Thursday, July 24, 2014

Financial Analyst (Financial Analysis |SOX |COGS | Forecasting) (# 111442)

Position: Financial Analyst
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Wafer Inspection Division (WIN) is the world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced optical inspection tools for inline monitoring of process defects in advanced semiconductor factories.

Responsibilities:
  • Drive Gross Margin Improvement Initiatives in manufacturing and service. Engage with Engineering, Operations, Service for target setting and reporting of results
  • Collaborate with Operations on Inventory Planning, Headcount Planning, managing of Operational expense drivers
  • Continuous improvement mindset, partnering with different areas of the organization, identifying gaps, cost savings
  • Perform the Semi-annual standard cost change process of costing parts, manufacturing overhead and simulations in SAP system
  • Responsible for the financial analysis of monthly actual results with comparisons to the forecast and engaging Operations to maximize efficiencies/ address issues
  • Own the bi-weekly forecasting covering manufacturing and install period expenses, product costs, other COGS as well as production inventory
  • Ensure that finance policies and proper accounting rules are being followed consistently and SOX-compliant in all areas of responsibility
  • Assist in all other ad hoc requests which require financial modeling, scenario analysis and simulations
  • Partnering and aligning with Ops Finance Peers in Singapore, Global Operations
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance with minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience (with emphasis on cost accounting, forecasting and financial analysis in a manufacturing environment)
  • Proficient in SAP and strong MS Excel skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a time sensitive environment
  • Comfortable in ambiguous environment, comfortable approaching and communicating with different levels of the organization
  • Independent and critical thinker, fast learner and excellent eye for detail
Minimum Qualifications:
Degree in Accounting or Finance with at least 3-5 years of relevant experience

Kindly send your resume to raju.balaji@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Product Engineer (NPI | Troubleshooting | Optics | Semiconductor Capital Equipment) (# 111367)

Position: Product Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Global Service Support Organization (GSS) team headquartered in Milpitas, CA is our service organization that consists of Service Sales and Marketing, Spares Supply Chain management, Field Operations, Product Training, and Technical Support. The GSS organization partners with our field teams and customers in all business sectors to maintain the high performance and productivity of our products through a flexible portfolio of services. Our comprehensive services include: proactive management of tools to identify and improve performance; expertise in optics, image processing and motion control with worldwide service engineers, 24/7 technical support teams and knowledge management systems; and an extensive parts network to ensure worldwide availability of parts.

Responsibilities:
As a product engineer, you will be actively engaged in the New Product Introduction process for our advanced laser-scanning systems for defect inspection of patterned semiconductor wafers:

Gain a systems-engineering level knowledge of highly complex, leading edge wafer inspection systems by working with design engineers during the development process.
Assess system optics, electronics, software, and mechanics with respect to design for reliability, stability, and serviceability.

Implement and track progress of the new product introduction process. This will include cost of service analysis and modeling, FRU parts characterization, diagnostic improvements, software feature requirements development, training plan, stocking plan and documentation plan.

Manage beta support of product release and continuous improvement plans. Be able to set up beta and ensure good planning for success. During beta track performance, investigate issues and determine root cause. Provide both feedback and updates to engineering on progress and ensure all issues are driven to closure.
Help develop and document maintenance, troubleshooting, and part replacement procedures.

Support internal and external customers in the operation, installation, upgrade, diagnosis, repair and application of semiconductor wafer inspection systems.
Respond to situations where first-line support has failed to resolve problems by providing written plans of action by e-mail or hands-on assistance at customer sites in the US, Asia, and Europe.

Train tech support personnel and others and assist in developing training materials.
Gather and analyze data from the field to identify sources of systematic issues across tool populations.

Write technical reports to communicate issues, analysis, technical assessments, system status, and engineering recommendations.

Act as a two-way conduit for information transfer between the engineers who are responsible for designing our products and field service teams who are responsible for product maintenance and support.

