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Engr, Process Development 3

Company Overview

SPTS Technologies, a KLA company, designs, manufactures and markets wafer processing solutions for the global semiconductor and related industries. SPTS provides industry leading etch and deposition process technologies on a range of single wafer handling platforms. End-market applications include micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), advanced packaging, LED, high speed RF device IC’s and power semiconductors. SPTS 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.


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.



Process Demonstrations.

  • Demonstrate SPTS processes to meet the agreed specification
  • Assess results using analytical equipment and appropriate software packages
  • Provide the product marketing department with regular updates on the progress of sample/demonstration work
  • Develop good relationships with customers
  • Summarise results in a written report or presentation for both internal and external use

Process Development

  • Develop processes in line with SPTS products
  • Varying the process parameters to optimise results
  • Run marathon tests for new processes and equipment
  • Contribute constructively to the work of project teams for new products and processes.
    • Undertake problem solving and trouble-shooting involving hands-on equipment investigations
  • Summarise results in a written report or presentation
  • Write technical reports for patent applications
  • Write technical papers for publication at conferences, seminars etc

Field Support

  • Develop SPTS processes to meet the agreed specification at customer sites
  • Develop good customer relationships


  • 5 years experience within the semiconductor field or other capital equipment
  • Master degree in a relevant Engineering discipline.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated and can work independently
  • PVD or ETCH experience is required
  • Working in multi-disciplinary environment – an advantage

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