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Applied Materials, Inc.

Facilities Engineer IV - (E4)

Applied Materials, Inc. - Santa Clara, CA

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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. Lead functional teams or projects.

Key Responsibilities

This is a Technical Facilities Engineer position.  This position is to provide technical leadership in the operations, maintenance, planning, design, reconfiguration, and construction of facilities equipment, systems and buildings.

Responsible for overseeing the physical maintenance and of the buildings and facilities support systems to ensure maximum safety and building uptime

Manage 3rd party facilities maintenance service provider to ensure proper maintenance of mechanical, electrical, fire life safety, exhaust, waste water treatment, process piping, and controls systems

Monitor 3rd party facilities maintenance provider’s performance and report Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Respond to business interruptions or internal customer escalations

Perform problem solving, troubleshooting, and root cause analysis

Ensure that systems operate to design specifications

Evaluate facilities system capacities and capabilities

Identify and conceptually scope safety, compliance, capacity, redundancy, and cost savings projects

Obtain funding and manage facilities projects per scope, schedule & budget

Review and approve facility systems, fit-up and tool hook-up designs

Review operation, maintenance, trouble shooting, project commissioning & acceptance related documents for facilities systems; recommend and implement improvements

Coordinate with 3rd party hazardous waste management service provider to ensure safe handling and disposal of gas, liquid and solid effluents

Coordinate with multiple groups (planning, construction, safety, maintenance service provider, building owners, management, etc.) to minimize facility or system downtime and business interruptions

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


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


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


Bachelor of Science, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering degree

Additional Qualifications

Excellent at multi-tasking, able to respond promptly to issues, and effectively and quickly restore facilities systems

7 years working experience as a facilities engineer in semiconductor manufacturing (wafer fab) facilities

Experience and expertise with design and operation of industrial waste water treatment systems

Working knowledge of building management system (BMS), PLC based controls systems, and networking equipment

Experience with MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, AutoCAD, SCADA (e.g. GE Cimplicity), and CMMS (e.g.IBM Maximo)

Knowledge of local Fire, Building, and Environmental codes

Strong analytical skills and knowledge of 8D and DMAIC

Ability to work effectively as an individual with minimal direction, and as part of a larger multi-functional team

Professional Engineer preferred

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Foreign language capability a plus

Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.','Americas-United States of America-California-CA,Santa Clara','','Engineering','Day Job','Yes, 10 % of the Time','Internal / External','Internal / External','No Relocation','No Relocation','Facilities Engineer IV - (E4)

12 days 19 hours ago

Applied Materials, Inc.


Facilities Engineer IV - (E4) Applied Materials, Inc. - Santa Clara, CA, United States


Location: Santa Clara, CA

Company Profile:
With more than 45 years of commitment to facilitating positive change through technological innovation, Applied has improved the way people live, work and play. Technology is at the heart and soul of our DNA. Using our guiding principles of energy efficiency, scale, design for the environment, and community involvement, we are creating change on a global scale, while creating breakthrough opportunities resulting in a brighter future