KLA-Tencor Careers

Engr, Mfg Design 3

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.



  • Interface with Design Engineering team for the release of new products (NPI) into Manufacturing
  • Involve in product development  and evaluate the design for manufacturability and reliability by participating in design reviews and the assembly of the prototype units
  • Design/develop manufacturing tests and test fixtures and tooling for mechanical parts and/or assemblies to be used in production and at the suppliers to enable volume production.
  • Provide feedback on design changes by working closely with Development Engineering teams (M.E. and E.E. teams.)
  • Creating ECO (Engineering Change Orders), Structuring BOMs and  creating test and assembly documentation as needed
  • To work on Continuous improvement projects to minimize Cycle time/Quality issues and bring them to closure within targeted time line.
  • Work with suppliers to resolve component/yield/part problems in a timely manner and assist purchasing teams in driving supplier quality improvements and cost reductions efforts.
  • Perform First Article qualifications for parts and EOL components.
  • Provide fly and fix support on field escalations for analysis/resolution on any issue requiring in-depth knowledge on the product.
  • Ability to do a detailed Failure analysis on Infant Mortality parts and come up with proposal and concepts to enhance performance.

Provide strong technical support to production team to resolve issues and ensure on time shipment

Preferred Qualifications


  • Master’s/Bachelor’s Degree in Mechatronics/Mechanical Engineering with 5 or more years of experience in manufacturing.
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings and use a variety of precision testing and measuring Instruments.
  • To understand the working principle of complex mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies on a high precision defect inspection equipment and how they relate to system performance.
  • Understand contract manufacturing processes
  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills to support technical issues, set-up experiments, and perform data analysis
  • In-depth understanding of mechanical, electrical, and electronics components involved in the design and development of optical-based, semiconductor inspection equipment or equivalent is a plus
  • Expected to travel up to 25% of the time

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