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KLA Corporation

KLA Corporation

Accounting & Finance
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

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.

Job Description

Purchase direct materials, components and equipment as driven by MRP system or Re-order Point system
Review and analyze planning report to ensure timely materials availability for production and spare support..

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
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.
Timely review and execute on ECN and ECO changes so that production is not affected.
Develop actions to minimize excess inventory. Work with Inventory Analyst by providing recommendation during quarterly E&ND review. 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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree / Diploma in Engineering or Supply Chain Management
  • Minimum 3 years of purchasing or supply chain management experience
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word, Outlook and experience in SAP system is highly desirable.
  • Team player, self driven and able to work under pressure with a sense of urgency.
  • Knowledge of supply chain and materials flow concepts
  • Able to work independently towards achieving company/group objectives.
  • Experience in low volume high mix and a DFT/pull manufacturing environment a plus.
  • understanding of Bill of Material (BOM) will be advantageous.

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