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Administrative Assistant

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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 Broadband Plasma Division (BBP) provides market-leading patterned wafer optical inspection systems for leading-edge IC manufacturing. Logic, foundry, and memory customers depend on BBP products to detect yield-critical defects for process debug and excursion monitoring at advanced process nodes.    

BBP flagship products include the 29xx and 39xx series which leverage Broadband Plasma technology to capture a wide range of defects with ultimate sensitivity at the optical inspection speeds needed for inline defect monitoring.



KLA seeks a creative and organized professional, reporting to the General Manager. This is an exciting, fast-paced position with a global market leader in the semiconductor industry. Reporting to the General Manager, this person will work with all divisional departments, across the globe, to maximize efficiency and impact of the GM and their team.


  • Able to coordinate complex activities within department and across departments
  • Assist General Manager with driving actions and initiatives
  • Summarize division activity for review with CEO and Executive team
  • Create cadence system to improve meetings efficiency and impact. Supports GM scheduling and international travel.
  • Track strategic plan deliverables, creates mechanism for monitoring progress & performance towards those goals
  • Effective handling of information of highly confidential and critical nature.



  • Bachelor's Degree (BA or BS) is required
  • 1-2 year of professional experience is desired in a corporate office environment.       

Technical Competencies:

  • Critical thinker with strong organization and communication skills
  • Resourceful and excellent networking/partnering skills
  • Ability to identify owners of different processes within the company and work collaboratively with them.
  • Ability to research, write and/or edit basic communications
  • Understands the concept and importance of company purpose and vision
  • Strong ability to multitask effectively

Cultural Competencies:

  • Creative thinker, with a desire and ability to look for better ways to approach issues and situations
  • Communicates clearly and concisely with positive, can-do attitude
  • Self-motivated with a track record as self-starter; Flexible, creative and innovative
  • Strong team orientation, with a strong sense of commitment to team members and clients and the ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Works well independently
  • Makes decisions and acts with company’s and project’s best interests in mind
  • Responds resourcefully and constructively to new demands and challenges
  • Leverages existing solutions for faster implementation
  • Demonstrates ability to work with a high sense of urgency when needed
  • Exhibits a professional manner with ability to work in a large, complex organization

Emotional Intelligence Competencies:

  • Demonstrates self-awareness and self-control
  • Conveys empathy
  • Displays ability to navigate social situations
  • Understands the concept and importance of company purpose and vision

Minimum Qualifications

  • Well versed with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Strong ability to multitask effectively
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Resourceful and excellent networking/partnering skills

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.

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