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Refurbishment 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.


Responsible for performing the setup, calibration, testing, and troubleshooting of complex circuits, instruments and mechanical assemblies.

Determines and may develop test specifications, methods and procedures from blueprints, drawings and diagrams.

Tests and troubleshoot OPTO-Electro- mechanical assemblies and/or systems in final test. May complete rework on assemblies and/or systems in final test.

As required, prepares technical reports summarizing findings and recommending solutions to technical problems. May assist in the selection and setup of specialized test equipment.


AA Degree, military technical training or equivalent vocational training is required. Five plus years of progressively more complex experience in a semiconductor testing equipment.

Works on assignments that are complex in nature where considerable judgment and initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations.

Acts independently to determine methods and procedures in new assignments and may supervise the activities of other non-exempt personnel.

Requires experience in testing digital and or analog systems, and ability to read complicated drawings and utilize mathematics, handbook formulas and a variety of precision and measuring instruments.

Minimum Qualifications

AA Degree, military technical training or equivalent vocational training is required.

New college graduate in mechatronics or SW engineering, or five plus years of progressively more complex experience in semiconductor testing equipment.

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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