Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Senior Manager Global Trade Compliance (#112224)

Position: Senior Manager Global Trade Compliance
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:
The Senor Manager for Global Trade Compliance will be responsible for all aspects of import and export compliance across all KLA-Tencor operations worldwide.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Set and lead KLA-Tencor's worldwide trade compliance strategy, policy, programs, training, tools and related projects to ensure compliance with export and import laws and regulations in all countries where KLA-Tencor operates
  • Responsible for the Global Trade Compliance (GTC) functions of country of origin and product classifications according to tariff codes and identifying benefits through tariff strategies, utilization of FTAs, and other available trade programs
  • Manage duty recovery and avoidance programs, such as duty drawback, repair valuation, U.S. Goods Returned, and others to ensure optimal benefits while limiting company risk
  • Serve as primary interface with U.S. Customs and Border Protection and other government agencies, trade compliance consultants, customs house brokers providing guidance and policy for global trade compliance issues.
  • Serves as primary interface for KLA-Tencor offices and with external legal counsel for U.S. and foreign government requests and audits
  • Carry out worldwide trade compliance risk assessment based on internal audits of company operations and analyze foreign government trade regulations and current operations to recommend strategies that limit risk
  • The role will partner with corporate functions such as Supply Chain, Legal, Finance, Tax, Procurement, Engineering Divisions to ensure supply chain and business compliance with regulatory requirements in the area of GTC
  • Ensure KLA-Tencor’s compliance to U.S. and foreign government export control regulations. Manage GTC processes to determine export classifications, export licenses, and deemed exports
  • Evaluate and resolve the impact of global trade issues with regard to company mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and other transactions
  • Travel internationally to establish and/or develop relationships with local legal partners and stakeholders, and to perform audits (travel expected 25% with occasional increase, as required)
Preferred Qualification:
  • Requires experience leading and managing strategies and tactics for a successful Global Trade Compliance function for an international manufacturer
  • Strong preference for experience at a mid-large manufacturer (1,000+ employees) of high-tech or industrial products or equipment
  • Preference given to individuals with experience importing and exporting in/out of the U.S. and a number of other countries; preferably in Europe and especially APAC (China, Korea, Taiwan, etc.)
  • 2+ years of experience managing and leading a team toward goals, including mentoring, coaching, staff development, and ensuring effectiveness of the function
  • Strong background using SAP and GTS in managing trade activity (or experience with similar ERP system and trade module)
  • Thorough understanding of U.S. and foreign regulations, policies, and processes related to importing/exporting in bonded facilities and FTAs worldwide
  • Comprehensive understanding of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Regulations, including knowledge of Customs valuation and classification under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule, C-TPAT, ISA, FTAs, ISF, etc
  • Knowledge of relevant federal global trade regulations, including those pursuant to EAR and ITAR. Additional knowledge of Non-US regulations preferred
  • Formal training as licensed customs broker a plus
  • Knowledge of KLA-Tencor customers and the Semiconductor Equipment Market
  • Developed technical and business analytical capabilities
  • Excellent Presentation and Communication Skills
  • Self-Starter
  • Proficient with MS Office suite
  • Ability to travel internationally as required
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Level Degree with 8 years of experience
OR
Masters Level Degree with 7 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, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Import/Export Administrator (# 112322)

Position: Import/Export Administrator
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Legal and Compliance Organization (LCO) team headquartered in Milpitas, CA provides legal guidance to further KLA-Tencor’s strategic objectives and protect and preserve the legal, ethical and financial integrity and reputation of the Company. With specific expertise in the areas of corporate law, commercial law, employment law, trade compliance and intellectual property; the LCO offers strategic legal counsel that is informed by a clear understanding of the company’s business objectives and expertise in the laws and regulations relevant to the business worldwide.

