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Principal Engineer, Quality Assurance Engineering

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Location: Seberang Perai Selatan, Pulau Pinang (Penang), Malaysia 
Req ID: JR-0000040164


Factory SQE

Location: Seberang Perai Selatan, Penang

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


Western Digital Corporation is the world’s largest data storage company with a leading portfolio of HGST, SanDisk, G-Technology and WD brands covering flash and disk-based solutions. Deployed by the largest and most prominent organizations worldwide, Western Digital solutions are everywhere, touching lives and enabling great value from the data they possess.