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Manufacturing Engineer (Electrical 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.


  • Support new product upgrade launches and manufacturing releases
  • Anticipate considerations in design reviews and release processes of subsystems and specifications
  • Work with design teams for DFX and develop upgrade installation procedures
  • ECO review and approvals and transfer design knowledge to MDE/MFG teams
  • 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
  • Provide sustaining engineering to support computer hardware and electrical subsystems


  • BSEE or MSEE with emphasis in computer, control systems and image acquisition and processing
  • Knowledge of and experience with electronics design, analog and digital design, control systems, embedded electronic hardware and firmware design, FPGA/CPLD development, electrical system design, motion control system, image acquisition, embedded image processing and data conversion;
  • Good electronics background with computer system hardware and software knowledge. Understand scripts like Python is a plus
  • Team player in a multi-cultural environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Active and highly motivated; strong learning ability
  • System level knowledge and experience in semiconductor industry and previous experience working in KLA is a plus
  • Understand electronics and semiconductor equipment compliance and regulations

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctorate (Academic) OR
  • Master's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience OR
  • Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience
  • Equivalent Combination of Education and 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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