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Travel Manager

KLA Corporation

KLA Corporation

Multiple locations
Posted on Monday, July 8, 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 seeking a motivated and experienced Travel Manager who is interested in joining our outstanding Procurement team based in the APAC region. As a key member of the KLA Procurement team, you will support the Global Travel Manager and her team and work with APAC regional leaders to make certain they are receiving the best service from our travel partners.


  • Work with the regional account manager and the local FCM offices to ensure they are providing the best possible service to the travelers and travel managers. If issues arise, work with the local office and regional account manager to develop and implement corrective action plans.

  • Work with the local KLA offices and employees to ensure they have an understanding of the global travel program and policy.

  • Hold regularly schedule business reviews with local suppliers and local KLA personnel.

  • Negotiate local agreements with air carriers and car rental agencies and other travel related suppliers.

  • Support the Global Hotel RFP. Work with the local APAC regions to obtain feedback on what hotels to include/exclude from the program.

  • Support the local credit card program and work with the Global Credit Card Manager to resolve any local issues.

  • Support travel policy compliance, monitoring, and enforcement.

  • Help to develop and implement global processes, procedures, and tools to drive efficiency and improve the travel program.

Skills Required:

  • Understanding of a global travel program

  • Ability to negotiate and implement agreements.

  • Support and implement a local travel strategy based on corporate goals.

  • Ability to partner with and communicate with internal clients, suppliers and/or management.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills as this position involves direct contact with key business owners, collaborators, and external parties.

  • Experience with supporting people/teams both remotely and globally.

  • A dedication to client-service and to finding creative solutions.

  • A desire to work in a collaborative and team-oriented environment.

  • Willingness to adapt to evolving business environments.

  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Teams/SharePoint, DocuSign

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 3-5 years of experience in the travel industry

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