Santa Clara, California

Facilities Operations Manager


The Facilities Operations Manager will be responsible for oversight of building systems in the North America West region. Manage a team of inhouse MEP Engineers and outsourced suppliers. Advise on construction projects. Develop and maintain processes and procedures. Forecast and manage operating budgets to a high degree of accuracy. Drive continuous improvement in supplier processes and operating costs. Work independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations.

Key Responsibilities

Candidate will oversee Operations Engineering for a multitude of facilities office space involving site MEP distribution, BMS and Lighting control systems, Fire Life Safety Systems and evaluation of existing and new energy-efficient technologies to reduce operating costs and improve sustainability. Knowledge of construction processes, start-up, testing, commissioning and acceptance of all MEP systems and buildings operations. Candidate has a proven track record in managing a safe culture with leading indicators and methods that promote a safe working environment including incident investigation and corrective actions.
  • Manage the Operations planning process, forecasting, establishing performance metrics, and standard management reporting
  • Supervise the Operations and Maintenance team to ensure operational excellence and excellent customer service
  • Participate in the planning of facilities changes, working toward economy of operation, maximum use of facilities and equipment, and compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Collaborate with Sustaining Services team in evaluating systems performance, equipment age and EOL strategies.
  • Identify areas for process and program improvement and implements enhancements through assignment and management of appropriate personnel.
  • Manage the development of departmental operating and capital budgets in accordance with corporate business plans.
  • Develop end of life strategies for maintenance and replacement of building equipment
  • Review operational processes to improve productivity

  • Customer satisfaction and total quality management emphasis
  • Effective managerial skills
  • Strong communications, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experienced in the use and practical business applications of various PC based software packages.
  • Exhibit creativity, integrity, and openness to prudent risk-taking

Key Qualifications:
  • Knowledgeable in conducting MEP studies. Familiar with SKM and power distribution design as well as Mechanical and Plumbing systems design
  • Must be proficient with Building Management Systems
  • Current knowledge of energy-efficient approaches (LEED)
  • Current knowledge of regulatory requirements
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency in AutoCAD, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Must have good people skills, be able to multi-task and enjoy working in a fast-paced, fluid environment.
  • Must be quality and safety oriented and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Proven track record in delivering customer satisfaction


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical and Electrical engineering with at least 7+ years of experience
  • Preferred Masters in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
  • Preferred candidate to be a licensed P.E. in the State of California.

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




Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

7 - 10 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information



Relocation Eligible:


Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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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