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Quality Control Inspector

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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?



MicroSense, a KLA Company, located in Lowell, Massachusetts, is a global leader in precision measurement and metrology systems for Semiconductor, Data Storage, Solar, Automotive, R&D and other markets. We provide an entrepreneurial and flexible work environment, in a family-friendly, small company atmosphere.




  • Perform dimensional analysis on 1st article inbound parts to verify parts conform to internal drawings. This may require visiting local suppliers in the area.
  • Maintain work log used to track inspection throughput
  • Reject OOT parts or report discrepancies & potential non-conformances to Quality Manager for disposition
  • Manage the calibration schedule and coordinate calibration with an outside supplier
  • Put-Away approved parts to stocking locations and rejected parts to reject bins
  • Review documentation for compliance to internal and customer requirements
  • Lead final tool inspections and document and record results
  • Quality leader in division
  • Responsible for ensuring rejected materials are properly marked and stored in rejection bins
  • Advise and lead employees on various safety-related topics
  • Enforce preventative measures
  • Generate Corrective Action Requests (CARs) and accountable for the proper implementation of the Corrective Action Process (CAR).
  • Prepare and present reports on accidents and violations and determine causes
  • Assist in Cycle Count & Cycle Count administration as needed
  • Contribute as needed to Team Warehouse effort – receiving, packaging, etc..




  • Prior experience with mechanical part inspections
  • Critical thinker with problem-solving skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to make decisions independently
  • Solid communication skills
  • Solid computer skills


Minimum Qualifications

HS Graduate or Equivalent with at least 3 years of experience.  An Associates degree in a technology discipline is desirable

Additional qualifications

  • Superior organizational skills
  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Proficient with MS Office suite



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.