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Senior Manager, Procurement

Location: Milpitas, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-9999029457


Western Digital

We deliver the possibilities of data.  YOU define what's possible.



  • Will head the Procurement Excellence and Supplier Responsibility Organization and assume a leadership role in the Global Procurement organization.
  • Lead and drive process definition and process improvements, compliance related initiatives, Social responsibility programs, Supplier responsibility programs, new tools research and implementations and best practices benchmarks.
  • Partner with diverse internal stakeholders to promote different projects. There is also a lot of interaction with the supply base to enhance our due diligence and qualification process.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • MS/MBA/MA degree
  • 10 or more years of experience in a similar role in the Semiconductors industry
  • 8 years in a managerial role
  • Candidate should have experience with driving companywide initiatives in the area of Supplier qualification, ISO audits, Conflict minerals, systems implementations, process and best in class practices.
  • Analytical and negotiation skills


The ideal individual must have proven ability to achieve results in a fast moving, dynamic environment. Excellent communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills are required. Dynamic, motivated, and results oriented creative thinkers should apply immediately.


At the forefront of flash memory storage, industry-leading SanDisk-branded integrated and embedded solutions deliver the possibilities of data for data centers and mobile devices, enabling fast and reliable data access. SanDisk, WD, HGST and G-Technology brands position Western Digital as the world's target data storage company and flash memory leader.