patents and recognized through awards and/or published papers within the last five years. Leads and collaborates to contribute to the development of new principles and concepts. Guides less experienced engineers in utilizing techniques to define methods and new technologies and apply them on unusually complex systems. Involved in judging the approach and verifying the validity of technical strategies. Leads and collaborates to contribute to the development of new principles and concepts. Guides less experienced engineers in utilizing techniques to define methods and new technologies and apply them on unusually complex systems. . 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
May 26, 2018
Has advanced and specialized expertise in an analytical/scientific method or operational process, typically developed through a combination of job-related training and considerable on-the-job experience. Completes assignments and facilitates the work activities of others; may coordinate work beyond own area. Proposes improvements to processes and methods. Acts as a lead, coordinating the work of others, but is not a supervisor. Works autonomously within established procedures and practices. Key Responsibilities Prepares wafers for experimentation to include cleaning. Loads wafers, prepares reactor for experimentation and cleans reactors. Operates reactor to perform thin film process. Recommends performance of process system and troubleshooting. - Prepare cross section samples for scanning electron microscope (SEM) analysis and help / guide requestor to optimize sample prep procedure and conditions, identify cutting location based on pattern instructions.Records process conditions and experimental observations. Evaluates wafers and thin films, including modification of the process recipes. - Operate scanning electron microscope (SEM) for cross section and top view or critical dimension (CD) or energy dispersive spectroscopy (EDS) analysis / imaging pending on job assignment, identify all of patterns of interest, understand image quality requirement and sample/beam interaction to determine optimized condition.Prepares graphs and tables summarizing results. - Understand basic scanning electron microscope (SEM) principle. Responsible for all technology products. - Perform scanning electron microscope (SEM) system software alignment functions. Perform routine maintenance procedures, flash, plasma clean etc.Orders equipment and supplies, and coordinates with vendors and purchasing. - Interface with requestors, understand their detail requirement, and communicate on results; help lab on monitoring wafer in process (WIP) and maintaining throughput.Coordinates with engineering on wafer evaluations. Sets up equipment for experiments. - Perform routine shut down procedure. Identify problem put tool down and call for service.Uses quantitative wafer evaluation and process instrumentation knowledge to draw conclusions from data. Assists in training lower level technicians. - Develop and publish best known method (BKM) procedures including, sample prep, scanning electron microscope (SEM) conditions, and special sample handling.Knowledgeably operates laboratory process equipment and instrumentation. Functional Knowledge Has developed advanced specialized expertise within a analytical/scientific area to perform the most complex work Business Expertise Has a good understanding of how related teams coordinate their efforts and resources to achieve objectives Leadership May act as a lead for the team, may allocate work and provide subject matter guidance to more junior team members Problem Solving Exercises judgment, based on previous experience, practices and precedents, to identify and solve problems that arise with little or no precedent Impact Impacts the effectiveness of own team and closely related teams Interpersonal Skills Exchanges ideas and information effectively; uses tact and diplomacy when dealing with others Education Technical Diploma 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 Santa Clara, CA, USA Full-Time
May 26, 2018
Requires in-depth knowledge and experience. Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Works independently, receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. Key Responsibilities Work in cross functional groups to translate customer configuration requirements into buildable systems within manufacturing business guidelines Work with Product Line Managers or Product Managers and Engineering to process Non-standard requests (NSRs) from customers Primary interface with Manufacturing Project Managers. Coordinate communications of order shipment status & configuration changes between manufacturing and account teams Communicate status and maintenance of commitments to customers, including source inspections Manage the order fulfillment process from forecast, manufacturing slot request, booking closure and shipment. Initiate customer requested inside lead-time change requests for approvals Prepare clean booking checklist (CBC) to ensure all booking requirements (e.g., purchase orders, spec demonstration approvals (SDA), clarification letters, etc.) are complete Escalate to management as needed to resolve booking or revenue issues Functional Knowledge Demonstrates conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines Business Expertise Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market Leadership Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements Problem Solving Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information Impact Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies Interpersonal Skills Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus Education Bachelor'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 Austin, TX, USA Full-Time
May 26, 2018
