Job Description:

EC Engineer is responsible for the development and management of the Engineering Change Order process for assigned groups and/or product families or lines from documentation of initial problem statement through implementation and execution of the engineering change. Mediates problems across division lines to remove barriers preventing effective implementation of engineering changes. Ensures rapid and efficient processing of ECOs, resulting in cost-effective change implementation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prioritizes Review of ECOs and expedites release of ECO, in the implementation cycle.
  • Review ECO's for content completeness, Structure of Bill of Material, customer impact (internal and external), organizational impact, and functional product impact
  • Determines effect of ECOs on products and processes; adequately ascertains who needs to be included in the evaluation, disposition, assignment, definition, approval and implementation of the ECO; routes ECOs.
  • Coordinates with other impacted EC analysts; verifies that appropriate CIB (Change Implementation Board) members are included on the ECO based on Product Family, Product Line, Change Category, planner/buyer and product option tree, as applicable.
  • Communicates issues logged with EC Analysts or EC engineers to ensure for correctness of the ECO
  • Analyzes part structure to determine the scope / impact of product changes; conducts where-used searches.
  • Trains / coaches ECO participants in their functional areas; advises ECO participants on possible solutions for ECO related problems, issues or situations; routinely mediates conflicts between ECO participants. Evaluates ECO process for continuous improvement opportunities; assists in KPI development, and document the process.
  • Regularly participates in ECO PM’s meetings.
  • Participates in projects; may lead a ECO CIB project. Reviewing ECOs and recommending material related changes through the Change Control Board, identifying ECO impacted kits and assemblies and updating ECO notification summary comments to reflect current status.


  • Knowledge of Engineering Change Order (ECO) processes, forms, instructions, and policies
  • Knowledge of ECO roles and responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of PDM and BOMs & item master theory.
  • Knowledge of supplier manufacturing processes and the ability to engage with suppliers to resolve issues.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing methods and materials to include basic lean philosophy and principles.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and cleanroom protocol.
  • Knowledge of cross cultural communications.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to write and track ECOs.
  • Working Knowledge on different Engineering change management software packages like, Oracle, SAP etc.,
    Knowledge on PLM software like, TCE (Team Center Engineering), Wind chill.
  • Demonstrated computer skills to include MS Office, Lotus Notes, Visio and/or other software / systems necessary for the performance of the job

Project management skills:

  • Ability to work with Cross Functional Teams.
  • Time management skills.
  • Effective negotiation skills.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Problem solving and conflict resolution skills.

Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected



Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

2 - 4 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information



Relocation Eligible:


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


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.

Employee Benefits:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Paternity Leave
  • Custom Work Station
  • Disability Insurance
  • Gym/ Wellness Reimbursement
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Maternity Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • On Site Gym/ Fitness Classes, Clinic (Site Dependent) 

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