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Supplier Engineer IV - (E4)

Company: Applied Materials, Inc.
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Applied Materials is the leader in materials engineering solutions to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world. Our expertise in modifying materials at atomic levels and on an industrial scale enables customers to transform possibilities into reality. Our innovations make possible--- the technology shaping the future. To achieve this, we employ some of the best, brightest and most talented people in the world who work together as part of a winning team. Are you an engineer and project manager who is highly motivated and passionate about learning and pushing your limits? Come join our Supplier Engineering Focal team and partner with our business unit to understand their needs and work with suppliers to deliver on the various deliverables. The supplier engineer BU Focal is responsible for providing leadership to the assigned business unit and managing overall supplier quality across a matrixed organization and supplier base, ensuring process controls are established and adhered to throughout the supplier's entire manufacturing process. Engages early in product development, providing drawing/design input and conducting first builds with the supplier to establish quality products upfront. In addition, manages customer and factory escalations by driving supplier corrective action reports and presenting to business unit executives. Supplier Engineer-BU Focal Overview The supplier engineering team is a supportive, cross-functional team with many diverse skillsets and experiences, lending itself to many learning opportunities just from within the team. Additionally, Applied has extensive internal and external training programs offering various certifications and development opportunities tailored specifically for the engineer's skill sets and goals. The highly dynamic workload is project-focused and across any commodity e.g. OEM, BTP, allowing the engineer to manage individual work schedules. Our engineering judgment is in demand every day as we collaborate with engineers and scientists across Applied Material business units to develop the next generation products and sustain the quality of our current products. Key Responsibilities Evaluates technical requirements of new and existing products. Applies knowledge of qualified sources and products to recommend materials to Design Engineering, which would result in savings, lead time reductions, system improvements, increased life and/or mitigated risk. Work with New Product Development teams to ensure the integrity and clarity of engineering drawing requirements and that all expectations are communicated effectively to supporting suppliers. Participation with New Product Introduction teams to ensure suppliers are involved in the development and review of specifications to promote design for manufacturability. Continuous involvement in the Supplier Selection Process to develop a supply base that provides competitive advantage in quality, value/cost, delivery and technology. Leads the supplier technical audit process and evaluates supplier performance and capability, drive continuous improvement opportunities at supplier. Training other supplier engineers on the supplier audit and evaluation process. Leads quality problem resolutions and incident management, drive root cause and correction action. Identifies and drives broad based systemic supplier resolutions at the process level. Assist in cost planning by monitoring key cost drivers, supply markets, to ensure a competitive advantage. Functional Knowledge Demonstrates depth and/or breadth of expertise in own specialized discipline or field Business Expertise Interprets internal/external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services Leadership May lead functional teams or projects with moderate resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity Problem Solving Leads others to solve complex problems; uses sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions Impact Impacts the achievement of customer, operational, project or service objectives; work is guided by functional policies Interpersonal Skills Communicates difficult concepts and negotiates with others to adopt a different point of view Education: Bachelor's Degree Experience: 7 - 10 Years Qualifications Education: Bachelor's Degree Skills Certifications: Languages: Years of Experience: 7 - 10 Years Work Experience: Additional Information Travel: Yes, 25% of the Time Relocation Eligible: No 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.

Keywords: Applied Materials, Inc., Santa Clara , Supplier Engineer IV - (E4), Engineering , Santa Clara, California

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