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Manufacturing 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?


KLA has manufacturing sites across the globe, including Belgium, China, Germany, Israel, Singapore and Milpitas (CA).  The Global Operations (GOPS) team, comprised of Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing Engineering, Installation, and Quality, is responsible for manufacturing our leading-edge technology.  We partner with our world-wide supply base and our design engineering teams to bring new products to market.  The GOPS team is continuously working to build our products Better, Faster, Cheaper.


Primarily evaluates internal/external processes, Advanced systems level troubleshooting of Electro/Opto-Mech and optical systems. 

The position will rely on a high degrees of initiative to build the specific system knowledge required to be successfull in the position. 

This position may required up to 50% travel.


  • Electronics Engineer with a focus on process & process tool development, supplier management and small design changes (EOL, ECO)
  • Creative problem-solver, looking at the big picture while digging into details, able to develop systems through Design for Manufacturing process.
  • Planning organizing and assigning and completing tasks in a timely manner; working effectively and accurately under narrow time limitations; ability to work independently in a fast paced dynamic environment; communicating clearly and concisely verbally and in writing
  • An ability to think logically and critically that helps to weigh various available options and take the best decision in favor of efficient production. Quick decision making and excellent time management skills make the person doing industrial engineering jobs, quite resourceful
  • The job profile also demands a command on management and administration principles which are the basic tools for resource allocation, production and strategic planning, and; work coordination and delegation 
  • Programming (Scripting), MatLab, LabVIEW, MS Office (MS Access, MS Project, Visio), Python, Network Architecture, Problem-Solving, Statistical Analysis is a plus but not required.
  • Experience developing process improvements and process tools

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Level Degree with some experience (Iternships, etc) a plus but not required.


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.