Manager, Manufacturing Engineering - Kalispell

$124,000 - $170,500 yearly
  • Applied Materials
  • Kalispell, MT, USA
  • May 06, 2024
Full time Engineering Management Manufacturing

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead engineering team comprised of manufacturing, industrial and mechanical engineers and ensure that necessary activities (e.g. determination of outcomes, milestones, viability studies, and resource planning) are completed to allow for effectiveness and focus during the course of projects.
  • Execute first builds and volume transition of electro-mechanical sub-assemblies and BTP parts.
  • Implement projects to improve manufacturing line efficiencies, throughput, and reduce overall cost.
  • Spearhead research and implementation of new manufacturing technologies and equipment.
  • Provide DfX feedback and influence design engineers to optimize products for cost and manufacturability.
  • Ensure that all projects and programs assigned are completed in accordance with predetermined requirements, with specific attention to product/process specifications, project/program costs, resource utilization, and timeliness for completion.
  • Ensure that all phases of project, program and/or process development are documented and that information required in other functional areas is reported, disseminated, or transferred, as appropriate.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies including (but not limited to) Intellectual property, confidentiality, ISO, safety and others as required. 
  • Clearly communicate to all stake holders including executives on targets, challenges, help needed and status.
  • Establish departmental budgets and spending requirements.  Ensures that the utilization of all material and financial resources is carried out in an effective manner in alignment with AOP to ensure maximum productivity for the area. 
  • Effectively assign work to subordinate staff, providing for professional development and coaching.

Functional Knowledge

  • Demonstrate in-depth understanding of concepts, theories and principles in own job family and basic knowledge of other related job families

Business Expertise

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, related field of study


  • Manage a generally homogeneous team; adapts plans and priorities to meet service and/or operational challenges

Problem Solving

  • Identifies and resolves technical, operational and organizational problems 


  • Impact the level of service and the team’s ability to meet quality, volume, and timeliness objectives
  • Guided by policies and resource requirements within business unit, department or sub-function

Interpersonal Skills

  • Guide, influence and persuade others internally or externally in related areas

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

Years of Experience:

7 - 10 Years

Additional Information

Time Type:

Full time

Employee Type:

Assignee / Regular


Yes, 10% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:


U.S. Salary Range:

$124,000.00 - $170,500.00

The salary offered to a selected candidate will be based on multiple factors including location, hire grade, job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and with consideration of internal equity of our current team members. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, candidates may be eligible for other forms of compensation such as participation in a bonus and a stock award program, as applicable.

For all sales roles, the posted salary range is the Target Total Cash (TTC) range for the role, which is the sum of base salary and target bonus amount at 100% goal achievement.

Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.