KLA-Tencor Careers

Compliance Lead

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?


This individual will have accountability for driving information security and compliance/risk management programs within the China region, working collaboratively with local decision makers and teams, and establishing a strong partnership with Regional Business Units. The position will have responsibility for all aspects of overseeing Safety, Security and Compliance within the region including incident response, governance, controls and risk management, training and awareness.

This role will provide guidance to management regarding adherence to both internal and external directives from the 2nd Line of Defense primarily focused on Compliance, Safety & Security Risk and some Business Continuity functions.


  • Oversee the development, implementation and auditing of all safety and security programs throughout the region.
  • Perform safety and security audits of larger offices quarterly and smaller offices twice per year.
  • Conduct thorough review of Safety and Security incidents and ensure they are documented with any corrective actions being tracked until closure.  
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policies and standards in conjunction with local China government rules and regulations including Anti-bribery, Conflicts of Interest, Information Security programs  
  • Foster ethical culture and ensure internal stakeholders understand and follow compliance policy requirements.
  • Continually provide advice and guidance to business teams from compliance aspect.
  • Monitor and identify compliance risks, coordinate control improvements and check implementation status.
  • Implement compliance policies and procedures, and conduct training to ensure implementation.
  • Conduct compliance reviews and approvals on customer hospitality with FCPA customers, sponsorship, and donation activities.
  • Conduct Due Diligence screening on third party engagement.
  • Support annual risk assessment and follow up the remediation action.
  • Support ad hoc risk monitoring and audits upon the requests from the Chief Compliance Officer or business leaders.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Qualified candidates must have a proven record establishing effective EH&S, Security and Compliance programs
  • Experience working for a global, multinational company
  • Strong business acumen to drive appropriate control requirements that meet business and information security objectives
  • Ability to influence decision makers with data and objective analysis
  • Candidates must have strong technical safety and security risk management experience, business process and customer relationship management skills
  • Write and speak fluent Mandarin and English
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Compliance, Audit, Controls, Legal, or Security or as a regulator

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