Mgr, Supply Chain 2

ICOS Vision Systems NV (Leuven, België) 14 dagen geleden gepost

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 in 2019 we invested 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.


KLA has manufacturing sites across the globe, including Belgium, China, Germany, Israel, Singapore and Milpitas (CA). The Global Operations (GOPS) team, comprised of Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing Engineering, Installation, and Quality, is responsible for manufacturing our leading-edge technology. We partner with our world-wide supply base and our design engineering teams to bring new products to market. The GOPS team is continuously working to build our products Better, Faster, Cheaper.Responsibilities

Responsible for setting up the supply chain of new opto-mechanical designs. This includes sourcing of early prototype parts and selection of suppliers for volume manufacturing

In charge of initial supplier audits during the selection process, as well as regular follow up audits of established suppliers.

Negotiate purchase agreement contracts with key suppliers. This includes but is not limited to conditions related to pricing, lead times, payment terms, warranty etc.

Take the lead in cost reduction programs related to second sourcing, value engineering, outsourcing etc.

Represent supply chain in the PLC teams of major new designs. PLC stands for Product Life Cycle and involves the different stages from concept to released product and end of life.

Work close together with the materials teams based in our Asian production sites.

Manage a small team of materials handling resources supporting the engineering teams based in Belgium.


Master’s/Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or related fields with experience in supply chain

Strong contract- and business terms negotiation skills

Understanding of optical, mechanical, electrical components involved in the design and development of optical-based, semiconductor inspection equipment or equivalent

Experience with supply chain modules of SAP is a plus

Excellent communication, organizational, project management and interpersonal skills

Self-driven with a keen analytical mind, an eye for detail, a positive attitude, yet a strong team player with leadership skills respecting opinions of others while driving for results and continuous improvement

Fluent in English (both verbal and written) is a must

Occasional travel to suppliers and production facilities around the world

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

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