KLA Careers

Business Intelligence Analyst

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.


Create processes and systems by leveraging data and systems to increase efficiency through analytics and automation

Partner with IT and GSS partners in the development of predictive analytics to improve Service operations and executive decision-making around spare parts

Lead and help architect supply chain analytics, including cross-functional, cross-regional teams to design and implement end-to-end supply chain systems, network design, and architecture strategies

Identify opportunities for improvement with systems and tools with goal of increased agility while reducing total cost-of-service and driving efficiencies in the end to end service supply chain

Uses statistical concepts and theories to analyze and collect data and construct solutions to business problems. Performs complex statistical analysis on business data to validate and quantify trends or patterns identified by business analysts. Constructs predictive models to support data analysis or product functions; verifies model and algorithm effectiveness based on real-world results.

Analyzes complex business problems and issues using data from internal and external sources to provide insight to decision-makers. Identifies and interprets trends and patterns in datasets to locate influences. Constructs forecasts, recommendations and strategic/tactical plans based on business data and market knowledge. Creates specifications for reports and analysis based on business needs and required or available data elements. May provide consultation to users and lead cross-functional teams to address business issues.

May directly produce datasets and reports for analysis using system reporting tools.


Hard skills:

  • 10 to 15 years in supply chain operations driving service or supply chain improvements in complex manufacturing environment; strong preference for experience in semiconductor equipment industry or other complex, high-mix, low-volume products
  • Experience managing all aspects of advanced supply chain operations, including:
    • Supply and demand management effectiveness (upturn and downturns)
    • Achieving cost reductions
  • Process oriented with proven experience turning big data into meaningful analyses that lead to actionable results for supply chain operations
  • Strong data and analytical skills and track record for creating predictive systems and processes to improve business performance

Soft skills:

  • Motivated by curiosity and continuous improvement
  • Change agent experienced proposing and selling new ideas and challenging traditions
    • Ability to use data to influence, persuade, and secure buy-in for improvement initiatives
  • Experienced working effectively with internal team, customers, and strategic technical suppliers
  • Creative, innovative and resourceful with a passion for speed, agility, simplification and proactive action
  • Concise and impactful written and verbal communication skills

Minimum Qualifications

Master's Level Degree with at least 6 years of experience.

OR Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 7 years of experience.

OR Equivalent Combination of Education and 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.