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Applied Materials Manager, Materials Management lV (M4) in Austin, Texas

Key Responsibilities

Develop, implement and manage cross-functional, fully integrated planning process that incorporates make versus buy, capacity planning, scheduling, inventory, material and associated cost elements.

Performs analysis of customer demand, sales forecasts and historical material usage to develop and execute build to order and build to forecast plans. Coordinate with cross-functional business teams to develop best cost strategy for production planning to support customer demand.

Establish and implement methods and best practices related to the systems and process that support inventory forecasting, purchasing, and material control.

Establishes and manages production scheduling activities by monitoring material inventories, tracking progress of production and reviewing factors that affect schedules. Responsible for accuracy of inventory counts by implementing and managing, in conjunction with Finance, and inventory control system, capable of identifying discrepancies in inventory counts and taking corrective action to guard against inconsistencies in the future.

Develop and execute a sourcing strategy to meet the company's business growth and sourcing requirements. Identify, develop, and manage effective relationship with existing and potential suppliers of goods and services to meet the established cost, quality and delivery targets. Establish, implement, and manage system to evaluate, monitor and report supplier scorecard performance.

Coordinate and work with quality, engineering, machining, and assembly operations to ensure 100% on-time delivery by establishing and monitoring schedule to proactively identify and address any issues.

Represents materials organization on corporate materials task force teams. Manages department budget, associated costs and resources.

Functional Knowledge

  • Demonstrates in-depth understanding of concepts, theories and principles in own job family and basic knowledge of other related job families

Business Expertise

  • Applies understanding of the industry and how own area contributes to the achievement of objectives

Leadership

  • Manages a generally homogeneous team; adapts plans and priorities to meet service and/or operational challenges

Problem Solving

  • Identifies and resolves technical, operational and organizational problems

Impact

  • Impacts the level of service and the team’s ability to meet quality, volume, and timeliness objectives

  • Guided by policies and resource requirements within business unit, department or sub-function

Interpersonal Skills

  • Guides, influences and persuades others internally in related areas or externally

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.

Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Skills

Certifications:

Languages:

Years of Experience:

7 - 10 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information

Travel:

Yes, 20% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:

Yes

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

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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