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PSC Engineer (Process Control)

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 Customer Organization (GCO) is our field based, customer facing organization consisting of Sales, Marketing, Applications, Finance, Human Resources, Facilities & IT.  They partner closely with our customers to provide a comprehensive portfolio of products, services, software, and expertise, to help them manage yield throughout their fabrication process—from research and development to final volume production. 

Responsibilities of this group include maintaining strategic client relationships, identifying and closing sales opportunities, ensuring our products meet performance capabilities & expectations, providing critical solutions for improved yield performance, and collecting requirements for future products by understanding customer processes and technology trends. This diverse and dynamic team partners with KLA’s service organization and factory divisions to help ensure alignment between customer needs and corporate offering to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction.




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.