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Manager, Mechanical Engineering

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Location: Prachinburi Region, Prachinburi, Thailand 
Req ID: JR-0000027378


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  • Lead a team of Mechanical Engineers in Hard Disk Drive and Component Level Mechanical Failure Analysis.
  • Provide solutions and drive the functional teams in implementing Corrective actions and monitoring the results.
  • Be a Key interface with Oversea Design Engineering on new products mechanical design and development.
  • Support the other functional teams in meeting Yield, scrap, cycle time and cost targets.
  • Develop and grow team resources in failure analysis capabilities.
  • Manage, Lead and Coach a team of engineers in drive level and component level Failure analysis, identifying the root cause, containment actions, solutions and preventive measures.
  • Drive the various functional teams on the implementation of such solutions to closure and monitoring the results to ensure sustainable good results.
  • Lead the team in supporting Production, Process, and Tooling to meet the Yield, cycle time and scrap cost targets.
  • Lead the team in achieving the specified OQA, MST and ORT Targets (Mechanical root cause failures).
  • Develop and Train the resources in continuously upgrading the failure analysis skills and competencies to meet future challenges.
  • Enhance and expand the Failure analysis capability of the Team.
  • Be a lead interface with the Oversea Design Engineering team on new product mechanical parts design and provide DFA and DMF inputs.
  • From the factory perspectives aligned to meeting the component functionality, Assembly Yield, cycle time, scrap targets.
  • Lead and drive the Supplier Quality Engineer team to resolve mechanical problems resulting from defective suppled components till full closure.
  • Ensure commonality/standardization among same processes/system within related manufacturing sites.



  • Min of 7 years of working experience preferably in the HDD or consumer electronics industries
  • Min of 3 years of working experience in the managerial or technical leadership capacity


  • Knowledge in disk drive will be an advantage
  • Be able to work under pressure and possess a strong sense of urgency, commitment and responsibility towards the work especially in a crisis.



  • Good English communication skills (written/verbal)
  • MS office, CAD application knowledge, SPC, Minitab, JMP, MATLAB, GD&T, DOE, Mechanical Drawing Interpretation
  • Possess good abilities in summarizing data and producing presentation reports
  • Team play and takes initiative



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