Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Manufacturing Design Engineer (# 115250)

Position: Manufacturing Design Engineer
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.

Manufacturing Engineer will work on problems of diverse scope in support of manufacturing, new production introduction (NPI) and continuous improvement projects (CIP). The position requires a working knowledge of design and manufacturing methods, procedures and cost reduction techniques.
Responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining manufacturing methods and processes in the assembly and test of systems. Must be able to develop the required documentation to support processes and provide training to technicians. Must be able to effectively implement changes through the organization's engineering change process. Interfaces with hardware, software and applications engineering in coordinating and effecting the support of products. Provides support to Spares Manufacturing operations and field through expert knowledge of system and effective and timely communication.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A strong background in semiconductor equipment systems build and troubleshooting, design verification
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are essential
  • Must be able to generate and maintain concise documentation required for Manufacturing
  • Must be self-motivated, self-directed, and a methodical problem-solver
  • Must be able to set priorities appropriate to a variety of situations and to achieve quality results
  • Must be a collaborative team player. Must be willing to travel both domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time
Additional Desired Qualifications:
  • Previous experience with KLA-Tencor AIT or RAPID series tools is desired
  • Hands-on troubleshooting of complex dynamic mechanical systems (i.e. robots, floating stages) on semiconductor capital equipment in a clean room environment
  • Efficient problem-solving and statistical analysis
  • Knowledge of engineering change order (ECO) and formal documentation processes
  • Use of standard MS Office Programs
  • Must be willing to be in clean room suit
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience.
Master's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience.
Doctorate (Academic)

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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.