KLA Careers

PECVD Product Engineer

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?


SPTS wafer processing solutions include market-leading silicon etch, dielectric etch, dry-release etch, PVD, PECVD and molecular vapor deposition (MVD®), available with a range of wafer-handling options applicable to R&D, pilot production, or volume production environments. SPTS is headquartered and has its main manufacturing facility in Newport, UK, with additional manufacturing in Allentown, Pennsylvania. SPTS operates across 19 countries in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, and offers comprehensive service and spare parts support through a worldwide network of service centers and qualified local agents.



Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Qualification of new PECVD sales opportunities vs target markets and applications
  • Monitoring competitor activity and maintaining competition performance database
  • Creating product presentations for sales teams and advising on correct product positioning per application
  • Preparing and delivering product sales training presentations
  • Presenting on product capability to customers via Zoom and ultimately on-site visits
  • Responding to customer specification / procurement documents
  • Generating throughput and Cost-of-Ownership (CoO) data using industry-standard models
  • Generating and updating System Configuration Documents (SCD)
  • Assisting with generation Market Requirement Documents (MRD) as new opportunities are identified.
  • Checking and editing demo reports before issuing to the sales team
  • Writing sales support release notes for new upgrades packages
  • Working with in-house market analytics resource to develop market size projections
  • Hosting / co-hosting / coordinating customer visits for live demo’s or show & tell.
  • Developing and maintaining contacts with PECVD customers.
  • Providing input for marcomms press releases / applications briefs / website content / webinars
  • Writing and submitting abstracts and papers to relevant conferences and trade shows



  • A technologist with knowledge and experience of SPTS products, preferably PECVD
  • Enthusiastic with a positive attitude
  • Self-motivated and proactive – must be able to work independently and with a sense of ownership
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong presentation skills
  • The candidate will be a strong communicator comfortable with interfacing with all levels of a business
  • Excellent English both written and spoken


Degree qualified in Technology field