KLA Careers

Service Supply Chain Master Scheduler

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?

Group/Division

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.

Responsibilities

A successful candidate will have a collaborative & proactive attitude, strong analytical skills, and the ability to think in a broad scope. This position is highly visible, presenting to senior management and executives on a regular basis and includes total supply chain collaboration including sales, marketing, planning and logistics.  Analyze historical data to develop statistical lifecycle demand curves and/or forecast models for specific commodities / regions.  The best candidate will have a broad skill set including strong relationship management and negotiations skills, analytical horsepower, excellent business judgment and deep curiosity about how things work. Willing to challenge the status quo in order to help improve existing workflows and processes to optimize supply chain operations. You will work with internal client peers of all sizes and must have sufficient presence and communication skills to drive progress. This is not a typical production master schedule function. This is for the service business with unique challenges and in this environment master schedule functions as a venue for key decision making, information sharing, and tracking & monitoring of KPIs for service supply chain.

  • Collaborates with a wide cross-functional teams within the organization including sales, marketing, engineering, operations, and finance.
  • Schedules and facilitates the monthly Master Schedule meeting.
  • Produces and publishes correspondence, presentations, meeting agendas, meeting minutes associated with Master Schedule.
  • Tracks the actions from each Master Schedule and reports the progress.
  • Support various data analytical activities such as historical demand and install base trend, parts response time, spares delivery performances, 12 month forecast outlook, etc.
  • Develops a working knowledge of the company's service products and processes.

 

Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of demand planning, supply planning and supply chain management.
  • Strong analytical capability and statistics skills.
  • Self-driven with a passion for solving complex business problems
  • Ability to distill large and complex information down to simple, easy to understand terms and conclusions.
  • Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills.
  • Utilize database, SQL and Excel skills to collect, organize, and analyze data to support forecasting efforts
  • Play a leadership role in the standardization of deliverables; ensure adherence to commitments
  • Project Management: Lead cross-functional operational initiatives. Identify process and systems gaps and partner with Milestone and the Clients operations and Capacity planning teams to drive business results.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS or BA, preferably in a relevant field such as Business, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Data Analytics
  • Be able to work well within a team as well as having a strategic mindset and being enthusiastic as an individual
  • Advanced Excel capabilities e.g. Pivot tables, chart creation, and presentation of data
  • Analytical, detail- focused, organized, focused and strong presentation skills required
  • Confident in your ability to present to Executive levels within the organization.
  • Possess the ability to make timely and well-informed decisions based on data analysis

Equal Employment Opportunity

KLA 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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