Friday, September 23, 2016

QA Engineering Manager (# 114234)

Position: QA Engineering Manager
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
KLA-Tencor 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.

We are looking for an experienced Quality Engineering Manager to join the Global Operations team with the following responsibilities:
  • Manage a team of quality engineers (local/offshore/3PL)
  • Establish quality programs and actions to meet committed quality performance goals
  • Function as a key operational excellence leader and drive improvements in business systems and results
  • Drive Global Operations compliance with established quality policies, processes, practices and tools
  • Drive supplier activities to meet set quality goals including SPC goals
  • Establish and drive the quality improvement initiatives for the division
Preferred Qualification:
  • Bachelors and/or advanced degree in engineering discipline combined with 10+ years of experience participating and/or managing a Quality Engineering function and team for sophisticated engineering systems or equipment
  • Experience with managing multi-national  engineering/technical teams
  • The candidate must be able to resolve quality related issues and support engineering, manufacturing and field account teams. He/she must have the ability/willingness to travel (up to 25%) to supplier sites as required for audits, training and other escalations as needed 
  • Strong background in Manufacturing methods, SPC protocol, and supplier audit procedures
  • Must work well in a matrixed environment and be a solution provider
  • Comfortable communicating and collaborating with senior management and executives on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions and/or customers
  • Demonstrated experience driving continuous improvement initiatives
  • Knowledge of KLA-Tencor inspection tools is desired
  • Familiarity with lasers, light sources and PCBA are a plus
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills across all levels
  • Strong problem-solving and hands-on approach are required
  • Strong data mining and analysis skills
  • Strong proficiency in MS Project, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Visio
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor Level Degree and 5 years of experience
Master Level Degree and 4 years of experience
Doctorate (Academic) Degree and 4 years of experience

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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.