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Mechanical Design Engineer

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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 RAPID division is the world leading provider of reticle inspection solutions for the semiconductor industry. The company provides inspection solutions to both the mask shops and the semiconductor fabs to ensure that lithography yields are consistently high thus enabling cost-effective manufacturing.


Precision assembly and testing of mechanical components or sub-assemblies

Diagnose problems and provide hands-on trouble shooting.

Creates parts and assemblies utilizing 3D modeling software (ProEngineer).

Produces detail drawings of designs for manufacturing following accepted drawing standards.

Generates assembly Bills of Materials (BOM’s)  

Obtains quotes and orders parts to meet project schedules.

Collaborates with suppliers to ensure parts and or materials meet specifications and arrive on schedule.

Prepares for and presents reviews to obtain a peer-oriented design assessment      

Contributes to team effort to accomplish overall objectives as needed.

Demonstrates perseverance and a drive to be better.  


Good understanding of mechanical engineering principles, materials and fabrication methods.

Basic understanding of electrical systems, vacuum system technology, design, materials and components

Hands on experience assembling mechanical hardware, conducting various tests and troubleshooting problems.

Works well as a team and be able to openly communicate in an honest and forthright manner with peers, interdisciplinary engineering groups and vendors.

Able to create basic part designs, assemblies and manufacturing detail drawing with 3D modeling software.  Has knowledge of general accepted drawing standards.  

Minimum Qualifications

Master's Level DegreeORBachelor's Level Degree with at least 1 years of 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.

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