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Manufacturing Manager

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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.


Manage the Spares Manufacturing Electrical Cell Production team

Directs the development and implementation of activities in production areas to meet production goals and quality. Prioritizes production schedules, equipment efficiency, and materials supply. Plans and administers procedures. Develops schedules and manpower requirements for the electrical cell. Selects, develops, crosstrains and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

  • SCOPE: Drive to meet P1/P2 demand, Critical High risk parts, OTD goals and reduce backlog; plan resources to meet Production priority schedules. Provides guidance to subordinates within the latitude of established company policies. Recommends changes to policies and establishes procedures that affect the team.
  • JOB COMPLEXITY: Works on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current business trends. Follows processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Acts as advisor to subordinate(s) to meet schedules and/or resolve technical problems. Develops and administers schedules and performance requirements; may have budget responsibilities.
  • INTERACTION: Frequently interacts with leads, materials team, engineering, customers and/or functional peer group managers, involving matters between functional areas, other company divisions or units, or customers and the company. Lead a cooperative effort among members of the various teams.
  • SUPERVISION: Manages, with the leads, the coordination of the production activities and priorities.


  • Project Management
  • BS Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Familiarity with KLA tools preferably Rapid
  • 3 years Management experience
  • Familiarity with KLA apps
    • eNovia
    • eQuality 



Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience.
  • OR Master's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience.
  • OR Equivalent Combination of Experience and Education.

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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