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Headquarters Milpitas, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1976
Type Company - Public (KLAC)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

KLA-Tencor is hard-core when it comes to hunting down flaws in chips. The company -- one of the world's largest makers of semiconductor equipment -- offers yield management systems that monitor and analyze wafers at various stages of chip production, inspecting reticles (which make circuit patterns) and measuring crucial microscopic layers. The systems' feedback allows flaws to be corrected before they can ruin the costly wafers. KLA-Tencor has long dominated the market for equipment that inspects semiconductor photomasks and reticles. The company earns almost 80% of sales... More

KLA-Tencor – Why Work For Us?

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KLA-Tencor Corporation is the world's leading supplier of process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related microelectronics industries.

We have been in business for over 30 years and employ over 5,000 of the smartest people around the world. With 50 offices worldwide, we serve a number of conventional and new markets from semiconductor, LED,  data storage and include careers in light sources and optics, precision mechanics, high-speed electronics, high-performance computing, and advanced algorithms.

The Talent Behind the Technology 

Whether you are an experienced professional or a new college graduate, choose where you'd like to work in the world and search our open positions. Come and join the market leader.

KLA-Tencor At A Glance

•Approximately 5000+ employees worldwide

•Leading market share in all key markets

•S&P 500 and NASDAQ 100 company



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KLA-Tencor President, CEO & Director Rick Wallace

Rick Wallace

President, CEO & Director

Use to be a great and caring company to work!

  Current Employee in Glasgow, Scotland

Pros: Highly Skilled work force, Leading edge technology! Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Milpitas, CA (US) May 2010 Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interview Details Was contacted by the hiring manager for 30min phone interview.
Was brought on campus to interview with 4 managers for 30min each.
Was then interviewed by the hiring manager for 1hr lunch interview.
Had follow up phone interview.
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KLA-Tencor Awards and Accolades

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Top Job Award, Germany, University of St. Gallen, 2012
Healthiest Employers Honoree, Healthiest Employers Organization, 2011

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