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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 72 KLA-Tencor Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.8
Growth Opportunities
3.7
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.0
Rewards You Receive
3.9
Support You Get
4.0
Way You Work
4.0
Work Setting
3.8
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Technical Support Engineer
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4.5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.5 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Software Developer
Person You Work For 4.8 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 4.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.9 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Senior Consultant
Person You Work For 3.9 / 5 People You Work With 3.9 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.8 / 5
Company Culture 4.3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Program Manager
in Milpitas, CA

"Outsourcing overseas has been detrimental to career growth and morale."

Staff Engineer

What do you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"We have world-class engineers and scientists! We build world-class products to attack the cutting-edge problems."

What don't you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"KLA-Tencor does not have a branch in Los Angeles."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Watch out, your people are leaving."

Installation Engineer
in Milpitas, CA

What do you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"Training."

What don't you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"Management."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Training."

Technical Instructor
in San Jose, CA

What do you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"I loved the flexibility and self-management qualities of my position."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be a go-getter and benefit yourself in everything you do."

What don't you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"The lack of job security within the semiconductor industry; constantly changing and volatile."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep up the good work and forecasting!!"

Mechanical Design Engineer

"My manager at K-T is one of the smartest guys in the valley, very competent."

What do you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"Technology, excellent opportunities to use your skills."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Go for it."

What don't you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"Working in customer service."

Principal Electronic Design Engineer
in San Jose, CA

"KLA-Tencor was a great company until the downturn hit them hard."

What do you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"Great people, great challenges, great benefits (until the downturn)."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be sure the company is turning around."

What don't you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"I got dumped due to the downturn. Not enough company concern for employees."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be careful with the budget so good employees can be kept around."

Network Engineer

What do you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"Diversity of assignments, travel opportunities."

What don't you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"Too dependent upon auto industry."

Equipment Services Project Manager
in Milpitas, CA

What do you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"Technology and well diversified of technologies."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"You should be pretty competent in your area of expertise in addition to being a good political player."

What don't you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"Downsize and 3% cut every quarter just to make the bottom line look good for their stock price."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Hire US citizens."

Marketing Manager
in San Jose, CA

What do you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"Fast paced, interesting work, innovation."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Hone your critical thinking skills."

What don't you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"Long hours."

Senior Technical Illustrator
in Milpitas, CA

"Reduction in force."

What do you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"The job. I interface with 3D CAD applications, import to a graphic application, render and/or tough up images. Then prepare the images for output, be it hard copy for publication, or soft copy for WEB applications."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be prepared to work hard."

What don't you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"The people. Other than one's own department, all else was a mystery. Did not seem to have any organization. Each division did things their own way. It was difficult to support each division, as the rules kept changing."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Organize, then enforce."

Senior Division Application Engineer
in Milpitas, CA

What do you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"I learned a lot especially for the technical management skill for past 10 years staying at KLA-Tencor."

What don't you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"Too much travel and hard to balance with the work and family life."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Business is very important, however, employee is still important too."

Product Manager
in Milpitas, CA

"Company in crisis, offshoring itself to reduce cost rather than fostering growth in new markets."

What do you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"Great cutting edge technology in some of its divisions."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Pass your way and look for real growth opportunities in life science capital equipment or Green energy."

What don't you like about working at KLA-Tencor?

"New management chose to offshore the company for short term profits rather than look for new business growth."

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