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Procurement Intern

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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?


The Global Supply Chain (GSC) organization is a matrix organization overseeing sourcing, supplier contracting, supplier management, materials management, procurement (direct and indirect), logistics, and trade compliance around the world.  GSC leads the company to establish and manage an innovative, reliable, efficient, effective, and compliant supply chain and logistics, working to assure competitive advantage for KLA.



The KLA Procurement group is a dynamic and fast paced group supporting the company in Procurement Operations, Strategic Sourcing, Category, Supplier and Contract management.  Activities include spend analysis, negotiations, contracts drafting and sourcing engagements.

The KLA Procurement Summer Intern will be responsible for completing one or more specially designed projects in support of KLA Procurements strategic initiatives. 

Projects will be drawn from a pool of requirements supporting:

  • Strategic Sourcing & Category Management
  • Procurement Data Analytics
  • Procurement Operation Effectiveness
  • Stakeholder & Supplier Management  


Preferred Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will be analytical and have strong interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Hard work and a drive for continuous improvement will be key success factors.
  • Students pursuing their BS or MBA in Business Administration or Related
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Excel, PowerPoint, Word 

Minimum Qualifications


In pursuit of a bachelor's or master’s degree in Business Administration or Finance with concentration in Economics, or Supply Chain a plus.

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.