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KLA Corporation Mechanical Engineering Manager in Ann Arbor, Michigan

COMPANY OVERVIEW Calling the adventurers ready to join a company that's pushing the limits of nanotechnology to keep the digital revolution rolling. At KLA, 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* GROUP/DIVISION With over 40 years of semiconductor process control experience, chipmakers around the globe rely on KLA to ensure that their fabs ramp next-generation devices to volume production quickly and cost-effectively. KLA's Global Products Group (GPG), which is responsible for creating all of KLA s metrology and inspection products, is looking for forward-thinking research scientists, software engineers, application development engineers, and senior product technology process engineers to join our team and enable the movement towards advanced chip design. Central Engineering is KLA's largest engineering organization comprised of several Centers-of-Excellence (CoE) in various disciplines applied across all product groups in the company. These CoE include Handling Automation, Precision Motion Control, Sensors Image Acquisition, Platform Design, and Packaging Engineering, among others. Our group includes over 700 engineers across global centers in Israel, China, India, and the US. Each CoE contributes not just talent and deliverables toward product programs, but also domain expertise, roadmaps, specialized facilities, apparatus, models, and analytics. These differentiate KLA not only in WHAT we do, but also in HOW we do it. RESPONSIBILITIES KLA is looking for a Mechanical Engineering Manager in our Central Engineering Group in Ann Arbor. The Mechanical Engineering Manager will lead a group of mechanical design engineers, mechatronics engineers and opto-mechanical engineers responsible for creating, designing, detailing, and testing new concepts, designs and technologies for the next generation of KLA tools. In this role successful candidates will be responsible for: * Manage resource allocations, schedules and project budgets * Create training plans for development of team members * Lead design of components and sub-systems for operation in ultra-high vacuum and precision mechanical and opto-mechanical components and subsystems * Work with suppliers worldwide to develop complex yet cost effective, reliable solution for next generation vacuum platform and optomechanical sub-systems * Understand and drive system and subsystem requirement specifications * Guide material selection and fabrication methods for high vacuum systems * Lead concept and detailed designs * Propose feasibility studies and proof of concepts * Lead the definition of test criteria and create test plans for functional prototypes * Lead cross-functional design reviews * Guide the release process according to KLA s standard processes * Work with cross functional groups and lead system-level discussions including impact on overall system performance * Lead troubleshooting activities at subsystem and system levels QUALIFICATIONS * Strong understanding of mechanical engineering principles and fundamentals including design principles, machine elements, materials, fabrication methods, and integration and testing with a focus on high-vacuum systems, particle and contamination