Callie Schieffer Connect with Callie on LinkedIn
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Product development professional in a Fortune 500 capital equipment company that serves leading technology companies worldwide.


Current Position

Technical Project Manager

Applied Materials

City

Kalispell

County

Flathead

Specialty Areas
  • Engineering
  • Technology
Skills

Statistical Analysis, Technical Project Management, Cross-functional Team Lead, Design Thinking, System Engineering, Stakeholder Management, Technical Communications, Applied Chemistry, Processes, Customer Requirements, Problem Solving, Product Life Cycle /Development


More Information:

Leadership Experience

Initiating a technical program management collaboration site for company worldwide best practice sharing and resource networking.

Serve on the Flathead STEAM Alliance board.

Lead product development projects including cross-functional teams and stakeholder management.

Project manager for the design and build of a semiconductor capital equipment platform that achieved the company’s 7-month benchmark for speed of execution.

Coordinated employees for community outreach activities including multiple workshops for Expanding Your Horizons (EYH), Montana Manufacturing and Technology Expo, and career days at local schools.

Technical lead in addressing a critical semiconductor processing issues at a large overseas technology company.

Process development lead of teams of 2-6 engineers for a variety of products and customer requirements.

How I Want to Participate in PowerHouse

Look forward to participating in conversations on women in leadership.  Strong desire to address the challenges and risks of leading change.  Seek opportunities to collaborate on projects and supporting impactful community initiatives.  Welcome mentoring, connecting, sage advice, and the opportunity to hear others’ stories with the potential to learn from the personal and professional journeys of other Powerhouse Montana members.

Background includes emerging technologies, chemistry, physics, engineering, and statistics.  Eager to share my unique local, regional, national and international experiences in these non-traditional roles for women.  Seek to collaborate with other women and provide a roadmap for those interested in pursuing similar paths.  Additional experiences and insights include the following:

  • working in the technology industry
  • working in a large international semiconductor company
  • technical presentations
  • data analysis
  • innovation and product development
  • design thinking and problem solving
  • system engineering
  • cross-functional teams
  • international teams
  • project management
  • technical product marketing

Comfortable in front of audiences and adept at converting technical material into readily accessible information.  Earned the Toastmaster’s Competent Communicator certification.  Experience teaching at the college and high school levels, as well as professional presentations to international and diverse audiences.  Please reach out if you need assistance with a presentation (particularly one with detailed data and technical drawings) or need a presenter.