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Applications Engineering Manager
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Job Description

Engineering KLA-Tencor Corporation currently has openings in our Malta, NY location for:

• Applications Engineering Manager (Job ID# 117972): Provide effective leadership to team of applications engineers.

Calling the adventurers ready to join a company that's pushing the limits of nanotechnology to keep the digital revolution rolling. At KLA-Tencor, we're making technology advancements that are bigger—and tinier—than the world has ever seen.

Who are we? 

We research, develop, and manufacture the world's most advanced inspection and measurement equipment for the semiconductor and nanoelectronics industries. We enable the digital age by pushing the boundaries of technology, creating tools capable of finding defects smaller than a wavelength of visible light. We create smarter processes so that technology leaders can manufacture high-performance chips—the kind in that phone in your pocket, the tablet on your desk and nearly every electronic device you own—faster and better. We're passionate about creating solutions that drive progress and help people do what wouldn't be possible without us.  The future is calling. Will you answer?


  • Provide effective leadership to team of applications engineers. 
  • Develop a common vision, provide clear direction and priorities, and establishes effective communication channels to ensure timely, high quality information flows between self and others.
  • Model appropriate behavior, and mentors and fosters a team atmosphere.
  • Champion change and empower employees to develop and meet their business as well as career goals and objectives.
  • Assign and establish priorities for job duties, tasks, activities, and use of function’s resources.
  • Manage and/or leads project teams.
  • Responsible for successful and high quality implementation of projects.
  • Match employee skills and competencies with project needs to ensure positive employee development and successful project completion.
  • Participate in the development and ensure the implementation of functional policies, processes, standards, and guidelines.
  • Develop business relationships and integrates functional activities with other organizations to ensure successful implementation and support of group goals and objectives.
  •   Assist in establishing appropriate expectations from customers, and ensures they are met.
  • Identify and implement methods or techniques which enable the business to save money, time, improve quality and allow the function to work more efficiently.
  • Establish goals and objectives to ensure that technology aligns with business processes/goals and customer satisfaction with organization products and services.
  •  Support wafer inspection products by managing projects related to new product introduction: characterization, beta testing and pilot tools in the ramp phase. Manage customer projects, customer issues tracker and own head-to-head (H2H)/ Eval activities at customer facilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Employer will accept a Master’s degree in Engineering, Electronics, or a related field and 4 years of work experience in the position offered or in an applications engineering-related occupation.

Work Location: Malta, NY.

Equal Employment Opportunity

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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About KLA-Tencor Corporation

KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLA-Tencor) is a supplier of process control and yield-management solutions for the semiconductor and related nanoelectronics industries. Its products are also used in a number of other industries, including light emitting diode (LED) and data storage manufacturing, data storage, solar process development and control, and general materials research. The Company's portfolio of products, services and software are designed to help integrated circuit (IC) manufacturers manage yield throughout the entire fabrication process, from research and development to final volume production. In September 2008, KLA-Tencor completed its acquisition of the Microelectronic Inspection Equipment business unit (MIE business unit) of Vistec Semiconductor Systems. The MIE business unit is a provider of mask registration measurement tools, scanning electron microscopy (SEM)-based tools for mask critical dimension measurement and macro defect inspection systems. (Source: 10-K)