KLA Careers

Senior Technical Program/Project 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?

Group/Division

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.

Central Engineering is KLA's largest engineering organization comprised of 9 Centers-of-Excellence (CoE) in various disciplines applied across all product groups in the company. These CoE include Handling & Automation, Precision Motion Control, Sensors & Image Acquisition, Platform Design, and Packaging Engineering, among others. Talent includes over 500 engineers across global centers in Israel, China, India, and the US. Each CoE contributes not just talent and deliverables per discipline toward product programs, but also subject matter expertise, best practices, roadmaps, specialized facilities, apparatus, models, and analytics. These differentiate KLA not only in WHAT we do, but also in HOW we do it.

Responsibilities

  • Corporate Engineering Services process and procedure owner
  • Responsible for providing day to day guidance on ECO, PLM and SAP standards & CIP
  • Responsible for defining Corporate configuration management guidelines and training
  • Training large groups of users on ECO and PLM processes
  • Business support for PLM (Enovia). Including roadmap creation, training, upgrade planning, upgrade project support. User acceptance planning and execution for new PLM projects
  • Business support for SAP Material Master. Including technical troubleshooting, process review and training
  • New acquisition support – Integration to PLM, ECO and SAP
  • PLM & SAP Business owner - IT counterpart 

Some international travel may be required, less than 10%

Qualifications

·       High level knowledge of industry standard configuration and data management methods and practices

·       Experienced with project management, as a member of a project and as the project manager

·       Expert knowledge and experience with SAP (or equivalent ERP) Material (Part) Master and BOMs

·       Comprehensive understanding of and experience with PLM systems, their implementation and potential uses (modules and/or functions)

·       Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills

·       Work on challenging projects with people in various location worldwide

·       Proficient at communicating information;  well organized and ability to create detailed written documents and training

·       Comfortable working and aligning across functional boundaries

 

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

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