R&D System Design Engineer (Mechatronics/Software/Electronics)
As part of our Systems Engineering team, you play a key role in the design and development of our Inspection and Metrology machines. In your role you will work hands-on on the mechanical integration, process optimization and automation of the machine. Your work will involve integration of the mechatronic, optical and SW building blocks and will hence work closely together with Mechanical design, Hardware, Optics and SW teams.
It is your job to analyse customer requirements, build up a deep understanding of the problem and translate these in automated solutions that you detail clearly in measurable design requirements. To verify the solutions, you will build and test high-speed mechatronic setups for spec validation and critical parameter analysis. Once these are confirmed, you will coordinate the design and implementation in the different teams to eventually integrate tested modules and building blocks in the machine and assess the impact of the integration on the overall machine performance.
You get the chance to confirm high speed Pick and Place handling capabilities at key customers on site and broaden your customer and application know how along the way.
Furthermore you seek the challenge of understanding, analyzing, (re-)defining, and implementing sophisticated material handling flows until the level of detailed micro-sequences.
You will often write PLC level test sequences for mockup validation and data collection. Once the system is validated, translate these sequences into SW requirements.
You consider the total system life cycle, the birth to death concept extends to maintenance, replacement and decommission.
Outstanding skill in electro-mechanical, electronics, software or mechanical engineering.
5+ years relevant experience in an automation oriented engineering role in a high-end equipment company, covering most of following technical domains: machine conceptual and mechanical design, setting up specifications, PLC controller hardware and software design, user interface, SW (describing, testing of flows), conversion, test protocols, debugging, characterization, lead improvement projects
Strong analytical capabilities
Programming skills are a plus (PLC controllers, C, C++ Python, VBA, …)
Independent thinking, challenging existing ideas and approaches
Hands-on, self-organized, taking initiative and ownership
Occasional travel within Asia & Europe
Doctorate (Academic) Degree and related work experience of 3 years; Master's Level Degree and related work experience of 5 years; Bachelor's Level Degree and related work experience of 8 years
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