Key ResponsibilitiesThis manager position will lead a small team of MES global product managers and solution managers in our Automation Software portfolio. You will have the responsibility for setting the vision and direction of Applied's MES product line. A successful candidate is required to have 7 years or greater marketing MES to discrete manufacturing industries. Experience in building business and strong business acumen is required. You will have the responsibility to justify and acquire budgets for marketing activities and engineering investment. You will need to deeply understand MES requirements & their use cases, have strong understanding of competitors in this domain, and an understanding of how an MES brings value to manufacturing. Experience in competitive analysis and strategy generation is a huge plus. Management experience is a must. Experience in product promotion, data gathering, presenting, web content generation will be key considerations for this position. An understanding of the entire CIM solution landscape and/or capability knowledge of with FactoryWorks, PROMIS, and/or FAB300 is a plus. This position is 100% remote and can be located anywhere in the US or CanadaRequirementsMinimum of 7 years** marketing MES in discrete manufacturingKnowledge of competitors and their strengths and weaknessExperience in communicating the value propositions for these offeringsStrong understanding of factory KPIs and practical experience driving their improvementManagement experienceAble to work in cross-functional teamsSkilled in critical thinking and problem solvingStrong communication skillsStrong presentation development skillsStrong negotiation skillsInternational and domestic travel requiredMBA or equivalent experienceRelocation is not expected #LIQualificationsEducation:Bachelor's DegreeSkillsCertifications:Languages:Years of Experience:10 - 15 YearsWork Experience:Additional InformationTravel:Yes, 20% of the TimeRelocation Eligible:NoApplied 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.