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Productivity Applications Manager IV (E4)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Applied Materials
Physical Address

Elgin, IL 60120
Job Description

Applied Materials’ APG (factory solution software group) seeks to hire an Application Manager to drive APG Productivity products and solutions offerings in core segments (Semiconductor Fab and Assembly/test) and in the exploration of these applications to adjacent industries. This position will define, promote and generate value propositions for the productivity solutions (Scheduling, dispatching, simulation and Workflow automation). A successful candidate will have an understanding of general factory automation applications such as the MES, dispatching, scheduling, material handling, statistical process control, advanced process control, fault detection, etc.. This employee will play a role in the go-forward strategy, positioning of offerings, support strategic sales cycles, capture information on competitors, and maintain collateral and outbound messaging. Internally, this person will interact with the product managers, sales, and regional pre-sales teams. They will also feed requirements to engineering as the market demands.

This position can be located anywhere in the USA and will require up to 40% travel***


Semiconductor Manufacturing Experience (front end & back end)

Project Leadership experience in factory productivity applications (scheduling, dispatching, simulation, workflow automation)

Understanding of integration/interaction with enterprise applications such as ERP

Hands on experience in Applied APF/RTD, Activity Manager (AMA)

Hands on experience in using key CIM software / products

Ability to communicate with customers at multiple levels included C-level

Able to work in cross-functional teams

Strong verbal communication skills, presentation and marketing skills

International and domestic travel required

Preferred Requirements

Hands on experience in Applied simulation tools (AutoSched and/or AutoMod)

Experience creating a strategic plans and analyzing markets

Experience influencing investment decisions

Able to translate factory needs into software requirements

Strong negotiation skills




Bachelor’s Degree




Years of Experience:

4 – 7 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information


Yes, 50% 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.

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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