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Engr, Mfg Design 2

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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?


KLA has manufacturing sites across the globe, including Belgium, China, Germany, Israel, Singapore and Milpitas (CA).  The Global Operations (GOPS) team, comprised of Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing Engineering, Installation, and Quality, is responsible for manufacturing our leading-edge technology.  We partner with our world-wide supply base and our design engineering teams to bring new products to market.  The GOPS team is continuously working to build our products Better, Faster, Cheaper.


  • Manage optical alignment equipment and related alignment methodology for the latest generation of optical wafer inspection tools
  • Identify ways to improve yield and predictability of the mechanical parts and integration process
  • Participate in the integration and troubleshooting of the manufacturing issues of the mechanical systems and subsystems
  • Work with suppliers to resolve component/part quality problems in a timely manner.
  • Assist Quality and Purchasing departments in driving supplier quality improvements and cost reductions



  • Bachelor/Master in mechanics with at least 3-5 years mechanical design experience
  • Hands-on experience in assembly, alignment, calibration, system integration, and testing of mechanical subsystems, prefer optical-mechanics
  • Experience in developing manufacturing procedures and leading a team in assembling (optical) mechanical systems
  • Excellent project management, problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • A self-driven individual with keen technical mind, positive attitude and strong team player
  • 25 % of international travel required

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