Applied Materials Global Operations and Supply Chain Leader – Flexible Products, Senior Manager in Singapore, Singapore

This role oversees all operational and supply chain aspects of Applied Material’s Flexible Product Business servicing the electronics and packaging industries. This person will engage cross-functionally to drive all operational aspects of the business working to exceed customer and business expectations. This is an entrepreneurial high growth business opportunity within the Display and Flexible Technology Business Unit.


  1. Responsible for all operational and supply chain aspects of the flexible product business

  2. Develops relevant operations/supply chain strategic and operating plans, KPIs and resulting performance

  3. Accountable for the on-time delivery and quality of flexible product business demand

  4. Leads operations planning, supply chain and operational/capacity development to support business operating plans and growth

  5. Supports development of business requirements and drives enterprise system improvement to support business needs.

  6. Leads development, maintenance and operates order and supply forecast management systems and processes

  7. Leads development, refinement, maintenance and operates quality management systems and processes

  8. Leads logistics activities to ensure on time delivery of forecasted demand

  9. Owns selection, development and maintenance of Ops/SC partner and vendor ecosystem

  10. Owns after-market service and support of product and customers

  11. Plans and manages cost of goods sold to meet operating plan commitments and drives continuous improvement strategy and execution (Quality, Productivity, Cost Avoidance Metrics)

  12. Supports new product development and new business growth initiatives fostering a collaborative environment

  13. Oversees and matrix influences all functions and partners to deliver to operational and supply chain KPIs supporting operating plan

  14. Builds strong teams and cross-functional engagement across multiple geographies & external partners including Sales, Marketing, R&D, Finance, Legal etc…

  15. Communicates operations & supply chain progress /execution to senior executives and stakeholders

Desired Skills, Competencies & Experience

  • Technical degree or equivalent experience with minimum 10+ years of relevant experience. Component or film based ops experience servicing electronics and/or packaging markets a plus.

  • Strong operations and supply chain experience with a performance based track record

  • Customer focused - Strong business acumen with previous supply chain, product operations/engineering experience

  • High financial acumen and analytical/data oriented decision making style

  • Positive can do hands on entrepreneurial attitude that builds support for operational needs

  • Talent Acquisition, Development and Retention

  • Strong communication skills and interpersonal presence that extends confidence and humility

  • Experience building and delivering executive level presentations.

  • Ability to effectively manage and deliver to multiple KPIs.

  • Critical thinking and ability to influence and communicate effectively with multiple internal stakeholders (engineering, finance, marketing, strategy, management).

  • Excellent time management and project management skills.



  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 10 - 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: Singapore-Singapore-SGP,Singapore

Other Locations: Asia-China, Asia-Taiwan

Job Title: Global Operations and Supply Chain Leader – Flexible Products, Senior Manager

Job: Business Operations

Requisition ID: 1704423

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Posting Type: Internal / External

Relocation Package: No Relocation