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Applied Materials NPI Materials Project Management III - (E3) in Santa Clara, California

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

  • Forecasts and communicates engineering, materials, and manufacturing requirements to suppliers. Provides input to outsourcing decisions by performing make versus buy analysis. Coordinates demand signals through MRP to minimize inventory exposure.

  • Leads Materials Core Team and coordinates product development process deliverables through matrix management of buyers, planners, and production control. Collaborates with engineering team to interpret engineering requirements.

  • With limited/ no supervision, creates, releases and updates new project materials strategy.

  • Sourcing: Assists in supplier price and delivery negotiations; under direct supervision may negotiate contracts as necessary. Utilizes the preferred supplier selection and assessment process when selecting suppliers. Completes supplier risk assessment on critical and unique parts. Monitors supplier performance (delivery, quality, and cost). Materials: Coordinates activities around source selection, specification creation and price negotiation with appropriate team members.

  • Executes commercialization (transition) materials plan).

  • Manages materials change control process. Meets cost objectives and resolves quality issues. Generates and publishes Key Process Indicators. Tracks total landed costs targets.

  • Works with engineering to identify preliminary critical parts, long-lead parts and inspection requirements. Assists and/ or leads in developing supplier and commodity road maps to engineering. Utilizes value analysis on build-to-print components in support of Should Cost analysis.

  • Actively mediates and partners with quality and engineering teams to resolve supplier quality issues for assigned product groups. Escalate issues to Commodity Business Managers when necessary.

  • Use standard tools, dashboards and BKMs to assess supplier capability, including regional capabilities, overall capacity, ability to support rapid prototyping (NPI), ability to support volume manufacturing, and vertical integration (e.g. parts, cleaning, assembly capabilities) to aid in making sustainable sourcing decisions

  • Identify make vs. buy opportunities and drive alignment/decision with key stakeholders

  • Ensure that product lifecycle programs (PLC) are meeting material cost targets and Gross Margin targets; facilitate and maintain Cost Apportionment Models

  • Negotiate commercial and exclusivity agreements at a part level

  • Analyze BOM cost to identify cost reduction opportunities through design, content reduction/should cost and commercial means; track and ensure timeline implementation of such opportunities

  • Facilitate early engagement between supplier and AMAT DFx team to drive manufacturability, repeatability cost and lead time improvements

  • Establish new-part lead times, understand long-lead drivers and develop lead time mitigation strategies

  • Understand critical parts manufacturing cycle times; evaluate and drive natural lead time reduction activity (touch time vs. manufacturing lead times

  • Work with supplier to identify their ability to expand capacity to support volume manufacturing

  • Develop and leverage process maps for critical parts to streamline the supply chain and understand and mitigate capacity constraints

  • Drive dual sourcing activities to mitigate supply risk

  • Serve as a cross-functional link; maintain open communication among matrixed stakeholders

  • Influence others across a matrix of functions throughout the program/project

  • Present sourcing, cost, lead time reduction, capacity initiatives to key stakeholders, management and internal customers

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

Qualifications:

Education

Bachelor's Degree

4 - 7 Years of Experience

MBA and/or Engineering degree

Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Skills

Certifications:

Languages:

Years of Experience:

4 - 7 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:

No

Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

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