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Staff Engineer, Supplier Quality Engineering

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Location: Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang (Penang), Malaysia 
Req ID: JR-0000038671


  • Staff Engineer, Supplier Quality Engineering

    Location: Batu Kawan, Penang

    Req ID: JR-0000038671

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



    • Work with supplier to meet Factory and SQE Goals and Objectives
    • Assure all material shipped from supplier meet all documented Western Digital specifications & procedures and fully comply with approved PMP at supplier’s Manufacturing site
    • Drive for continuous improvement in material/component Yield and Quality performance
    • Support/coordinate/lead new supplier/additional source qualification to address quality, volume and cost requirements
    • Review new supplier/manufacturing site qualification request and provide recommendation based on supplier capability and past performance where applicable
    • Drive Continuous Improvement Program (CIP) at suppliers pertaining to Yield and Quality, Product Environment compliance & Contamination control (where applicable)
    • Drive and manage incoming materials quality via Supplier Quality Management processes
    • Work with cross functional team, R&D, Engineering for CIP and Defect/Process improvement activity
    • Perform data analysis in problem solving and lead supplier do the same
    • Good in data analytic and drive data management improvement activity
    • Attend SPR and Quality meeting with Suppliers to provide feedback on supplier’s performance against Western Digital and supplier Yield and Quality metrics
    • Initiate 8D, MSSO, SPCN, ECN and execute upon approval
    • Perform Quality System & Process audit at supplier’s manufacturing site
    • Provide guidance/training to SE/NE


    • Candidate possess Bachelor’s Degree in Material Science, Chemistry, Physic or  equivalent
    • At least 5 years of working experience in related field is required
    • Familiar with SPC, FMEA, Statistic, Data Analytic
    • A team player and able to work under minimum supervision
    • Possess good communication and problem solving skills


    Western Digital, HGST, and SanDisk offers a highly competitive compensation package and great benefits. The company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.