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Principal Engineer, Development Engineering

Location: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, 14, Thailand 
Req ID: 9000000828


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  • Develop lapping process to improve reader and writer dimension control capability
  • Improve hardware and software capability for lapping equipment
  • Analyze reader/writer parametric data and identify improvement opportunities
  • Lead project from development state until deployment into low volume production
  • Other ad-hoc projects from management


  • Bachelor or higher degree in Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical, or Mechatronic Engineering or Computer Science/Engineering or other related fields.
  • Masters or PhD in the previously mentioned field would be advantageous
  • A minimum of 3-5 years experience in the electronics industry
  • Capable of software programming, mechanical and electronics interfacing will be advantage.
  • Demonstrate a fluent level of English proficiency (written / verbal)
  • Good analytical skills, statistically oriented and knowledge in mathematics modeling
  • Strong listening, communication, interpersonal and relational skills to develop a good relationship within the organization

  • Self-motivated with the ability to multi-task and work collaboratively in a team environment



Deployed by the most prominent organizations worldwide, industry-leading WD-branded hard drives (HDDs), solid state drives (SSDs) and personal storage solutions deliver the possibilities of data and high value from the information they possess. WD, SanDisk, HGST and G-Technology branded solutions position Western Digital Corporation as the world’s largest data storage company.