Emerging Products Manager at Air Liquide USA LLC in Houston, Texas

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Located in Fremont, CA





Job title

Emerging Products Manager






Contract Type

Regular






Publication date

2021-09-14






Country

United States











Company presentation


World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 66,000 employees and serves more than 3,6 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been at the core of the company's activities since its creation in 1902. Air Liquide's ambition is to be the leader in its industry, delivering long-term performance and acting responsibly.

Entity and activity description


The science of electronics is transforming exponentially through innovation and connectivity around the planet. Every day, breakthroughs are making technologies - from micro-processors, memory chips and flat panels to photovoltaic cells - even smaller and more powerful, opening up countless new possibilities in how the world lives, works and connects. Air Liquide Advanced Materials grows by enabling our customers to innovate. Our ALOHA and Voltaix products are critical to the manufacturer of the newest computer chips required for Big Data and the Internet of Things.


Candidate must have valid employment authorization in the U.S. and must not require visa sponsorship now or in the future. This position is not open for non-immigrant visa sponsorship.


Please click on the link below for additional information regarding Air Liquide Advanced Materials:


Air Liquide Advanced Materials (ALAM)


Job Responsibilities


Located in Fremont, CA


The emerging products group within Air Liquide Advanced Materials is responsible for shepherding new molecules through the initial development and adoption phases. These cross-functional activities include strategic and financial fit, safety, health, and environmental needs, regulatory, intellectual property, supply chain, manufacturing process and quality for product and package. The senior emerging product manager acts as conductor for new products he/she manages and which are in the process of being deployed to Air Liquide's customers. He/she will work closely with the sales team, R&D organization, Product Development and Engineering organizations, Air Liquide affiliates and third-party suppliers/partners in order to develop the emerging products and associated markets, and to maximize product value and life cycle.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to :



  • Shepherds new products through the Air Liquide Stage Gate Process.

  • Develops strategy and business case for new product investment.

  • Ensures right to practice and coordinates intellectual property activities as applicable.

  • Coordinates all aspects of industrialization and commercialization of new products under his/her ownership.

  • Leads cross-functional teams (Product development, engineering, ESH, operations, finance, supply chain and external suppliers) to ensure flawless execution of scale-up, manufacturing, and delivery of product to customers.

  • Ensures robust response by the organization to any quality or other issue reported by customers leading task forces when necessary.

  • Drives internal understanding of product specific chemistry aspects such as impurity sources, decomposition characteristics, stabilization, etc...working with chemists in the Product Development Laboratory (PDL) Guarantees/validates the feasibility from a product development aspect.

  • Drives metrology development and validation with PDL lead chemist and quality team for the final product as well as critical raw materials. Validates suppliers QC systems, together with ALAM site quality manager.

  • Establishes capacity roadmaps, and validates them with ALAM stakeholders (PDL, Product Development & Engineering and operations).

  • Identifies and evaluates suppliers with ALAM PDL team and strategic sourcing team and provides recommendations. Actively participates in supplier selection and technical aspects of supplier management.

  • Interfaces with AL affiliates, CVD/ALD equipment manufacturers and customers when applicable, potentially to drive product introduction and/or quality excursion root cause analysis and corrections.

  • Proactively develops improvements in the product commercialization process, quality and consistency. Lead cross functional teams (R&D, engineering, operations, EHS) to drive design for quality and consistency in a timely manner. Upon implementation, ensures compliance with customers Management of Change (MOC) commitments.

  • Guides creation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for those products together with ALAM Product Development Lab (PDL). Validates SOPs from product management organization. Signs-off the transfer to operations together with the ALAM site manager.

  • Develops cost structure for different molecules and ensures profitability by continuous improvements

Required Qualifications



  • Graduate degree in an engineering discipline with 3+ years experience in related field or Bachelor's degree in engineering with 5+ years of experience in related

  • Language: English (fluent) oral and written

  • 2+ years experience in working on electronic materials, semiconductor processes or semiconductor devices with understanding of semiconductor industry culture.

  • Understanding of analytical methods and experience in statistics and data processing for quality management. Understanding of basic statistics and six sigma principles preferred.

  • Demonstrated project management skills and excellent organization skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills - able to report precisely and effectively to cross functional teams, multicultural teams and customers, remotely and face to face. Capable of effectively communicating with clear problem statement and reporting of actions. Able to decipher complex technical situations/experiments and communicate effectively as appropriate to all stakeholders.

  • Open-minded with strong critical thinking capability and adaptability to effectively interact with internal and external personnel.

  • Multi-level and multi-cultural interaction skills. Ability to understand and manage complex communication environments such as multicultural, customer-supplier interfaces etc.

  • Strong leadership skills accepting accountability for his/her behavior: follows-up on commitments, proactive in communication and identification/ reporting of issues.

  • Strong skills in multitasking, organization and planning to manage ever changing priorities. Capable of handling several projects in parallel.

Preferred Qualifications



  • PhD in chemistry or materials science related to thin film deposition

  • Recognized expertise or experience in air reactive low volatility product manufacturing methods (distillation, sublimation, filtration, recrystallization) preferred

  • Product Management Experience in the semiconductor industry will be preferred.

  • Experience in product commercialization through Stage/Gate process

  • Six Sigma green belt or black belt training

  • Business Knowledge: Semiconductor industry Customer processes, Market trends

  • Experience in project management

  • Thin film ALD/CVD deposition processes


Location



  • Fremont, CA (Branchburg, NJ for exceptionally qualified candidates)

  • Travel - Must be able to travel globally as required for this role (Est 15% max)



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