Responsibilities:
  • Assists in data determination of the following: HTS, ECCN, Country of Origin, trade preference program qualification, product codes, import/export documentation requirements and valuation of products
  • Prepares post entry adjustments with appropriate governing agencies as part of internal audit review.
  • Researches trade regulations and rulings, determines regulatory or interpretive basis for each classification, and communicates with internal clients and external service providers. Implements various Customs programs ie; Assists and Duty Drawback Qualifies special Customs Duty Avoidance Programs such as Korea and Singapore Free Trade Agreement and 9801 American Goods Return Programs.
  • Determines if export licensing is required with various governmental authorizing agencies including the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and Census Bureaus.
  • Analyze automated import and export software results used throughout company to perform Denied Parties list and product/license determination. Supports development and maintenance of a centralized, automated import/export database.
Preferred Qualification:
  • BS or BA is preferred or demonstrated work experience applying import/export regulations in high technology industry
  • Extensive experience in the international trade area minimum of 5-8 years’ experience is required
  • Subject Matter expertise in relevant areas of trade compliance (HTS and ECCN classification, valuation, authorizations [export and import], country of origin, regional trade agreements, etc.) is required
  • Experience with SAP automated import/export compliance software systems used to perform import and export transaction screenings in accordance with the trade regulation
  • Strong understanding of Assists and Apportionment of Assists
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, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Master Schedule Analyst (# 111973)

Position: Master Schedule Analyst
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:
This position supports the Strategic Planning Manager in data analysis and modeling activities for KLA-Tencor’s service supply chain strategy
  • Support Master Scheduling activities related to spares planning and inventory management
  • Perform planning system maintenance activities: data updates, data refresh, troubleshooting
  • Manage overrides approval process
  • Oversee all modeling and parameter testing as well as investigating new ways to optimize the forecasting process
  • Model changes to strategic business rules and present results to management
  • Work closely with product line planners and regional analysts, understanding fill rate performance issues and making appropriate changes in planning system
  • Collaborate with manufacturing, product support, logistics, procurement, marketing, sales, etc in problem framing and cost/benefit modeling of alternatives
  • Communicate findings to senior management and partner with stakeholders to drive adoption of recommendations, policies or tools           
Preferred Qualification:
  • In-depth business process knowledge of high-tech capital equipment industry is a plus
  • Experience with service supply chain
  • Experience with spares planning software
  • Experience with MCA Solutions software (SPO and Tactics)
  • SAP experienced user
  • Experience in the role of business process analyst is a plus
  • Applying analytics to solve business problems in analytic/strategic consulting or high tech operations roles
  • High proficiency in MS Excel, MS Access, VBA/SQL
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • should have excellent oral and written communication
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 5 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree in Statistics, Industrial engineering, Computer Science, or related technical field 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, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Light Source Research Scientist ( UV lasers | plasma light source) (#112373)

Job Title: Light Source Research Scientist
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Business Unit:
The Corporate Technology Group develops key technology used in KLA-Tencor’s inspection and metrology systems. We research, analyze and prototype key technologies such as sensors, light sources and optics. When the technology is proven to meet requirements, we work with KLA-Tencor product divisions and key suppliers to implement the technology into KLA-Tencor’s products.
           
Responsibilities:
If you are selected for this position, you will work with a world-class team developing key technology for KLA-Tencor’s semiconductor inspection and metrology systems.

As a light source research scientist within KLA-Tencor, your responsibilities will include:
  • Characterizing lasers, frequency conversion devices and laser pumped plasma light sources.
  • Designing and running experiments to understand and improve the performance of light sources.
  • Evaluating the data from long-term performance and stability tests.
  • Developing solutions to increase the power of light sources while also improving their stability and lifetime.
  • Working with KLA-Tencor product divisions to incorporate your designs into their inspection and metrology systems.
  • Working with suppliers to incorporate your designs into light sources built for KLA-Tencor.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Optics or Physics with 4 years’ experience developing high performance UV light sources such as UV lasers or laser pumped plasma light sources.
  • Must have a deep understanding of lasers, frequency conversion and non-linear optics.
  • Must be able to perform simulations and analyze data using programs such as MatLab, Labview or Python.
  • Must be a team player with good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience designing capital equipment such as semiconductor manufacturing equipment is preferred.
Minimum Qualifications:
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, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Assistant General Counsel - Corporate Securities (# 112126)

Position: Assistant General Counsel - Corporate Securities
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Legal Compliance Organization (LCO) team headquartered in Milpitas, CA provides legal guidance to further KLA-Tencor’s strategic objectives and protect and preserve the legal, ethical and financial integrity and reputation of the Company. With specific expertise in the areas of corporate law, commercial law, employment law, and intellectual property; the LCO offers strategic legal counsel that is informed by a clear understanding of the company’s business objectives and expertise in the laws and regulations relevant to the business worldwide.

