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. Lead functional teams or projects.

Key Responsibilities

Lead small & medium size acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures transactions on a cross boarder basis.  Support large scale transactions as part of broader M&A team

  • Lead internal and external deal team resources including diligence and negotiations
  • Responsible for AMAT’s view of value and price
  • Understand of deal structure options and contract terms & conditions
  • Supports business units in developing strategic fit analysis, and evaluating deal structure and process options
  • Presents findings and recommendations to executive M&A committee supports Investment sub-committee of Board and Board meetings

Responsible for analytical framework of transaction evaluation

Manages M&A deal staffing requirements, deal process and presentation

Develop M&A staff and deal capabilities

Effective communicator with strong leadership skills

Functional Knowledge

Depth of knowledge and experience relating to valuation modeling for acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures, including preparation of the following analysis: Discounted Cash Flow, Market Multiple, Precedent Transactions, and Accretion/Dilution.  Oversee base case and synergy case assumptions and projections in conjunction with business unit staff.  Develops other ad hoc analysis (e.g. leveraged buy-out models). 

Business Experience

Experience in M&A in technology or related fields preferred. 

Other Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's Degree - MBA preferred

Years of Experience: 8 to 10 years M&A transactional experience; with 2 to 3 years leading M&A transactions

Travel: 25% of the Time

Company Facts: 

  • Ticker: Nasdaq: AMAT 
  • Fiscal 2020 Revenue: $17.2 billion 
  • Fiscal 2020 R&D: $2.2 billion 
  • Founded: November 10, 1967 
  • Headquarters: Santa Clara, California 
  • Global Presence: 93 locations in 17 countries 
  • Manufacturing: China, Germany, Israel, Italy, Singapore, Taiwan, United States 
  • Employees: ~24,000 worldwide 
  • Patents: ~14,300 issued 



Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

10 - 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.

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.

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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