Phoenix, Arizona

Key Responsibilities

  1. Senior Technical program design expert providing oversight from conception and planning to implementation, including strategies, processes and resources.  Ensures objectives are clearly defined and agreed to across the division in accordance with program budgets and release schedules.
  2. Responsible for managing schedule and task details by utilizing project management tools such as reports, tracking charts, checklist and project scheduling software.
  3. Anticipates future needs and marshals resources from other organizations to achieve program objectives to meet on-time and budget  objectives.  Initiates and manages capital allocation requests, purchase requisitions, and purchase orders.
  4. Works with senior business group management team to ensure that such programs, strategies, and processes are aligned with the division’s direction.
  5. Asembles and leads multifunctional design teams comprised of internal, external and/or matrixed headcount to complete project/program.  Provides technical leadership to team members to achieve unusually complex goals.
  6. Interfaces and coordinates with division senior management  define program objectives, provide status updates and prepare for release and deployment.
  7. Provides engineering and business process expertise to program stakeholders within the division to solve significantly complex programs/issues.
  8. Contributes and participates in technical review boards for assigned programs.

Functional Knowledge

  • Demonstrates a broad and comprehensive understanding of the different systems, theories and practices relevant to a discipline. The role must keep abreast of new developments in order to help define the necessary changes to policy and practice

Business Expertise

  • Utilizes highly specialized skills to expand Applied’s technology footprint or customer base or to increase operational efficiencies in support of Applied’s business objectives
  • Demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge of the industry in order to contribute to the commercial objectives of the business. This includes enabling the business unit to differentiate itself from the competition


  • Leads key cross-functional project teams or initiatives. Acts as a mentor and role model to others within the organization

Problem Solving

  • Exercises a high degree of autonomy when making decisions that impact the business unit or function deliverables


  • Decisions impact annual goal attainment and contribute to achievement of important objectives of the business unit and may impact other external functions or groups

Interpersonal Skills

  • Demonstrates sound communication skills to be able to modify the beliefs and opinions of other peers in the business unit.
  • Creates strong business relationships with key stakeholders to enlist their active support



Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

15+ Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information


Yes, 25% 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.

Phoenix, Arizona

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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