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Opto-Mechanical Engineering Manager

Company: Kla
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: January 16, 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 worlds leading technology providers to accelerate the delivery of tomorrows electronic devices. Life here is exciting and our teams thrive on tackling really hard problems. There is never a dull moment with us.
Group/DivisionWith 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 KLAs 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. Central Engineering is KLA's largest engineering organization comprised of 9 Centers-of-Excellence (CoE) in various disciplines applied across all product groups in the company. These CoE include Handling & Automation, Precision Motion Control, Sensors & Image Acquisition, Platform Design, and Packaging Engineering, among others. Talent includes over 500 engineers across global centers in Israel, China, India, and the US. Each CoE contributes not just talent and deliverables per discipline toward product programs, but also subject matter expertise, best practices, roadmaps, specialized facilities, apparatus, models, and analytics. These differentiate KLA not only in WHAT we do, but also in HOW we do it.
KLA is looking for an Opto-Mechanics Engineering Manager in our Central Engineering Group in Ann Arbor. The manager will lead a group of opto-mechanical design engineers and optical engineers responsible for core optic modules across different divisions within the corporation. The group is responsible for modeling, designing, detailing, and testing new opto-mechanical sub-system for the next generation of KLA tools!
In this role successful candidates will be responsible for:

  • Lead the design of complex optical systems and opto-mechanical sub-systems including precision mechanical components and subsystems
  • Develop concepts for the next generation semiconductor inspection and metrology tools
  • Lead resource allocations, schedules, and project budgets
  • Build training plans for development of team members
  • Work with suppliers worldwide to develop complex, reliable solution for KLAs next generation tools
  • Understand and drive system and subsystem requirement specifications
  • Lead concept and detailed designs
  • Guide material and component selection for optical and opto-mechanical systems, precision drives and actuators
  • Propose feasibility studies and proof of concepts
  • Lead the definition of test criteria and build test plans for functional prototypes
  • Lead multi-functional design reviews
  • Guide the release process according to KLAs standard processes
  • Work with multi-functional groups and lead system-level discussions including impact on overall system performance
  • Lead problem solving activities at subsystem and system levels
    • Qualifications and Education
    • Strong understanding of optical and mechanical engineering principles and fundamentals including incoherent and coherent light sources, polarization, lens design, precision mechanical mechanisms, fabrication methods, and integration and testing
    • Experience leading small teams
    • Experience with optical modeling and thermal analysis.
    • Proficient in 3D solid modeling using CAD, preferably ProE/Creo
    • Analytical problem-solving skills in the structural, optical and thermal domains
    • Proficient in engineering tolerance and error budgets
    • Excel working in a multi-discipline and multi-culture global organization
    • Excellent writing skills and verbal communication
    • Must be able to travel for training, project support and support of customers globally
      Minimum Qualifications
      • Doctorate (Academic) or work experience of 1 years , Master's Level Degree or work experience of 2 years , Bachelor's Level Degree or work experience of 3 years
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        We 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 Jobble

Keywords: Kla, Ann Arbor , Opto-Mechanical Engineering Manager, Executive , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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