Manager III, Mechanical Engineer - (M3)

Applied Materials Santa Clara, CA
Provides direct supervision to professional individual contributors and/or skilled, support individual contributors (jobs that could be on the C, O, T or B/E band). Acts as advisor to unit or sub-units and may become actively involved, as required, to meet schedules and resolve problems.

Key Responsibilities

* Supervises an engineering group with specific responsibility for mechanical systems and equipment design function, staffing, technical mentoring as required within the engineering group, staff professional and personal development, and budget adherence. Also, technically lead and/or execute engineering projects

* Ensures customer satisfaction via on time delivery of product releases in accordance with predetermined requirements and prompt resolution of complex issues of difficult scope for range of products

* Ensures the integration of engineering resources with cross-functional teams to meet objectives and product goals of difficult scope

* Interfaces with internal and external customers regarding complex mechanical issues for range of products

* Ensures that all projects and programs assigned are completed in accordance with predetermined requirements, with specific attention to product/process specifications, project/program costs, resource utilization, and timeless completion

* Generate and define product specifications and coordinate/execute the engineering development of difficult scope

* Effectively assigns work to subordinate staff, providing for professional development in addition to maximum productivity for the area

* Ensures that all phases of project, program, and/or process development are documented and that information required in other functional areas is reported, disseminated, or transferred, as appropriate. Ensures compliance with Company policies regarding safety, Engineering/Lab notebooks, patents, and confidentiality and safety

Functional Knowledge

* Works on issues where analysis of situation or data requires review of relevant factors

Business Expertise

* Receives assignments in the form of objectives with goals and the process by which to meet goals. Recommends changes to unit or sub-unit policies. Management reviews work to measure meeting of objectives


* Provides direction to employees according to established policies and management guidance. Administers company policies that directly affect subordinate employees

Problem Solving

* Exercises judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action.


* Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results will cause delays in schedules.

Interpersonal Skills

* Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others, conducting presentations of technical information concerning specific projects or schedules.

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

* 4 - 7 Years of Experience

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