Senior Director, Product Line Management, Display and Flexible Technology - (M7)

Applied Materials Inc. - Santa Clara, CA4.0

30+ days ago
Applied Global Services for the Display and Flexible technology segment. Provides leadership and direction through senior managers. Is accountable for the performance and results of Display Service Products and enabling Display Equipment growth in the Display and Flexible Technology Segment. Develops and executes business unit, department or sub-functional strategy to achieve key business objectives. Decisions are guided by company and Display Business Unit and Global Services objectives.

Key Responsibilities
Provides leadership and direction to ensure that overall Display Services Product Line Management Function is effectively meeting the organization’s strategic goals for more than one broad functional area. This includes:
Service Product definition, development and release
Co-work with Marketing and Business Development and support sale
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.
Presentations internally and externally regarding products as it relates to strategy, capability, value, and operations
Initiate and drive CIPs (Continuous Improvement Programs) for the product where appropriate
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, marketing) to achieve divisional cost targets and improve operational metrics for reduction in Build cycle time, Period, Burden and Variance
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, operations, field, 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. Ideally Display equipment.

Business Expertise
Applies in-depth knowledge of Display industry and / or equipment services, business and commercial expertise to differentiate itself from the competition
Balance of Precision equipment knowledge and service experience with Business acumen

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

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 or above
15+ 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.

Primary Location: Americas-United States of America-California-CA,Santa Clara
Job: Engineering
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Posting Type: Internal / External
Relocation Package: Domestic Full Relocation