Process Engineer IV MTS - (E4)

Applied Materials Santa Clara, CA
Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise. Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends best practices. Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions. Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations. May lead functional teams or projects.

Key Responsibilities

* Design, collect data, analyze and compile reports on a wide range of complex process engineering experiments for multiple products, within safety guidelines

* Utilize techniques to characterize hardware, define methods and apply new technologies to characterize hardware, and/or perform hardware characterization on a wide range of complex systems for multiple products, within safety guidelines

* Generate internal and external documentation for products, presentations, technical reports and generate process engineering specifications

* Develop, plan and execute process engineering projects, within safety guidelines

* Train engineers in measurement techniques of film properties and guide them in the interpretation of the data, new methodologies, trouble shooting techniques and resolve a wide range of complex process engineering issues/problems for multiple products

* Interact with customers to resolve a wide range of complex process engineering issues/problems with limited to no supervision

* Design and implement new technology, products and analytical instrumentation

* Identify, select and work with vendors and suppliers with limited to no supervision

* This technical staff position leads and/or develops and executes exceptionally complex technology and engineering projects and leads research and development of new technologies as appropriate. Works on difficult issues that impact design and product success and/or addresses future concepts, products or technologies. Success is measured by one or more of the following: incremental revenue growth, market share increases, key customer penetrations, time to market improvement and commercial value of the work.

* Within safety guidelines design, perform, collect data, analyze and compile reports on unusually complex engineering experiments and provides solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.

* Develop innovative solutions as part of proven track record of significant technology contributions. Recognized for technical expertise.

* Conceive and implement new technology, normally participate in at least one critical patent, and received recognition through at least one award and/or published paper within the last five years.

* Collaborates to work on difficult issues that impact design and product success and/or addresses future concepts, products and technologies.

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

* 7 - 10 Years of Experience

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