BA Degree or Equivalent preferred Min 7 years Purchasing ( buyer ) experience. Preferably NPI environment. Oracle/SAP experience preferable Requires in-depth knowledge and experience. Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Works independently, receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. Key Responsibilities Leads purchasing activities with manufacturing and engineering departments to maintain inventory at planned levels. Leads problem resolution for material related accounting and receiving issues Develops methods of business simplification for the procurement function. Participates in the development of ISO documents for the purchasing function. Manages activities of the purchasing group in the manager's absence. Manages projects for purchasing; as required, monitors the cost, schedule and scope of assigned projects. Oversees workload distribution among Buyers; trains and audits activities of lower level personnel. Functional Knowledge Demonstrates conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines Business Expertise Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market Leadership Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements Problem Solving Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information Impact Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies Interpersonal Skills Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus Education Bachelor's Degree 2 - 4 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
May 26, 2018
Requires in-depth knowledge and experience. Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Works independently, receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. Key Responsibilities Design, collect data, analyze and compile reports on a variety of difficult process engineering experiments, within safety guidelines Perform hardware characterization on a variety of difficult systems, within safety guidelines Troubleshoot a variety of complex problems, perform Root Cause Analysis and resolve a variety of difficult process engineering issues Generate internal and external documentation for products, presentations and technical reports Interact with customers to resolve a variety of difficult process engineering issues/problems with limited supervision Measure film properties and interpret data Identify, select and work with vendors and suppliers with limited supervision Implement new technology, products and analytical instrumentation Functional Knowledge Demonstrates conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines Business Expertise Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market Leadership Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements Problem Solving Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information Impact Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies Interpersonal Skills Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus Education Bachelor'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 Santa Clara, CA, USA Full-Time
May 25, 2018
Provides direct supervision to professional individual contributors and/or skilled, support individual contributors (jobs that could be on the C, O, T or B/E band). Acts as advisor to unit or sub-units and may become actively involved, as required, to meet schedules and resolve problems. Note: This is a Fourth-Shift position, Friday - Monday Key Responsibilities 1. Plant Manager. Supervise, Lead, motivate, direct, develop and train a team of production employees across the entire plant comprising of multiple buildings/business sites. Assigns work and sets priorities for employees. Provides technical expertise and managerial leadership. Effectively communicates daily crossovers and build/test issues across all levels of Manufacturing. 2. Prioritizes production schedules based on available manpower, equipment efficiency, capacity and materials requirements. 3. Leads operational meetings; establishes consistency in processes, and ensures alignment of tactical and/or strategic plans. Develops and tracks key organization performance metrics to meet or improve cycle time performance. Schedules and conducts milestone meetings. 4. Ensures timely response to operations issues impacting customer satisfaction; acts as an interface in the establishment of and ensuring conformance to customer/vendor requirements; prepares detailed analysis of cost of quality opportunity and initiates corrective action. 5. Actively strives to prevent employee accidents and injuries. Responsible for ensuring and documenting that all department employees (including temporaries) receive and follow appropriate department training including Environmental, Health and Safety training. Implements, emphasizes importance of, and monitors compliance to appropriate safety policies and procedures. 6. Develops personnel to include training and career development; manages the performance management process to include the development of team and individual goals, implementing employee development plans, and coaching. Manages the employee selection, hiring, reward and discipline processes. 7. Analyzes and plans for maximum production capacity optimization; implements and monitors manufacturing or dept. processes that collect, analyze and report key measurement data and real time status. 8. Identifies process and quality changes designed to improve manufacturing or department capabilities. Drives Lean, Safety and Quality. Takes corrective action. Functional Knowledge Works on issues where analysis of situation or data requires review of relevant factors Business Expertise Receives assignments in the form of objectives with goals and the process by which to meet goals. Recommends changes to unit or sub-unit policies. Management reviews work to measure meeting of objectives Leadership Provides direction to employees according to established policies and management guidance. Administers company policies that directly affect subordinate employees Problem Solving Exercises judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action. Impact Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results will cause delays in schedules. Interpersonal Skills Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others, conducting presentations of technical information concerning specific projects or schedules. 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 in Business or Engineering 4 - 7 Years of recent management 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 Gloucester, MA, USA Full-Time
