Job Details

Job Title:
Job Function:
Job Type:
Date Posted:
Closing Date:


# of Openings: 1

Exemption: Exempt

Career Level: Experienced

REF no: pending


UCT is seeking a talented Engineering Manager to join our team in Hayward, CA! The person in this role will lead the planning and design product applications and assemble project teams. They are responsible for organizing highly complex activities for the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of engineering projects. They are also responsible for the implementation of engineering process’ and methods within the embodiment of staff and ensures consistency of technical documentation as a result.  Assignments require the investigation of a limited number of variables and supervisory assistance is provided on unusual problems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Special requirements:
    • transfer technical processes to new sites
    • technical process audits
    • continuous improvement
    • driving automation to eliminate labor in the processes
    • process standardization throughout all the sites
    • reengineering technical processes to take out costs
    • review and training of traveler revisions
  • Ensures that specific project and program objectives are defined for areas of responsibility and that necessary preliminary activities (e.g., determination of outcomes, milestones, viability studies, and resource planning, among others) are completed to allow for effectiveness and focus during later stages of completion.
  • Ensures 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.
  • Ensures 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.
  • Ensures compliance with company policies including (but not limited to) engineering/lab notebooks, patents, confidentiality, ISO, safety and others as required.
  • Ensures that the utilization of all material and financial resources is carried out in an effective manner.
  • Effectively assigns work to subordinate staff, providing for professional development in addition to maximum productivity for the area.
  • Spearheads research and development of new technologies, as appropriate, and ensures that newly created processes, designs, and/or methodologies are incorporated into Applied Materials products/services, and/or disseminated to other areas as needed.
  • Responsible for departmental budgets and spending requirements.
  • Effectively utilizes computing resources for optimization of design development activities and timelines.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Individuals at this level must have well developed technical skills; incumbents normally are required to have experience and demonstrated success in program / new product development projects and/or research activities.
  • Requires strong skills in change management, problem-solving, written and verbal communications, customer orientation, product technology, global business perspective, personal effectiveness, project management, team skills, and applying quality.
  • Demonstrated ability required in Human Resources management and leadership.
  • Requires knowledge of systems and software necessary to perform specific job function such as MS Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, MS Project, Flowcharting, PDM, CFD, FEA, and various CAD platforms.

Educational/Certification Requirement:

  • BS level degree in an appropriate technical discipline, or equivalent;
  • An advanced level degree (MS/PhD) in the specific discipline to be managed preferred

Experience Requirement:

Work Experience:

  •  5+ years of experience in Engineering and 
  • 3+ years supervisory/management experience.  

Management Experience:

  • 2+ 2+ years’ experience in Engineering Management.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions: 


Work Environment:

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment

Physical Demands :

  • Ability to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, walk, push, pull and grasp.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Ability to lift over 25 lbs. with assistance.
  • Ability to move arms, hands and fingers.
  • Ability to sit for sustained periods of time.
  • Required to have visual acuity to perform assigned tasks

Environmental Exposure:

  • Subject to hazards including electrical current, moving mechanical parts, and exposure to chemicals.
  • Subject to frequent interruptions.
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment where applicable.

Overnight Travel:

  • Work may require out of town travel depending upon assignment (training and meeting).

UCT offers an excellent benefits package to all full-time employees which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and paid time off.

UCT is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting a culturally diverse workforce.

Apply for this position    

Subscribe to our alerts

Email Address: *
Mailing Lists *

Enter the code shown above.