KLA 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, 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.


  • Place Purchase Orders for direct materials per requirements driven by MRP or Re-order Point system
  • Ensure timely materials availability per planning requirements
  • Review and analyze planning reports to ensure materials availability for production
  • Communicate with suppliers for early or delayed deliveries as required
  • Liaise with suppliers on non-compliant issues and work with suppliers on replacements or repairs
  • Communicate with Suppliers on engineering change orders (ECO) and co-ordinate phasing in of the new revision


  • Diploma/Degree in Industrial Engineering/Materials Management/Supply Chain management/ Logistics or equivalent experience
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word, Outlook and experience in SAP system
  • Ability to work overtime as required
  • Experience in low-volume high-mix  manufacturing environment is a plus
  • Equivalent Combination of Education and Experience.

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