KLA-Tencor Careers

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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.


This person will conduct all planning activities for new tool builds and spare part repairs utilizing SAP as their primary tool for our Spares manufacturing organization in Milpitas (CA). 

Responsibilities include:

  • Create and edit work orders, based on MRP requirements and material availability
  • Create and review SOX reports for work order variances, PPV, ABC code reports and be responsible for COGS in the department.
  • Assist with purchasing activity and supply chain management.
  • Manage ECO reviews, approvals and implementation as well as END review for the plant.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS in Business, Supply Chain, or Engineering preferred.
  • Strong preference for someone with 10 years of Direct Planning experience utilizing SAP in a semiconductor capital equipment environment or comparable industry (e.g. medical imaging equipment, etc.)
  • Must have a solid working knowledge of BOM's, ECO practices, and understanding of business finance basics.
  • Ability to supervise and direct work activities with strong organizational skills.
  • Have knowledge of ECO & END processes.

Minimum Qualifications

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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