KLA-Tencor Careers

Senior Electrical Engineer - Global Operations

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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.


    • Electronics system design, electrical system design, power systems, embedded system design, and motion control system integration for KT product
    • Work with system/mechanical/software engineer to define and develop electronics subsystem participate electronics subsystem integration and test in system-level
    • Maintain legacy product including obsolescence parts replacement, develop new feature to improve existing products continuously
    • Interact with manufacturing, service teams to support a smooth product transition into manufacturing and the field
    Write technical documentation that meets the defined quality standards for manufacturing, service as required; manage document release process
  •  Write technical documentation that meets the defined quality standards for manufacturing, service as required; manage document release process 

Preferred Qualifications

  • MSEE or equivalent, emphasizing in control system and motion/motion/robotic controls
  • Knowledge and experience of electrical systems, electronic design, analog and digital design, control systems, embedded electronic hardware, power electronics, electrical system design, motion control system, robotic and precision stage control designs
  • Understand electronics and semiconductor equipment compliance and regulations
  • Team player and design project lead in a multi-discipline and multi-culture environment
  • Strong technical project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • System level knowledge and experience in semiconductor industry and previous KLA-Tencor experience are plus

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctorate (Academic) with at least 5 years of experience. OR
  • Master's Level Degree with at least 6 years of experience. OR
  • Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 7 years 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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