The person who will thrive in this job is interested in technology, human factors, and business, is motivated by helping others succeed and by driving improvements, and enjoys communicating and building working relationships.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • BS required (MS or Ph.D. preferred) in Physics, IT/Software/Networking, Electronics, Optics, Software or related technical field
  • Hands-on experience designing, building, operating, and/or troubleshooting complex instruments, such as experimental research instruments, medical systems, or semiconductor capital equipment
  • Knowledge of electronics, software, and/or mechanical systems
  • Results oriented and driven to excel
  • Enjoys teaching, troubleshooting, working with groups of people, and explaining complex things as simply as possible
  • Strong analytic and data analysis skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work effectively in multidisciplinary, multicultural teams and to take a leadership role when needed
  • Quick grasp of challenging, complex technical information
  • Natural curiosity, inventiveness, and an interest in making things work better
  • Availability for travel both domestically and internationally
  • Ability to work non-standard working hours including weekends and holidays
  • Multi-lingual proficiency in Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, German or French is highly desirable
  • Military veterans are encouraged to apply
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience
OR
Doctorate (Academic)

Kindly send your resume to raju.balaji@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Internal Auditor ( SOX | Audit | CPA ) (# 111419)

Position: Internal Auditor
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
This is part of KLA-Tencor's Global Internal Audit group.

Responsibilities:

The Role – Internal Auditor
We are looking for a sharp, motivated finance professional with strong communication and interpersonal skills to add to our team. The individual will be able to solve problems, working independently under general supervision with considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgment.

Key areas of responsibility include;
  • Primary function in SOX 404 compliance
  • Supporting and providing input in the development of the control environment
  • Performing and supervising audit procedures, including: 1) Designing test procedures. 2) Conducting interviews, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting processes and procedures. 3) Identifying, developing, and documenting control/audit issues and recommendations.
  • Working with divisional and functional management to develop and implement practical solutions to address control/audit findings
  • Communicating the results of projects via written reports and/or oral presentations to management
  • Coordinating and liaising with external auditors
  • Supervising and reviewing work performed by others, provide coaching as necessary
  • Pursuing professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and shares information gained with co-workers
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Considerable skill in planning and project management, and in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines
  • Ability to integrate operational issues and financial concepts and data into compelling plans and actions
  • Considerable skill in effective verbal and written communications, including interviewing skills and presenting findings and recommendations
  • Candidate must have BS/BA degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Considerable knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices
  • Skill in negotiating issues and resolving problems
  • Candidate must be a self-starter and be objective and work independently
  • Big 4 audit firm experience a plus
  • CPA or equivalent qualification strongly preferred
Minimum Qualifications: 

Bachelor's Level degree with at least 4 years of experience

Kindly send your resume to raju.balaji@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Product Engineer (optics| image processing|Matlab | Python| precision motion control) (#111444)

Job Title: Product Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Business Unit:
The Wafer Inspection Division (WIN) is the world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced optical inspection tools for inline monitoring of process defects in advanced semiconductor factories.

Responsibilities:
The engineering design team of WIN division is looking for a self-motivated, creative, and result oriented system engineers to develop next generation inspection prototype. The desire candidate should have strong background in fundamental optics, image/data processing, system calibration, statistics, and precision motion control systems.  Prior exposure to Cougar architecture and wafer inspection application is a plus. The successful candidate should be fluent in Matlab, Python, Java, and Jython.

The project has tight interaction with algorithm and application teams, so the candidate is expected to collaborate in multi-discipline environment and communicate results and requirements in both oral and written forms. Good communication skills, both written and oral, and good leadership skills to guide the team to results are essential for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:
The successful candidate will likely have:
  1. PhD in Physics, EE, Optics, or related fields.
  2. Understand the fundamental principles of optics, data/image procession, statistics, system calibration, and control systems.
  3. Programming skills in Matlab, Python, Java, and Jython.
  4. Strong analytical skill.
  5. Strong problem solving skills. Past experience demonstrating the ability to solve complex problems by breaking the main problem into key sub-components is a plus.
  6. Hands on data collection experience.
  7. Good communication skill.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 5 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 4 years of experience.
OR
Doctorate (Academic) with at least 2 years of experience.

Please send your resume to Vinod at vinod.sanker@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Product (Field) Marketing Manager (Optical Metrology | Advanced Lithography) (# 110772 /# 110773)

Job Title: Product (Field) Marketing Manager -- Optical Metrology
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Business Unit:
The Optical Metrology Division (OMD) products are used for optical overlay metrology. The portfolio of products includes unique solution packages which are based on hardware and software systems to enhance yield and effectiveness. As a world leader in its field of expertise, the division's products are the most advanced in performance (measurement accuracy of nanometers and below), reliability, ease of use and compatibility with other KLA-Tencor's products.  KLA-Tencor controls over 80% of the world market sales in its field, and its products are used by every major semiconductor manufacturer around the world. 

