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Sr. Director, Services Head VII (M7)

Company: Applied Materials, Inc.
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership and direction to ensure that overall Product Line Management Function is effectively meeting the organizations strategic goals for more than one broad functional area. This includes :
    • Unreleased product approval and control
    • ECO (Engineering Change Order) approval
    • Implementation of PCN (Part Change Notification), with Global Product Support
    • Field service related activities, reviews approves and filters all system feedback activities that will have customer impact
    • Provides single point of information for Product options
  • Manages product portfolio by participating in CES (Customer Engineering Special), NSR (Non Standard Request) reviews. Facilitates CIP (Continuous Improvement Program) activities based on competitive landscape, technical requirement and ROI (Return on Investment) analysis.
  • Initiate and drive CIPs (Continuous Improvement Programs) for the product where appropriate

    Technical improvement, reliability, commonality, NSR (Non Standard Request) reduction, option reduction etc.

    Release Hardware CIP (Continuous Improvement Program) and options to structure tree

  • Directs and controls the activities of common modules roadmap and implementation post Phase 5 of ePLC.

  • Directs the development of business plans, assesses market penetration and product positioning to drive competitive advantage, revenue and market share

  • Recommends to GM how to most effectively deploy resources to achieve business goals for more than one broad functional area

  • Support or Lead as necessary effort and coordination between various intercompany groups (such as operations, Engineering and GPM) to achieve divisional cost targets and improve operational metrics for reduction in Build cycle time, Period, Burden and Variance

  • Relook at our Product Structure and Mfg. strategy

  • Division support for product prioritization and resource allocation (Quarterly budgets, Finance and CTO office Portfolio Management)

  • Manage strategic vendor issues

  • Drives effective interface with engineering, manufacturing and sales to develop new products and enhance existing products as well as communicate critical market needs and time requirements

Functional Knowledge

  • Demonstrates broad and comprehensive understanding of different systems, theories and practices as well as the changing business environment

Business Expertise

  • Applies in-depth knowledge of own segment/function, business and commercial expertise to differentiate itself from the competition


  • Leads a business unit, department or sub-function generally through multiple levels of managers of diverse activities; develops and executes business unit, department or sub-functional strategy to achieve key business objectives

Problem Solving

  • Evaluates key business challenges; directs the development of new or innovative solutions


  • Guided by company strategy and business objectives, impacts results of segment/function

Interpersonal Skills

  • Influences and negotiates at the top executive levels, with great latitude on outcomes; presents and defends complicated or delicate issues


  • Lead a cross-functional, matrixed team effort in developing, scaling and commercializing differentiated service products
  • Technology, process or hardware expertise on semiconductor Wafer-Fab Equipment, preferably on Metal Deposition products using PVD, CVD technologies
  • Excellent Communication skills for customer reviews
  • Demonstrated business acumen and P&L ownership
  • Thrive in a matrixed environment to enable WFE and service business market-share gains
  • 10 - 15 years experience

Position requires understanding of Applied Materials global Standards of Business Conduct and compliance with these standards at all times. This includes demonstrating the highest level of ethical conduct reflecting Applied Materials' core values.




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.

Posted 30+ Days Ago

Full time


About Us

Applied Materials is the leader in materials engineering solutions used 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. At Applied Materials, our innovations make possible the technology shaping the future.

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