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Principal Engineer, Mechanical Failure Analysis

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Location: Prachinburi Region, Prachinburi, Thailand 
Req ID: JR-0000027380


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  • Lead a team of Engineers in Drive and component Level Mechanical Failure Analysis

  • Provide solutions and Drive the functional teams in implementing Corrective actions and monitoring the results

  • Key interface with 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





  • A Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Mechatronic Engineering

  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience in semiconductor/HDD related works
  • Preferable if had working experience in the managerial or technical leadership capacity     


  • MS Office, SolidWorks CAD application , SPC, Minitab, Matlab, GD&T, DOE, Mechanical Drawing Interpretation

  • Good English communication skills (written/verbal)

  • Team player & takes initiative

  • Possess good abilities in summarizing data & producing presentation reports

  • Be able to work under pressure & possess a strong sense of urgency, commitment & responsibility towards the work especially in a crisis.

  • Demonstrate leadership qualities & has a proven track record of managing & leading a team of engineers in a high volume, fast pace & dynamic production environment

  • Possess good planning, organization & management skills to ensure high productivity in the team

  • Be able to follow up very closely on issues & provide timely, accurate & complete updates

  • Have a keen eye on details & be meticulous in the problem solving process & laying out a complete plan of actions



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