Senior Mechatronics/Controls Engineer

KLA

Ann Arbor, MI


Base Pay Range: $88,200.00 - $149,900.00 AnnuallyPrimary Location: USA-MI-Ann Arbor-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

We seek experienced Mechatronics Engineers to join our team working on innovative semiconductor inspection and metrology tools! Candidates must have deep experience in the design and deployment of precision motion systems. Leading candidates will also have knowledge of precision machine design, vibrations, dynamics, and control system modeling. Candidates should enjoy hands-on challenges, collaboration, and delivering great results. This Central Engineering role supports KLA’s product divisions and offers growth opportunities in areas beyond controls including test bench development, data analysis and visualization, and finite element analysis.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate and/or lead the design of linear and rotary ultra-precision motion stages.
  • Integrate and improve control hardware and algorithms to achieve performance requirements.
  • Analyze and improve response of dynamic systems.
  • Design and carryout experiments to support product development and model validation.
  • Design, build, and deliver complex mechatronic systems including motion stages, test benches, and other hardware.
  • Use model-based design techniques to build predictive performance models.
  • Document product designs and operations.
  • Specify, document, and procure mechatronics hardware components.
  • Participate and lead design reviews.
  • Help with concept generation, solving problems, and customer concerns.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of mechanical and electrical engineering principles and fundamentals.
  • Understanding of dynamic system modeling and feedback control systems.
  • Good understanding of engineering tolerances and error budgeting.
  • Ability to prioritize projects and tasks concurrently and with minimal guidance.
  • Knowledge of MATLAB/Simulink or python to build custom analysis and visualization apps.
  • Experience with CAD.
  • Mentor junior engineers.
  • Will require domestic and international travel dependent on business needs (less than 20%).

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 to request accommodation.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate (Academic) Degree and 0 years related work experience; Master's Level Degree and related work experience of 3 years; Bachelor's Level Degree and related work experience of 5 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 to request accommodation.

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