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Principal Engineer, Manufacturing Engineering

Location: Petaling Jaya, 10, Malaysia 
Req ID: JR-0000037660


Location: Petaling Jaya WDM P2
Req ID: JR-0000037660
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  • To provide PCBA failure analysis on 2nd level PCBA related to failure received from internal or external customer in a timely manner.
  • To provide PCBA failure analysis support with the aim to determine the cause of failure and thus help to improve the PCBA quality and reliability performance.
  • Support FA engineers / technicians to perform 1st level FA on Drive BE, OQA, OBA, MST, customer or field return failures related to PCBA issue.
  • Work with subordinates to meet Factory and PCBA FA Goals and Objectives
  • Drive for continuous improvement in PCBA Dppm/Yield and Quality performance and ensure lowest cost of ownership at the supply base and WD HDD/Sub component assembly
  • Attend QBR and Quality meeting with Suppliers to provide feedback on supplier’s performance against WD and supplier Yield and Quality metrics.
  • Guide engineers on PCBA FA
  • Drive PCBA FA team on Dppm/Yield improvement activities.
  • Manage the PCBA FA team on failure analysis of PCBA related failures from FQA, OBA, REL/ORT and Customer or Field Return.
  • Ensure persons under their charge comply with Safety rules and regulations and housekeeping.
  • Ensure new and renovated facilities, equipment and processes under their responsibility are safe.
  • Follow safety and health rules.
  • Report accidents and incidents to their immediately supervisor. Also report hazardous conditions and acts.
  • Attend key internal Quality and Production meetings.
  • Drive Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) at PCBA suppliers pertaining to Yield and Quality.
  • Product Environment compliance & Contamination control (where applicable).
  • Regular meeting/conference call with suppliers as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • PO preparation for PCBA FA lab material
  • Bachelor Degree in Applied Sc (Physics/Chemistry), Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering or any other relevant.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years experiences in a Hard disk drive manufacturing environment
  • Exposure in Product/Process/Quality Engineering/Supplier Management roles.
  • Incumbent should have hands on experience in Auditing, Understanding of Integrated Management System (IMS), EICC, Product Environmental Compliance/RoHS, use of SPC/Six Sigma, FMEA and be able to drive continuous improvement in SQE Quality Systems and Supplier management.
  • Good leadership skills and ability to manage resources effectively.
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work with all levels of employees at WD and external Suppliers.
  • Good communication skills both in verbal and written.

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