Mechanical Design Engineer | KLA

Date Posted: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

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Position Location: 
Milpitas, CA
Job Description: 
Company Overview
Calling the adventurers ready to join a company that's pushing the limits of nanotechnology to keep the digital revolution rolling. At KLA, we're making technology advancements that are bigger—and tinier— than the world has ever seen.
Who are we? We research, develop, and manufacture the world's most advanced inspection and measurement equipment for the semiconductor and nanoelectronics industries. We enable the digital age by pushing the boundaries of technology, creating tools capable of finding defects smaller than a wavelength of visible light. We create smarter processes so that technology leaders can manufacture high performance chips—the kind in that phone in your pocket, the tablet on your desk and nearly every electronic device you own—faster and better. We're passionate about creating solutions that drive progress and help people do what wouldn't be possible without us. The future is calling. Will you answer? KLA's Surfscan-ADE Division provides leading-edge inspection and metrology products for semiconductor manufacturing process.
  • Design opto-mechanical and mechanical parts, modules and subsystems to support the design of the next generation wafer inspection tools.
  • Responsible for the complete design process, including requirements specification, feasibility studies, cost and scheduling, conducting various analysis, such as stress, thermal, fluid and vibration modeling, conceptual and detailed design, detailed drawings, design review presentations, procurement of prototype parts, system integration, prototype testing and handoff to manufacturing.
  • Work with other engineering groups such as Optics engineers, Systems engineers and Manufacturing/ Serving engineers to ensure flawless integration and test at the subsystem and system level.
  • Develops the required supporting documentation, such as assembly and test procedures. Addresses and resolves product issues thru the product phases.
  • Understand fundamentals of mechanical engineering, including design principles, tolerance, error budget, materials and thermal dynamics.
  • Capable of conducting FEA analysis such as stress, thermal, vibration and flow analysis.
  • Understand how metals are machined. Some machine shop experience is helpful.
  • Understand basic concept of optics, such as imaging, focusing, polarization and interferometers.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master's Level Degree or higher with no work experience, or Bachelor's Level Degree with work experience of two or more years.
KLA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to
age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status,
disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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