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Controls and Automation Engineer (Allen Bradley PLC systems, SCADA, Python)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Base Pay Range: $149,000.00 - $253,300.00 AnnuallyPrimary Location: USA-CA-Milpitas-KLAKLA's total rewards package for employees may also include participation in performance incentive programs and eligibility for additional benefits identified below. Interns are eligible for some of the benefits identified below. Our pay ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed above reflects the minimum and maximum pay for this position in the primary location identified in this posting. Actual pay depends on several factors, including location, job-related skills, experience, and relevant education level or training. If applicable, your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your preferred location during the hiring process. Company Overview KLA is a global leader in diversified electronics for the semiconductor manufacturing ecosystem. Virtually every electronic device in the world is produced using our technologies. No laptop, smartphone, wearable device, voice-controlled gadget, flexible screen, VR device or smart car would have made it into your hands without us. KLA invents systems and solutions for the manufacturing of wafers and reticles, integrated circuits, packaging, printed circuit boards and flat panel displays. The innovative ideas and devices that are advancing humanity all begin with inspiration, research and development. KLA focuses more than average on innovation and we invest 15% of sales back into R&D. Our expert teams of physicists, engineers, data scientists and problem-solvers work together with the world's leading technology providers to accelerate the delivery of tomorrow's electronic devices. Life here is exciting and our teams thrive on tackling really hard problems. There is never a dull moment with us. Group/Division With over 40 years of semiconductor process control experience, chipmakers around the globe rely on KLA to ensure that their fabs ramp next-generation devices to volume production quickly and cost-effectively. Enabling the movement towards advanced chip design, KLA's Global Products Group (GPG), which is responsible for creating all of KLA's metrology and inspection products, is looking for the best and the brightest research scientist, software engineers, application development engineers, and senior product technology process engineers. The RAPID division is the world leading provider of reticle inspection solutions for the semiconductor industry. The company provides inspection solutions to both the mask shops and the semiconductor fabs to ensure that lithography yields are consistently high thus enabling cost-effective manufacturing.Job Description/Preferred Qualifications Responsibilities

  • This individual will utilize his/her skills in PLC to design and develop the safety system of our state-of-the-art inspection platforms.
  • Drive and contribute to feature development from requirements to delivery following industry standard development practices for mechanical or electrical automation needs.
  • Create and maintain electrical and mechanical schematics.
  • Develop and install programs using automation software, SCADA software, Python coding languages.
  • Participate in formal and informal code and design reviews.
  • Learn and understand existing SW architecture and be able to mentor junior engineers.
  • Develop test criteria and test the system for efficiency, safety, and reliability.
  • Troubleshoot and perform root cause analysis for failures and implement solutions.
  • Work as a team member with physicists, engineers, computer scientists, and external vendors to understand the automation and safety processes needed.
  • Collaborate with Safety and Regulatory committees for safety compliance evaluation and approval.
  • Occasional global travel to customer sites to support installations.
  • Will spend time in clean-room environments in performing some tasks (10%-20%) Qualifications and Required Skills
    • 5+ years of programming in Rockwell Studio 5000 software and 3+ years at a senior level
    • Expert knowledge in Allen Bradley PLC systems or equivalent
    • Excellent design, analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills.
    • Experience developing medium/large scale PLC system
    • Experience working in multi developer teams
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Self-motivated to excel in assigned tasks and responsibilities
    • Track record of completed projects in automation domain
    • Possess high curiosity, be a fast learner, and have the drive to turn prototype ideas into quality production code used in mission critical applications Preferred but not required
      • Certified in Inductive Automation's Ignition SCADA software
      • Project management experience
      • Hands on development in semi capex business segmentMinimum QualificationsDoctorate (Academic) or work experience of 2 years , Master's Level Degree or work experience of 4 years , Bachelor's Level Degree or work experience of 5 yearsThe company offers a total rewards package that is competitive and comprehensive including but not limited to the following: medical, dental, vision, life, and other voluntary benefits, 401(K) including company matching, employee stock purchase program (ESPP), student debt assistance, tuition reimbursement program, development and career growth opportunities and programs, financial planning benefits, wellness benefits including an employee assistance program (EAP), paid time off and paid company holidays, and family care and bonding leave. KLA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by applicable law. We will ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at talent.acquisition@kla.com to request accommodation.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Milpitas , Controls and Automation Engineer (Allen Bradley PLC systems, SCADA, Python), IT / Software / Systems , Milpitas, California

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