May 25, 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 Oversees Sales & Forecast Dashboard, Strategic Initiatives and KPI's; analyzes and reconciles bookings & revenue to ensure compliance with finance and commit processDevelops & establish segment and enterprise sales and global business processes, standards & tools for sales, such as GBAM, M&A Integration, order and quality activities, profitability reviews. Manage the communication with other departments related to Sales Operation system and related business processes & and provide decision making on implementationsOversees and manages in collaboration with Finance the finance policies related to all sales activities, such as signature authorities, revenue definition, order recognition, etc. Rolls up and Reports Segment/Account Forecasts, and Analyses, HC & budget. Owns Global Business Alignment Process (GBAM) across BU/Segment and Accounts, interfacing with other segments.Drives the development of the sales incentive plans, including the implementation of globally, establishing targets and KSOs and the management and tracking of performance & payout. Ensures alignment and disconnect closure across BUs/Accounts .Recommends and manages VOC improvement and initiatives, based on enterprise VOC surveys Usually manages a large number of product and/or service line across all product groups in a business segment. Supports Multi BU/Segment Large Order Process. 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 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 Master'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
May 25, 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 Design, collect data, analyze and compile reports on a wide range of complex process engineering experiments for multiple products, within safety guidelines Utilize techniques to characterize hardware, define methods and apply new technologies to characterize hardware, and/or perform hardware characterization on a wide range of complex systems for multiple products, within safety guidelines Generate internal and external documentation for products, presentations, technical reports and generate process engineering specifications Develop, plan and execute process engineering projects, within safety guidelines Train engineers in measurement techniques of film properties and guide them in the interpretation of the data, new methodologies, trouble shooting techniques and resolve a wide range of complex process engineering issues/problems for multiple products Interact with customers to resolve a wide range of complex process engineering issues/problems with limited to no supervision Design and implement new technology, products and analytical instrumentation Identify, select and work with vendors and suppliers with limited to no supervision 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 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'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 Santa Clara, CA, USA Full-Time
May 25, 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 In collaboration with manager, shape HR BU/Function strategies and priorities to align to BU/Function strategy and changing needs to help shape the appropriate culture. Diagnose and provide appropriate interventions to optimize business performance to execute against strategy goals generally at the BU/Function leadership level. Balance enterprise-wide and business unit specific needs with local requirements. In collaboration with manager, conduct organizational & talent assessments; develop talent strategy and pipeline to staff and build workforce capability. (e.g., selection, assessment, development, succession)In collaboration with manager, design and implement change management, communication and engagement strategies within the BU/Function. Actively partner, coach & develop managers and begin to develop executive leadership. (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions, performance management). Effectively leverage and partner with COE & HR Ops in the delivery of initiatives to deliver the HR strategy for BU/Function. Balance enterprise-wide and business unit specific needs with local requirements.Leverage tools and systems e.g.; Workforce Dashboard, Workday to perform analytics in support of business strategy.As required, participate in M,A&D diligence and integration(s) from the HR perspective. Partner with M,A&D core team and regional HR on projects, programs, processes and initiatives to integrate the acquisition with the BU/Function. Participate in at least one HR enterprise/region-wide initiative annually. 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 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'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 Santa Clara, CA, USA Full-Time
May 25, 2018
Applied Materials, Inc. i s 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, our innovations make possible the technology shaping the future. The Applied Law Department environment is fast-paced, challenging, collegial and collaborative. This senior IP role will have primary responsibility for supporting one of Applied's Business Units and advising its leadership team. Applied is seeking an energetic team player able to provide counsel on a wide variety of IP issues for a >$1B organization. Key Responsibilities : Provide business and IP/legal advice to a >$1B global business Counsel management and technologists of client business groups on IP matters involving patents, trade secrets, trademarks and copyrights Analyze IP landscapes, perform IP risk assessments and develop IP sustainability strategies Actively develop and manage a global patent portfolio to protect key differentiating aspects of Applied's technologies, including managing