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Applied Materials Manager III, Operations Management - 2nd shift in Gloucester, Massachusetts

As the Manager of Operations, this person will effectively communicate daily crossovers, build and test issues across all levels of Manufacturing. This person will lead, supervise, motivate, direct, develop and train a team of production employees as well as assign work and sets priorities for employees.

As a leader, this person will provide technical expertise and managerial leadership. Prioritizes production schedules based on available manpower, equipment efficiency, capacity and materials requirements. Leads operational meetings; establish consistency in processes, and ensure alignment of tactical and/or strategic plans. Develops and tracks key organization performance metrics to meet or improve cycle time performance. Schedules and conducts milestone meetings.

  • Ensures timely response to operations issues impacting customer satisfaction; acts as an interface in the establishment of and ensuring conformance to customer/vendor requirements; prepares detailed analysis of cost of quality opportunity and initiates corrective action.

  • Actively strives to prevent employee accidents and injuries.

  • Responsible for ensuring and documenting that all department employees (including temporaries) receive and follow appropriate department training including Environmental, Health and Safety training.

  • Implements, emphasizes importance of, and monitors compliance to appropriate safety policies and procedures.

  • Develops personnel to include training and career development; manages the performance management process to include the development of team and individual goals, implementing employee development plans, and coaching.

  • Manages the employee selection, hiring, reward and discipline processes.

Analyzes and plans for maximum production capacity optimization; implements and monitors manufacturing or dept. processes that collect, analyze and report key measurement data and real time status. Identifies process and quality changes designed to improve manufacturing or department capabilities. Drives Lean, Safety and Quality.

  • 2nd shift Monday - Thursday 4:15PM-2:45AM


  • Experience working in a global technology company preferred

  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams

  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to quickly establish rapport

  • Excels at working as part of a team and collaborating

  • Ability to absorb, analyze and process large quantities of data


  • Minimum: BS/BA OR Associates w/ 5+ years of experience in lieu of degree


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

  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action

  • Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others

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.

Company Facts

  • Ticker: Nasdaq: AMAT

  • Fiscal 2020 Revenue: $17.2 billion

  • Fiscal 2020 R&D: $2.2 billion

  • Founded: November 10, 1967

  • Headquarters: Santa Clara, California

  • Global Presence: 93 locations in 17 countries

  • Manufacturing: China, Germany, Israel, Italy, Singapore, Taiwan, United States

  • Employees: 24,000 worldwide

  • Patents: 14,300 issued



Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

4 - 7 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information



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.