KLA Careers

Supply Chain Specialist

Company Overview

Calling the adventurers ready to join a company that's pushing the limits of nanotechnology to keep the digital revolution rolling. At KLA, we're making technology advancements that are bigger—and tinier—than the world has ever seen.

Who are we?  We research, develop, and manufacture the world's most advanced inspection and measurement equipment for the semiconductor and nanoelectronics industries. We enable the digital age by pushing the boundaries of technology, creating tools capable of finding defects smaller than a wavelength of visible light. We create smarter processes so that technology leaders can manufacture high-performance chips—the kind in that phone in your pocket, the tablet on your desk and nearly every electronic device you own—faster and better. We're passionate about creating solutions that drive progress and help people do what wouldn't be possible without us.  The future is calling. Will you answer?


The Global Supply Chain (GSC) organization is a matrix organization overseeing sourcing, supplier contracting, supplier management, materials management, procurement (direct and indirect), logistics, and trade compliance around the world.  GSC leads the company to establish and manage an innovative, reliable, efficient, effective, and compliant supply chain and logistics, working to assure competitive advantage for KLA.


The Corporate Procurement group is a dynamic and fast paced group supporting the company in Procurement Operations, Strategic Sourcing, Category, Supplier Management, Contract Management and company-wide Supply Chain Initiatives.  Activities include spend analysis, negotiations, contracts drafting, sourcing engagements supply chain initiative program management..

The Corporate Procurement Supply Chain Specialist will be responsible for working as a member of the Corporate Procurement organization. The major specific responsibilities of this position for KLA will include:

  • Provide support for Direct and Indirect Sourcing & Tactical Fulfillment of Engineering, HR and Facilities groups and other category needs
  • Support implementation and adoption of KLA’s best in class procurement and supply chain processes and procedures
  • Support Supplier Compliance and Strategic Initiatives as assigned by Corporate Procurement
  • Supplier Relationship Management of suppliers
  • Report to the Supplier Compliance and Strategic Initiatives Manager


  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, or Finance with concentration in Economics, or Supply Chain a plus. 5+ Years experience.

  • Program Management Experience a plus

  • The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills and have strong interpersonal and communication and leadership skills. 
  • Hard work and a drive for continuous improvement will be key success factors.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word

Minimum Qualifications

 MBA in Business Administration or Related and 5+ years experience

Equal Employment Opportunity

KLA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.