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Field Application Engineer (Location in Jinan)

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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 RAPID division is the world leading provider of reticle inspection solutions for the semiconductor industry. The company provides inspection solutions to both the mask shops and the semiconductor fabs to ensure that lithography yields are consistently high thus enabling cost-effective manufacturing.


  1. Develop and implement product applications for existing KLA-Tencor products to provide maximum value to the customer.
  2. Troubleshoot the most complex problems and determine remedial actions required to resolve problems.
  3. Respond to customer requests and provide the high quality support with effective communication
  4. Help to conduct customer product demonstrations, H2H and technical training to end users;
  5. Assist, but not lead, technical collaboration on major new technology or product beta test.  PLC leads the effort.
  6. Assist and aligned with, but not lead, hard ware service escalations. 
  7. Generate best known method documents, application notes and other training material for best knowledge sharing.


  1. PHD or MS / BS in  Engineering, Physics, Optics, Material Science or related fields and strong technical background.
  2. Knowledge in photomask manufacture process and lithography technology is plus.  
  3. Ability to set priorities and delegate tasks during critical situations where multiple issues must be handled simultaneously
  4. Demonstrated skills in conceptualizing creative technical solutions, documenting them, and presenting them to management.
  5. Strong presentation, technical writing & communication skills.
  6. Proficient in the English language.