KLA-Tencor Careers

Reverse Logistics

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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-Tencor, 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-Tencor 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.


  • Utilize experience and analytics to define and lead improvement efforts for processes and systems supporting Reverse Logistics.
  • Develop scalable business process to drive better decisions in supply chain management, such as cost, cycle time, performance metrics, system enhancements, etc.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally, spanning all organizational levels.
  • Ensure efficient execution to meet operational objectives
  • Make recommendations to improve productivity, quality and efficiency of service supply chain reverse logistics
  • Define and lead improvement efforts for systems supporting Reverse Logistics
  • Interface with cross-functional stakeholders, such as Quality, DC Operations and Supply Chain, to understand the business objectives
  • Identify the gaps in current process and drive actionable solutions

Preferred Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree and 3 years of global supply chain experience required
  • Strong organizational skills required
  • Strong written and oral communication skills required
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills required
  • Project management experience (e.g. managing project plans, timelines, costs etc.) required
  • Able to work independently with minimal guidance and flexibility to handle a wide variety of projects
  • Collaborative and team-oriented attitude, willing and excited to work with a global team
  • 3PL management experience
  • Self-motivated and ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience OR
  • Master's Level Degree with at least 1 year of experience

Equal Employment Opportunity

KLA-Tencor 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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