Position Summary:
The Product (Field) Marketing Manager for OMD is responsible for product strategy and customer interface activities. The OMD conceives, develops manufactures and markets Lithography Control (Overlay and CD) equipment for the front end semiconductor manufacturing process counting all major semiconductor manufacturers amongst its key customers.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing New Lithography Control products within the product lifecycle process including defining requirements, setting priorities for the development team, selecting and working with test partners and managing product launches. Strong leadership across differing functional groups and effective communication with executive management will be key elements to success in this role.

There will also be significant account management responsibilities working with an international sales team to define penetration strategies, formulate competitive responses and manage tool evaluations and competitive run-offs. 

A) Develop and execute strategies to drive growth, adoption and market penetration
B) Develop new techniques and models that highlight product value and differentiation
C) Build and manage relationships with customers
D) Develop effective marketing collateral
E) Create and deliver solutions to customer problems

Preferred Qualification:
A) Deep knowledge and experience in advanced lithography, including:
   1. Multi-patterning
   2. Double-patterning
   3. EBeam lithography
   4. FINFET processing
   5. 3D structures
   6. Immersion lithography
   7. EUV
   8. Computational lithography
   9. Advanced OPC
   10. Nanofabrication
B) Fluency in Chinese (Mandarin) or Korean is preferred
C) Excellent communication and presentation skills with ability to influence others

Minimum Qualifications:
Master's Level Degree with at least 5 years of experience
OR
PhD with at least 3 year of experience

Please send your resume to Vinod at vinod.sanker@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Software Engineer ( C++/C# | OOD | OOA | UI ) (#111288)

Position: Software Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full Time

Job Description:
The Wafer Inspection Division (WIN) of KLA-Tencor is the world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced optical inspection tools for inline monitoring of process defects in advanced semiconductor factories.
Responsibilities:
1) Be responsible planning and developing SW solutions for our end customers for the next generation semiconductor wafer inspection machines.
2) Support the development of software requirements. Provide support for the definition and implementation of requirements for subsystems.
3) Work in cross functional teams including marketing, algorithm, systems.
4) Have an thorough understanding of both CMM as defined for KT and the design review process.
5) Visit customer site for support if necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:
1.Experience with object oriented software analysis, design and development using C++/C#
2.Have strong knowledge of multi-threaded and user interface application development.
3.Good understanding of general SW principles and product life cycle.
4.Conduct technical presentations and articulate use cases/solutions.
5.Excellent communication skills, inter personnel skills and leadership skills.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 5 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience.
OR
Doctorate (Academic)

Kindly send your resumes to Sivaram.bose@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law
 

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Product Marketing Manager ( Wafer Inspection Tool) (#111312)

Job Title: Product Marketing Manager
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Fulltime

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Wafer Inspection Division (WIN) is the world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced optical inspection tools for inline monitoring of process defects in advanced semiconductor factories.

Responsibilities:
The Product Marketing Manager will:
  1. Participate in the development of company market requirements for specific product(s) or product line(s), including product strategy definition, requirements analysis, and pricing.
  2. Monitor the development of business plans, managing life-cycles, and product positioning in the marketplace.
  3. Reduce broad concepts and business strategies into structured product marketing plans.
  4. Oversee market research, monitors competitive activity, and identifies customer needs.
  5. Contribute to establishing pricing strategies.
  6. Interact with engineering, manufacturing and sales to enhance existing, n+1, and n+2 product(s) or product line(s).
  7. Participate in new product definition and business plans with joint departments. 

Preferred Qualifications:
We seek the following experience:
  1. From Semiconductor equipment companies, we need strong experience defining/designing Inspection tools in an engineering or technical marketing capacity.
  2. From cutting-edge Fabrication/Design companies, we need engineers and technical marketing professionals that work closely with our customers to identify/correct defects and improve yield in a manner that shapes current and future versions of our tools and technologies.
  3. Specific experience in fabs includes Process, Process Integration, Yield Engineering, or Defect Engineering.
  4. Technical Product Marketing Experience.
  5. Excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to influence others.
  6. Experience shaping market-leading products and core products of company.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 4 years of experience
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience

Please send your resume to Vinod at vinod.sanker@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Customer Support Engineer (Troubleshoot | Optics | Electro-Mechanical) (# 111378) Multiple Opening - Malta, NY

