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Quality Manager (m/w/d)

KLA Corporation

KLA Corporation

Quality Assurance
Weilburg, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 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

We are currently seeking a dedicated Quality Manager to join our team. The Quality Manager will be responsible for ensuring that our products meet the highest quality standards and comply with ISO 9001 requirements. This position reports directly to the Manufacturing Design Manager.

  • Oversee all quality-related activities within the organization.

  • Maintain our integrated management system in accordance with DIN ISO 9001.

  • Plan and organize internal and external audits.

  • Develop and report on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) related to quality.

  • Manage supplier development and quality processes.

  • Improve internal and supplier quality, focusing on cost of poor quality.

  • Drive supplier quality improvements through 8D-Reports.

  • Handle defect reports and implement corrective actions.

  • Ensure supplier quality meets our standards.

  • Lead and develop a quality team.

  • Present quality performance and improvement initiatives to senior management.

  • Conduct manufacturing audits to assess production quality.

  • Identify and close process gaps to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in quality management.

  • Certified Quality Manager (CQM) or equivalent certification is preferred.

  • Proficiency in SAP ERP or similar enterprise resource planning systems.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent communication and presentation abilities.

  • Leadership experience with a focus on team development.

  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 standards and quality management principles.

  • Ability to work collaboratively across departments and with external partners.

  • Willingness to travel (10%)

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