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Updated Nov 30, 2022

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Found 1,271 of over 1K reviews
4.0
80% Recommend to a Friend
KLA President and Chief Executive Officer Rick Wallace
91% Approve of CEO

Found 187 of over 1K reviews

4.0
80%
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91%
Approve of CEO
KLA President and Chief Executive Officer Rick Wallace
Rick Wallace
638 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Some great people in the rank and file.(in 116 reviews)
  • "Good benefits when things are going well.(in 69 reviews)
  • "Has good work life balance(in 61 reviews)
  • "Good salaries and bonuses.(in 61 reviews)
  • "Pay is good and hard to find at other companies.(in 31 reviews)
Cons
  • "Poor management needs to be trained(in 40 reviews)
  • "Many managers tend to take a 'cowboy' or 'hero' approach to solving problems in an effort to gain visibility and get credit for the save.(in 35 reviews)
  • "Long hours that are really not required, due to either shortcoming in staffing or failing to plan accordingly.(in 16 reviews)
  • "Upper management seems disconnected from the employees.(in 11 reviews)
  • "Frequent layoffs.(in 11 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great Place to Work

    Nov 30, 2022 - Applications Engineer in Boise, ID
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Company culture centered around freedom to get your work done the way you want.

    Cons

    Have to be self-motivated. Difficult to plan too far ahead to the unexpected nature of the work.

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great Place to work

    Nov 28, 2022 - Buyer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Young team, good salary good benefits Lots of challenges

    Cons

    Workload requires weird hours at times due to Cali HQ and supplier deck

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Kla

    Nov 28, 2022 - Associate Test Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    People are friendly and fun place to work.

    Cons

    Work can be boring and monotonous.

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    IT

    Nov 27, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    great company to work for

    Cons

    career growth opportunities are less

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great company and culture

    Nov 15, 2022 - Supply Chain Specialist 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great company culture and people

    Cons

    Less flexible than other Bay Area companies

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Nice steady job

    Oct 27, 2022 - Sr. Engineer in Ann Arbor, MI
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Nice steady job applied to a strong growth potential industry

    Cons

    Sometimes work could get repetitive.

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    KLA-Tencor

    Oct 26, 2022 - Application Developments Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    It is good and expanding very fast. I enjoy working at this company. There are many travels which increase your experience and your networking of professionals.

    Cons

    There is not enough load for me. I expect more workload as working in a semiconductor company.

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  9. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Typical Fieldler Contigency Model of Management not enough Transformational Leaders

    Nov 4, 2022 - Senior Director Marketing in Milpitas, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The company is a highly process oreinted objective, strategy , task driven Rewards are management by objective. Success is measured in metrics and goal achievement.

    Cons

    Very little in the way of transformational leadership. Very few indvidiuals that are inspirational, partcipitive, or supportive. You either swim wuth the fishes or sleep woth them. Undercurrent of indviduals looking out for number one lack of true leadership

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Very Good Companty

    Oct 20, 2022 - Cse II in Chandler, AZ
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great People, Management cares about their people and work with and around family obligations. Work is often flexable. There are also lots of oportunities to advance

    Cons

    There can be periods of more work where overtime is encouraged to keep the customer happy. There can also be lots of pressure from the customer to perform however management helps manage the customers.

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  11. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great

    Oct 20, 2022 - SWE Intern in Ann Arbor, MI
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great company to work at

    Cons

    Projects can be a little vague

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