Position: Customer Support Engineer
Location: Malta, NY
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Global Service Support Organization (GSS) team headquartered in Milpitas, CA is our service organization that consists of Service Sales and Marketing, Spares Supply Chain management, Field Operations, Product Training, and Technical Support. The GSS organization partners with our field teams and customers in all business sectors to maintain the high performance and productivity of our products through a flexible portfolio of services. Our comprehensive services include: proactive management of tools to identify and improve performance; expertise in optics, image processing and motion control with worldwide service engineers, 24/7 technical support teams and knowledge management systems; and an extensive parts network to ensure worldwide availability of parts.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide customer service support on a variety of advanced KLA-Tencor products.
  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot problems in software and electronics, optics, mechanical, electro-mechanical and electro-optical systems.
  • Knowledge of computer theory, various operating systems and applicable operating system software knowledge, Networking in a Windows, Unix or Novell environment.
  • Good interpersonal/communication skills in understanding customer needs. Ability to work under pressure and stringent timelines since the system is down for service and  may effect customer manufacturing area.
  • Maintain Preventive maintenance schedule and execute on all PMs per schedule.
  • Respond promptly to system failures.
  • Assist customer with all system issues.
  • Assist on system installations as needed.
  • Assist Tech Support on all onsite system escalations.
  • Provide first level Applications support.
  • Focal point for all customer service related issues.
  • Create service reports for all service requests utilizing the CRM database.
  • Manage individual inventory account.
  • Travel to other customer sites for customer service support as needed.
  • Must successfully complete ongoing technical training to acquire a thorough knowledge of company equipment, the application of diagnostic techniques and practical application of service aids.
  • Cross Train on multiple products.
  • Attainment of Certification Level 3 or PM Training. Basic proficiency in systems level repair of a product within a family is required.
  • Must maintain excellent working relationship with customers, customer support engineers, applications engineers, technical support and sales team.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Semiconductor industry process knowledge.
  • Experience on Semiconductor defect inspection equipment preferred.
  • BS in engineering or physics (or related areas).
  • 6 years plus in field service or equipment related experience on Semiconductor capital equipment.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Team performer and willing to travel as needed.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 5 years of experience in customer support experience on Semiconductor capital equipment or equivalent combination of education and semiconductor experience

Kindly send your resume to raju.balaji@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Customer Support Engineer (Troubleshooting | Semiconductor Equipments) (# 111387) Multiple Opening - Malta, NY

Position: Customer Support Engineer (Multiple Opening)
Location: Malta, NY     
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Global Service Support Organization (GSS) team headquartered in Milpitas, CA is our service organization that consists of Service Sales and Marketing, Spares Supply Chain management, Field Operations, Product Training, and Technical Support. The GSS organization partners with our field teams and customers in all business sectors to maintain the high performance and productivity of our products through a flexible portfolio of services. Our comprehensive services include: proactive management of tools to identify and improve performance; expertise in optics, image processing and motion control with worldwide service engineers, 24/7 technical support teams and knowledge management systems; and an extensive parts network to ensure worldwide availability of parts.

Responsibilities:
Primarily responsible for customer service activities associated with updating, troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing of highly complex capital equipment at customer sites and trade shows. Represents the company to the customer and assumes accountability for customer satisfaction with service. Assures operational quality of system equipment. Coordinates actions with customers to minimize down time. Provides assistance to Installation Engineers and CSE's 1-2 in resolving problems. May perform duties associated with Technical Support Engineer.
Follows technical Plans of Action to resolve complex problems.

Preferred Qualifications:
BSEE/BSET or equivalent work experience in supporting complex capital equipment for the semiconductor industry.
Typically 3-4 years within the semiconductor industry.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 1 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree
OR
Seven years of Equivalent Training / Industry Experience (Example: Military Electronics Training / Industry Experience)

Kindly send your resume to raju.balaji@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Customer Support Engineer ( Troubleshooting | Optics | Electro-Mechanical) (# 111296) - Beaverton, OR

Position: Customer Support Engineer
Location: Beaverton, OR
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Global Service Support Organization (GSS) team headquartered in Milpitas, CA is our service organization that consists of Service Sales and Marketing, Spares Supply Chain management, Field Operations, Product Training, and Technical Support. The GSS organization partners with our field teams and customers in all business sectors to maintain the high performance and productivity of our products through a flexible portfolio of services. Our comprehensive services include: proactive management of tools to identify and improve performance; expertise in optics, image processing and motion control with worldwide service engineers, 24/7 technical support teams and knowledge management systems; and an extensive parts network to ensure worldwide availability of parts.