Responsibilities:
  • The Company is seeking a corporate securities attorney with substantial experience federal and state  corporate securities compliance including preparation of securities filings (including forms 10K, 8K, 10Q and proxy reports)
  • Must have substantial experience advising management and board of directors on a variety of disclosure and governance matters
  • The role will report into the associate general counsel and will have considerable interactions with the executive management team
Preferred Qualification:
  • The candidate must have been trained by a top law firm in all areas of public company corporate securities law compliance
  • Preferably, the candidate should have worked in-house as a corporate securities counsel for a public company
Minimum Qualifications:
JD with at least 7 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, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Corporate General Ledger and Consolidations Accountant (# 112033)

Position: Corporate General Ledger and Consolidations Accountant
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
This position will be a member of KLA-Tencor's Corporate General Ledger (GL) and Consolidations Group

Responsibilities:
  • Perform GL monthly close duties, including but not limited to, recording standard/accrual journal entries, account reconciliations, run revaluations, and perform allocations
  • Take full ownership of worldwide consolidation of over 30 legal entities, including translations, various types of eliminations, and loading manual entities
  • Ability to detect certain consolidation errors and provide solutions to fix underlining issues
  • Perform data validation to ensure accuracy and quality of data between FI, PCA, and ECCS
  • Full ownership of GL master data creation and hierarchy maintenance
  • Perform key SOX controls related to GL and consolidations
  • Work closely with project implementation team to perform testing, training, and documentation of new processes
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and develop solutions to improve operational efficiency
  • Prepare business functional specification for new SAP reports, including performing testing and validation of the report prior to moving to production
  • Prepare and maintain proper documentation and records of accounting / financial reporting process
Preferred Qualification:
  • SAP/Oracle experience in General Ledger and consolidations
  • This position requires both accounting and technical knowledge
  • Advanced analytical and critical skills to troubleshoot and identify potential gaps in new or current processes
  • Strong communication skills and ability to translate end-user needs into IT solutions
  • Strong leadership to manage small improvement projects which involve cross functional teams
  • Advanced Excel skills and ability to work with large data sets is required
  • Flexibility in fulfilling ad hoc analytical requests in global corporate environment
  •  Experience in multinational organization a plus
Minimum Qualifications:
BA/BS in Finance/Accounting or equivalent with at least 5years of experience in GL /consolidation or equivalent.

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, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Mechanical Research Scientist, Precision Positioning Systems(vibrations| stage design)(#111679)

Job Title: Research Scientist, Precision Positioning Systems
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full Time

Business Unit:
The Corporate Technology Group develops key technology used in KLA-Tencor’s inspection and metrology systems. We research, analyze and prototype key technologies such as sensors, lasers and optics. When the technology is proven to meet requirements, we work with KLA-Tencor product divisions and key suppliers to implement the technology into KLA-Tencor’s products.

Responsibilities:
If you are selected for this position, you will work with a world-class team developing key technology for KLA-Tencor’s semiconductor inspection and metrology systems.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Proposing, analyzing and designing novel mechanical assemblies for high speed, precision positioning.
  • Building and thoroughly characterizing prototypes of your designs to verify their performance.
  • Working with KLA-Tencor product divisions to incorporate your designs into their inspection and metrology systems.
  • Working with suppliers to incorporate your designs into systems built for KLA-Tencor. 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent field with 4 years’ experience designing precision mechanical assemblies.
  • Must have a deep understanding of kinematics, dynamics and mechanical vibrations.
  • Must be familiar with control system theory.
  • Must be able to design and analyze complex mechanical assemblies.
  • Must be familiar with SolidWorks or Pro/E.
  • Must be able to perform simulations and analyze data using programs such as Matlab, LabView or Python.
  • Must be a team player with good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience designing capital equipment such as semiconductor manufacturing equipment is preferred. 
Minimum Qualifications:
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, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Senior Account Manager - Intel SBU (sales | marketing) (#111497) - Beaverton, OR

Job Title: Senior Account Manager - Intel SBU
Location: Beaverton, 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:
  • Develop multi-year product strategies and product positioning including delivery of the value message
  • Develop and execute strategies for how we win vs. next best alternatives
  • Develop commercial negotiation strategies and gains alignment with product divisions
  • 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
  • Must be able to lead complex, multi-disciplinary teams toward the achievement of technical and commercial objectives
  • Negotiate and successfully close complex commercial deals with purchasing groups that meet both customer and divisional objectives
  • Plan, lead and manage all aspects of the sales process
  • Interface daily with key buying influences and build strong working relationships with the objective of creating a positive customer experience
  • Communicate “voice of the customer” into the organization
  • Excellent presentation & communication skills
  • 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. 

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, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.