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Company: Kla-tencor
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Job Description:

Company OverviewKLA 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 in 2019 we invested 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/DivisionKLA 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.* Purchase direct materials, components and equipment as driven by MRP.* Review and analyze planning report to ensure timely materials availability for production.* Drive Gross Margin Improvements through negotiations or localization with supplier on pricing, rework cost and minimizing expediting cost and purchase price variance.* Responsible for materials lead time reduction by getting suppliers to improve cycle time, negotiating on hedges and VMI program.* Ensure timely PO execution and address supplier's quality, capacity, materials issues that may affect supply.* Understand, document, and track supplier capacity & utilization.* Communicate with suppliers for early or delayed deliveries as required, drive suppliers to meet on time delivery.* Active participation on business review with suppliers and provide constructive feedback to help suppliers to improve their scores.* Ensure accuracy and timeliness of claims from suppliers on ECO and EOM projects.* Partner internally to ensure timely review and execution of ECN and ECO changes so that production is not affected and cost is minimized.* Develop actions to minimize excess inventory.* Complete monthly SOX reporting obligations.* Work with Inventory Analyst by providing recommendation during quarterly E&ND review and follow through the action proposed.* Drive to improve inventory turns by having quick execution on MRB and quick returns on RTV.* Quarterly review of safety stock to ensure an optimal balance of supply vs inventory turns.* Participate and drive periodic projects as required for success of KLA.Minimum QualificationsBachelor's Level Degree or work experience of 7 years , Master's Level Degree or work experience of 5 yearsWe offer a competitive, family friendly total rewards package. We design our programs to reflect our commitment to an inclusive environment, while ensuring we provide benefits that meet the diverse needs of our employees.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 to request accommodation.

Keywords: Kla-tencor, Milpitas , Buyer / Planner, Other , Milpitas, California

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