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Security Operations Manager

KLA Corporation

KLA Corporation

Yavne, Israel
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

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.


The KLA Global Workplace Services (GWS) team is passionate about enabling the business goals and company culture through the delivery of workplace environments and services that foster teamwork, innovation and productivity. Our team runs a worldwide portfolio of over 3 million square feet, 135 sites and over 12,000 employees. In addition to ensuring the workspace and manufacturing facilities operate seamlessly, this group also provides employee and site services, such as cafeteria, transportation, security, and safety. The team is responsible for all construction and site improvement work to enable the business needs as well as align with the financial requirements.

Job Description

KLA Global Security Operations & Systems organization team is growing and in order to maintain a global standardization and consistency, we need a regional security expert, based at the Yavne, Israel office to carry our vision.

The EMEA Security Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing regional physical security policies, programs and best practices including the development of business processes, security technology solutions and key performance indicators to proactively identify and mitigate physical security risks to people, property and products. This role will support other critical functional safety and security programs including but not limited to investigations, intelligence, travel safety and security. The position will collaborate with cross-functional teams in building innovative ways to develop programs that drive sustainable efficiency. This position will oversee several sites within the assigned region to carry their responsibilities which includes the following:

  • Assist the global security management team with developing and implementing security strategy and organization, including policies, procedures, business processes, industry best practices, technologies and KPI’s in accordance with the Global Security Strategy.
  • Develop physical security programs to ensure the success of the organization, including physical security risk management, security technology systems including video surveillance, alarms, access controls, guard operations and management, event security, travel security, security training and communications.
  • Partner with internal business partners and key stakeholders including GWS and IT to understand and address business needs pertaining to physical security and security systems.
  • Document the scope of work, service level agreements, key performance indicators, and negotiate contract terms with security service providers, where applicable.
  • Coordinate outside vendors and suppliers to meet security project and system initiatives.
  • Support project implementations by designing and commissioning technical recommendations / solutions and collaborating with Global Security, local GWS leads in the respective EMEA offices, security vendors and other internal / external stakeholders to drive the implementations
  • Manage major security incidents identifying lessons to continually improve security processes and incident responses.
  • Evaluate risks and recommend alternative security strategies, and security technologies to keep enhancing the program
  • Monitor external environments to identify industry security best practices, trends and technologies, and develop, maintain and continuously improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the global security program.
  • Ensure physical security program compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
  • Ensure compliance to Service Level Agreements (SLA’s), process adherence and process improvement to achieve operational objectives & excellence
  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree OR Ten or more years of security management experience
  • ASIS Certifications preferred but not required
  • Knowledge in the areas of emergency/disaster management, physical security, critical incident stress management, risk management and business resiliency, experience with emergency procedure protocols and regulatory interfaces
  • Experience applying logic and reason to solve problems
  • Experience in corporate or institutional Security/Safety related role
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of security procedures and processes
  • Experience with security technologies including CCTV, Access Control, and Incident Management Systems
  • Proven track record in managing security operations and security personnel and delivering, customer-oriented security programs

Minimum Qualifications


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