KLA Careers

Process Control Solutions Engineer

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 mission of Corporate Marketing at KLA is to enable customer success while achieving long‐term revenue goals, by partnering with customers and organizations within KLA. We work towards this goal by: Learning relevant market and technology data, which are critical to identify key problems and guide the development of differentiated products and solutions; by deploying new products and solutions to achieve penetration, adoption and share goals, while ensuring customers successfully achieve their business objectives; and by engaging with customers to ensure our solutions meet their needs and address roadblocks to our mutual success.

Corporate marketing includes: Corporate Communications (technical communications, brand, public relations, social media, web and advertising); Strategic and Field Marketing (business intelligence, forecasting, market analysis and value programs to support customer success and growth); Process Control Solutions (technical roadmap planning, consulting on yield enhancement and collaboration with customers) and Customer Engagement (customer value delivery and maximizing penetration, share, adoption). The Corporate Marketing group reports to the Chief Marketing Officer and Senior VP of Global Customer Success.



The selected person will be a yield consultant working in our Process Control Solutions team with the following duties :

  • Collaborates with top tier customers to understand their yield challenges, develop solutions to help them improve, and ramp HVM at advanced nodes
  • Develop and drive implementation of unique solutions and use cases to solve critical yield problems using KLA's inspection and metrology tools.
  • Interface with mid to high level technical personnel at customer sites, as well as KLA-Tencor marketing and engineering to develop or enhance current and new KLA-Tencor products and solutions
  • Work as a team with KLA-Tencor marketing, technical directors and Apps to define/execute customer project plans and deliver the results.
  • Regularly interacts with senior management or executive levels on matters concerning functional area and/or customers.
  • Support KLA PLC (product life cycle) teams as required




  • PhD in Science/Engineering discipline and 10 years of experience at advanced semiconductor customer
  • Extensive experience in fab process, integration, yield
  • Experience with problem solving techniques and driving improvement with combined teams
  • Experience leading cross functional teams to meet key objectives
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with project management both internal and external

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate (Academic) with at least 7 years of experience. OR Master's Level Degree with at least 8 years of experience. OR Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 10 years of experience.