KLA Careers

Procurement Support (Supply Chain|Documentation|Manufacturing|Purchasing)

Company Overview

Filmetrics, a KLA company, is the market leader in 3D optical surface profiling and thin-film thickness measurement systems. Filmetrics products combine innovative hardware solutions with intuitive, easy to use software, tied together with a pioneering online platform.  Filmetrics is part of KLA Corporation which develops industry-leading equipment and services that enable innovation throughout the electronics industry. We provide advanced process control and process-enabling solutions for manufacturing wafers and reticles, integrated circuits, packaging, printed circuit boards and flat panel displays. In close collaboration with leading customers across the globe, our expert teams of physicists, engineers, data scientists and problem-solvers design solutions that move the world forward.



Filmetrics products serve a broad range of industries and applications, from electronics and semiconductors to optics, biomedical, automotive, and industrial/commercial coatings. The company’s San Diego headquarters is housed in an open, newly renovated building that provides a pleasant work environment with lots of natural light and fresh air, taking maximum advantage of the San Diego climate. All Filmetrics systems are manufactured in San Diego, and customers are supported through an array of sales offices across the United States and around the world.



The company seeks an engineering administrator to work cross-functionally with the engineering, purchasing and production teams to provide administrative support during the development of new and existing products.

The ideal candidate will be highly attentive to detail, well-organized, process-oriented, and self-motivated to improve information management practices across all departments, as well as possess well-developed written communication skills. Must be comfortable with frequent communications with third-party organizations.  Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Populating and maintaining the administrative documents used during the development and procurement of new products, including Bills of Material (BOMs) and related information
  • Conducting regular communication with the company’s suppliers and manufacturing vendors to include ordering and tracking parts, requesting samples and quotes, and managing the sample feedback process in coordination with engineering
  • Autonomously driving the procurement process of all new parts and assemblies with vendors in support of new product development, to include establishing contact with new vendors as needed
  • Providing detailed visibility and updates on the procurement status of all components to the project teams on a regular basis
  • Maintaining well-organized electronic document control for quotes, sample approvals, engineering packages, etc.
  • Maintaining project schedules, across departments, to ensure milestones and deliverables are achieved on time
  • Compiling, organizing, and updating engineering information packages for new products under-development, including compiling information for regulatory compliance testing and certification

Tracking the implementation of Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) across multi-year product lifecycles 


  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in Project Management, Business, Engineering
  • Accumulated 5 or more years of manufacturing, purchasing and project management related experience preferred
  • Ability to work under frequently changing priorities and deadlines, while keeping a keen awareness of the impact on other areas of the organization
  • Demonstrated high attention to detail - perfectionists are encouraged to apply!
  • Strong communication skills
  • Leadership experience 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, with at least 2 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.