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Product Safety & Compliance Engineer

KLA Corporation

KLA Corporation

Product, Legal
Milpitas, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Base Pay Range: $149,000.00 - $253,300.00 AnnuallyPrimary Location: USA-CA-Milpitas-KLAKLA’s total rewards package for employees may also include participation in performance incentive programs and eligibility for additional benefits identified below. Interns are eligible for some of the benefits identified below. Our pay ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed above reflects the minimum and maximum pay for this position in the primary location identified in this posting. Actual pay depends on several factors, including location, job-related skills, experience, and relevant education level or training. If applicable, your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

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/Preferred Qualifications


  • Development of a System Safety Program Plan, Preliminary Hazard Analysis, Functional Hazard Analysis, Common Cause Analysis, System Safety Analysis / Safety Assessment Report, and support of the Hazard Tracking System.
  • Writing clear and concise system safety requirements and support of relevant validation and verification activities.
  • Identifying and categorizing Safety-Significant (safety-critical and safety-related) functions and their effects within the hardware, software, and human interfaces of the design architecture.
  • Performing Fault Tree Analyses.
  • Conducting Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA).
  • Supporting the Design Assurance process and other related design review milestones (i.e., PDR, CDR, DDR etc.).
  • Coordinate and drive SEMI S2/S8/S14 evaluations to meet division and company needs
  • Facilitate hazard analysis and the related risk assessments for new products, and review upgrades and retrofits to existing products for safety compliance
  • Provide leadership to the engineering on Product Safety & Compliance requirements
  • Conduct Safety Assessments and Leading 3rd Party evaluations
  • Coordinating personnel & tool time for evaluation & testing
  • Driving closure of open issues with 3rd party and Engineering
  • Meet PLC timelines for tool and equipment shipment deadlines
  • Organize and drive CE & Other country specific marking evaluations
  • Drive EMC testing to ensure product market accessibility, i.e. EU and Korea and other jurisdictions as necessary
  • Perform Electrical & Safety Testing per SEMI and other regulatory evaluations
  • Support divisional review of customer purchase documents and ensure responses are in alignment with division and Corporate Compliance requirements
  • Track safety reports (SEMI, UL, TUV, CE) to address customer requests
  • Communicate product compliance updates with the appropriate KLA personnel.
  • Collaborate with personnel at KLA domestic and international offices.
  • Monitor product compliance regulations and identify practical approaches towards compliance.
  • Support the implementation of various product compliance programs to align with customer requirements and governmental regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate (Academic) Degree and related work experience of 3 years; Master's Level Degree and related work experience of 6 years; Bachelor's Level Degree and related work experience of 8 years

The company offers a total rewards package that is competitive and comprehensive including but not limited to the following: medical, dental, vision, life, and other voluntary benefits, 401(K) including company matching, employee stock purchase program (ESPP), student debt assistance, tuition reimbursement program, development and career growth opportunities and programs, financial planning benefits, wellness benefits including an employee assistance program (EAP), paid time off and paid company holidays, and family care and bonding leave.

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 employment. Please contact us at talent.acquisition@kla.com or at +1-408-352-2808 to request accommodation.