Responsibilities:
The Customer Support Engineer (CSE) is primarily responsible for customer service activities that are associated with updating, troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing highly complex capital equipment at customer sites and trade shows. The Customer Service Engineer represents the company to the customer and assumes accountability for customer satisfaction with service. The CSE assures the operational quality of the system equipment and coordinates actions with customers to minimize down time and may provide assistance to Installation Engineers in resolving problems.

Evaluates, analyzes, diagnoses and troubleshoots technical equipment problems via telephone or at customer site. Ensures equipment enhances customer production. Repairs and modifies equipment at customer facility. Evaluates equipment to determine type and extend of problem. Repairs involve board problems which can be performed using standard procedures as well as system level problems which have multiple causes and no standard procedures exist. Repair of system level problems are based on CSE's technical knowledge, education and training. Board problems vs. system level problems are split 50/50. In analyzing and diagnosing equipment problems, CSE's may access and determine problem exists in customer process such as chemical leaks or contamination and as a result may recommend shutdown of customer fab due to unsafe conditions. Prepares field service reports on customer support activity and provides documentation to other supporting functions supporting functions on re-occurring problems. Prepares quotes for customers based on labor, travel expenses incurred and parts needed. CSE's use discretion and assist regional admin in preparing quotes based on reason for equipment failure, time to prepare etc. Cross trains and assists other field service engineers as appropriate. Provides guidance and technical assistance to Installation Engineer on installations at customer sites or on installing/dismantling demonstration machines. 
The nature of work requires that CSE's work independently; only occasionally requiring guidance from management. CSE's are required to contact management on a daily basis (at least twice each day in a down tool sit.) to report activities. CSE's spend part of their time in the office resolving equipment problems via phone and at least 50% of time at customer site.

Contribute to the Capturing, Re-use, Collaboration, and Improvement of knowledge using available systems.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot problems in software and electronics, optics, mechanical, electro- mechanical and electro- optical systems
  • Analytical skills
  • Knowledge of computer theory, various operating systems and applicable operating system software knowledge, Networking in a Windows, Unix or Novell environment.
  • Basic automation functionality on assigned equipment set. Develops technical proficiency in
  • Preventive Maintenance (PM) aspects of assigned equipment set.
  • PM work can be done with instruction of a manager or senior engineer.
  • Must successfully complete ongoing technical training to acquire a thorough knowledge of company equipment, the application of diagnostic techniques and practical application of service aids.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency is required.
  • Attainment of Certification Level 2 or PM Training. Basic proficiency in systems level repair of a product within a family is required.
  • Semiconductor industry process knowledge, required to take the KT class for Introduction to semiconductor processes.
  • Good interpersonal/communication skills in understanding customer needs. Ability to work under pressure and stringent timelines since the system is down for service and  may effect customer manufacturing area.
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems in software and electronic systems.
  • BSEE/ BSET or equivalent work experience in supporting complex capital equipment for the semiconductor industry. Typically 2-4 years within the semiconductor industry
  • Clean room environment experience a plus
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience.

Kindly send your resume to raju.balaji@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Senior Account Manager - Intel SBU ( Semiconductor Capital Equipment | Sales | Marketing) (# 111248)

Job Title: Senior account manager - Intel SBU
Location: Portland, OR
Duration: Full time

