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Engineering Budget, 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?


With over 40 years of semiconductor process control experience, chipmakers around the globe rely on KLA to ensure that their fabs ramp next-generation devices to volume production quickly and cost-effectively. Enabling the movement towards advanced chip design, KLA's Global Products Group (GPG), which is responsible for creating all of KLA’s metrology and inspection products, is looking for the best and the brightest research scientist, software engineers, application development engineers, and senior product technology process engineers.

The Broadband Plasma Division (BBP) provides market-leading patterned wafer optical inspection systems for leading-edge IC manufacturing. Logic, foundry, and memory customers depend on BBP products to detect yield-critical defects for process debug and excursion monitoring at advanced process nodes.    

BBP flagship products include the 29xx and 39xx series which leverage Broadband Plasma technology to capture a wide range of defects with ultimate sensitivity at the optical inspection speeds needed for inline defect monitoring.



  • Support division leadership team in planning, forecasting and analyzing Fixed Cost (Headcount, Project Materials, Capital expense).
  • Manage division’s annual budget ensuring spending is on track by understanding the spending profile and continuously balancing between different spend categories.
  • Responsible for monthly forecast (expense & HC) and analyzing actual results with comparison to forecast
  • Work with Finance to build and maintain standardized monthly and quarterly management reports
  • Work with Hardware, Software and manufacturing functions to track spending
  • Work with Manufacturing operations team & Finance related to new product integrations
  • Support Finance to drive strat plan


  • Demonstrated experience with new product introduction and supply chain
  • Demonstrated experience managing projects independently
  • Technical expertise in optical, mechanical or manufacturing engineering
  • The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of progressive experience in financial planning in a public company
  • Experience in managing operating expense in a high-tech environment and business partnering to drive cost efficiency
  • Strong financial analytical and excel modeling skills
  • Result-driven, self-motivated, fast learner with excellent eye for detail and ability to work independently and proactively with cross functional teams
  • Has the ability to create, multitask, and be flexible to multiple requests in a time sensitive manner.
  • Comfortable working in an ambiguous environment and be flexible to constant change.
  • Openness to learning and looking for ways to improve.
  • Comfortable with reaching out to others and working with different levels and parts of an organization.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Team player with a positive attitude and strong sense of ownership
  • Proficient in SAP or comparable ERP systems and strong MS Excel and PowerPoint skills

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 4 years of experience.ORMaster's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience.

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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