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Site Operations Manager (m/f/d)

Magdeburg, Germany Job ID JR0231831 Job Category Engineering Management Work Mode On-site Required Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

Intel has announced a major expansion of Intel’s production capacities in Europe and plans to develop two first-of-their-kind semiconductor fabs in Magdeburg, Germany, the capital of Saxony-Anhalt. Planning has started, with construction expected to begin in the first half of 2023 and production planned to come online in 2027, subject to European Commission State aid approval and funding approval by the German authorities.

Join Intel and build a better tomorrow. Intel is in the midst of an exciting transformation, with a vision to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth. So join us and help us create the next generation of technologies that will shape the future for decades to come.

Corporate Services (CS) touches the lives of every Intel employee every day. CS creates an environment where employees can prosper while creating innovative technologies that make amazing possible. Our scope is vast and includes operating and maintaining all Intel sites, offices, labs and factories globally as well as onsite services and experiences that help employees stay safe and productive. CS also helps to make Intel and our community a greener place by supporting Intel's commitment to environmental sustainability, including investing in conservation projects, setting company-wide environmental targets and driving reductions in greenhouse emissions, energy use, water use and waste generation. In addition, CS approaches Diversity and Inclusion with the same rigour, accountability and visibility as our critical business strategies, embedding diversity and inclusion practices in everything we do. We are responsible for building an environment where all employees feel empowered to achieve their full potential. We are a global workforce that generates a diversity of thought and innovation, resulting in better overall business results. Corporate Services values and embraces individual uniqueness and empowers employees to bring their whole selves to deliver their very best. We thoughtfully embed inclusivity and diversity as core strengths in our hiring, career development and training practices. Corporate Services' success depends on our people and we highly value our amazing employees. Make Corporate Services your workplace of choice today.

As a Site Operations Manager your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • The role entails in-depth critical planning tasks that require a full understanding all License and Permit conditions of the site and ensure that the site maintains compliance to those conditions at all times

  • For License and Permit applications, working with the Site Master Planner, Environmental Engineering and CS Technology Development (TD) to ensure that the License and Permit applications meet the need of the technology

  • Stakeholder management at all levels of the organization

  • Ensure all systems are Ops ready and integrated to operation per project schedule.

  • Successful transition of new systems/equipment to sustaining

  • Ensure appropriate planning by disciplines in preparation for the flawless execution of system shakedowns.

  • Comprehend the criticality of system reliability, availability, and outages.

  • Quickly address operational and performance issues using disciplined problem solving and task force methodologies

  • Report and drive relevant and well-managed performance metrics KPIs.

  • Build relationships with Fab Sort Manufacturing (FSM), CS Technology Development (TD), Fab Construction Enterprise (FCE) and other stakeholders as well as external suppliers.

  • Discipline responsibility for capacity commissioning and technology transfer partnership with the Program Managers for multiple large and small projects.

  • Lead the CS facilities teams in taskforce situations such as safety events, operational impacts, etc.

  • This role entails intensive planning & design efforts in various areas of this function, for this project and related projects 

The selected candidate must be willing to temporarily relocate either Intel's Ireland or Israel Campus' for training assignments from 6 months to a year.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate must have one of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering field with 6+ years of experience in semiconductor manufacturing process engineering, manufacturing facility engineering, and operations, or manufacturing facility construction.2+ years of Process Transfer experience as an Engineer or System Owner in at least two disciplines/modules, including design/construction/commissioning experience.

  • 5+ years of people management organizational and employee development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with construction contracts, procurement methodologies and, construction projects.

The successful candidate should exhibit the following behavioural traits:

  • Skills to influence senior management decisions and program implementations.

  • Demonstrate inclusive leadership and foster a culture of diversity and inclusion at all levels.

  • Influence and lead the CS HVM System Owner teams to improve operational and nonoperational results.

  • Lead the CS Operations team in unexpected situations such as safety events or operational impacts.

  • Communication and presentation skills.

  • Willingness to build and foster a safe culture.

What we offer:

We give you opportunities to transform technology and create a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth. As a global leader in innovation and new technology, we foster a collaborative, supportive, and exciting environment where the brightest minds in the world come together to achieve exceptional results. We offer a competitive salary and financial benefits such as bonuses, life and disability insurance, opportunities to buy Intel stock at a discounted rate, and Intel stock awards (eligibility at the discretion of Intel Corporation). We provide benefits that promote a healthy, enjoyable life: excellent medical plans, wellness programs and amenities, flexible work hours, time off, recreational activities, discounts on various products and services, and many more creative perks that make Intel a Great Place to Work. We're constantly working on making a more connected and intelligent future, and we need your help. Change tomorrow. Start today.

  • The final location is the Magdeburg site

  • The interim location of this role is Home Based Office until office premises will be available, ETA: Q4 2022

Inside this Business Group
As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support.  Employees in the Technology Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

Posting Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.
We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here:

Working Model
This role will require an on-site presence.
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“I’ve always wanted to do something that changes the world — at Intel, I feel appreciated, and I’ve gained more confidence in myself. It makes me feel like I’m capable of doing great things.”

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