outside counsel on patent drafting and prosecution, improving quality, scope and litigability of patent applications and claims, and tracking patent budget and spending Review, draft and negotiate a broad range of IP related agreements, including non-disclosure agreements, joint development agreements, sponsored research agreements and government funding agreements Lead and contribute to the development of business processes and policies to better enable achievement of business objectives, mitigate risk, reduce inefficiencies and improve effectiveness Collaborate with Litigation team regarding IP procurement and enforcement strategies Develop programs to protect IP and accomplish business goals; provide training to management and engineering teams Skills and Attributes: Strong intellectual capacity and high personal standards of excellence Strong business and technology acumen; capacity to learn the business and technology quickly Understand how to translate business needs into contract language and creatively resolve business issues Passionate, proactive, highly motivated self-starter 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 create 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 Ability to lead and ability to perform as part of a team Flexible, personable and enjoys a dynamic corporate culture Basic Qualifications: Juris Doctorate (JD) from accredited law school Bar Admissions: U.S. (CA or other state) and USPTO Registration Numbers B.S. in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry or Materials Science 5 years of legal experience in law firm and/or in-house legal departments with a focus in the following areas: Patent portfolio development and management in the US and foreign jurisdictions, particularly Asia Drafting and negotiation of agreements involving IP provisions, including collaboration, research and similar agreements Knowledge of IP law in Asian countries, including China and Korea 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
May 25, 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 Perform engineering analysis under general supervision Design or modify mechanical engineering layouts/schematics and/or detailed drawings/specifications of moderate scope under general supervision Perform and document engineering tests under general supervision Generate related alpha/gamma documentation for product release under general supervision Coordinate the procurement and assembly of mechanical components/equipment and identify sources of critical parts and subsystems to resolve moderately complex technical issues Troubleshoot a variety of mechanical problems of moderate difficultly under general supervision Implement concepts of moderate product issues and mechanical solutions of moderate difficulty May be responsible for the design, development and implementation of custom mechanical tooling, fixturing, and associated processes to enable the handling, assembly and/or disassembly of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies throughout the product life cycle 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 2 - 4 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
May 25, 2018
Requires in-depth knowledge and experience. Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Works independently, receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. Key Responsibilities Create quotations/opportunities in ERP system and provide to customer.Create and maintain accurate Sales Orders in ERPEscalate and follow up on customer requirements not being met Handle complex customer inquires via phone, e-mail, and faxMaintain excellent communication with customers and internal stakeholdersDevelop understanding of customer requirements and relationship with customersDevelop knowledge of AMAT products Functional Knowledge Demonstrates conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines Business Expertise Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market Leadership Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements Problem Solving Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information Impact Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies Interpersonal Skills Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus Education Associate's Degree 2 - 4 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
May 24, 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 Develops, implements, and maintains methods, operation sequence and processes in the fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies. Interfaces with other engineering functions to coordinate the release of product improvements and/or new products. Launches, releases, approves and implements or issues engineering change requests as required to support design engineering and Operations with new and existing products. Estimates manufacturing costs, determines time standards and makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements. Uses DFx principles to reduce manufacturing and/or product costs, and improve delivered product quality. Develops and uses test procedures, including assisting with the definition of test specifications with design / software engineering. May work with test engineering on the design and development of text fixtures. May assist in the coordination of test fixture sourcing activities. Gathers operational and test data and evaluates results; may takes corrective/continuous improvement actions. Evaluates work methods, procedures and policies. Participates in the development and maintenance of new and existing business processes; updates as necessary to ensure current practices are documented. Determines root cause and corrective action analysis for issues that arise during assembly and/or test of systems; provides failure analysis report as required. Performs Process Failure Mode, Effects and Criticality Analysis when working with New Product Development. 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 2 - 4 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