Santa Clara, California

Key Responsibilities

  1. Manages the company-wide quality/ reliability program and related business processes.  Includes the definition, specification, and implementation of standards, methods and procedures for developing quality/ reliability programs.
  2. Develops quality/ reliability training and courses.  Monitors current training to ensure compatibility with current programs.
  3. Evaluates and analyzes data to determine requirements for quality/ reliability programs
  4. Manages the application of quality/ reliability activities in administrative areas with focus on consulting with operating units to ensure continuous improvement.
  5. Evaluates current operations for performance against quality standards.
  6. Provides inputs and recommendations for the adoption of good quality practices in engineering and manufacturing.
  7. Provides leadership and support to subordinates in meeting quality assurance system requirements
  8. Selects, trains, evaluates and manages employees to ensure the efficient operations of the function.

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 


  • Manages multiple related teams, sets organizational priorities and allocates resources 

Problem Solving

  • Identifies and resolves complex technical, operational and organizational problems 


  • 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.



Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

10 - 15 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information


Yes, 20% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:


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

Santa Clara, California

A global leader in the nanomanufacturing technology solutions for the electronics industry, Applied Materials is built on the strength of talented people. We offer a wide variety of job opportunities for experienced professionals and recent college students/graduates that will capitalize on your current skills while broadening your experience and engaging you in a dynamic, fast-changing industry.

Here, you will work in community to achieve a common goal and encounter exciting new challenges every day. Our company is continually evolving: implementing innovations to make semiconductors more portable, powerful, and affordable than ever before.

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