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Sales Operations Analyst

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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 is well known for its high-performing business model which routinely produces significant profit margins and revenue. Key to supporting KLA business is the finance team that partners with corporate and global business organizations to provide expertise and guidance for developing and executing sound business models and practices.

The Finance organization consists of operations and corporate finance teams. The operations finance team influences business decisions by gathering the best available operations information, distilling it and making recommendations to our management team on the best course of action. The corporate team provides a broad range of services, such as financial planning, corporate accounting, tax, industry analysis and benchmarking, internal audits, SEC reporting and merger and acquisition support.


Responsible for implementing and maintaining a Product Model Configuration System (Variant Configurator) within SAP R/3.  The maintenance of this system will include changes and updates to product configurations, and implementation of new product models in the Variant Configurator. Responsible for establishing and maintaining communications between engineering, manufacturing, marketing, sales, configuration analysts, and engineering services within the assigned product divisions to ensure appropriate changes are documented, tested and implemented correctly. Specific tasks include but not limited to, creation of materials, BOMs, classes, characteristics, values and dependencies, select conditions, configuration profiles, user interface design, procedures, dependency nets, ALEing, variant tables, and pricing conditions with pricing procedures. Testing and validation of the resulting product model with the appropriate business owner. 


Expert skills and knowledge of SAP Variant Configuration modeling practices. Candidate should be able to implement complex modeling requirements and provide robust VC solutions.

  • 3+ years of SAP R/3 Variant Configuration
  • Experience in Material Variant is a big plus
  • Experience in high-tech industry (discrete manufacturing)
  • Experience in importing external config rules/variables/bills of materials into the system is a plus
  • Ability to work with the business in defining requirements and resolving gaps/issues by coming up with creative solutions


Minimum Qualifications

3+ years of SAP R/3 Variant Configuration required

A bachelor's degree in a related field such as CS, MIS, Information Science, Computer Programming, Systems Analysis, etc.

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.