KLA Careers

Product Marketing Manager

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 Service Support Organization (GSS) team headquartered in Milpitas, CA is our service organization that consists of Service Sales and Marketing, Spares Supply Chain management, Field Operations, Engineering, Product Training, and Technical Support.  The GSS organization partners with our field teams and customers in all business sectors to maintain the high performance and productivity of our products through a flexible portfolio of services. Our comprehensive services include: proactive management of tools to identify and improve performance; expertise in optics, image processing and motion control with worldwide service engineers, 24/7 technical support teams and knowledge management systems; and an extensive parts network to ensure worldwide availability of parts.


This role is one of the first in the new Professional Services team within GSS.  The Professional Services team has been formed to identify opportunities to create and deliver more service value for our customers, above and beyond our traditional service business.

This role embodies the traditional responsibilities of Product Marketing, including:

  • Engage customers to understand the unique service-related problems they're facing
  • Document solution requirements and work with technical teams to develop processes and tools that solve customer problems
  • Create service offerings that are attractive to customers, that complement our existing service portfolio, and meet KLA financial targets
  • Create value collateral, train HQ and field teams, and oversee the opportunity funnel
  • Engage customers in evaluations to validate value of the offering, making corrections as needed


To be successful in this role, the candidate should:

  • have a working understanding of semiconductor process control
  • have a basic technical knowledge of semiconductor capital equipment
  • have a creative understanding of customer value elements and ability to translate that understanding into solutions
  • have experience creating and pricing compelling product or service offerings
  • ability to communicate ideas clearly and persuasively, both formally and informally
  • engage and align cross-functional teams on path forward
  • thrive in a fast-paced environment, ability to efficiently juggle many activities

Minimum Qualifications

Master's Level Degree with at least 4 years of experience. OR Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 5 years of 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.