Job description:
Business unit:
The Customer Group (CG) team is our field-based, customer-facing organization consisting of Sales, Marketing, Applications, Finance, Human Resources, Facilities, and 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. Partnering with our service organization and factory divisions, this diverse and dynamic team helps ensure alignment between customer needs and corporate offering to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities:
This person will be a key member of the Sales/Account Team within the Intel Strategic Business Unit. Results-oriented, decisive leader with the ability to develop and lead product penetration and adoption strategies, develop negotiation strategies and lead complex internal (divisional) and external (customer) negotiations, provide strategic and day to day tactical leadership within product area(s) of responsibility. The individual should have a thorough understanding and demonstrated systematic use of Sales Best Practices.
As a senior leader of the sales team, individual needs to be capable of synthesizing and implementing sales strategies, nurturing valued business relationships, and delivering best-in-class customer satisfaction to maximize sales opportunities for KLA-Tencor’s inspection and metrology product portfolio. The position requires the ability to think both strategically and tactically and the ability to distill large amounts of complex information into the core basic issues to drive solutions. A passionate self-starter able to communicate with clarity is a must. This position requires knowledge of large account management and sales experience interacting with customer technical engineers, procurement specialists, and management teams. Individual will need the ability to manage conflicting priorities while remaining agile, focused and balanced. Teaming with KLA-Tencor resources at the factory and within the business unit is essential to achieve required results.
Key Responsibilities/Core Competencies:
  1. Develop multi-year product strategies and product positioning including delivery of the value message
  2. Develop and execute strategies for how we win vs. next best alternatives
  3. Develop commercial negotiation strategies and gains alignment with product divisions
  4. Technically versed in advanced fabrication technology, can successfully articulate customers’ requirements and can challenge engineering groups to make the best possible products that meets customers’ technical and commercial requirements
  5. Must be able to lead complex, multi-disciplinary teams toward the achievement of technical and commercial objectives
  6. Negotiate and successfully close complex commercial deals with purchasing groups that meet both customer and divisional objectives
  7. Plan, lead and manage all aspects of the sales process
  8. Interface daily with key buying influences and build strong working relationships with the objective of creating a positive customer experience
  9. Communicate “voice of the customer” into the organization
Preferred Qualifications:
  • M.S./PhD  in a technical discipline preferred
  • Strong business acumen and technical selling skills required
Minimum Qualifications:
B.S. in engineering and 10+ years’ experience in semiconductor equipment business with 7+ years of marketing or sales experience.  
Excellent presentation & communication skills

Please send your resume to Vinod at vinod.sanker@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Electrical Design Engineer (E-beam | High voltage Low noise | Digital /Analog| FPGA) (#111329)

Job Title: Electrical Design Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Fulltime

Job description:
Business Unit:
The EBEAM division, designs and manufactures Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) equipment for wafer inspection (fast defect finding) and ultra-high resolution defect review. Each product's life cycle is about 2 years from early development to release. The market for e-beam inspection and review is expected to have strong growth in the next few years, complementing and supplementing light optical wafer inspection.

Responsibilities:
The candidate will be working in the electrical design group to develop, integrate and sustain electronic hardware for eBeam review and inspection tools.  He/She will be part of the hardware engineering team, working closely with other Analog and Digital EE hardware, firmware, software and mechanical engineers to design and develop electronic hardware.

Preferred Qualifications:
1.Master, Ph.D., or equivalent degree in EE
2.Strong problem analysis and solving capability to solve complicated integration problems
3.Solid analog and mixed circuit analysis and simulation experience.
4.Good prototype development ,debugging, and  testing experience of PCB assemblies.
5.Understanding of general basic electrical knowledge
6.Self-motivated team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills
7.Experience of industry equipment development is a plus
8.Experience of high voltage low noise application is a plus
9.Experience of Digital, FPGA or microprocessor hardware and firmware design is a plus

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 5 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 4 years of experience.
OR
Doctorate (Academic) with at least 2 years of experience.

Please send your resumes to Vinod at vinod.sanker@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Monday, June 23, 2014

Spares Planner (Program Manager) (# 111322)

Position: Spares Planner (Program Manager)
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Global Service Support Organization (GSS) team headquartered in Milpitas, CA is our service organization that consists of Service Sales and Marketing, Spares Supply Chain management, Field Operations, Product Training, and Technical Support. The GSS organization partners with our field teams and customers in all business sectors to maintain the high performance and productivity of our products through a flexible portfolio of services. Our comprehensive services include: proactive management of tools to identify and improve performance; expertise in optics, image processing and motion control with worldwide service engineers, 24/7 technical support teams and knowledge management systems; and an extensive parts network to ensure worldwide availability of parts.

Responsibilities:
A spares planner will own the spare parts planning during the product life cycle for their product lines. The planner will work closely with Sales/Marketing, procurement and engineering to track installed base growth, manage global inventory levels and the overall spares business for their product line. The product planner will also be looking for ways to optimize the spares stocking strategy and be working with the supply chain team and manufacturing to identify opportunities for inventory reductions while maintaining customer service levels. Working technical knowledge of inspection and metrology tools is also needed to understand technical impacts on the supply chain.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Must have excellent written and oral communications skills and be comfortable presenting to internal and external customers
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills are a must
  • Experience with MS-Access and other database management software is essential
  • Programming skills would be a plus
  • At least 2 years of experience in a high-tech supply chain environment preferably with direct customer interaction is preferred but not required
Minimum Qualifications:
BS/BA Business or related field with preferred concentration in Operations or Supply Chain Management (MS/MBA preferred a plus), with at least 5 years of experience.

Kindly send your resume to raju.balaji@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.